Mezzanine Café

  • Photography by Laura Hoffman
  • Photography by Laura Hoffman
  • Photography by Laura Hoffman

The Mezzanine Café, surrounded by works from the museum’s collection, offers visitors a relaxing place to eat lunch.

Stop by the Mezzanine Café, in collaboration with Union Kitchen and DS Deli, and choose from a menu of creative and seasonal sandwiches, salads, coffee, and Blind Dog Bakery goodies. Menu items are crafted in-house using local ingredients and products, many of which are made by members at Union Kitchen.

There is no museum admission fee in order to visit the café. For groups of 8 or more, please contact to make a reservation.


Monday–Friday11 a.m.–2 p.m.


Valentine’s Day-Inspired Lunch Date
Wednesday, February 11: Bring your special someone to a themed, staff-led gallery talk. Before or after the tour, treat your date to lunch at the café for Valentine’s Day specials, including the Benny and Joon sandwich—an iron pressed pimento cheese sandwich with house made pickles and Andouille sausage. Mention “Date Nights DC” for 10% off your order.