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Dine at the Taft Museum of Art’s Lindner Family Café

Join us to indulge in a refreshed menu with table service in our café! Our historic location is an amazing spot to unwind and dine on our patio (weather permitting) with our artfully prepared meals, including delicious vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options. What better way to enjoy the tranquil outdoor space at the Taft than with one of our delicious sandwiches or salads, a scrumptious dessert, and a glass of wine?  

Members enjoy a 10 percent discount.

Please Note: Food and drinks may not be taken into our galleries or brought into the museum.

Café Hours

Wednesday–Sunday: 10 a.m.–3:30 p.m. 

Reservations for the Lindner Family Café are recommended, but not required. Walk-ins are available on a first-come, first-served basis. For groups of 10 or more or to plan a private dining experience, contact or click here to learn more. 

Upcoming Café Closure: Lindner Family Café will be closed on Friday, May 12, 2023, in preparation for our annual gala.

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Special Dining Events at the Taft

For extra special dining opportunities, join us throughout the year for Afternoon Teas, Easter Brunch, and Mother’s Day Brunch or reach out for information about hosting private or corporate lunches at the Taft.

We always offer options for special dietary needs, including vegetarian, vegan, or gluten-free meals. Please let your server know if you have a special dietary need so we can better serve you. One check is issued for parties of 8 or more with an automatic gratuity of 20% added. Notice: Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness.

Afternoon Tea

Sunday, May 7                        
Thursday, May 18                
Thursday, May 25                               
Sunday, June 11                            
Sunday, June 18                          
Thursday, June 29 *

Seatings at 12 p.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Join us for afternoon tea under the tent! Enjoy a delicious assortment of sweets, homemade scones, and savory bites alongside a fine selection of Churchill’s teas. Following your tea, enjoy touring our current special exhibitions and the Taft historic house galleries. Admission included. 

$45 Taft members; $55 non-members; $25 children ages 12 & under.


Questions? Contact

*In preparation for our Members' Opening Reception on June 1, the originally scheduled seatings on this date have been cancelled. 

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