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

Join us to indulge in a refreshed menu with our gourmet lunch boxes, made fresh on-site daily! Our historic location is an amazing spot to unwind and dine in the café and on our patio (weather permitting) with our artfully prepared meals, including delicious vegetarian and vegan options too. 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.

Café Hours

Wednesday–Sunday: 11 a.m.–4 p.m.

Service for the Lindner Family Café is walk-up only with table spacing. Learn more about our health and safety protocols here. Reservations are not required but may be made for group bookings of 10 or more. Food and drinks may not be taken into our galleries or brought into the museum.

Please Note: On Special Dining Event days, the Lindner Café is not open to the general public. To join us for one of these special events and to see upcoming café events, explore the upcoming dates below. 

Café Menu

Explore the delicious selection of entrees and treats you can enjoy at Lindner Family Café!

Please Note: Our café is currently closed as we complete our Bicentennial Infrastructure Project. It will reopen on Saturday, June 11!


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.

Please Note: The Taft will continue to share updates to our health and safety policies and Covid-19’s impact on museum operations, which are subject to change.

Afternoon Tea

On-Site Program | Under the Garden Tent

Select Thursdays
12:15 p.m. and 1:15 p.m.

Enhance your special exhibition experience with an intimate afternoon tea among the Taft’s historic garden. Sip tea selections and savor light bites, inspired by the Regency era. Following your tea, enjoy included admission to the special exhibition Jane Austen: Fashion & Sensibility and the Taft historic house galleries.

$45 Taft members; $65 non-members; $25 for children aged  12 and under. No walk-ins.


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