Lindner Family Café

View the current weekday lunch menu or our weekend brunch menu.

Stop in for a bite to eat or a glass of wine at the Lindner Family Café. Host a private/corporate lunch at the Taft. We are able to accommodate vegetarian and gluten-free diets. Please ask your server for recommendations. Reservations are recommended. Please call (513) 352-5140 or

Café is open Wednesday–Friday 11 a.m.–2 p.m.
Saturday–Sunday 11 a.m.–3 p.m.
Closed Monday and Tuesday.


Exhibition-Inspired Lunch Menu

Salade Lyonnaise à la Musée de Taft
A classic French salad with a uniquely Taft twist. Mixed greens topped with croutons, crisp bacon, and a poached egg; dressed with Dijon and white wine vinaigrette. 12.00

Boeuf Bourguignon
Hearty and rich, a perfect fall dish one can imagine being enjoyed in a Parisian brasserie. Red-wine-braised beef with mixed root vegetables, topped with braising jus. 15.00

Smoked Salmon Tartine
An open-faced sandwich of smoked salmon on toasted rye, topped with capers and olive tapenade. Served with a light side salad and lemon aioli. 14.00
Substitute soup or grain salad cup for side salad 1.00

New! Extended Cafe Service
Weekdays: 2–4 p.m.
Weekends: 3–5 p.m.

Bring a friend and enjoy a fruit and cheese plate with a glass of wine after viewing the art. Relax and savor hummus and crudités, bar selections, coffee, teas, and more. No reservations required!

We stock a selection of wines and beers to complement our menu, and we are pleased to offer a full bar service.

Iced tea, hot tea, coffee, lemonade              2.00
Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Ginger ale             2.00
Perrier                                                               3.00                          

Please ask your server about our seasonal desserts, including homemade and local selections.

Bread service available upon request.

Please note: one check is issued for parties of 8 or more with an automatic gratuity of 20% added.