Nasher Cafe by Wolfgang Puck


Tuesday – Sunday, 11 am – 3:30 pm (food service) and 4 pm (beverage service)

Please note that hours are subject to change depending on private events.


Visitors that are non-members must buy a ticket to the galleries in order to gain access to the Cafe.

Complete your visit with a delicious lunch overlooking the Nasher Garden. The menu features seasonal sandwiches, salads and soups that are prepared using only the freshest farmer's market produce, artisanal breads and locally-supplied ingredients.

The Cafe provides indoor and outdoor seating for up to 100 guests. We do not accept reservations with the exception of Mother’s Day. If your time is limited and you have a group of 8 – 13 guests, we recommend you pre-select your order from the menu. For more information, please call 214.242.5144.

If you are interested in hosting a daytime event for 13 or more guests, we would be delighted to accommodate you in the Private Dining Room as a private event, handled through Catering. For further information, please call Lindsey James at 214.242.5141 or email You may also call our Private Events department for room rental information at 214.242.5182 or email

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Seasonal Cafe Menu


Mushroom Soup 8.00
   Garlic Thyme Creme, Roasted Mushroom


Beet Salad  12.00
   Roasted Baby Beets, Beet Puree, Citrus Vinaigrette, Goat Cheese,
   Balsamic Reduction, Olive Oil, Maldon Salt, Basil and Crushed Pistachios
Arugula Salad 12.00
  Arugula, Frisee, Radicchio, Red Wine Poached Pears,
  Citrus Segments, Toasted Almonds with Olive Oil
Chinois Salad WP  14.00
   Nappa Cabbage, Marinated Chicken,
  Baby Greens, Carrots, Crispy Wontons, Candied Cashews
  & Chinese Mustard, Ginger Sesame-Soy Dressing

(Add Chicken to any salad $4)
(Add Shrimp to any salad $5)
(Add House Salad to any order $5)
(Add Soup to any order $5)

Pasta & Rice

Mushroom Risotto 13.00
   Arborio Rice, Crimini Mushrooms, Duexelle
   Parmesan Cheese, White Onion,
   White Wine and Parsley

Frutti di Mare Pasta 15.00
  Farfalle Pasta, Tiger Shrimp, 
  Tomato, Basil, Garlic Sauce,
  Parsley and Olive Oil

Cacio e Pepe Pasta 12.00
  Linguini Pasta, Parmesan Cheese
  Cracked Black Pepper Corns,
  Butter and Parsley 


All sandwiches are served with your choice of house made chips & dill pickle

Grilled Cheese Sandwich 12.00
  Cheddar, Mozzarella, Provolone
  Tomato Basil Garlic,
  on Brioche Bread

Nasher Club Sandwich  15.00
  House Roasted Turkey, Ham, Nueske's Smoked Bacon, Lettuce, Tomato,
  Havarti Cheese, and Mayonnaise on Multigrain Wheat Bread

Italian Hot Beef Sandwich 15.00
  Eye of the Round, Au Jus, 
  Provolone Cheese, Hot and Sweet Peppers, Giardiniera
   on  a Baguette

BLT Sandwich 15.00
  Bacon Confit, Bibb Lettuce, Sliced Roma Tomato, Fried Egg and  
  Housemade Garlic Aioli Mayonnaise on a Pretzel Roll

Spinach Wrap
Spinach Tortilla Wrap, Grilled Zucchini & Yellow Squash
Roma Tomato, Avocado, Mixed Greens,
with Spicy Honey Aioli


All kids meals served with Animal Crackers, & Soda or Juice

Grilled Cheese, PBJ, or Chicken Tenders 6.00


Seasonal Fruit 6.50
Broken Brownie, White Chocolate Feuillantine, Toasted Almonds with Vanilla Ice Cream 7.50
Cookies and Milk 7.00


Peet's Espresso
  Espresso Single 2.25 Double 3.75
  Cappuccino Single 4.00 Double 5.75
  Latte Single 4.00 Double 4.75
  Mocha Single 4.50 Double 5.95
  Macchiato Single 4.00 Double 4.75
  Americano Single 2.25 Double 3.75

Peet's Brewed Coffee 1.95
Assorted Hot Teas 2.45
Fresh Brewed Iced Tea 2.25
Bottled Water 5.00
Sparkling Water 5.00
Sodas 1.75
Specialty Beer 6.00
Domestic Beer 5.00
Red & White Wine by the Glass 8.00

WP - Items marked with the WP are based on recipes from the "Wolfgang Puck Makes it Healthy," which can be found on sale in the Nasher Sculpture Center gift shop.

**In the interest of public health, Compass Group chooses to remind its guests of increased risk of foodborne illness associated with eating raw or undercooked animal foods such as eggs, meat, poultry, or seafood.