Café & Dining

Café Calatrava

Open 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Daily

Whether for a quick bite or a full meal, Café Calatrava is the place to dine along Lake Michigan, with views that take your breath away and an ever-changing menu of contemporary cuisine created by Sous Chef Jamie Nelson.

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Café Calatrava offers Sunday brunch. The à la carte brunch menu features contemporary breakfast and lunch fare for appetites both hearty and petite.

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Windhover Coffee—featuring Stone Creek Coffee

Open at 10 a.m.
Closes one-half hour before the Museum, 2:30 p.m. on Saturdays

Recharge at Windhover Coffee, located in the southeast corner of Windhover Hall, overlooking Lake Michigan. Our friendly baristas serve locally roasted coffee from our full espresso bar, beverages, snacks, and fresh pastries from independent local bakeries. Windhover Coffee offers sandwiches and salads, made to order.

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East End

Open at 11 a.m.
Closes one-half hour before the Museum

Discover a lakeside oasis. Hydrate, charge up, chill out, explore, and more at the Museum’s East End. Find kids’ fare, grab-and-go, and picnic lunch options. Socialize over a smoothie, iced coffee, wine, or beer. Sit in or out, at a table, or on the lawn. Drop by and refresh, meet up with friends, pop in and see the art. Museum admission is not required to enter, eat, or shop the East End.

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For dining information and reservations, contact 414-224-3858 or .


The Museum caters events of all sizes and styles, from intimate dinner parties to elaborate weddings, using spectacular Museum spaces such as the cathedral-like Windhover Hall. Dishes can be prepared by in-house chefs or coordinated with a number of outstanding local caterers. Our catering staff will help personalize details of your event to ensure that guests have an enjoyable and memorable experience. Contact the catering manager at 414-224-3287 or .

For details on facility spaces, see the rentals.