Café

SATURDAY Brunch 10 AM – 3 PM. Saturday beverage service ONLY 3-4 PM.
SUNDAY Brunch Noon – 3 PM. Sunday beverage service ONLY 3-4 PM

Starters

Artisanal Three Cheese Plate – $15
Dried Cherries – Mixed Nuts – Seasonal Fruit – Cornichons – Stone Ground Mustard – Everything Flat Bread Crackers
Choose Three:  St. André, Double Crème Brie, Chevre, Gorgonzola, White Cheddar, Manchego OR Pecorino

Smoked Salmon Plate – $15
Hard Boiled Egg – Diced Red Onions – Capers – Kalamata Olives – Pickled Cucumber Salad – Dill Cream Sauce – Everything Flat Bread Crackers

Southern Accent Platter – $15
Mississippi Remoulade – Pickled Okra – Spicy Tomato Jam – Celery Sticks
Choose Three:   Fried Green Tomatoes – Local Corn Succotash – Deviled Egg – NC Pimento Cheese Toasts – Smoked Gouda Macaroni Bites

Bowl of Soup & House Salad – $10
Add entrée sized signature salads (+$7)

Signature Salads

Add
Chicken Breast +$4
Sautéed Shrimp +$6
Seared Ahi Tuna +$7
Grilled Salmon +$8

Autumn Fruit Salad – $13
Maple Grilled Nectarines – Rose Poached Pear – Pomegranate Jewels – Golden Quinoa – Slivered Almonds – Fresh Water Mozzarella – Chopped Kale – Blackberry Balsamic Vinaigrette

Warm Squash Salad – $12
Honey Roasted Butternut Squash –  Local Purple Sweet Potato – Dried Sour Cherries –Sunflower Seeds –  Shaved Pecorino – Agridulce Drizzle – Spinach and Arugula – Marsala Shallot Vinaigrette

Southern Farm Salad – $11
Roasted Corn – Butter Beans – Cherry Tomatoes – Cashews – Diced Avocado – Chia Seeds – Napa and Red Cabbage – Creamy Miso Ginger Vinaigrette

Wild Mushroom Salad – $12
Roasted Wild Mushrooms – Buckwheat Grouts – Fried Leeks – Marsala Shallots – Toasted Hazelnuts – Breaded Chevre – Spinach and Arugula – Sherry Agave Vinaigrette

Kale Caesar Salad – $11
Haricot Vert – Diced Red Potatoes – Cherry Tomatoes – Kalamata Olives – Shaved Pecorino – White Anchovies – Kale – Classic Caesar

Brunch

All benedict, seafood, steak, and omelet dishes are served with both an organic field green salad as well as Cajun spiced home fries; +$1 to substitute for fresh fruit

Huevos Rancheros – $11
Black Beans – Pico de Gallo – Sour Cream – Avocado – Scrambled Cheddar Eggs – Cilantro –  Corn Chips

*Ham Benedict – $13
Canadian Bacon – Sautéed Asparagus – Crab Meat – English Muffin – Poached Eggs – Hollandaise

*Veggie Benedict – $12
Tomatoes – Spinach – Fresh Water Mozzarella – Pesto – English Muffin – Poached Eggs – Hollandaise

*Salmon Benedict – $13
Smoked Salmon – Wilted Arugula – Roasted Tomatoes – English Muffin – 2 Poached Eggs – Hollandaise

*Mushroom Benedict – $13
Wild Mushrooms – Arugula – Chevre – English Muffin – 2 Poached Eggs – Hollandaise

*Steak and Eggs – $16
New York Strip cooked to order – 2 eggs cooked to order – Sautéed Asparagus 

*Oven Roasted Rainbow Trout – $14
Rainbow Trout filet cooked to medium – Sautéed Asparagus – Lemon Wedge

Fajita Omelet – $13
Tenderloin – Chicken – Shrimp – Red and Green Bell Peppers – Mushrooms – Spinach – Cheddar

Southwestern Omelet – $12
Chicken – Bacon – Roasted Red Peppers – Tomatoes – Onions – Cheddar – Chipotle Aioli

Smoked Salmon Omelet – $13
Smoked Salmon – Wilted Arugula – Marinated Tomatoes –Capers – Dill Cream Sauce

Veggie Omelet – $12
Caramelized Onions – Asparagus – Tomatoes – Mushrooms – Spinach – Mozzarella

Red, White, and Green – $10
Smoked Mozzarella – Herbed Hot House Tomato – Baby Spinach – Basil Leaves – Arugula – Pesto Aioli – Panini Pressed Sourdough – Organic Field Greens

Add Grilled Chicken or Turkey Breast +$3 – Add Applewood Bacon +$2.5

Desserts

Molten Lava Cake with Vanilla Bean Gelato and Dried Cherries – $8

Sea Salt Caramel Turtle Cake with Buttered Pecan Gelato – $8

French Apple Tart with Vanilla Bean Gelato and Cinnamon Dust – $7

Tiramisu with Kahlua Crème Anglaise and Almond Biscotti – $7 

Maple Sweet Potato Cheesecake with Hazelnuts and Cinnamon – $8

Lemon Meringue Cake with Candied Orange and Seasonal Berries – $7 

Butter Pecan or Vanilla Bean Gelato with Biscotti – $3/scoop

Peach, Tangerine or Passion Fruit Sorbet with Biscotti – $6/2 scoops

Chocolate Chunk OR Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies – $1.75 

 

Download brunch Menu

 

Nasher Museum Members receive a 10% discount- See the Visitor Services Desk for more Member Benefits

Due to increased commissions and processing time a 20% Service Charge will be added to parties of 6+ and for all split checks

Menu items may be modified to accommodate special dietary requests. Please speak to your server about available options.

All items can become gluten-friendly by removing the bread.  Please speak to your server about your dietary restrictions before placing order

*Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness, especially if you have a medical condition.

Lunch is served Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
Full menu 11-3 PM, limited menu 3-4 PM, closed at 4:30 PM.
Afternoon beverage service Thursdays ONLY 4-5 PM.

Starters

Artisanal Cheese Plate – $15
Dried Michigan Cherries – Mixed Nuts – Seasonal Fruit – Cornichons – Stone Ground Mustard – Everything Flat Bread Crackers
Choose Three:  St. André, Double Crème Brie, Chevre, Gorgonzola, Manchego, Burrata OR Pecorino

Smoked Salmon Plate – $15
Hard Boiled Egg – Diced Red Onions – Capers – Kalamata Olives – Pickled Cucumber Salad – Dill Cream Sauce – Everything Flat Bread Crackers

Southern Accent Platter – $15
Mississippi Remoulade – Pickled Okra – Spicy Tomato Jam – Celery Sticks
Choose Three:   Fried Green Tomatoes – Local Corn Succotash – Deviled Egg – NC Pimento Cheese Toasts – Smoked Gouda Macaroni Bites

Bowl of Soup Du Jour & Organic House Salad – $10
(+$7 for entrée size signature salad)

Signature Salads

Add: Crispy Pork Lardons +$3
Chicken Breast +$4
Sautéed Shrimp +$6
*Seared Ahi Tuna +$7

Autumn Fruit Salad – $13
Maple Grilled Peaches – Rosé Poached Pear  – Pomegranate Jewels – Golden Quinoa – Slivered Almonds – Burrata Cheese – Chopped Kale – Blackberry Balsamic Vinaigrette

Warm Squash Salad – $12
Honey Roasted Butternut Squash –  Local Purple Sweet Potato – Dried Sour Cherries –Sunflower Seeds –  Shaved Pecorino – Agridulce Drizzle – Spinach and Arugula – Marsala Shallot Vinaigrette

Southern Farm Salad – $11
Roasted Corn – Butter Beans – Cherry Tomatoes – Cashews – Diced Avocado – Chia Seeds – Shredded Napa and Red Cabbage – Creamy Miso Ginger Vinaigrette

Wild Mushroom Salad – $12
Roasted Wild Mushrooms – Buckwheat Grouts – Fried Leeks – Marsala Shallots – Toasted Hazelnuts – Breaded Chevre – Spinach and Arugula – Sherry Agave Vinaigrette

Kale Caesar Salad – $11
Haricot Vert – Diced Red Potatoes – Cherry Tomatoes – Kalamata Olives – Shaved Pecorino – White Anchovies – Kale – Classic Caesar

Sandwiches

Served with a choice of quinoa, potato salad, pesto pasta, green salad or kettle chips

Southern Harvest – $10
Roasted Sweet Corn – Butter Bean Tapenade – Grilled Artichoke Hearts – Sautéed Red Onions – Roasted NC Eggplant – Basil Leaves – Smoked Mozzarella – Panini Pressed Ciabatta
Add Grilled Chicken OR Turkey Breast +$3
Add Applewood Bacon +$2.5

Portabella French Dip  – $10
Roasted Portabella Mushroom Caps – Balsamic Caramelized Onions – Baby Spinach – Smoked Provolone – Romesco Sauce – Wild Mushroom Au Jus – Toasted Ciabatta
Add Grilled Chicken OR Turkey Breast +$3
Add Applewood Bacon +$2.5

Red, White, and Green – $10
Smoked Mozzarella – Herbed Hot House Tomato – Baby Spinach – Basil Leaves – Arugula – Pesto Aioli – Panini Pressed Sourdough
Add Grilled Chicken OR Turkey Breast +$3
Add Applewood Bacon +$2.5

Fried Green Tomato – $11
Cornmeal Crusted Green Tomatoes – Burrata Cheese – Avocado – Arugula – Mississippi Remoulade – Lightly Grilled Ciabatta
Add Grilled Chicken +$3
Add Applewood Bacon +$2.5

Dill Shrimp BLT – $11
Dill Shrimp Salad – Applewood Bacon – Herbed Tomato – Stone Ground Honey Mustard – Organic Field Greens – Lightly Toasted Butter Croissant

Blackened Tilapia Po’ Boy – $12
Cajun Spiced Tilapia Filet – Cabbage Slaw – Sliced Green Tomatoes – Roasted Corn – Mississippi Remoulade – Toasted Ciabatta

Muffuletta – $12
Italian Salami – Country Ham – Roasted Red Peppers – Pickled Okra – Marsala Shallots – Caper and Olive Tapenade – Smoked Provolone – Organic Field Greens – Toasted Sourdough

Deep South Chicken Salad – $11
Roasted Chicken – Halved Grapes – Celery – Red Onion –  Sliced Green Apple – Chopped Toasted Pecans – Organic Field Greens – Lightly Toasted Butter Croissant

Turkey and Smoked Gouda – $11
Sliced Turkey Breast – Caramelized Onions – Green Apple – Arugula – English Cucumbers – Stone Ground Mustard – Roasted Garlic Aioli – Smoked Gouda – Panini Pressed Ciabatta
Add Applewood Bacon +$2.5

*Nasher Burger – $11
USDA Beef cooked to order – Pimento Cheese – Spicy Tomato Jam – Sautéed Red Onions – Organic Field Greens – Brioche Bun
Add Applewood Bacon +$2.5

Deserts

Molten Lava Cake with Vanilla Bean Gelato and Dried Cherries – $8

Sea Salt Caramel Turtle Cake with Buttered Pecan Gelato – $8

French Apple Tart with Vanilla Bean Gelato and Cinnamon Dust – $7

Tiramisu with Kahlua Crème Anglaise and Almond Biscotti – $7

Maple Sweet Potato Cheesecake with Hazelnuts and Cinnamon – $8

Butter Pecan or Vanilla Bean Gelato with Biscotti – $3/scoop

Peach, Tangerine or Passion Fruit Sorbet with Biscotti – $6/2 scoops

Chocolate Chunk OR Oatmeal Cranberry Cookie – $1.75

 

Download lunch menu

 

Nasher Museum Members receive a 10% discount- See the Visitor Services Desk for more Member Benefits

Due to increased commissions and processing time a 20% Service Charge will be added to parties of 6+ and for all split checks

Menu items may be modified to accommodate special dietary requests. Please speak to your server about available options.

All items can become gluten-friendly by removing the bread.  Please speak to your server about your dietary restrictions before placing order

*Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness

 

Dinner is served Thursday 5-8 PM, last seating at 8 PM.

Starters

Artisanal Cheese Plate – $15
Dried Michigan Cherries – Mixed Nuts – Seasonal Fruit – Cornichons – Stone Ground Mustard – Everything Flat Bread Crackers
Choose Three:  St. André, Double Crème Brie, Chevre, White Cheddar, Gorgonzola, Manchego, Burrata OR Pecorino

Smoked Salmon Plate – $15
Hard Boiled Egg – Diced Red Onions – Capers – Kalamata Olives – Pickled Cucumber Salad – Dill Cream Sauce – Everything Flat Bread Crackers

Southern Accent Platter – $15
Mississippi Remoulade – Pickled Okra – Spicy Tomato Jam – Celery Sticks
Choose Three:   Fried Green Tomatoes – Local Corn Succotash – Deviled Egg – NC Pimento Cheese Toasts – Smoked Gouda Macaroni Bites

Bowl of Soup Du Jour & Organic House Salad – $10
(+$7 for entrée size signature salad)

Signature Salads

Add:
Crispy Pork Lardons +$3
Chicken Breast +$4
Sautéed Shrimp +$6
*Seared Ahi Tuna +$7

Autumn Fruit Salad –$12
Maple Grilled Peaches – Rose Poached Pear  – Pomegranate Jewels – Golden Quinoa – Slivered Almonds – Burrata Cheese – Chopped Kale – Blackberry Balsamic Vinaigrette

Warm Squash Salad – $12
Honey Roasted Butternut Squash –  Local Purple Sweet Potato – Dried Sour Cherries –Sunflower Seeds –  Shaved Pecorino – Agridulce Drizzle – Spinach and Arugula – Marsala Shallot Vinaigrette

Southern Farm Salad – $11
Roasted Corn – Butter Beans – Cherry Tomatoes – Cashews – Diced Avocado – Chia Seeds – Shredded Napa and Red Cabbage – Creamy Miso Ginger Vinaigrette

Wild Mushroom Salad – $12
Roasted Wild Mushrooms – Buckwheat Grouts – Fried Leeks – Marsala Shallots – Toasted Hazelnuts – Breaded Chevre – Spinach and Arugula – Sherry Agave Vinaigrette

Kale Caesar Salad – $11
Haricot Vert – Diced Red Potatoes – Cherry Tomatoes – Kalamata Olives – Shaved Pecorino – White Anchovies – Kale – Classic Caesar

Entrées

Filet Oscar – $32
USDA Filet Mignon cooked to order – Seasoned Jumbo Lump Crab Meat – Creamed Garlic Potatoes – Sautéed Asparagus

Blackened NY Strip – $28
USDA Strip cooked to order – Creamed Garlic Potatoes – Grilled Tomatoes – Sautéed Asparagus – Balsamic Reduction

Stuffed Rainbow Trout – $26
Jumbo Lump Crab Meat – Vegetable Risotto – Sautéed Spinach – Lemon Tarragon Butter

Bouillabaisse – $26
Salmon – Ahi Tuna – Shrimp – Mussels – Chopped Clams – Lobster Broth – Onion – Garlic – Tomatoes – Seasoned Garlic Toasts

Lemon Linguine – $20
Wild Mushrooms – Spinach – Cherry Tomatoes – Sun Dried Tomatoes – Smoked Asparagus – Feta – Lemon Butter Cream Sauce
Add Chicken +$4
Add Shrimp +$6

Desserts

Molten Lava Cake with Vanilla Bean Gelato and Dried Cherries – $8

Sea Salt Caramel Turtle Cake with Buttered Pecan Gelato – $8

French Apple Tart with Vanilla Bean Gelato and Cinnamon Dust – $7

Tiramisu with Kahlua Crème Anglaise and Almond Biscotti – $7

Maple Sweet Potato Cheesecake with Hazelnuts and Cinnamon – $8

Lemon Meringue Cake with Candied Orange and Seasonal Berries – $7

Butter Pecan or Vanilla Bean Gelato with Biscotti – $3/scoop

Peach, Tangerine or Passion Fruit Sorbet with Biscotti – $6/2 scoops

 

Download dinner menu

 

Nasher Museum Members receive a 10% discount- See the Visitor Services Desk for more Member Benefits

Due to increased commissions and processing time a 20% Service Charge will be added to parties of 6+ and for all split checks

Menu items may be modified to accommodate special dietary requests. Please speak to your server about available options.

All items can become gluten-friendly by removing the bread.  Please speak to your server about your dietary restrictions before placing order

*Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness, especially if you have a medical condition.

The Nasher Museum Café offers on-site catering service for meetings, retreats, or after hours events. During regular museum hours, the Café can provide continental breakfasts, lunch buffets, box lunches and coffee breaks. For after hours events, Café staff will work with you to create a signature reception or custom dinner menu.

For museum rentals, contact 919-684-3321 or nasherevents@duke.edu To discuss catering for your event, contact the Nasher Café Manager at 919-684-6032 or aidan.peters@duke.edu.

View photos of recent events catered by the Nasher Museum Café.