Café


Brunch is served Saturdays, 11 AM to 3 PM, and Sundays, 12 PM to 3 PM.

 

Starters

Artisanal Three Cheese Plate – $15
Dried Fruit – Nuts – Membrillo Paste – Kalamata Olives – Whole Grain Mustard – Everything Flat Bread Crackers
Choose Three: Aged Hook Cheddar, Cultured Cow Raw Milk Cheddar, St. André, Double Crème Brie, Chevre, Manchego OR Gorgonzola

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

Bowl of Soup & House Salad – $10
Signature salads (+ $5)

 

Signature Salads

Add
Chicken Breast +4
Sautéed Shrimp +6
Seared Ahi Tuna +7

Honey Grilled Watermelon Salad – $12
Grilled Watermelon – Buffalo Mozzarella – Basil Leaves – Grape Tomatoes – Grilled Sweet Corn – Micro Greens – Balsamic Reduction

Quinoa and Mango Salad – $12
Red Quinoa – Avocado – Diced Mango – Micro Greens – Arugula – Slivered Red Onions – Cilantro – Black Beans – Lemon Ginger Dressing

Parisian Salad – $10
Mixed Greens – Spinach – Dried Cherries – Green Apple – Slivered Red Onion – Candied Pecans – Bleu Cheese Crumbles – Balsamic Vinaigrette

Chopped Farmer Salad – $12
Mixed Greens – Napa Cabbage – Red Quinoa – Avocado – Radish – Cucumber – Chickpeas –Tomatoes – Feta – Citrus Vinaigrette

Roasted Beet Salad – $11
Mixed Greens – Red Beets – Green Apple – Toasted Walnuts – Chevre – Honey Cider Vinaigrette

Kale Caesar Salad – $10
Stemmed Kale – Kalamata Olives – Grated Parmesan – Red Pepper Garlic Croutons – Classic Caesar

Strawberry Salad – $11
Spinach – Arugula – Strawberries – Blueberries – Red Onion – Chevre – Candied Walnuts – Strawberry Champagne Vinaigrette

 

Brunch

Citrus Infused French Toast Casserole  – $11
Orange and Lemon Zest – Brioche – Cinnamon Butter – Candied Orange – Fresh Fruit

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

Ham Benedict – $13
Canadian Bacon – Asparagus – Crab Meat – English Muffin – 2 Poached Eggs – Hollandaise – Mixed Greens – Home Fries

Veggie Benedict – $12
Marinated Tomatoes – Spinach – Fresh Mozzarella – Pesto – English Muffin – 2 Poached Eggs – Hollandaise – Mixed Greens – Home Fries

Salmon Benedict – $13
Smoked Salmon – Wilted Arugula – Roasted Tomatoes – Asparagus – English Muffin – 2 Poached Eggs – Hollandaise – Mixed Greens – Home Fries

Pan Seared Salmon – $13
Salmon Filet cooked to order – Asparagus – Lemon Wedges – Mixed Greens – Home Fries

Mediterranean Omelet – $14
Shrimp – Bell Peppers – Kalamata Olives – Red Onions – Feta – Mixed Greens – Home Fries

Southwestern Omelet – $12.5
Chicken – Bacon – Roasted Red Peppers – Onions – Cheddar – Chipotle – Mixed Greens – Home Fries

Smoked Salmon Omelet – $13
Smoked Salmon – Wilted Arugula – Marinated Tomatoes – Dill Cream Sauce – Mixed Greens – Home Fries

Veggie Omelet – $12
Asparagus – Tomatoes – Mushrooms – Spinach – Mozzarella – Mixed Greens – Home Fries

Spicy Chicken Caesar Wrap – $10
Cajun Spiced Chicken Breast – Chipotle – Romaine Hearts – Chopped Bacon – Classic Caesar – Spinach Tortilla

Red, White and Green Panini – $10
Fresh Mozzarella – Basil Leaves – Red Pepper Basil Aioli – Sliced Tomato – Baby Spinach – Rustic White
Add Turkey Breast +3
Add Applewood Bacon +2

 

Desserts

Dark Chocolate Lava Cake with Amarena Cherry Gelato

Raspberry Almond Bar with Tangerine Sorbet

Key Lime Cheesecake with Blueberries and Candied Orange

Warm French Apple Tart with Vanilla Bean Gelato

Tiramisu with Kahlua Crème and Almond Biscotti

Warmed Chocolate Chunk OR Oatmeal Cranberry Cookie

 

Downland Brunch menu

CA 20% gratuity will be added to parties of six or more 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, 10:30AM-4PM.
**Full lunch menu 11AM-2:30PM

 

Starters

Artisanal Three Cheese Plate – $15
Dried Fruit – Nuts – Membrillo Paste – Kalamata Olives – Whole Grain Mustard – Everything Flat Bread Crackers
Choose Three: Aged Hook Cheddar, Cultured Cow Raw Milk Cheddar, St. André, Double Crème Brie, Chevre, Manchego OR Gorgonzola

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

Bowl of Soup & House Salad – $10
Signature salads (+ $5)

 

Signature Salads

Add
Chicken Breast +4
Sautéed Shrimp +6
Seared Ahi Tuna +7

Honey Grilled Watermelon Salad – $12
Grilled Watermelon – Buffalo Mozzarella – Basil Leaves – Grape Tomatoes – Grilled Sweet Corn – Micro Greens – Balsamic Reduction

Quinoa and Mango Salad – $12
Red Quinoa – Avocado – Diced Mango – Micro Greens – Arugula – Slivered Red Onions – Cilantro – Black Beans – Lemon Ginger Dressing

Parisian Salad – $10
Mixed Greens – Spinach – Dried Cherries – Green Apple – Slivered Red Onion – Candied Pecans – Bleu Cheese Crumbles – Balsamic Vinaigrette

Chopped Farmer Salad – $12
Mixed Greens – Napa Cabbage – Red Quinoa – Avocado – Radish – Cucumber – Chickpeas –Tomatoes – Feta – Citrus Vinaigrette

Roasted Beet Salad – $11
Mixed Greens – Red Beets – Green Apple – Toasted Walnuts – Chevre – Honey Cider Vinaigrette

Kale Caesar Salad – $10
Stemmed Kale – Kalamata Olives – Grated Parmesan – Red Pepper Garlic Croutons – Classic Caesar

Strawberry Salad – $11
Spinach – Arugula – Strawberries – Blueberries – Red Onion – Chevre – Candied Walnuts – Strawberry Champagne Vinaigrette

Sandwiches

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

Avocado and White Bean Wrap – $10
Avocado – White Bean – Napa Cabbage – Cilantro – Red Onion – Julienned Carrot – Raw Milk Cheddar – Chipotle Chili Vinaigrette – Spinach Tortilla
Add Turkey Breast +3
Add Roast Beef +4

Farmer’s Club – $10
Roasted Red Peppers – Roasted Tomatoes – Alfalfa Sprouts – English Cucumber – Arugula – Wasabi Avocado Puree – Raw Milk Cheddar – Whole Wheat
Add Turkey Breast +3
Add Roast Beef +4

Red, White and Green Panini – $10
Fresh Mozzarella – Basil Leaves – Red Pepper Pesto Aioli – Sliced Tomato – Baby Spinach – Rustic White
Add Turkey Breast +3
Add Applewood Bacon +2

Turkey and Smoked Gouda Panini – $11
Sliced Turkey Breast – Caramelized Onion – Sliced Red Apple – Arugula – Cucumber – Red Onions – Dijonaise – Smoked Gouda – Ciabatta
Add Applewood Bacon +2

Steak Melt – $12
Sliced Hanger Steak – Double Crème Brie – Piquillo Peppers – Crispy Onion Threads – Chipotle Aioli – Ciabatta

Beef and Blue – $11
Sliced Roast Beef – Crumbled Gorgonzola – Sliced Bell Pepper – Slow Braised Balsamic Onions – Arugula – Blue Spread – Brioche Bun

Yellow Curried Chicken Wrap – $11
Curried Chicken Breast – Golden Raisins – Red Grapes – Green Apple – Slivered Almonds – Green Onions – Celery – Mixed Greens – Spinach Tortilla

Spicy Chicken Caesar Wrap – $11
Cajun Spiced Chicken Breast – Chipotle Peppers – Romaine Hearts – Chopped Bacon – Classic Caesar – Spinach Tortilla

Lamb Burger – $12
Ground Lamb – Mint – Onions – Parsley – Tomato Relish – Tzatziki – Sriracha Lime Aioli – Brioche Bun

Nasher Burger – $11
USDA Beef – Caramelized Onion Jam – Goat Cheese – Brioche Bun
Add Applewood Bacon +2

Desserts

Dark Chocolate Lava Cake with Amarena Cherry Gelato

Raspberry Almond Bar with Tangerine Sorbet

Warm French Apple Tart with Vanilla Bean Gelato

Ricotta Cheesecake with Mixed Berry Coulis

Coppa Catalana with Almond Biscotti

Warmed Chocolate Chunk OR Oatmeal Cranberry Cookie

 

Download Lunch menu

A 20% gratuity will be added to parties of six or more 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.

Dinner is served Thursday, 5 to 8 PM.

 

Starters

Artisanal Three Cheese Plate – $15
Dried Fruit – Nuts – Membrillo Paste – Kalamata Olives – Whole Grain Mustard – Everything Flat Bread Crackers
Cheeses (Choose Three and are subject to change): Cultured Cow Raw Milk Cheddar, Aged Hook Cheddar, Double-Crème Brie, St. André, Chevre, Gorgonzola OR Manchego

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

 

Signature Salads

Add
Chicken Breast +4
Sautéed Shrimp +6
Seared Ahi Tuna +7

Honey Grilled Watermelon Salad – $12
Grilled Watermelon – Buffalo Mozzarella – Basil Leaves – Grape Tomatoes – Grilled Sweet Corn – Micro Greens – Balsamic Reduction

Parisian Salad – $10
Mixed Greens – Spinach – Dried Cherries – Green Apple – Slivered Red Onion – Candied Pecans – Bleu Cheese Crumbles – Balsamic Vinaigrette

Chopped Farmer Salad – $12
Mixed Greens – Napa Cabbage – Red Quinoa – Avocado – Radish – Cucumber – Chickpeas –Tomatoes – Feta – Citrus Vinaigrette

Roasted Beet Salad – $11
Mixed Greens – Red Beets – Green Apple – Toasted Walnuts – Chevre – Honey Cider Vinaigrette

Kale Caesar Salad – $10
Stemmed Kale – Kalamata Olives – Grated Parmesan – Red Pepper Garlic Croutons – Classic Caesar

Entrées

New York Strip – $26
12 ounce Strip - Creamed Potatoes – Asparagus – Mushroom Au Jus

Pan Seared Duck Breast – $23
Medallion Duck –Michigan Cherries – Sweet Potato Puree – Sautéed Spinach – Agridulce Sauce

Nasher Gnocchi – $20
Potato Pasta – Wilted Arugula – Roasted Red Peppers – Bolognese – Manchego

Pan Seared Crab Cakes – $20
2 Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes – Sautéed Asparagus – Creamed Potatoes – Spicy Remoulade

Seafood Paella – $26
Shrimp – Calamari – Clams – Andouille Sausage – Chicken – Onions – Tomatoes – Saffron Rice – Cilantro

Vegetable Risotto –$17
Butternut Squash – Spinach – Tomatoes – Onions – Pesto Cream Sauce – Manchego
Add Chicken +4
Add Shrimp +6

 

Desserts

Dark Chocolate Lava Cake with Amarena Cherry Gelato

Warmed French Apple Tart with Vanilla Bean Gelato

Ricotta Cheesecake with Wildflower Honey and Berry Coulis

Coppa Catalana with Almond Biscotti and Candied Orange

Raspberry Almond Bar with Vanilla Bean Gelato and Biscotti

 

Download Dinner menu

Nasher Museum Members receive a 10% discount!

A 20% gratuity will be added to parties of six or more and for all split checks.

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.