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The Nasher Museum Café features local, seasonal ingredients for lunch on weekdays, dinner on Thursdays and brunch on weekends.

The café earned a 2017 Diner’s Choice Award and was named one of the Top 100 Brunch Spots in America by OpenTable diners and has been recognized as a Duke campus leader for green dining standards.

For large parties of 8 or more guests, reservations must be made by contacting the restaurant directly at 919-684-6032. Parties of 6 or more guests and all split checks are charged a 20% gratuity.


For reservations, please call 919-684-6032 or book through Open Table:


Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Full lunch menu 11 AM-3 PM
Closed at 3:30 PM

Full dinner menu 5-8 PM
(last seating 8 PM)

Full brunch menu 10 AM-3 PM
Closed at 3 PM (Saturday beverage service ONLY 3-4 PM)

Full brunch menu Noon-3 PM
Closed at 3 PM (Sunday beverage service ONLY 3-4 PM)

Dining in the café does not require purchase of admission to the museum. Museum members enjoy a 10% discount at the café with their membership cards.

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Giorgios Hospitality Group

Nasher Museum Café is a part of Giorgios Hospitality Group, whose Director Giorgios Bakatsias was a finalist for the 2014 James Beard Foundation Awards, and has been the creative force behind more than 25 restaurants in the area.

The Nasher has also been recognized in Food & Wine Magazine as on of the Best Museum Restaurants in the US.

The Nasher Museum Café is a Purple Table restaurant, trained to serve and cater to individuals with Alzheimer’s disease, Dementia, Autism, PTSD, hearing or vision impairments and other physical and cognitive conditions that may require special accommodations.

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