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The Nasher Museum Café is open to the public and now offers in-person dining outside as well as limited capacity indoors with a refreshed menu for lunch, subject to university and local guidance in effect at the time.

Please call 919-684-6032 or use Open Table below for reservations.

We strongly encourage all individuals to be fully vaccinated before visiting Duke. The Nasher will adhere to all university, local and state regulations, which are subject to change on short notice depending on public health conditions. Specific health and safety information will be available on our website.

Hours & Reservations

The Nasher Museum Cafe will be closed on Friday, March 11, and Saturday, March 12.

Regular Hours:
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Full lunch menu 11 AM – 3 PM
Beverage service until 4 PM

Lunch and dinner 11 AM to 8 PM

Brunch 11 AM to 3 PM

Brunch Noon to 3 PM

For reservations, please call 919-684-6032 or book below through OpenTable.

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The Nasher Museum Café features local, seasonal ingredients for lunch, Tuesday through Friday.

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.

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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The Nasher Museum is fully open to the public with ongoing health and safety protocols and free admission for all, including Thursday nights and weekends. We strongly encourage all individuals to be fully vaccinated before visiting the Nasher.