The Courtyard Café

For hungry families looking for lunch or museumgoers just needing a quick coffee and quiet place to sit, the Courtyard Café offers a casual dining experience year-round. Enjoy eating beneath the elegant glass canopy and amid the lush plantings of the Robert and Arlene Kogod Courtyard.


Location: Kogod Courtyard

Our menu is available 11:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday

The Courtyard Café at The National Portrait Gallery offers casual dining. Enjoy our featured selection of baked goods as well as sandwiches, salads, desserts and beverages.

Your safety is of paramount importance to us.  We follow the strictest safety and sanitation guidelines in accordance with the C.D.C.

chalkboard welcoming visitors back to the cafe