Hours: Monday - Friday 11 am - 3 pm • daily specials • menu changes frequently • special dining opportunities • coffee and assorted teas



The Museum Café, located in the lower level of the Museum, serves a full luncheon menu from 11 am - 3 pm, Monday through Friday. Enjoy a relaxing lunch in the quaint space of the Museum Café. Carry out is also available. 

The menu changes frequently and includes signature sandwiches, daily soups, and a variety of fresh salads. Reservations are accepted for small or large groups and the Museum Conference Room is available for parties up to ten people.

The Museum Café is a great place for a relaxing lunch, a break from the galleries for a refreshment, or a much needed study break with our free Wi-Fi.

The North Dakota Museum of Art is a great place for large or small events. Call 701.777.5377 or email museumcafe@ndmoa.com to inquire about availability.


Museum Café Special: Friday

Special for Friday (7/19) : Chicken Caprese Sandwhich - grilled chicken, fresh basil & mozzarella, and local tomatoes with a balsamic reduction on a toasted italian herb bread.

Soup: Chicken Wild Rice          





For To-Go orders, call 701-777-4668

• Gift certificates available 

• Major credit cards accepted, cash, checks, and University of North Dakota department billing. 

• Members receive a 10% discount at the Museum Café.



Salmon BLT $10
Honey smoked salmon, brown sugar bacon, crisp
lettuce, fresh tomato, garlic aioli on toasted bread

Crimini Mushroom Melt $9
Mushrooms sauteed with dill, thyme, and white wine.
Topped with Meunster cheese and grilled until golden brown
Add Chicken $3 or Bacon $2          

Museum Club $10                                                                
Trio of turkey, ham, roast beef, brown sugar bacon,
crisp lettuce, fresh tomato, mayonnaise on toasted bread

Meat Loaf Sandwich $10
Savory ground beef meat loaf topped with a tangy tomato sauce and grilled between two slices of bread with melted cheddar

Chicken Apple Brie $9
Roasted chicken breast, granny smith apples, Brie cheese and fig jam on a toasted roll

Served with Kettle Chips: Plain or Maui Onion. Add a Spring Salad, Cup of Soup, or Grapes for $2. Add a Caesar Salad or Bowl of Soup for $4.



Caesar Salad $11
Crisp romaine lettuce tossed in classic Caesar dressing, fresh croutons, and Parmesan cheese
Add Chicken or Smoked Salmon $3

Sesame Salad $11
Fresh greens, shredded carrot, black sesame seeds, avocado, cucumber, red onion, bell peppers with a sesame ginger dressing
Add Chicken or Smoked Salmon $3                            

Chef Salad $12
Chicken breast, brown sugar bacon, blue cheese, boiled egg, sliced ham, red onion, avocado, fresh tomatoes on spring greens, with choice of dressing

Dressing choices: Blue Cheese, Sesame Ginger, Balsamic Vinaigrette, Maple Cider, Ranch


Beef Stroganoff $10
Slow roasted beef mushrooms in a rich gravy finished with sour cream served over egg noodles

Brown Rice Bowl $9
Roasted sweet potatoes, dried cherries, spinach, walnuts, and avocado over brown rice tossed in maple cider dressing
Add Chicken $3, Smoked Salmon $3, or Bacon $2



Kettle Chips: Plain or Maui Onion $1
Grapes $2
Herb Spring Salad $4
Caesar Salad Mini $5
House-made Soup Cup $3 / Bowl $6



Crème Brûlée $6
Traditional French custard with caramelized sugar top

Opera Cake $6
Layered chocolate espresso cake



Coffee $3
NDMOA signature roast from Bully Brew Coffee

Hot Tea $3
Black, Green, Chai, Chamomile-Mint

Unsweetened Iced Tea $3
Black or Crimson Berry
One complimentary refill

Fresh Lemonade $3
One complimentary refill  

Perrier Sparkling $3

Soda $2
Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Mountain Dew,
Diet Mountain Dew, Dr. Pepper, La Croix



Catering by the Museum Café


The Museum Café caters events of all sizes, using the Museum spaces with the cathedral windows facing east and west as the perfect backdrop for any event. Choose selections for any occasion from our catering menu or let Chef Heather Schneider assist in planning the perfect menu for you and your guests.


Call between 9 am - 3 pm Monday thru Friday, 701.777.5377 or email museumcafe@ndmoa.com to inquire. Please call in advance to assure availability of your selections.


Space Inquiry click here



Heather Schneider
NDMOA Executive Chef


Heather Schneider is a Grand Forks native who moved to California after graduating from Red River High School in 2000. It was here that Heather began her career in the culinary arts working in an Italian Restaurant outside of San Francisco. From there Heather moved to Portland, Maine and worked at the 555 under the award winning chef Steve Corry. Working with the best ingredients and an emphasis on French technique, the time spent at the 555 helped shape Heather into the Chef she is today. 

The culinary journey continued on to Toronto and Europe where Heather honed her skills in professional kitchens before moving back home to Grand Forks. As the new Executive Chef at the North Dakota Museum of Art, Heather is excited to share her passion for cooking through her food. Heather’s philosophy of using fresh ingredients with thoughtful preparation offers a wide variety of delicious dishes.