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 orders are 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 to inquire about availability.

• For Carry out 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.



Home-made Dressings: Champagne Vinaigrette, Zesty Red Wine Vinaigrette, Balsamic, Ranch, and Caesar.
Add Smoked Salmon $4, Chicken $3, Avocado $2

Strawberry Feta Salad – $14

Mixed greens topped with sliced strawberries, cucumbers, feta cheese, oven-roasted pecans, and a balsamic glaze drizzle and served with a side of champagne Vinaigrette.

Loaded Italian Salad – $14

Mixed greens topped with sliced salami, pepperoni, mozzarella pearls, heirloom cherry tomatoes, black olives, red onion, and pepperoncini and served with a Zesty Red Wine Vinaigrette.

Caesar Salad – $13

Romaine Lettuce, fresh shaved Parmesan cheese, homemade croutons, and topped with Caesar Dressing.


Served with Chips or Seasonal Fruit.
Add a Cup of Summer Salad, Side Garden Salad, or Caesar salad for $3

Add to any sandwich: Smoked Salmon $4, Chicken $3, Avocado $2

BLT – $13

A heaping helping of Texas-cut smoked bacon layered with beef steak tomatoes, crisp iceberg lettuce, and a lemon herb aioli.

Sun-dried Tomato Pesto Chicken Salad – $13

Diced baked chicken breast with julienned sun-dried tomatoes tossed in a Parmesan pesto mayo and served on your choice of bread with lettuce and tomato.

Rainbow Veggie Hummus Wrap – $12

Julienned carrots, zucchini, summer squash, red onions, and mixed peppers roasted in the oven. Served in a flour tortilla with homemade roasted red pepper hummus, lettuce, and tomato. (Available as a half on regular bread)


Cuban Sandwich – $14

Roasted pork loin sliced thin, topped with smoked ham, Swiss cheese, dill pickle chips, and Dijon mustard. Served on a ciabatta roll and grilled to perfection.


Artist’s Palette – $14

Create your perfect palette with a choice of any two:
Half of any Salad (includes specialty salads, garden, or Caesar)
Half of any Sandwich (Wrap bread option not available)
A cup of our Summer Salad of the Week.



Add Smoked Salmon $4, Chicken $3, Avocado $2

Fajita Rice Bowl – $12

A bed of homemade Spanish rice topped with black bean roasted corn salsa, sliced avocado, a dollop of sour cream, and served with a lime wedge.

Lemon Quinoa & Garbanzo Bean Bowl – $14

Seasoned garbanzo beans, cucumbers, mixed peppers, heirloom cherry tomatoes, and julienned carrots served on a bed of w hite quinoa finished with scallions and freshly squeezed lemon juice.

Chicken Bruschetta Risotto – $14

Our creamy parmesan cheese risotto is topped with fresh bruschetta and sliced grilled chicken. Garnished with balsamic glaze and julienned basil. (Available as a vegetarian option without meat)


Summer Salad of the Week

Cup $3 Bowl $6

Fresh salad, prepared in-house. Changes frequently.



Fresh Seasonal Fruit $2
Side Garden Salad $3
Side Ceasar Salad $4
Potato Chips $2



Please ask your server about our in-house prepared desserts. $4



Soda $2
Coke, Diet Coke, Coke Zero, Sprite, Ginger Ale

Iced Tea $3
Brewed in-house.

Lemonade $3
Made in-house.

Perrier $3

Evian Water $3

Hot Tea $3
Earl Grey, Green, Lemon Lift, Black, Green with Pomegranate, or Constant Comment (orange spice blend)

Coffee $3
Featuring Bully Brew Coffee – Cowboy blend and Featured Flavor