Catering Works offers a wide variety of on-site food and beverage options and is committed to bringing you a great dining experience at the NCMA. Menus emphasize locally sourced ingredients and include unique dishes that are inspired by the latest exhibition and the People’s Collection. Fresh and delicious fare is offered at East Café and NCMA Café, grab-and-go items are available at the Welcome Center, and summer picnics to be enjoyed in the Museum Park can be pre-ordered online. Vegan, gluten-free, and other dietary options are available.

 NCMA Café

Join us in the newly remodeled NCMA Café in West Building. Reservations are encouraged but not required. The menu features intriguing small bites and Southern-inspired entrées.

Please note: Parties of 6 or more incur a 20% gratuity, which is automatically added to the guest check. The maximum party size is 12 guests. For groups of 7 to 12 guests, please contact the restaurant by phone at (919) 218-0073 or email reservations@ncmacafe.com. Messages are returned Wednesday through Sunday during Museum operating hours. For groups over 12, Catering Works can offer additional dining options at the NCMA; contact us today to start planning your next special event.

East Café

Located on Level C of East Building, East Café features artful bites, salads, sandwiches and entrées, crafted coffees, signature drinks, and more.



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