This vibrant family-friendly dining space offers a host of healthy and delicious options. The globally influenced menu includes tacos, stir fries, sandwiches, salads, soups, charcuterie, desserts, smoothies, espresso, and more. Plus a new kids menu created for our youngest visitors features all the classic kid favorites—from peanut butter and jelly to macaroni and cheese to chicken tenders!
Self-service dining: 11:00–4:00 Light bar menu on Thursday evenings: 5:00–7:30
Lower level, McKinlock Court
Group dining vouchers are available for purchase. Please call the café manager at (312) 443-3747 to order your vouchers. School groups can register for lunch from the Kids' Café.
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