Our outdoor restaurants are open Memorial Day through Labor Day, weather permitting.
McKinlock Court Restaurant
Enjoy summer's warm weather and lengthening days at this alfresco dining spot in the museum's lovely McKinlock Court. The restaurant offers sustainable modern American cuisine with a global influence along with beer, microbrews, domestic wines, and specialty cocktails on weekends.
Lunch: 11:30–2:30 Thursday evenings: 5:00–7:30
Lower level in McKinlock Court
Lunch amid the museum's outdoor sculpture and lush greenery at this North Garden summer spot. Choose from freshly made salads and sides, all sourced from Terzo Piano's great local farms, plus Illy espresso and unique frozen desserts. Find Piano Terra's daily menu on Facebook or Twitter.
North Garden, corner of Michigan Avenue and Monroe Street
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