Headed by award-winning chef Tony Mantuano, Terzo Piano features authentic Italian ingredients and local, organic, and sustainable foods in simple but elegant dishes. Although not required, reservations are strongly recommended: (312) 443-8650 or www.opentable.com. Terzo Piano also takes reservations for groups of 15–30 during regular dining hours. For a more private group experience, Terzo Piano has a semi-private event space available for groups of 25–100. For more information on group reservations or semi-private events, please contact our coordinator at (312) 443-3530.
Third level of the Modern Wing, free entrance from Monroe Street
The Museum Café is currently undergoing a major renovation and is scheduled to reopen in mid-July 2013. During this time, the café is temporarily located in the MIllennium Park Room on the second level and offers a variety of sandwiches, salads, soups, desserts, and beverages.
Self-service dining: 11:00–3:00
Second level, Millennium Park Room (temporary location during contruction)
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.
Thanks to the delicious creations of the chefs at Terzo Piano, Caffè Moderno offers scrumptious soups, snacks, and dessert in a convenient quick-order setting overlooking Griffin Court. Coffee, tea, wine, and other beverages are also available.
Daily: 10:30–4:30 Thursdays until 7:00
Second level of the Modern Wing
Located in the museum's serene and lush North Garden, Piano Terra offers freshly made salads and sandwiches with ingredients sourced from Terzo Piano's great local farms, plus Illy espresso and unique frozen desserts. Selections change daily. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to find out what is being offered each day of the week.
Lunch daily: 11:30–2:30
Memorial Day—Labor Day (weather permitting) North Garden at the corner of Michigan Avenue and Monroe Street
McKinlock Court Restaurant
Enjoy sustainable modern American cuisine with a global influence along with beer, micro brews, domestic and international wines, and specialty cocktails.
22 hours 46 min ago The Art Institute of Chicago CLOSING SOON—They Seek a City: Chicago and the Art of Migration, 1910–1950 showcases the rich variety of art created by those who migrated to Chicago in the first half of the 20th century. They See a City closes June 2.