Dining

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The Garden Café is the perfect place to enjoy lunch or refreshments during your visit to the Norton Simon Museum. Located in the Museum's celebrated and serene sculpture garden, the café offers daily specials and a variety of fresh salads, sandwiches, soups, baked goods and beverages, including a fine wine, beer and cider selection. The Garden Café is operated by the Patina Restaurant Group. 

Please note that food and drink are not allowed in the galleries. Food consumed on Museum grounds must be purchased at the café.

Café Hours

Monday, Wednesdays, Thursdays  12:00 pm–4:45 pm
Tuesdays Closed
Fridays and Saturdays 11:00 am–7:45 pm
Sundays 11:00 am–4:45 pm


Group Lunches

To make arrangements for group lunches, please contact the Café at 626.844.6970 two weeks prior to your visit to select from a variety of boxed meals. Click here to see a menu.

Happy Hour at the Garden Café

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Fridays and Saturdays | 5:00–7:00 p.m.
Enjoy $2 off all beers and house wines, as well as some happy hour bites.