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de Young Café

Take a break from viewing the exhibitions with a meal or snack at the café, which features a variety of dining options by McCalls Catering & Events, San Francisco’s leading purveyor of exceptional catering and dining.

Under the direction of Lucas Schoemaker, president and executive chef of McCalls Catering & Events, the cafe offers a fresh interpretation of American and European classic cuisine and features menu items crafted with seasonal ingredients from local vendors. Extend your enjoyment of special exhibitions through unique menu items themed to the shows. See the menu inspired by the exhibition, Soul of a Nation.

And check out our specials during the week:

  • Every Tuesday: Tacos paired with margaritas
  • Every Wednesday: Burgers paired with any beer for $5
  • Every Sunday: Brunch served until 4pm

Experiencing the Café

Early Morning
Stop by for an espresso and pastry before exploring the museum.

With its inviting view of the Barbro Osher Sculpture Garden, the café offers soups, salads, sandwiches, and hot entrees available for dining in the café or to take away for an alfresco lunch in the environs of Golden Gate Park.

To relax and recharge after being inspired by great art, enjoy a traditional European Weinpause with a selection of small, savory nibbles accompanied by selected wines.

de Young Café Hours

Tuesday–Sunday: 9:30 am–4:30 pm
Lunch menu 11 am–3:30 pm

Reservations not accepted.

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