Please note: Bravo is closed for renovation and will reopen in spring 2019.
The Museum offers a diverse selection of dining experiences, with artfully prepared dishes for all tastes and budgets. From fine dining to a family-friendly cafeteria, visitors can find the right venue to suit the moment.
New American Café $$
Enjoy tableside service in the MFA’s soaring glass-enclosed courtyard. New American Café boasts a menu that features creative regional dishes from the Americas that are prepared with fresh, local ingredients. Choose from a wide selection of hot and cold small plates, entrées, and salads, with beverages that include North and South American wines and craft beers. The restaurant was selected as one of the best museum restaurants in the US by Food & Wine in January 2014.
Saturday–Tuesday 10 am–4 pm
Wednesday–Friday 10 am–8 pm
Lunch service begins at 11:30 am
Hours subject to change due to special events.
Members may make reservations for the New American Café. E-mail NACReservations@mfa.org at least one day prior to a visit; we are not able to accommodate same-day reservations.
Ruth and Carl J. Shapiro Family Courtyard, Level 1
In the News
Stop by this café and wine bar for lighter fare in a lively setting. Choose from handcrafted sandwiches, specialty salads, signature desserts, and a variety of beverages, from gourmet coffee and tea to craft beer and selected wines. Get a snack at Taste before a film or talk in nearby Remis Auditorium; all items sold at Taste are acceptable to bring into Remis Auditorium for all programs.
Saturday–Tuesday 10 am–4:30 pm
Wednesday–Friday 10 am–9 pm
Linde Family Wing for Contemporary Art, Level 1
Garden Cafeteria $
Perfect for families: a comfortable cafeteria offering a salad bar, pizza, sandwiches, hamburgers, soups, snacks, desserts, and value menus for adults and kids. Enjoy seasonal outdoor eating when the weather’s nice!
Daily 10 am–4 pm
Linde Family Wing for Contemporary Art, Level G
We offer a range of inexpensive options in a vending machine open during all Museum hours, located in the foyer outside the Garden Cafeteria.
Outdoor Snacks and Drinks $
A seasonal pop-up café offering snacks and cold drinks (including beer, spiked seltzer, and wine)
Wednesday–Friday Noon–8 pm
Saturday and Sunday Noon–5 pm
Chairs and tables always available for some shade and a chat before or after an MFA visit.
Huntington Avenue Entrance, Bank of America Plaza
Bravo $$$—Closed for Renovation
Bravo, the Museum’s fine dining restaurant, is closed for renovation and will reopen in spring 2019. When it reopens, the restaurant will feature a redesigned, casually elegant décor and a new menu of contemporary cuisine with a concentration on local, seasonal ingredients.
During this time, members may make reservations for the New American Café. E-mail NACReservations@mfa.org at least one day prior to a visit; we are not able to accommodate same-day reservations.