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Sunday: 12:00pm - 3:00pm, Limited Menu 3:00pm-4:00pm
Lunch: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 11:00am - 3:00pm, Limited Menu 3:00pm-4:00pm
Dinner: Thursday: 5:00pm - 8:15pm (building closes at 9pm)
One suggestion: please don't have construction vehicles park in the disabled parking in front of the museum as it makes it very hard for a disabled person to not park there when obviously able body construction people are filling up the slots.
Great food and service. Always a pleasant and enjoyable dining experience.
Scrumptious paninis outside on a warm February day. Great service, good prices. We look forward to return visits!
Although I made a reservation, the table was not ready and another couple was seated before us at what was presumably our table for two. I still had a great time and the food was delicious!
Dining at the Cafe was a fabulous experience. The food was wonderful and fairly priced. the service was excellent. Because of all of the hard surfaces in addition to the voluminous size of the main great hall, it is quite noisy, but not so as to limit hearing.
Great time, variety of menu options. Definitely will return soon!
Delicious salmon plate. Slightly pricey!
Enjoyed a lovely lunch with a friend, celebrating her birthday. Red white &n green sandwiches with beer/wine were perfect. A lava cake serving with a candle was delicious, and Matthew sang Happy Birthday -amazing voice:) I loved the ambiance and low noise level- we were able to really enjoy chatting and catching up!
Live their changing menu and fresh well prepared dishes. Light and bright surrounded by glass.
The food and service was excellent. We’ll definitely will dine at the Nasher Cafe again.
Nasher is one of my favorite dining places on campus. It has the best quality of food for its price, outperforming the Fairview Dining Room and the Commons. The food is consistently good, and the service is always spectacular. I love visiting with friends every week, and I eat there frequently.
Waited a bit to long to be seated despite having reservation.
Lunch was great. My friend and I will definitely return to the Nasher Cafe. Great food and service.
Everything excellent! Food and service outstanding.
Great Thursday dinner with a few friends. Mushroom salad was very good, lite, and fresh and enjoyed splitting a bottle of the Resiling, strong fruit tones but not too sweet. The only complaint is that they close, aka have to leave, at 9.
The Nasher Café inside the Nasher Museum serves delicious, healthy, well-prepared meals along with a nice selection of wines and beers. Its great to eat here after viewing the exhibits at the Museum. This ain't no snack bar! Its a wonderful and elegant (albeit, a bit spendy) lunch that offers elaborate and tasty lunch dishes.
Having the Nasher Café at the museum is so convenient especially for school groups with limited time. I reserved a table in advance and my table was ready when our school group got there (group of 7 of us). I also spoke to the waiter right away to let him know we had to leave by a certain time to get back to school for the school buses (in Raleigh). He came over right away and took our order. We received our food very quickly and all the kids enjoyed their lunches. Thank you for having this café on site! We all had a great experience!
Dined many times. Quality of food for 4 people today was NOT the normal excellence. Is there a new cooking team?
A visit to Duke would not be complete without a meal at The Nasher! Delicious food and lovely surroundings.....Always feels special!!!
I enjoyed sitting outside in the beautiful weather.
If you are ever near Duke campus, don’t miss out on dining at The Nasher Cafe😀Their staff is warm & friendly. Their food is absolutely delicious. I would recommend ordering The Nasher salad or one of their omelette options 😋
Delicious home-made pasta. My dish was missing an ingredient but they provided it beautifully when I asked.
The food selection at the cafe is amazing! We had a hard time deciding what not to order! The service was very good. The servers were attentive and very friendly. We can't wait to go again!
The Nasher is the perfect place for an informal lunch that is good, healthy food, and feels refined without being at all stuffy. The modern architecture of the Nasher Museum soars overhead, or you can dine on a nice patio outside if weather permits. Terrific for small groups too.
The Cafe is located in the Nasher Museum which is a contemporary art museum so the ambiance is striking with lots of glass and light. The lunch/brunch menu is quite varied and menu items change with the themes of the exhibits.
Have enjoyed menu often. Entree was extremely over spiced. Had salmon omlet. Even potatoes were too spicy garlic. Will visit again.
Great food and service!
Spent Father's Day brunch at Nasher. Interesting menu, nicely served, good service and a most pleasant atmosphere. Good access for handicapped and handicapped parking.
Great choices for lunch: paninis, salads, sandwiches, sides. Interesting flavor combinations. Attentive server.
I was disappointed in the crab cakes. I get better cakes at Harris-Teeter and cook them at home. You can do better
Good food, nice choice of beers, but just way too noisy ----the space itself, having high ceilings, lots of glass windows and hard surfaces makes it extremely noisy. The wait staff contribute to the noise level by actions such as loudly pouring buckets of ice. We were hoping for a calm lunch to visit out of town siblings. The food was good, but don't go for the ambiance, and especially avoid if your group enjoys quiet conversation.
Came here with some friends for an end of the year meal. Very pleasant meal and experience as always, 3rd time going to the Nasher this semester.
Wonderful lunch at the Nasher during visit with daughter at Duke! Highly recommend the red white and green panini
I have had many wonderful meals at Nasher Cafe. It's too bad the acoustics of the indoor space are so bad - on a busy day it's almost impossible to carry on a conversation in a normal tone of voice.
Love eating at the Nasher with friends. Always a young lively student crowd.
1, The music was too loud. I asked if they could have her turn it down and was told nothing could be done. She was a beautiful singer but it was distracting, like at a bar at night. Frankly, there's no need for music at a gathering like this because it was loud from conversations!
2. We asked for bread and got nothing for 30 minutes. They brought it promptly when reminded.
3. It took at least 45 minutes for our meal. Our Easter reservation was at 2:30. It was full when we got there but was emptying out, so not sure why it took so long.
4. The wait staff was clearly working very hard, so perhaps there weren't enough of them or enough chefs.
Overall, we enjoyed it. Food was very good and it was a lovely day. But it was frustrating to have to get up and ask three separate times for the above. Thanks, Marianne
Easter Brunch was wonderful, really enjoyed the patio seating with live music!
A great spot for lunch or brunch even if you do not have time to visit the museum!
Food is fresh. Services is fast and wait staff are always very pleasant. I have been coming
here for years for quick lunches. Do make reservations when possible as lunch and weekend
brunch are busy. Across the street from Sarah Duke Gardens is a plus.
Amazing!! Food was great as always. The nasher is a wonderful place for a meal especially on beautiful spring days!
Was seriously impressed with our visit. The staff and manager were all incredible. We actually arrived quite early for our reservation, and while we couldn't sit down right away because I specifically requested to be by a window, the host was extremely kind and accommodating. Our server was so much fun and engaging. I got the mushroom and goat cheese omelet which was OUT of this world. They had run out of the wine that my mom wanted but the manager brought over a few options and talked with us a while. We love making the trip out here from Raleigh.