Constitution Week - September 17-22

Join the Capitol Visitor Center for Constitution Week. Complete schedule here.

Capitol Cafe Menu

Located on the lower level, the Capitol Cafe offers continental breakfast from 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and lunch from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

The Cafe prepares meals with peanuts and other nut products, and a gluten-free kitchen preparation area is not available. The cafe management team does provide information about menu items made without gluten.

For questions about the menu, please contact the Capitol Cafe: (202) 593-1785 or by email:

Chef's Selection of Assorted Breakfast Pastries

$1.75 - $2.25

Cold Breakfast Cereal with Milk





Fruit Bar


Chef's Selection of Hot Breakfast Sandwiches


Monthly Rotation of Regional American Dishes

$12.95 - $14.95





Bacon Cheeseburger


"Veggie" Burger


Turkey Burger


Grilled Chicken Sandwich


Grilled Cheese Sandwich


Corn Dog


Specialty Hot Dog


Chicken Tenders with Fries


Chesapeake Crab Cake with Fries *Seasonal Availability


Kids 2 Piece Chicken Tenders with Fries, Juice Box or Milk - $6.00


Kids Hot Dog with Fries, Juice Box or Milk


French Fries


Value Combo: Chicken Tenders /Fries/ Fountain Soda


Value Combo: Cheeseburger and Fries


Value Combo: Classic Hot Dog and Fries


Specialty Hot Sandwich

$9.95 - $11.95

*All items with a side of fries for additional 


Cheese Pizza


Pepperoni Pizza


Pasta Primavera


Chef's Speciality Flatbread


Featured Pasta


Pasta Alfredo


Pizza Combo


Any Pasta/Small Salad & Fountain Drink


Kids Pizza with Juice Box or Milk


Garlic Bread


Chicken Caesar Wrap


Turkey, White Cheddar, Cranberry Walnut Bread


Balsamic Roasted Portabello Sandwich


Blackened Chicken Sandwich 


Ham & Brie Sandwich 


Roast Beef on Croissant


Kids Sandwich with Juice Box or Milk 


Lobster Roll with Chips


Specialty Cold Sandwich


Pulled Pork or Pulled Chicken Sandwich with One Side


BBQ Half Chicken with One Side


Kids BBQ Quarter Chicken with One Side, Juice Box or Milk


Baked Beans


Macaroni and Cheese


Collard Greens


Cole Slaw


Cheddar Cornbread or Biscuit


Kids Roasted Turkey with One Side, Juice Box or Milk


Seasonal Potatoes or Rice


Seasonal Vegetables


Catch of the Day


Breakfast Bar

$0.72 an ounce

Salad Bar and Antipasti

$0.69 an ounce

Global Cuisine

$0.75 an ounce

Regional Soups


Any Soup, Caesar Salad and Roll



$1.50 - $5.50

Whole Fruit, Snacks, Desserts and Candy

$1.25 - $7.95

Guidelines for Reserving Capitol Cafe Vouchers

  • With 470 seats, the Cafe is open to the public on a first come, first served basis
  • Groups of 25 or more may purchase vouchers in advance of their visit
  • Orders are confirmed with an email from the Cafe
  • Vouchers can be paid for and picked up at the Capitol Cafe from 8:30 am - 4 pm, Monday - Saturday
  • Please provide 2 hours notice prior to picking up vouchers
  • During Peak Season (March - June) please utilize the full lunch time window (11 am - 3:00 pm) and avoid high volume times (11:30 am - 1 pm). Space is limited, and groups may experience delayed entry periods
  • Please purchase vouchers a minimum of 48 hours in advance to allow the cafe to accommodate your request. Unconfirmed orders are subject to delay due to previously received purchases.
  • Children’s meal vouchers ($ 6.50) are for ages 12 and under
  • Vouchers do not permit substitutions
  • Salad Bar, Global & American Bounty not included on voucher
  • Groups may purchase different levels of vouchers for different group members
  • Payment is processed prior to the guest(s) receiving the voucher(s)
  • Payment Options: Cash, Credit Card, Corporate Check
  • To reserve a voucher or for additional information, contact the Capitol Cafe at (202) 593-1785 or email

$6.50 Kids Voucher Capitol Cafe 2018

Choose one “Kids Meal” from:

  • BBQ Station (includes one side)
  • Grill Station
  • Pizza Station
  • Sandwich Station Includes: 1 Piece Whole Fruit or Cookie or Carrot/Celery Sticks
  • Kids Juice Box or Half Pint of Milk

$10.00 Basic Voucher Capitol Cafe 2018

Choose one entrée from:

  • Grill Station:
  • Hamburger or Cheeseburger
  • Chicken Tenders
  • Regular Hotdog
  • Pizza Station:
  • Pepperoni or Cheese Includes:
  • 1 Piece Whole Fruit - Fountain Drink (free refills) or 16.9 oz Dasani Water

$14.00 Premium Voucher Capitol Cafe 2018

Choose one entrée from:

  • BBQ Station (includes one side)
  • Sandwich Station (excludes seafood roll)
  • Pasta Station Includes:
  • 1 Piece Whole Fruit or Cookie - Fountain Drink (free refills) or 16.9 oz Dasani Water

* Option to select from full menus offered at Pizza and Grill Station