U.S. Capitol Visitor Center

Welcome to the U.S. Capitol

Due to a special event on Thursday, December 3, the Capitol Visitor Center will be closed until approximately 1:30 p.m. except for individuals on official business or visiting the House and Senate Galleries. Public tours of the Capitol will resume after the Visitor Center re-opens.

Restaurant Menu

The Restaurant is on the lower level and 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.






Currant Scone




Cold Breakfast Cereal with Milk




Fruit Bar


Hot Breakfast Sandwiches


Grill Items





Bacon Cheeseburger


"Veggie" Burger


Turkey Burger


Grilled Chicken Sandwich


City Melts Sandwiches with Fries


Grilled Cheese Sandwich and Fries


Classic Hot Dog


Specialty Hot Dog


Chicken Tenders with Fries


Chesapeake Crab Cake with Fries


Kids Chicken Tenders with Fries, Juice Box or Milk


Kids Hot Dog with Fries, Juice Box or Milk


French Fries


Value Combo: Chicken Tenders /Fries/Fountain Soda/Fruit


Value Combo: Cheeseburger and Fries


Value Combo: Classic Hot Dog and Chips



BBQ Items

Pulled Pork 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


Baked Potato, Sour Cream, Cheese and Butter


Cheddar Cornbread or Biscuit



$4.50 - $13.50

American Bounty

Roasted Turkey with One Side


Regional American Special with One Side


Seasonal Seafood


Kids Roasted Turkey with One Side, Juice Box or Milk


Seasonal Potatoes or Rice


Seasonal Vegetables


Cheddar Cornbread or Biscuit


Pizza & Pasta

Cheese Pizza


Pepperoni Pizza


Pasta Primavera


Featured Pizza


Featured Pasta


Pizza Combo


Any Pasta/Small Salad or Two Meatballs (w/o drink)


Kids Pizza with Juice Box or Milk


Garlic Bread


Specialty Sandwiches

Chicken Caesar Wrap


Southwest Turkey Wrap


Italian Wrap


Asian Vegetable Wrap


Turkey, Cheddar, and Apples


Country Ham, Brie, Arugula, and Honey Mustard


Roast Beef, Havarti and Grilled Sweet Onions


Kids Turkey and Swiss Cheese Sandwich with Juice Box or Milk


New England Lobster Roll with Chips




Breakfast Bar

$0.72 an ounce

Salad Bar and Antipasti

$0.69 an ounce

Global Cuisine

$0.75 an ounce

Regional Soups


Choice of Soup, Half Sandwich


Any Soup, Caesar Salad and Roll (w/o drink)




Whole Fruit, Snacks, Desserts and Candy


Warning: The Capitol Visitor Center Restaurant prepares meals with peanuts and other nut products. If you have concerns about allergies, please consult with a Restaurant manager.

Guidelines for Reserving Restaurant Vouchers

The Restaurant has more than 400 seats available; the venue is open to the general public on a first come first served basis.

Vouchers are available for groups of 25 or greater

Children’s meal vouchers ($ 6.50) are for ages 12 and under

No substitutions for items on the voucher - salad bar not included in any voucher

Groups may purchase different levels of vouchers for different group members

Payment is processed at the Restaurant prior to the guest(s) receiving the voucher(s)

Payment Options: Cash, Credit Card or Cashier Checks

To reserve a voucher or for additional information, contact the Restaurant at (202) 593-1785 or email cvcrestaurant@aoc.gov.

Voucher - $6.50 per person Kids (12 and under)

Choice of One:

Children’s Turkey Sandwich on Wheat Bread
Children’s Cheese Pizza
Chicken Fingers and Fries

Carrot and Celery Sticks
Juice Box or Milk

Voucher - $10.00 per person

Choice of One:

Cheeseburger with Fries
Chicken Fingers with Fries

Whole Piece of Fruit
Fountain Soda

Voucher - $14.00 per person

Choice of One

Barbeque Entrée and One Side
American Bounty Entrée and One Side

Brownie or Large Cookie
Fountain Soda