Frist Café

A delightful menu of freshly made food for the whole family.

  • Frist Art Museum's homemade potato chips

  • Tuna Melt

The renovated Frist Art Museum Café is now open!

The Cafè offers a variety of fresh fare to visitors on the run as well as those desiring a more leisurely dining experience. From signature sandwiches, salads and homemade soups to grilled cheese, pizza and chicken fingers, the Café has something for everyone in the family.

Made fresh daily by our culinary staff, items offered include quick snacks, deli sandwiches, pizza, entrees for the health conscious, salads, fresh fruit and delicious desserts. We also serve a special soup and pizza of the day. See below for the full menu.

A variety of beers and fine wines are available.

Wi-Fi is available in the Café.

Café Hours
Monday through Wednesday, 10:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Thursday and Friday, 10:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
Saturday, 10:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Sunday, 12:00–5:30 p.m.



Monday, February 24
Lemon Veggie Artichoke

Tuesday, February 25
Loaded Potato

Wednesday, February 26

Thursday, February 27
Beef Chili

Friday, February 28
Manhattan Clam Chowder

Download the menu which indicates vegan and gluten-sensitive options
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Make Your Own $10.00
   1. Choose your greens:
       romaine, spinach, or mixed greens

   2. Pick 3 toppings (extras $1.00 each):
       bacon bits, crumbled blue cheese, chickpeas, cucumber, dried cranberries,
       garlic croutons, grated parmesan, red onion, sunflower seeds, or tomatoes

   3. Select a housemade dressing:
       balsamic vinaigrette, chipotle ranch, honey mustard, or ranch

   4. Add a protein:
       hard-boiled egg, ham, or turkey $3.00
       grilled chicken $5.00
       chicken or tuna salad $5.00

FAM Favorite Salads
Caesar: romaine, garlic croutons, and grated parmesan, tossed to order with Caesar dressing $10.00 / with grilled chicken $15.00
Chef: romaine, ham, turkey, tomatoes, bacon bits, crumbled blue cheese, hard-boiled egg, and red onion $15.00
Sweet Potato: spinach, sweet potatoes, dried cranberries, mandarin oranges, and red onion $13.00

Chicken Salad: pulled white meat, celery, dried apricots and cranberries, parsley, and sunflower seeds with champagne vinegar and mayo on wheatberry or sourdough bread $6.75 / $9.75
Club: sliced ham and turkey, crisp bacon, leaf lettuce, sliced tomatoes, and cheddar cheese on wheatberry or sourdough bread $6.75 / $9.75
Mediterranean Veggie: grilled eggplant, red onion, red peppers, yellow squash, and zucchini with roasted garlic spread on focaccia $6.95 / $10.95
Three-Cheese Grilled Cheese: cheddar, Monterey Jack, and cream cheese on sourdough bread $6.50
Tuna Melt: tuna, dill Havarti, Monterey Jack, artichokes, celery, and diced eggs with mayo, mustard, and sweet relish on sourdough bread $6.75 / $9.75
Pizza: cheese, pepperoni, or veggie $10.00 (special pizza offered each day)

Soup of the day $4.75 (cup) / $5.75 (bowl) (see above for soup of the day)
Side Salad $5.00
French Fries $4.00 (side) / $6.00 (basket)
Housemade Chips $3.00 (half) / $5.50 (full)
Bagged Chips $2.00
Seasonal Fruit $3.00 (cup) / $6.00 (bowl)

Served with chips or fruit
SunButter and Jelly Sandwich (peanut-free) $5.00
Chicken Tenders $7.00 (2 pieces) / $8.50 (4 pieces)
Grilled Cheese Sandwich $6.00
Kids’ Pizza (cheese or pepperoni) $6.00

Housemade Fruit Tea, Juice, Unsweetened Tea, Bottled Water, Coke Products, Milk, Coffee, Hot Tea $3.00
Beer $5.00 (domestic) / $7.00 (specialty)
Wine (by the glass) $10.00

Cake $6.75
Christie Cookie $1.25


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