A public garden & cultural center

The Café

Pre-purchase Summer Evening picnics
Enjoy a seasonal menu of local ingredients
The Café is open year-round, Tue‒Sun

Summer Menu (pdf)

Located in historic Wave Hill House, The Café at Wave Hill offers guests delicious and artisanal food selections to enjoy as they take in captivating views of the Hudson River and Palisades. Operated by Great Performances, The Café serves a menu of local ingredients from the Northeast, including its very own 60-acre Katchkie Farm in Kinderhook, NY. The menu, changing with each season, features warm entrées, sandwiches, salads, snacks, coffees, teas, refreshers, beer and wine. Menu offerings always include vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free and kid-friendly options. Kosher beverages and snacks are available year-round; sandwiches and salads, under Star-K certification, are included in the menu for the Spring and Summer Season.

Summer Evenings in The Cafe

Click herefor the menu for Sunset Wednesdays 2019. On Twilight in the Garden Thursdays, The Cafe at Wave Hill feature a choice menu with seasonal grab-and-go salads and sandwiches. Enjoy it with a glass of wine or beer, or a frozen Margarita.



Afternoon Tea

Offered Tuesday – Friday, during the Spring and Summer months, Afternoon Tea in The Café is an opportunity to take in the beauty of Wave Hill House. Enjoy a selection of whole leaf teas, including green, black and herbal, whole-leaf teas, scones, tea sandwiches and bite-sized desserts. Upgrade to high tea for optional sparkling wine along with strawberries and cream. Minimum of two guests are required for tea service. Reservations must be made 48 hours in advance by calling 718.549.3200 x395 or emailing wavehillreservations@greatperformances.com.

Afternoon Tea Menu (pdf)