Cascade Cafe

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Cascade Cafe information

Washington, DC , USA
National Gallery of Art, East Bldg
Getting there
Metro: Archives
Bus: Circulator
mains $7-14
Opening hours
11am-3pm Mon-Sat, to 4pm Sun
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Located at the juncture of the National Gallery's two wings, the Cascade offers views of just that: a shimmering, IM Pei–designed artificial waterfall. The cafeteria-style eatery is divided into different stations where you pick up a tray and choose among pizza, pasta, sandwiches, barbecue and salads. The adjoining espresso bar scoops 19 flavors of gelato.

It’s a lovely place for a quick bite, and a big family favorite given the sweet treats on offer.