MFA Café

Paolo Fronza, from Fellini Caffè, runs this sophisticated dining operation. Enjoy an array of Italian-inspired fare with a Texas flair; a European-style coffee bar; a kids menu; and much more at the MFA Café, located on the lower level of the Beck Building.

The Lavazza coffee bar, in the front lobby of the Law Building, is open Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Menu: Daily | Weekend Brunch
► Menu: Catering


Tuesday & Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thursday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday & Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Closed Monday; open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. most Monday holidays
Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day

713.521.4469 |

MFAH Films Discount
Make it a meal and a movie! Simply show your same-day MFAH Films ticket at the MFA Café for a 10% discount on your meal. 
See the film schedule

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Fine Art + Food Trucks

Stop by for gourmet food on the go! Visit a curated selection of Houston’s finest food trucks, parked next to Cullen Sculpture Garden each day at lunchtime.

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Lunch + Look

Make the Museum your lunchtime retreat! Between the varied cuisine offered by daily food trucks and the delicious bites at the on-site café, the MFAH is the perfect lunch destination.

On weekdays, bring your lunch receipt from the food truck or the café to any admissions desk between noon and 2 p.m. and you'll receive free same-day general admission.* Enter the Museum during those hours, and stay as long as you wish, until closing time. *Free admission does not apply to ticketed events or special exhibitions.