Cafe Leonelli and Le Jardinier are located in the Nancy and Rich Kinder Building for modern and contemporary art. Cafe Leonelli at Glassell School is in the Glassell School of Art. Convenient parking is available in the underground garage at 5101 Montrose Boulevard.
Cafe Leonelli at MFAH
Enjoy traditional Italian cuisine in a friendly and relaxed environment. Cafe Leonelli at MFAH serves breakfast, salads, hot food, focaccia, and sweets, Wednesday–Sunday from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. and until 8 p.m. Thursday. MFAH members receive a discount on dine-in service.
“A soaring, light-filled space. A suspended galaxy of a light installation. A stirring view ... and casual food that rises to the occasion.” —Houston Chronicle
Cafe Leonelli at Glassell School
This location of Cafe Leonelli is open Monday–Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. with a selection of coffees, focaccia, sweets, and more. Stop in to take a break, or pick up a treat when you’re on the go. Lunch menu available from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. MFAH members receive a discount.
Le Jardinier at MFAH
French for “the gardener,” Le Jardinier offers a refined culinary experience with dinner service Tuesday–Sunday; lunch Wednesday–Friday; and brunch on Saturday and Sunday. Reduced-rate parking for Le Jardinier is $6. Parking for MFAH members is complimentary.
Menus & Info
Join Us on Valentine’s Day
Spoil your loved one this Valentine’s Day, February 14. Enjoy a romantic lunch or dinner for two featuring special three-course and four-course menus. Optional wine pairing also available.
Valentine’s Day Menu Make Reservations
“Le Jardinier is the best museum restaurant in Texas—and one of the best in the U.S.” —Texas Monthly
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