Smithsonian National
Museum of the
American Indian
Washington, D.C.

Menu & Café Hours

The Mitsitam Native Foods Cafe features indigenous food from the Western Hemisphere.   Each menu reflects the food and cooking techniques from the region 
featured.  Menus are changed with each season to reflect the bounties of that area. 

The Mitsitam Native Foods Cafe is located inside the National Museum of the American Indian on the main level.
Holiday Take Home Menu 2014
Winter Menu 2015

Looking for a unique dining experience?  Take a look at our Mitsitam Chef's Table Tasting.  Have the Mitsitam Chefs serve you and explain our interpretations of native foods!  It's great food and an educational experience everyone will enjoy!

Chefs Tasting Info

Hours of Operation
Mitsitam Native Foods Cafe
Open Daily 11 am-5 pm In Season
Reduced Hours (off season) depending on visitation

Mitsitam Espresso Bar
Open 10 am to 5 pm Saturday and Sunday
9 am to 5 pm Week Days

For group reservations please contact us at
Web page information


Mitsitam Native Foods Café | 4th St & Independence Ave SW

Conde Naste Travler
"Best Museum Restaurants & Cafes"

Winner of the "Best Casual Dining Restaurant" at the Rammy's 2012