The Kimbell Café

Located in the Kahn Building, the Kimbell Café (formerly the Kimbell Buffet) offers in-house dining and to-go lunch options. Prepared by Chef Peter Kreidler, the Café menu offers visitors a weekly rotating selection of soups, sandwiches and quiche. 

For the safety of all visitors, tables are appropriately spaced and sanitized after every use. Café capacity is limited. 



Sack lunches, beverages, & desserts
Afternoon tea

Tuesday 11:30 am–2 pm         2–4 pm
Wednesday        11:30 am–2 pm 2–4 pm
Thursday 11:30 am–2 pm 2–4 pm
Friday Noon–2 pm 2–4 pm
Saturday 11:30 am–2 pm         2–4 pm
Sunday Noon–2 pm 2–4 pm
Monday Closed Closed


The Kimbell Café in the Louis I. Kahn Building is open for lunch. 

The Piano Café are temporarily closed. 



Box Lunch 
Choice of soup, half sandwich, chicken salad or slice of quiche, served with a green salad, fruit cup, beverage and cookie 

One-item box $12.50 
Two-item box $14.00 


Sack Lunch (to go) 
Choice of either a sandwich or a scoop of chicken salad or pimento cheese with crackers

Sack lunch $12.00 

Kimbell Afternoon Tea

Tuesdays–Sundays, 2–4 pm

Tea Service for Two $25 
Choose from a selection of fragrant loose-leaf teas, and enjoy an array of sweet and savory items, including scones, finger sandwiches, cookies, and muffins. Served with house-made jams and salted butter. $5 per additional teapot.

Reservations are encouraged but not required. To make a reservation, call 817-332-8451 ext. 721.


Tea Menu

Afternoon Tea Service

Summer Happy Hours in the Kimbell Café

Fridays, June 4–August 27, 5–7 pm

Featuring musicians from Allegro Guitar Society 

Wine, beer, and light snacks available for purchase.

10% discount on beverages for Kimbell members during Happy Hour. Simply show your membership card at time of purchase.  

Reservations not required.

The Kimbell Cookbook

Shelby Schafer, founding chef of the Buffet Restaurant, presents 335 of her favorite recipes in the newest edition of The Kimbell Cookbook, available only at the museum’s shop.



Kimbell Art Museum Cookbook by Shelby Schafer

Please review our visitor guidelines to prepare for your visit.