On a sunny and clear day, people eat lunch at the tables on the terrace outside the Cafe at the Getty Villa.


The Cafe serves casual Mediterranean-inspired fare, and has indoor and outdoor seating.

Menus are created seasonally and feature fresh local ingredients, including organic produce whenever possible. Wine and beer are also available.

Sample Lunch Menu (PDF, 9.3 MB)
Sample Children's Menu (PDF, 1.7 MB)

Reservations are not required for the Cafe.

Monday, Wednesday–Friday 11 am–3 pm Saturday and Sunday 11 am–4 pm Closed Tuesday

Coffee Kiosk

Across from the Cafe entrance, the Coffee Kiosk offers coffee, hot tea, espresso drinks, lemonade, and bottled beverages, as well as grab-and-go items, including house-made soup, hot and cold sandwiches, salads, and a selection of baked goods, desserts, and ice cream (during summer months).

Daily 10 am–5 pm Closed Tuesday

Afternoon Tea

Served in the Founder’s Room above the Cafe, enjoy “Tea by the Sea,” inspired by the herbs, vegetables, and fruits that grow in the Villa’s authentically re-created first-century Roman gardens.

Reservations are recommended.

Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays at 1 pm

Learn more about "Tea by the Sea" and make reservations.