Perspective Café

The Museum’s rooftop café serves up locally sourced food and beverages with expansive views of the mountains and sculpture terrace.

Please note: Café access is free for Museum Members or included with Museum admission. The Café is open during Museum hours. View hours and plan your visit here.


Menu

All menu items are subject to change.
(V) Vegetarian
(VG) Vegan (GF) Gluten Free

STARTERS

Smoked Salmon Tart | 8

Asheville Pretzel Company (VG) | 5
Choice of flavor: Original | Mustard | Garlic

Poppy’s Popcorn (V, GF) | 9

SOUPS AND SALADS

Soup of the Day | Cup or Bowl

Add smoked salmon or tzatziki chicken salad | +4

Perspective Summer Salad (VG, GF) | 13
Cucumbers, pickled blueberries & green beans, quinoa, and sunflower seeds with apricot poppy seed vinaigrette

Greek Salad (V, GF) | 11
Feta, cucumbers, tomatoes, olives, and red onion over mixed greens with Greek vinaigrette

Smoked Salmon Nicoise Salad (GF) | 14
Smoked salmon, Greek olives, red onions, and hard boiled eggs with mustard vinaigrette

SANDWICHES

All sandwiches served with kettle chips and pickle; substitute side salad | +4

Rhubarb & Brie Panini | 13
Strawberry jam and roasted rhubarb pressed with gooey brie on City Bakery Jewish Rye

B.L.T. | 12
Crispy bacon, fresh tomatoes, greens, and spicy smoked paprika dressing

Ham & Cheddar Panini | 14
Black Forest smoked ham, cheddar cheese, Dijon mustard pressed on City Bakery Sourdough

Smoked Salmon Wrap | 14
Herb caper cream cheese, smoked salmon, tomatoes, cucumbers, red onions, and greens

Vegetable Hummus Wrap (VG) | 12
Roots original hummus, red onions, pickled carrots, cucumbers, Greek olives with mixed greens

Tzatziki Chicken Salad Wrap | 14
Creamy tzatziki chicken salad, feta, walnuts, cranberries, and mixed greens

POWER LUNCH

Includes choice of chocolate chip cookie or brownie; substitute Morning Glory muffin (GF) | +1.5

Smoked Salmon Tart / Soup of the Day | 18
Smoked Salmon Tart / Greek Salad | 18 (add smoked salmon or chicken salad | +4)
B.A.T. or Brie Panini / Soup of the Day | 18
B.A.T. or Brie Panini / Greek Salad | 18 (add smoked salmon or chicken salad | +4)

SWEETS

Perspective Café serves an assortment of house-made pastries, Rise Above Bakehouse gluten-free baked goods, Stay Glazed donuts, French Broad chocolates, and more.

BEVERAGES

Perspective Café serves a selection of local coffee, tea, beer, soft drinks, wine, and cocktails.


For more information, email the café or call 828.253.3227 x136.

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