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.


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


Roots Hummus Platter (VG) | 12
Pita chips, Asheville Pretzel Company, carrots, and cucumber
Choice of hummus: Original | Roasted Red Pepper | Mango Sriracha

Whipped Feta & Roots Original Hummus Platter (VG) | 14
House made whipped feta, Roots original hummus served with cucumbers, carrots, and warm pita

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

Poppy’s Popcorn (V, GF) | 9
Choice of flavor: Salted Caramel (VG) | Cheese Lovers | Salted Caramel & White Cheddar


Soup of the Day | Cup or Bowl

Carrot & Butternut Squash Bisque (VG) | 8
Roasted carrots and butternut squash, ginger, pepitas

Greek Salad (V, GF) | 12
Feta, cucumbers, tomatoes, olives, and red onion over mixed greens with Greek vinaigrette

Fig & Quinoa Salad (VG, V) | 12
Red wine poached figs, roasted brussels sprouts, dried cranberries, bleu cheese, red quinoa, baby greens, mustard vinaigrette


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

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

Tzatziki Chicken Salad Wrap | 14
Creamy chicken salad with Roots tzatziki, walnuts, raisins, and mixed greens

Ham & Cheddar Panini | 14
Black Forest smoked ham, cheddar cheese, and mustard on sourdough bread

Cranberry Fig & Brie Panini (V) | 12
House made cranberry jam and black mission figs with gooey brie on City Bakery Sourdough

PB & Strawberry Jam (V) | 8


Chocolate Chip Cookies | 3

Sesame Tahini Cookie (GF) | 3

Peanut Butter Caramel Brownies | 5

Morning Glory Muffin (GF, V) | 4.5

French Broad Chocolate Bar | 10

French Broad Chocolate Trio Sampler | 13

Chocolate Covered Coconut Macaroon (GF) | 4

SRO Dried Mango & Pineapple (GF, VG) | 7


SRO Coffee Mountain Roast Blend | Cup 3.5 | Pot 6
Add Shot of Kahlua or Bailey’s | 5

Asheville Tea Company $3.5 cup/6 pot
Asheville Grey | Chocolate Habanero Chai | Spiced Apple Butter | Elderflower Mint | Chamomile Lavender

Hot Chocolate | 3

Mexican Hot Chocolate | 3.5

Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite | 3

Green Man Root Beer | 3.5

Devil’s Foot Ginger Beer, Sparkling Strawberry Lemonade, Sparkling Arnie Palmie | 3.5

Still Water | 3.5

Sparkling Water | 3.5

Iced Tea | 2.75

Lemonade | 2.75


Asheville Brewing Co. Perfect Day IPA | 7

Brevard Brewing Co. Red Ale | 7

Asheville Brewing Company Ninja Porter | 7

Burial Rationality Shall Run Its Course IPA | 8

Brevard Pilsner | 7

Haw River Mille Fleur Rustic Saison | 8


Flat Rock Semi-Dry Apple | 8

Flat Rock Semi-Tart Blackberry | 8

Flat Rock Cider Cherry Poppins | 8


Chardonnay, Bousquet Argentina 2016 | 12

Brut Sparkling Wine, Le Grand Courtage France | 12

Pinot Noir, Portlandia Oregon 2019 | 12

Cabernet Sauvignon, Daou California 2019 | 12


Cultivated Cocktail Vodka | 12

Chemist Gin | 12

Knob Creek Bourbon | 12

Casamigos Silver Tequila | 12

Mount Gay Rum | 12

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

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