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. Read more and plan your visit here.

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


Charcuterie Board (GF) | 16
Variety of six cured meats, olive medley, mustard, and rice crackers

Cheese Board (V, GF) | 16
Manchego, goat cheese, bleu cheese, local honey and jam, and rice crackers

Mixed Charcuterie & Cheese Board (GF) | 26

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

Pimento Cheese with Pita Chips | 8

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


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

Perspective Salad (V, GF) | 12
Apples, grapes, rhubarb, and goat cheese over mixed greens with mustard vinaigrette


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

Hummus Wrap (V) | 12
Roots Hummus roasted red pepper hummus, tomatoes, cucumbers, and greens

Provolone & Turkey Panini | 14
Pepper crusted roast turkey, provolone cheese, and tomato on City Bakery’s Super Sprout Wheat

Rhubarb & Brie Panini (V) | 12
Rhubarb, strawberry preserves, and brie on City Bakery’s Rye Bread
Add roast turkey | 4

PB & Strawberry Jam (V) | 8


Chocolate Chip Cookies |  3

French Broad Chocolate Bar | 10

French Broad Chocolate Trio Sampler | 13

French Broad Chocolate Candied Almonds | 9


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

Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite | 3

Green Man Root Beer | 3.5

Still Water | 3.5

Sparkling Water | 3.5

La Croix | 3.5

Iced Tea | 2.75

Lemonade | 2.75


Catawba White Zombie | 7

Asheville Brewing Company Ninja Porter | 7

Boojum Hounds of Helles | 7

Boojum Ruby Blood Orange Pale Ale | 7


Courtage Brut Split | 14

Altered Dimension Rose | 12

Pinot Grigio | 12

Pinot Noir | 12


Tito’s 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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