Food For Thought

Our exhibits will feed your mind, but what about your body? Our on-site café is the answer. Our café offers a complete menu of lunch and dessert options, in addition to seasonal specials. You can also order regular or kid-friendly boxed lunches for your group of ten or more, or have us cater your on-site event.

The café is located upstairs in Building One and is open daily until one hour before the Science Center closes.


In Our Café

Fresh deli sandwiches made daily:

  • Turkey, Ham and roast beef.
  • Fresh gourmet salad prepared daily include, cranberry , pecan and bleu cheese, Greek salads, Caesar, and chef salads.
  • Homemade soups.
  • Hamburgers, Ball park frank hot dogs, chicken sandwiches, corn dogs and pretzels.
  • Homemade brownies, cookies and rice crispie treats.
  • We provide a health selection of yogurt, fresh cut fruit and bagels and cream cheese.
  • Look for our house made specials daily.

Box & Bag Lunches

Coming with a group? We can provide lunch for you! Advance notice (one week) and a 10-person minimum are required. To place an order, please download our order form. Lunch orders may be faxed to (206) 443-3631 or you may call the cafe at (206) 727-2355 for more information.

Fountains Café Box Lunch Menu
$11.75 + tax

Orders must be received at least one week before service. 10 lunch minimum.

Sandwich Box Lunch
Your choice of turkey, ham, or roast beef sandwich cheese, lettuce, and tomato.
Chips, fresh fruit, cookie, and choice of soda

Salad Box Lunch
Cranberry, pecan and bleu cheese salad with balsamic vinaigrette.
Greek salad: lettuce, tomato, cucumber, feta cheese, olives, and balsamic vinaigrette.
Chef salad: lettuce, tomato, cucumber, cheese, turkey, hard-boiled egg, and Italian dressing.
Roll, fruit, cookie and bottled water

Kid's Bag Lunch
$5.50 + tax

Choice of:
Turkey sandwich.
Ham sandwich.
PB & J sandwich.

Served with Oreo cookie, bag of chips, fruit cup, apple juice.


We have a talented culinary team that will design food that fits your specific needs. You can depend on us whether it's a business meeting, luncheon, hors d' ourves, an elegant dinner, or even a boxed lunch. We cater to groups both small and large and are committed to making your event a success.

To set up your event, call our group sales department at least one week before service at (206) 443-3611 or contact our catering manager at (206) 727-2355.