The Pavilion Cafe is found amidst the casual elegance of the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden. A Jazz Garden Restaurant Café in Washington DC in the summer, a winter wonderland of ice skating in the winter.

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Pavilion Cafe

An Intern's Guide to Washington

by Margaret Ely of The Washington Post

"You're in Washington during the sweatiest, most humid months of the year. But don't let that slow you down

Check out Jazz in the Garden. The free Friday concerts in the National Gallery of Art's Sculpture Garden are a summer staple. If you're planning to attend with a group, you may want to send a delegate or two from your cohort of fellow interns to stake out a prime spot."

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Cafe Hours of Operation

Labor Day to mid-November
Mon - Sat:  10 am - 4pm
Sun:            11 am - 5 pm

mid-November - mid-March
Mon - Thu:  10 am - 7pm
Fri - Sat:      10 am - 9pm
Sun:              11 am - 7 pm

mid-March - Memorial Day
Mon - Sat:  10 am - 4pm
Sun:            11 am - 5 pm

Memorial Day - Labor Day
Mon-Thu:  10 am - 6pm
Fri:             10 am - 8:30 pm
Sat:            10 am - 6 pm
Sun:            11 am - 6 pm

Ice Rink Hours of Operation


Pavilion Cafe Location

Constitution Avenue and
Madison Drive entrances
at 9th Street, NW
Washington, DC
202-289-3361, ext. 5