Welcome to the Lindner Family Café!

Relax and enjoy a bite to eat or a glass of wine during your visit. We have vegetarian and gluten-free dishes available. Enjoy our special dining opportunities throughout the year, including Afternoon Teas, Easter Brunch, and Mother’s Day Brunch. Please ask your server for information about hosting private or corporate lunches at the Taft.

Reservations are recommended. Please use the Yelp calendar button or call (513) 352-5140.

Regular Café Hours

11 a.m.–2 p.m. 11 a.m.–3 p.m. closed

New! Light Bite Service

2 p.m.–4 p.m. 3 p.m.–5 p.m. closed

Bring a friend and savor a selection from our new lite-bites menu after viewing the art. Relax and enjoy a fruit and cheese plate or hummus and crudités with a glass of wine. Bar selections, coffee, teas, and more. No reservations required!


Exhibition-Inspired Menus

View our latest lunch and brunch menus.

Soups and Salads

Chef’s Soup Selection | cup $4/bowl $6
Chef’s regularly changing selection of seasonal soups

Anna Sinton Salad | $9/add sliced chicken breast $3
A classic salad of mixed greens with tomatoes, English cucumbers, red onions, and balsamic vinaigrette dressing

Apple and Goat Cheese Salad | $12/add sliced chicken breast $3
Mixed greens, apples, goat cheese, slivered almonds, and bacon with lemon vinaigrette dressing

Bread service | $1

Artful Favorites

House Quiche | $13
Classic Quiche Lorraine with bacon, Swiss cheese, and green onions, served with an Anna Sinton side salad

Quiche du Jour | $11
Chef’s daily quiche creation, served with an Anna Sinton side salad

Pick Two: Soup, Sandwich, or Salad | $10
Cup of soup, Anna Sinton side salad, or a choice of tuna or chicken salad on a croissant


Children’s Selections

Grilled Cheese with Cheddar | $4

Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich | $4

Served with choice of apple juice or milk


Exhibition-Inspired Lunch Dishes

Bacon and Brie Croissant | $11
Bacon and Brie on a croissant with mixed greens and roasted tomato aioli, served with an Anna Sinton side salad

Croque Monsieur | $12
Baked ham and Gruyère cheese sandwich, served with an Anna Sinton side salad

Summer Vegetable Galette | $10
Rustic tart of seasonal vegetables, served with an Anna Sinton side salad



A selection of wines, beers, and cocktails is available and listed in our beverage menu. Alternatively, our house cocktails are a great way to start your dining experience in our Café.

Iced Tea, Lemonade | $2
Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Ginger Ale | $2
La Croix Pure, Lemon or Lime | $2
Hot tea | $4
| $2.50

Enjoy an exhibition-inspired cocktail as a great aperitif!

French 75 | $9
Sparkling wine, gin, lemon, and simple syrup, served up in a wine glass

Provençal Cooler | $10
Vodka, lemon, simple syrup, and rosé wine, served over ice

Aperol Spritz | $9
Aperol, sparkling wine, club soda, served over ice


Wine Tasting Flights

Three 3-oz. tastings | $20

Explore the magic of French wine alongside your meal or with an appetizer on the patio. Regularly changing throughout the exhibition, our themed flights highlight an aspect of French wine and offer you the opportunity to enjoy products that are not normally featured on our wine list. If you find one you particularly enjoy, we’d be happy to pour you a full glass, or you can buy a bottle to enjoy at home (bottles for off-premise consumption are not available on Sundays).



Please ask your server about our seasonal desserts, including homemade and local selections.


Exhibition-Inspired Brunch Dishes 

Eggs Benedict | $12
With choice of smoked salmon or ham on an English muffin, served with an Anna Sinton side salad

Croque Madame | $13
Baked ham and Gruyère cheese sandwich topped with a fried egg, served with blackberry jam and an Anna Sinton side salad

Bananas Foster | $10
Brûlée bread pudding topped with fruit and whipped cream



Make your brunch experience truly special!
Enjoy a cocktail with your brunch purchase | $6


Please note: We always offer options for special dietary needs, including vegetarian, vegan, or gluten-free meals. Please let your server know if you have a special dietary need so we can better serve you. One check is issued for parties of 8 or more with an automatic gratuity of 20% added. Notice: Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness.