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


Soups and Salads

Chef’s Soups Selection | cup $4/bowl $6

Regularly changing Chef’s 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

Feta and Raspberry Salad | $12/add sliced chicken breast $3
Feta and raspberries with mixed greens, pepitas, and balsamic vinaigrette

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 rustic roll

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

Braised Pork and Grits | $13
Braised pork loin served atop creamy Parmesan grits and topped with pork braising jus

Flank Steak Salad | $14
Thinly sliced flank steak on a bed of mixed greens, bleu cheese, tomato, radish, and celery, with a balsamic Dijon vinaigrette

Vegetable Lasagna | $12
Green peppers and mushrooms, layered with classic tomato pasta sauce, ricotta, and mozzarella, and topped with Parmesan. Served with garlic bread and a light 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.

Make your brunch experience truly special!
Enjoy $6 cocktails with your brunch purchase.

Iced tea, hot tea, coffee, lemonade | $2
Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Ginger ale | $2
Perrier | $3

Enjoy our exhibition-inspired cocktail as a great aperitif!

Kir Imperial | $10
Chambord raspberry liquor with sparkling wine, garnished with a fresh raspberry

Mimosa | $8

Sparkling wine and orange juice Sidecar | $12
Brandy, triple sec, and lemon juice, served up. Inspired by the special exhibition, this cocktail’s bright, visual boldness is reminiscent of some of the later works on display


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


Exhibition-Inspired Brunch Dishes. 

Braised Pork and Grits | $13
Braised pork loin served atop creamy Parmesan grits and topped with pork braising jus. Served with a poached egg

Salmon Benedict | $12
Our classic brunch favorite: poached eggs, smoked salmon, and hollandaise sauce atop a light warm biscuit

Cherry and Cranberry French Toast | $10
For those with a sweet tooth. Bread pudding filled with cranberry, cherry, and walnut, topped with Chantilly cream


Make your brunch experience truly special!

Enjoy a mimosa at $5 a glass, or $20 for a carafe to share with your brunch purchase.

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.