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TASTE Café features a casual and streamlined setting with counter service, the space includes a lounge area, a welcoming dining layout, espresso bar, artwork curated by SAM Gallery integrated throughout, and much more.

TASTE café and grab & go menus are made using local and seasonal high quality ingredients with a wide variety of options. The full café menu and grab-and-go items are available from 11 am to 3 pm (and from 5 pm to 9 pm on Thursdays, if busy). Enjoy hot soup, espresso, and pastries along with grab & go items from 3 pm – 5 pm. 

Members receive a discount at TASTE Café. Whether visiting Seattle Art Museum or simply enjoying a day downtown, we welcome you to TASTE Café.



Our TASTING Room is available for your private events. Work with the TASTE Events team and expert chefs to plan a custom personal, holiday or corporate affair.

Whether it’s a small, intimate gathering in the TASTING Room or a large, extravagant event in the café space, TASTE offers the atmosphere and experience that delivers a flawless event. Choose delicious foods featured from our seasonal menus giving you an array of local ingredients to create the perfect menu for your occasion.

TASTE café is available for private events during non-business hours. To learn more about availability and pricing, please contact

Events & Catering.

At TASTE Events, we create flawless, one-of-a-kind events, surrounded by world-class art.

Whether it’s a private, intimate gathering, a family wedding celebration, or a formal extravaganza, we strive to create a unique custom event perfectly tailored to your needs.  While perusing the seasonal menus, you are encouraged to select from any of our exceptional menu items to create your own custom menu design.

Our artful creativity and passion for fine locally-grown food makes it possible to fully customize made-from-scratch menus, featuring the best seasonal ingredients.  Our culinary team seeks out local growers and producers, procuring the freshest regional food available to ensure that we serve only the best at your custom event. TASTE strives to become a part of each community and to create a strong network of local resources. View our list of TASTE VALUED PARTNERS!

TASTE Events is the exclusive caterer for all three Seattle Art Museum locations including:
Seattle Art Museum
Seattle Asian Art Museum
Olympic Sculpture Park

In addition to being the exclusive caterer for all three beautiful Seattle Art Museum locations we are more than happy to come to you! Our talented team is familiar with many large local venues, is perfect for your corporate offices and will impress in the comfort of your home.

Ready, set, GO! Let’s start planning your wedding or event! Fill out our events inquiry here or email

TASTE Fall Appetizers

TASTE Fall Buffet

TASTE Fall Plates

TASTE Fall Mix & Mingle

TASTE Fall Beverages

TASTE Fall Wine


TASTE Seattle Art Museum

  • 1300 First Avenue
    Seattle, WA 98101
  • 206.903.5291
    The full café menu and grab-and-go items are available from 11 am to 3 pm (and from 5 pm to 9 pm on Thursdays, if busy). Enjoy hot soup, espresso, and pastries along with grab-and-go items from 3 pm - 5 pm.
    Monday CLOSED
    Tuesday CLOSED
    Wednesday 11am - 5pm
    Thursday 11am - 9pm
    Friday 11am - 5pm
    Saturday & Sunday 11am - 5pm
    We no longer accept reservations

  • Kristin White, General Manager

    Ben Blevins, Operations Manager

    Alissa Abdi, Catering Manager

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