National Museum of the American Indian

Mitsitam Café
Mitsitam, means, “let's eat” in the Native language of the Delaware and Piscataway peoples. Your group will enjoy indigenous cuisine of the Americas and explore the history of Native foods at this award-winning café. Each food station depicts the ways of life of a particular region in regards to ingredients, cooking techniques and flavors resulting in traditional as well as contemporary dishes. The Mitsitam Café features native foods found throughout 5 regions of the Western Hemisphere, including the Northern Woodlands, South America, Northwest Coast, Meso America, and the Great Plains.

Dining Dollars Food Vouchers
Available in denominations of $15 or $20, Dining Dollars are good for face value and can be used towards the purchase of any food item and include a complimentary soft drink.
No change given. If value is exceeded, patron agrees to pay difference, including tax.

For Dining Dollars the following restrictions apply:
Discount available for advanced sales only, not valid for same day purchases. Minimum order of 10, no complimentary vouchers issued. No reserved seating. Vouchers expire 9/30/19. 2019 vouchers can be exchanged for 2020 vouchers. To qualify for exchange, Smithsonian Group Sales & Reservations office must receive unused vouchers no later than 9/20/19.

Food-Allergic Individuals: Be aware that we handle and prepare egg, milk, wheat, shellfish, fish, soy, peanut, and tree nut products, and other potential allergens in the food production areas of our facility. Please direct questions to the restaurant manager.

Kids Meal Vouchers 12 and under (Bulk) $9.50 each
Choose from the following options:
Hot Dog OR Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich
All options served with whole fruit OR 1 oz. chips, and 20 oz. fountain beverage.

Group Meal Vouchers (Bulk) $13.00 each
Choose from the following options:
Option 1:  Hamburger, Cheeseburger, or Hot Dog
Option 2:  Pre-Packaged Salad
Option 3: Grilled Chicken & Cheese Quesadilla
All options served with whole fruit OR 1 oz. chips, 20 oz. fountain beverage.

Breakfast
Start the day with a group breakfast at the Smithsonian! Breakfast menus are offered daily from 8:30-9:30 a.m.

The All American Breakfast $14.00 per person
Featuring a spread of cage-free scrambled eggs, home fried potatoes, choice of one breakfast meat: port country sausage, turkey sausage and biscuits. Selection of coffee & teas fresh squeezed orange juice included.

Dinner $16.50 per person
Unwind after a day of exploration with dinner at Mitsitam Cafe. Visitors can choose from a variety of food options that accommodate all dietary needs.

Entrees (Pick 1):

  • Baked Quarter Chicked
  • Lasagna

Sides (Pick 2):

  • Mashed Potatoes
  • Green Beans
  • House Salad

Served with:

  • Dinner Roll or Garlic Bread
  • Fountian Drink or Milk
  • Cooke or Ice Cream Sandwich

Dinner $18.95 per person

Dinner $18.95 per person
Unwind after a day of exploration with dinner at Eat at America's Table. Visitors can choose from a variety of food options that accommodate all dietary needs.

Available from 5:00-6:30 pm, also available at the National Museum of American History.

Entrées:

  • Baked Quarter Chicken
  • Lasagna

Sides (Pick 2):

  • Mashed Potatoes
  • Green Beans
  • House Salad

Served with:

  • Dinner Roll or Garlic Bread
  • Fountain Drink or Milk
  • Cookie or Ice Cream Sandwich

Breakfast and Dinner must be booked at least 72 hours in advance and have a minimum of 40 guests.

Food-Allergic Individuals: Be aware that we handle and prepare egg, milk, wheat, shellfish, fish, soy, peanut, and tree nut products, and other potential allergens in the food production areas of our facility. Please direct questions to the restaurant manager.