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AK Café

Complement your visit to the Albright-Knox with a delicious meal in an inspirational setting. Enjoy fresh soups, salads, panini, and sandwiches, with a carefully crafted selection of beer and wine, against the backdrop of the museum’s beautiful Sculpture Garden. Delectable locally made desserts, with piping hot coffee and tea, complete your experience. AK Café also has special selections for kids. In warmer months, it offers outdoor seating in the Sculpture Garden. 

Hours & Menus

Guests eating lunch in AK Cafe


Tuesday–Sunday, noon–3 pm 

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Guests drinking beer in the Sculpture Garden

Drinks and Desserts

Tuesday–Sunday, 3–5 pm 

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Guests eating dinner in AK Cafe


M&T FIRST FRIDAYS, 5:30–10 pm
Other Select Dates

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Closed Mondays and Independence, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Days.

Please note: The Albright-Knox's Elmwood Avenue campus will be temporarily closed for construction starting November 4, 2019. AK Café will be closed starting November 2, 2019.

For reservations, please call 716.270.8223 or reserve online using OpenTable

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  • Group lunch setup in AK Cafe

    Group Lunch

    If you plan to visit the Albright-Knox with a group, we invite you to schedule a group lunch for up to 30 people.

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  • AK Members Save 10%

    AK Members receive a 10% discount in AK Café and Shop AK, among other benefits.

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  • Connect for Free

    Free WiFi is available in AK Café through SSID akagguest.

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