Galileo’s Café

Café Galileo's at the Adler Planetarium

Galileo's Café by Food For Thought

cafe3_630x380For a nice, relaxing lunch and the best view of the Chicago skyline there’s nowhere better than Galileo’s Café. Galileo’s Café provides a variety of freshly prepared options, including an array of soups, sandwiches, salads, flatbreads, beverages and desserts.

Hours of Operation*

Weekdays: 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Weekends: 9:30 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.

There are extended hours during holidays and special events.


*Galileo’s Café kitchen closes 30 minutes prior to the café’s closing each day. Guests can still enjoy an abbreviated food and drink menu, along with soups and stews. 

Special Events

Whether you’re planning an intimate gathering or an elaborate affair, the Adler is a beautiful setting for your special occasion.