Galileo’s Café

Café Galileo's at the Adler Planetarium

Galileo's Café by Food For Thought

For 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 am–2:30 pm
Weekends: 9:30 am–4:00 pm

In addition to our regular menu, we also offer weekly specials.

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.

Private Events at the Adler Planetarium

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