Rathskeller Café

The restored German-themed Rathskeller Café in the basement of the Capitol is open only during the legislative session.

Hours (open during the legislative session only)

Monday-Thursday, 8:00 am - 3:30 p.m.
Friday 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Lunch counter

A new grab-and-go lunch counter on the second floor is available during the legislative session.

Other dining options

  • Vending machines near the café offer cold drinks and snacks.
  • Cafeterias in the Department of Transportation and Centennial Office buildings are a short walk from the Capitol. They can be reserved for group use by permit.
  • Visitors are welcome to enjoy picnics on the Capitol lawn.