Puck’s at the MCA hours

Mon Closed
Tue 10 am–8 pm
Wed 10 am–5 pm
Thu 10 am–8 pm
Fri 10 am–10 pm
Sat–Sun 9 am–6 pm


10–11 am Beverages, pastries, vegan treats
11 am–2:30 pm Lunch menu
2:30–4 pm Snacks, treats, beverages
4–8 pm (Tue/Thu only) and
4–10 pm (Fri only)
Special menu for David Bowie Is*

*Kitchen closes 30 minutes before the museum

Museum admission is not required to dine. Reservations are no longer needed, but parties of 8 or more should call ahead, 312.397.4034, or email. Outdoor terrace seating is seasonally available.

David Bowie Is menu

Every Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday during David Bowie Is, Puck’s Café transforms into a casual dining restaurant.

Bowie-inspired dishes, themed cocktails prepared by a mixologist, and a live DJ are some of the features that will make your MCA visit one to remember.

Exhibition-inspired Provisions

Ziggy Stardust Schmaltz veggie
assortment of cheeses: drunken goat cheese, crispy parmesan reggiano,
delice de bourginone, truffled cream cheese, pickled beech mushrooms,
candied cashews, and grilled french baguette
Thin White Duke  veggie
Wolfgang Puck flatbread, fontina and mozzarella cheese, confit garlic,
roasted tomatoes, cracked black pepper, and arugula salad
Rebel Rebel Ruffage veggie
baby romaine and frisee salad, fried manchego, and crispy carrot nest
tossed in a balsamic vinaigrette
Modern Love veggieveggie
smoked tofu and grapefruit salad, avocado mousse, curried rice cakes,
garnished with watercress tossed in a lime and soy vinaigrette
Starman Wings
boneless fried chicken, star anise, and szechuan spice, served with
grilled pineapple
The Goblin King Favors
trio of sliders:
beef slider with aged cheddar and remoulade
chicken slider with bacon and onion jam
roasted tomato slider with eggplant and basil pesto veggie
Cat People
yellow fin tuna tartare, sesame chips, ponzu, and deviled quail egg
Under Pressure
grilled hanger steak, fingerling potato salad, charred scallions, truffle,
and balsamic gastrique
Golden Years
seared diver scallops, crispy polenta cake, yellow tomato jam, and
shellfish consommé

veggie        Vegetarian option
veggieveggie     Vegan option

Exhibition-inspired Libations

citrus vodka, ruby red grapefruit juice, white cranberry juice,
fresh lemon juice, and elderflower liquor
Modern Love
white rum, raspberry-infused simple syrup,
rose petals, sparkling wine
Rock and Roll Suicide
red pop rocks, white rum, lemonade, raspberry purée, raspberry,
and lemon wedge
Rebel Rebel
ginger sugar, honey-ginger syrup, sparkling wine, thyme sprig,
and lemon wedge
China Girl
citrus vodka, iced green tea, Amoretti jasmine syrup, and
jasmine flower sprig
Life on Mars
vodka, raspberry purée, basil simple syrup, and lemonade
Young American
vanilla vodka, Monin violet syrup, ginger ale, and candied violet

Download a PDF version of the menu here.

Wolfgang Puck Catering website