The MCA and chef Wolfgang Puck teamed up to create Puck’s Café at the MCA, an exciting dining destination in the heart of Chicago’s Magnificent Mile. The café features a refreshed concept with an open and relaxed atmosphere, surrounded by colorful art and views of Lake Michigan, that offers an integrated experience for museum visitors. All dishes are prepared fresh-to-order and delivered to your table. Guests are welcome to visit Puck’s Café for lunch or a snack before or after they enjoy the exhibitions and programs. Guests are also welcome to dine for business lunches or stop by for a break during an afternoon of shopping or sightseeing.

Puck’s Café features a children’s menu every day.

Special menu created for David Bowie Is available Tue/Thu 4–8 pm, and Fri 4–10 pm, Sep 23–Jan 4.

Puck’s at the MCA hours

Mon Closed
Tue 10 am–8 pm
Wed–Sun 10 am–5 pm


10–11 am Beverages, pastries, vegan treats
11 am–2:30 pm Lunch menu
2:30–5 pm Snacks, treats, beverages
5–8 pm (Tue only) Beverages, cocktail menu, cheese plates, snacks

Museum admission is not required to dine. Reservations are no longer needed, but parties of 12 or more should call ahead, 312.397.4034. Outdoor terrace seating is seasonally available.

Wolfgang Puck Catering website