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The Museum Restaurant

Serving daily lunch specials from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

Sandwiches, drinks, desserts until 3 p.m.

Pull up a chair and enjoy a meal as they’ve been fixed in country kitchens for generations.  Our Southern Appalachian style cooking offers delicious casseroles, hearty entrees, tantalizing sides and homemade desserts to satisfy your sweet tooth!

The Restaurant at Museum of Appalachia offers cafe’ style service.  Order from our counter from our daily menu board and then go have a seat and we will bring your food right out to you!

It’s relaxing, cozy and comfortable.  It’s a wonderful, wholesome place to enjoy a delicious meal.

And….we have free wi-fi access in the dining room!

Come see us!

Today’s Specials 

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Entrees:  $6.95 (includes 2 sides)

  • Chicken & Dressing
  • Beef Stroganoff

Homemade Soup:  $4.95 for a bowl

  • Vegetable
  • Chili

Soup & Sandwich Combo:  $6.95

Bowl of soup and your choice of Sandwich

  • Chicken Salad
  • Tuna Salad
  • Pimiento Cheese Sandwich
  • White or Wheat Bread

Vegetable Plate (choose 3 sides) – $4.95

Sides (choose 2 with an entree or a la carte) – $1.75 per side

  • Pinto Beans
  • Green Beans
  • Fried Apples
  • Mashed Potatoes
  • Tomato Pie
  • Squash & Zucchini Bake
  • Roasted Brussel Sprouts
  • Corn Casserole
  • Mac & Cheese
  • Sweet Potato Casserole
  • Slaw
  • Beets
  • Cottage Cheese
  • Potato Salad
  • Jello &  Fruit
  • Tomato, Cucumber & Onion Salad


We offer freshed baked cookies, cakes & pies by the slice, daily!

Book one of our rental facilities for your special occasion with catering from The Restaurant at the Museum of Appalachia!

Click Here to download our in-house event catering menu

Leave the cooking to us!  Order something for your next event.

We cook it, you pick it up!  It’s that easy!

Entrees must be ordered at least 72 hours in advance.

Orders must be picked up during regular museum business hours.

To order, please call 865-494-7680 or e-mail cafe@museumofappalachia.org

Click here for a list of a la carte catering items