Cafe Allegro is located at the Musical Instrument Museum. It serves fresh, locally sourced, chef prepared meals. It's menu borrows from cuisines all around the world for an eclectic mix that changes daily based on what ingredients are available locally. The self serve counter features fresh salads, made from scratch homemade soup, and grilled specialties. Café Allegro also offers vegetarian, vegan, international, and kid-friendly options. Open to the public without museum admission. Serves lunch and catered events only.
Museum cafes are earning reputations of their own and Cafe Allegro is no exception. Serving fresh, locally sources meals in this casual self serve restaurant, offers the perfect family-friendly kind of dining. Meals come out quickly, but everything is made from scratch and delicious. While the menu changes daily and could be featuring cuisine from the far flung places of the world, there are always old favorites on the menu that are kid-friendly, vegan and vegetarian friendly, and dessert lover friendly.
The highlight of my meal was definitely the cookie I had at the end of my meal. I can't even remember what it was called because I devoured it without a care. The lamb stew I had was light and tasty, perfect for a substantial lunch, but light enough to not give me food comma after the meal.