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Restaurant & Café

Exploratorium Restaurant
Restaurant & Café

Seaglass Restaurant

Seaglass Restaurant is a casual, waterside venue with stunning views located at the east end of the museum. Chef Loretta Keller creates family-friendly, multicultural, locally sourced menus that showcase small producers.

Seaglass also offers natural soft drinks, organic and fair trade coffees and teas, and sparkling house-made drinking-vinegar beverages. It also features a bar that showcases artisanal distillers, many organic, and a thoughtfully curated wine and beer list. The bar itself incorporates Icy Bodies, an exhibit by Exploratorium Senior Artist Shawn Lani, into its design.


Daily with museum hours 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Thursday evenings 6:00–9:30 p.m.

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The Seismic Joint Café

The Seismic Joint Café is a casual take-out spot located near the museum's entrance, just off the Embarcadero. It features family-friendly fare plus a coffee bar, baked goods, natural sodas, and more. There are spots to sit just outside the café.


Daily with museum hours until 5:00 p.m.

Menus vary depending on the day and time. Visa, Discover MasterCard, and American Express are accepted.