A great place to eat…
Frog Commissary Catering got its start in the restaurant business in the 1970s with Steve Poses’ legendary eateries Frog and The Commissary. Today, we are proud to operate the fine restaurants of the Franklin Institute, which are open to museum visitors as well as the general public, offering high-quality family-friendly fare at an exceptional value.
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Our cafeteria-style eatery in The Franklin Institute is a lively, sun-filled place for a family meal. Our house-made soups and chicken tenders, crisp French fries, fresh salads and sandwiches, juicy hamburgers and pizzas plus fresh-baked cupcakes and other desserts are familiar enough for kids yet sophisticated enough for parents’ palates. Franklin Foodworks occupies one of the museum’s two original wings on the main floor, a grand space with soaring ceilings, enormous windows and spectacular views of the Parkway and Swan Fountain. Franklin Foodworks is open to the public Monday — Friday, 11 a.m. -3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.Click here for our menu.
A centrally located cafe in The Franklin Institute Atrium offering fresh breakfast pastries, soups, salads, sandwiches and vegetarian options, as well as coffee, healthy snacks, candy and popcorn to be enjoyed in the IMAX theater. Franklin Foodworks Express is open to Franklin Institute visitors Monday-Wednesday, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Thursday-Sunday, 9 a.m.- 7 p.m. Click here for our menu.