The Art Center Café provides pleasant respite for students before or after class and a delicious,
affordable dining destination for all visitors. Chef Melinda Alves offers a different menu each week,
including soup, salad, sandwiches and hot entree along with fresh baked goods each day.
Find the Art Center Café and Chef Melinda as the October Lake Minnetonka magazine cover feature story!
Delicious Fare at the Minnetonka Center for the Arts.
And included in Star Tribune food writer Rick Nelson's roundup of Lake Minnetonka area eating spots.
Summer dining served on the shores of Lake Minnetonka.
The Art Center Café is easy to get to yet provides a wonderful getaway experience, just one exit and one
turn from 394 (only a few minutes west of Ridgedale Center). Combine lunch with a stroll through the
gallery, peek into the art studios and browse in the Art Center Shop. Enjoy original artwork always on
display throughout the building.
Other nearby attractions include the Noerenberg Memorial County Park just down the road and the
Dakota Bike Trail one block away.
The Art Center Café is open Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m
Click for map and directions.
CHEF MELINDA'S SPECIALS (for the week of February 20
Soup (cup or bowl)
Sandwich (whole only)
Sonoma Chicken Salad on Croissant
Parsnip, Orange, Dates and Walnuts on Greens with Maple-Tahini Dressing
Sambhar (Lentil Curry with vegetables) or Chicken Curry with Vegetables
Deli Sandwiches (whole or half)
Ham, turkey, tuna or egg salad sandwiches on a variety of breads also available
Fresh baked goods daily
Variety of muffins and cookies