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Food & Drink

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From our restaurant Eleven to coffee and snacks, great food is a part of the museum experience.

Open for coffee, lunch, and evening Bar and Bites, the dining options at Crystal Bridges are local, sustainable, and offer something for everyone.


Options for All

Our menus feature kid’s options, gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan, and vegetarian offerings to ensure there’s always something for everyone.

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Eleven hamburger with chips and pickle


Featuring modern American comfort food that is equal parts welcoming, delicious, and inspirational. No reservations required.

11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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Bar and Bites

Enjoy crafted small plates, coordinated cocktails, and delicious wines with stunning views in Eleven. Take advantage of our weeknight happy hour specials: Half-price beer and wine ($3 beer, $4 house wine, $1 soda and iced tea) Thursday-Friday, 4 to 6:30 p.m.

 Thursday and Friday nights
4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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Evenings in Eleven

Enjoy a seasonal, five-course menu created by Executive Chef Timothy Ordway and team in this elegant, curated dinner experience.

 Select Thursday and Friday nights, seatings at 5 & 6 p.m.

Reservations for 5 p.m. Reservations for 6 p.m.

Coffee Bar & Grab-and-Go

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Our coffee bar features hand-crafted, seasonal drinks made with beans from award-winning local roaster Onyx Coffee Lab.

With unique flavors created by pH Alchemy; grab-and-go snack and lunch options; and a variety of caffeinated, non-caffeinated, and non-dairy drinks, the coffee bar is the perfect spot to recharge and hang out during your visit.

 Regular museum hours

Premier Culinary Experiences

Culinary Calendar

About Chef Tim Ordway

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Chef Tim Ordway

Chef Ordway brings his passion for caring for others through food and unique experiences to Crystal Bridges & The Momentary. He has spent 16 years gathering experience in various celebrated restaurants and hotels throughout the Charlotte, North Carolina area. Honing his technical skills and developing his culinary creativity, he attended Johnson & Wales University where he graduated in 2013.

Prior to joining Crystal Bridges & The Momentary, Chef Ordway was Executive Chef at The River Grille which features new American cuisine, specializing in seasonal foods produced from local farms and representing a variety of cultures in America. The River Grille afforded Chef Ordway the opportunity to expand his interest in the local food scene and develop personal relationships with farmers as well as a strong foot hold to leap forward in his creative process.

Chef Ordway sought relocation to the NWA area to establish roots and build a family. He currently lives in Bentonville with his wife Haley and daughter Evelyn. Bentonville allows Chef Ordway the pathway to continue to explore his creative passion for the culinary industry finding the food community in Bentonville, to be young, Chef and Farmer focused, and exploding.


At the Momentary

Planning a trip to the Momentary? Designed as a platform for the art, food, and music of our time, this former cheese factory-turned-creative hub features unique bar experiences and the best of today’s culinary artists.

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Stellar views, better drinks

From drinks in the Tower Bar to food truck patio vibes and events hosted by national Tastemakers, hanging out at the Momentary is anything but ordinary.

Explore food and drinks at the Momentary