For your field trip, you can have lunch at the Harbor View Café, bring and store your own bag lunches or eat lunch at a nearby restaurant.

Harbor View Café

Harbor View Café offers a variety of burgers, pizzas, deli sandwiches, salads, beverages and snacks. To make lunch easier and more affordable for your students, you can purchase our lunch for your students using this student lunch voucher order form (PDF 44 kb) in advance. Vouchers are $9.00 plus tax and allow students their choice from each category:

  • Entrée: Nuggets with fries, burger, sandwich, pizza
  • Drink: Soda, milk, chocolate milk
  • Side: Cookie, brownie, chips

Bringing and Storing Bag Lunches

Prior to your arrival, please put group lunches together in a rigid plastic or cardboard container and label them with your school name. In warmer weather, lunch storage space is located on the Back Terrace of the Aquarium when available. In cooler weather, lunch storage space is located in the Stroller Room. These
locations could change, please confirm the location at Group Check-In.

Upon arrival, the head chaperone will be directed to the lunch storage space. When your entire group is ready to eat, please go to the designated lunch storage space to retrieve the lunches. Please try to eat together as a group.

In warmer weather, the Back Terrace, Boston Harbor walk, Christopher Columbus Park and the Aquarium plaza are perfect places for your group to eat. The Back Terrace may have tables and chairs available;.please confirm availability at Group Check In. Christopher Columbus Park is a five-minute walk from the Aquarium by the Marriott Long Wharf.

Lunch at Nearby Restaurants

Quincy Market/Faneuil Hall

Quincy Market/Faneuil Hall is just a five-minute walk away and has a food voucher program for groups. You can also contact the Faneuil Hall Marketing Department at 617-523-1300 x 7021 for information.

Restaurant packages

Various lunch packages are available for groups at local restaurants. Call 617-973-6508 for more information.