We have partnered with Patina Restaurant Group for all our food service offerings. Patina is dedicated to providing guests with the very finest quality cuisine, exceptional service, and genuine hospitality at extraordinary landmark locations and award-winning restaurants around the country.

Exterior of Central Snack Bar next to the Simons Theatre

Central Snack Bar

Central Snack Bar, located on Central Wharf Plaza in front of the Aquarium, offers a variety of salads, sandwiches, hot dogs, snacks, and beverages.


Weekends starting May 27 (Saturday, Sunday, and holidays): 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Seven days a week starting June 19:  10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

The tables in the Harborview Cafe

Harbor View Café

The Harbor View Café features features sandwiches, pizza, grilled items, soups, salads, and snacks. With a casual counter-service setting and floor-to-ceiling windows offering spectacular views of Boston Harbor, the Harbor View Café is an easy option for guests looking for a quick bite to eat.

The Café is on Level 2 of the Aquarium and is wheelchair and stroller accessible by elevator.


Monday through Friday: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday, and holidays: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Starting June 19, the Harbor View Café will be open seven days a week from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Dockside Beer Garden on Central Wharf – OPENS MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

Dockside, an outdoor beer garden on Central Wharf that is open to the public, features Cisco and Kona beer alongside barbecue favorites such as ribs, pulled chicken and pork, and burgers, as well as a variety of salads and sides. 

Enjoy live acoustic music on Thursday nights from 4 to 8 p.m. starting June 1.


Memorial Day Weekend hours:

  • Saturday, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Sunday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Monday, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Weekends in June:

  • Thursday – Saturday, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Sundays, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Starting June 19: Seven days a week:

  • Monday – Wednesday, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Thursday – Saturday, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Sunday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.