Culinary Partner

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.

Central Snack Bar – Open Summer 2021

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

Hours of operation:

  • Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
The tables in the Harborview Cafe

The Harbor View Café is currently closed.

Harbor View Café


September through June
Monday through Friday: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday, and holidays: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

July and August
Monday through Thursday: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Friday and Saturday: 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Visitors to the Aquarium are welcome at the Harbor View Café with its floor-to-ceiling windows offering spectacular views of the city skyline and Boston Harbor. The menu features a variety of sandwiches, soups, and salads; kid’s combo meals; fresh juices and smoothies; snacks; and hot and cold breakfast offerings. Showcasing fresh and healthy fare at reasonable prices and in a casual counter-service setting, the Harbor View Café is an easy option for visiting families looking for a quick breakfast or lunch option.

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