The Flying Squirrel Café

Glide in for a bite!

The Flying Squirrel Café is temporarily offering limited service. Please check back for updates.

The Museum’s café serves brewed-to-order espresso drinks from local roaster James Coffee Co., plus a selection of refreshing beverages. The menu features California casual fare, including homemade salads, grilled sandwiches, soups made from scratch, healthy wraps, and more. Enjoy ample seating in air-conditioned comfort in the Museum’s four-story, sky-lit atrium.

Chef Reid Nichols has created a delicious menu of freshly prepared soups, salads, and sandwiches.

Museum members and Balboa Park employees receive a 10% discount. All purchases support the research, exhibition, and educational programs at the San Diego Natural History Museum.

Did you know?

The café’s name was inspired by a Museum research projects that engages citizen scientists to help us learn more about the elusive San Bernardino Flying Squirrel (Glaucomys sabrinus californicus). Learn more.