TAM Cafe

No museum admission required to visit TAM Cafe! We’re fast and fresh with Northwestern ingredients and some added flair. Enjoy a quick refreshment or stay a while in the welcoming atmosphere. Free wifi is available and there are outlets in the booth seats along the wall to recharge your devices while you relax and recharge yourself.

Tuesday – Sunday
11am – 4 pm

11 am – 3 pm
Full menu available
3 – 4 pm
Snacks and beverages available 

Enjoy happy hour discounts on beer, wine, and snacks every Thursday (4–7 pm) during Neighborhood Nights. See events calendar for upcoming dates.

Members, Military, and UW Tacoma Husky Card holders (with Dawg Dollars) receive 10% off their purchase.  Limitations and exclusions may apply.

TAMCafeMenu (.pdf)

Featured Specialties

Signature Grilled Chicken (Gluten Free), $12

Grilled chicken breast marinated in garlic, oregano, smoked paprika, and sea salt, finished with roasted red bell pepper pesto. Served with roasted broccoli and red bell pepper drizzled with a balsamic vinegar reduction.

Yellow Coconut Vegetable Curry (Gluten Free, Vegan), $12

Broccoli, red bell pepper, onion, and carrot simmered in a yellow curry sauce. Served with jasmine rice.
Add chicken $3.

TAM Leroy Dog, $10
¼-pound all-beef hotdog with cream cheese, pickled red onion, and Applewood-smoked bacon. Served with Tim’s Cascade Chips or fruit.
Sub house side salad, add $2.


TAM Cobb Salad (Gluten Free),  $12
Applewood-smoked bacon, turkey, pickled red onion, tomato, hard-boiled egg, and mixed greens. Served with 1000 Island dressing.
Add chicken $3.

Citrus Quinoa Salad (Gluten Free, Vegan), $11
Mandarin oranges, toasted almonds, tri-color quinoa, and mixed greens. Served with lemon poppy seed dressing.
Add chicken $3.

TAM Caesar Salad, $10
House-made croutons, shredded parmesan cheese, and mixed greens. Served with Caesar dressing.
Add chicken $3.


Soup of the Day, Cup $4, Bowl $7

TAM Coconut Black Bean (Gluten Free, Vegan), Cup $4, Bowl $7
Light coconut milk, black beans, onion, carrot, lime, and spices.


On Grand Central Bakery artisan sourdough or multigrain bread. Served with Tim’s Cascade Chips or fruit. Sub house side salad, add $2.

Ask about our daily specials

Half sandwich and a cup of soup, $8

TAM BLT, $12

Applewood-smoked bacon, lettuce, tomato, and mayo.

Turkey Artichoke Melt, $12
Turkey breast, parmesan cheese, marinated artichoke hearts, and red bell pepper pesto.

Parmesan Pesto Panini, $11
Parmesan and Swiss cheese, tomato, marinated artichoke hearts, balsamic vinegar reduction, and basil pesto.

Chicken Salad Sandwich, $10

Diced chicken, celery, and onions tossed with a signature dressing and served with lettuce.

TAM Grilled Cheese, $10
Tillamook cheddar, Swiss and parmesan cheeses, tomato, and pickled red onion.

Kid-Friendly Specialties

Served with Tim’s Cascade Chips or fruit.
Grilled Cheese,  $7
Leroy Hotdog,  $7

Sweets and Snacks

Tcho Chocolate Square, $1.25
Popcorn, $1
House-made cookie, $2
Trail mix, $2


Bottled spring water, $1
San Pellegrino, $2–4
Iced tea or lemonade, $2
Bottled soda or juice, $2
Milk, $2
Hot chocolate, $2
Hot tea, $2

Rishi tea, $3
Drip coffee, $2-2.50
Full espresso bar, prices varied
Bottled microbrew, $4
Wines by the glass, $6

*Consuming undercooked food products may increase your risk of foodborne illness.