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Café & Bar

Café & Bar

“…the best dinner of the entire tour.” – Dave Brubeck

Come early and experience Café Kuumbwa’s select menu of culinary delights, utilizing the freshest in available, locally grown produce, and sustainable raised meat, fish, and poultry. In addition to each night’s featured dinner special, always available menu favorites include meat chili, vegetarian chili, salad, cornbread, chips and salsa, and a variety of deliciously, decadent desserts, all prepared, in-house, by Chef Cheryl Simons and her dedicated Cafe Kuumbwa crew.


  • Dinner specials are served for all Kuumbwa presented concerts.
  • All menu items are available on a first-come, first-serve basis (sorry, no “call-in” reservations). Once you arrive, order dinner at the Café counter and our servers will deliver to you.
  • Doors open one-hour ahead of concert time.
  • For Independently Produced Events see menu below. *

FAVORITE DINNER SPECIALS   (Prices range from $15 – 20)

Thai Green Curry with Chicken, Mushrooms, Butternut Squash, and Spinach served over Basmati Rice.

Petrale Sole with Meyer Lemon and Caper , Roasted Yukon Gold Potatoes and Crostini.

Cajun Turkey Meatloaf, Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Green Salad & Pugliese Bread.

Red Wine Braised Short Ribs of Beef, Potato Carrot Puree, Sautéed Green Beans and Pugliese Bread

Spicy Jambalaya: Chicken, Niman Ranch Sausage, Peppers, Celery, Onions, Garlic, Spices, served with Green Salad and Bread


Carrot Cake – a California classic made with walnuts, raisins, and cream cheese icing  $4.50

Flourless Chocolate Cake – a dark chocolate cloud that you really do deserve   $4.50

Tofu–Chocolate Mousse Pie – the staff favorite, get it while you can! (vegan too) $4.50

Seasonal Fruit Dessert  $4.50

Brownie – the decadence of rich gooey fudge in a hand-held version   $3.50

Santa Cruz Roasting Co. Coffee   $2.50

Assorted Tea   $2.00

*CAFE KUUMBWA MENU (for Independently Produced Events)

Either Soup or Chili (meat and vegetarian) options:

  1. Meat or Vegetarian Chili with Cornbread and Chips (GF)*  $10.00   Add salad $12.00
  2. Veggie Chili with Cornbread (GF)* and Chips  $10.00    Add Salad  $12.00
  3. Cannellini Bean and Vegetable Soup (GF)*     $11.00    Add Salad  $13.00
  4. Vegetarian  Bean and Vegetable Soup (GF)*   $10.00    Add Salad  $12.00

Green Salad with Feta and Seeds  $8

Chips and Housemade Organic Salsa   $5

Various Desserts  $4.50

Brownie   $3.50

*Featuring Coke Farms Organic Red Floriani Cornmeal

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