Retail & Food Services

Arch Cafe
The Arch Cafe is located in the Visitor Center at Gateway Arch National Park.

Food and Beverages
The Arch Café, LLC is a brand-new café and restaurant located at the base of the Gateway Arch. The 1,600 square-foot space can seat 28 people in the Café and an additional 96 in the common area. The Cafe offers farm-to-table food that includes everything from St. Louis ribs, hamburgers, paninis and St. Louis’s special toasted ravioli’s to vegetarian and gluten-free options. Visitors will also enjoy locally sourced foods, as well as organic produce. A coffee bar, vending machines and box lunches for groups are also available. See the Arch Cafe menu here.

Samples of food served
Some of the food that is served at the Arch Cafe includes St. Louis Style Ribs, Arch Burger, Panini and Toasted Ravioli.
Proud to be a Green Cafe
Arch Cafe, LLC is part of many conservation initiatives, including the use of reusable box lunch bags and a full recycling station. Along with our paper cups and sleeves, napkins, and soup bowls, we also carry exclusive leaf & bamboo compostable service ware. We love educating visitors about environmentally friendly practices that they can incorporate at the park and home.

The Arch Cafe, LLC is the perfect place to stop for a bite on your next family vacation. If you have young ones, take a look at some of our There's no better way to get your children interested in one of our country's greatest landmarks!

Seasonal Outdoor Dining
Savor Gateway Arch views and made-to-order burgers, sandwiches, snacks, and more at the Paddlewheel Café on the riverboat dock. Box lunches are available March–November with advance notice. Call (877) 982-1410.

Fresh homemade fudge and packaged snacks are also available at The Arch Store.

There are numerous downtown restaurants in the nearby downtown St. Louis area. For information about downtown restaurants to the Convention and Visitors Commission website.

Museum Store
The Arch Store


Jefferson National Parks Association (JNPA), a not-for-profit organization, has operated stores at the Gateway Arch and Old Courthouse for more than fifty years. Revenues generated at these retail outlets support a wide variety of educational classes, exhibits, living history programs, and archival and conservation work at Gateway Arch National Park.

The Arch Store offers Arch-themed souvenirs, books and gifts; Western-themed products like high-end reproduction Remington bronze statues, a bust of Thomas Jefferson, and numerous Native American crafts. The store also honors the 1960s origins of the Arch itself, featuring items such as the iconic Eero Saarinen-designed Tulip chair and table, Eames stacking cards and mid-century modern architectural books. For more information call 314-678-1530 or 800-537-7962.

The Old Courthouse Shop offers products related to one of the most important court cases in America's civil rights history, the Dred Scott case, which took place at this site. The shop also features items relating to St. Louis history. For more information call 314-655-1627 or 800-537-7962.

Last updated: February 19, 2019

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