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Daily Planet Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


US$2 - US$8
American, Cafe
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took kids for lunch on Saturday. There are a lot of options to choose among. Kids loved Mac and cheese, a proper bowl. Three options for sides are: fruit cup, french fries and chips.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 421OlgaC421
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Typically food at an attraction such as the NC science museum isn't that great; but, this actually was! I had the Cuban. The sandwich was large, fresh, and flavorful. Also, the fries were great (closet to McDonalds fries I've ever had). The place is clean,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Vanmat79
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Breakfast of eggs, bacon and toast with/coffee was very good and super fast. Watch the people go by on a window front stool while you enjoy your breakfast. Next door to natural history museum shop.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 1TravelNP
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Food is okay service is great but the best part is the location. Wow visiting the museum, this restaurant is located so you do not have to leave the building which makes it a One-Stop destination for an all-day visit. Salads are available but it's...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank P M
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Nothing special for me, it was a quick decision to stop for a breakfast sandwich. Had the ham, egg and cheese croissant. I was pleasantly surprised by the size of the sandwich, but the ham was extremely salty, to the point I had to finish...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Micheal M
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

The menu has changed over the last year and so has the taste. It’s good enough for a lunch, but it’s not near as yummy as it use to be. The coffee is just okay, but their homemade granola bars are still amazing.

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed 14 June 2018

I was with friends visiting our legislators in the LOB, and didn't want to eat in the cafe in the capitol, so we went out and found this place at the museum. while it is connected to the museum, it also has a street entrance,...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank c5mjb
Reviewed 23 April 2018

What a surprise. The menu is very diverse ( I was tempted by short ribs and a turkey black eyed pea chili but got the Newnurg). The Seafood Newburg (shrimp, salmon, Mahi Mahi) was excellent. Service was efficient and courteous.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Mike D
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

If you are at the NC museums, this little cafe is a great place to stop for breakfast or lunch. The prices are super low, and the list of options is good enough to satisfy most groups.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank susieh443
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Needed a good cup of coffee after local museum tour. This was closest. For a museum cafe, I was surprised that the coffee was good. A choice of three roasts and the dark roast was pretty good -- although I am not a coffee purist....More

Date of visit: February 2018
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