Dine with Us
One of downtown Jacksonville’s most popular destinations, Café Nola @ MOCA offers a one-of-a-kind dining experience — serving upscale bistro fare in a relaxed setting.
Our menu changes seasonally, but most of your favorites will always be available. Examples of Café Nola’s Mediterranean style, Southern-Influenced dishes include:
Sample Menu Items
Jerk Chicken Wrap
Spicy jerk marinated chicken, coconut rice, spring mix, cool lime dressing & house made tortilla chips
Changes Daily — Examples Include:
- Roasted Baby Vegetables & Brie with Fresh Basil
- Chicken, Sun Dried Tomato, Grilled Onion, Mozzarella & Rosemary
- Flat Iron Steak, Caramelized Onions & Point Reyes Blue Cheese
Enjoy Café Nola favorites:
- Shrimp & Grits
- Pasta Du Jour
- Black Truffle Chicken Mac & Cheese
- Spring Lobster Gnocchi
- Plus nightly specials
- Enjoy beer, wine or a cocktail with your dinner from our full bar
Open for Art Walk
The first Wednesday of the month, Café Nola is open for the enjoyment of Art Walk patrons at 5 p.m.
Special Event: Sound Effects Prix Fixe Menu
Thursday, June 6, First Seating at 5 p.m.
Make concert night memorable with a special three course menu. Then saunter over to the MOCA Theater and enjoy the free performance! Reservations recommended.
$25 for adults
- Appetizer or Glass of House Wine
Options include the House Salad, Cup of Soup, Southern Spring Roll, or Flatbread
- Select Entrée
Options include Shrimp & Grits, Pasta du Jour, Asian Noodle Salad, or Quiche du Jour
- Dessert du Jour
Café Nola offers a number of special brunches during the year. Please check the website periodically for more more details.
Jacksonville Jazz Festival Brunch at Café Nola
Saturday, May 25 & Sunday, May 26, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Enjoy the relaxing sounds of the Jacksonville Jazz Festival while savoring a delicious brunch at Café Nola! Reservations recommended.
Download the Brunch Menu
$25 for adults, $8 for children under 10
Make your reservations today by calling 366 – 6911, ext. 231.
Served Monday – Friday 11:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Thursday Nights & First Wednesday Artwalks First seating at 5 p.m.
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Café Nola To Go
Café Nola is a well-established destination for lunch in downtown Jacksonville and now its fresh upscale bistro fare can be delivered directly to your office. Cafe Nola offers the best in business and corporate catering. We’ll have your lunches prepared fresh, to your specifications, and delivered on time to your door. Perfect for:
- Pharmaceutical Rep Lunches
- Law Firm Meetings
- Department Meetings
- Corporate Company Meetings
- Client Meetings
- Board Meetings
The State of Florida Division of Hotels & Restaurants requires us to remind you that consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood or eggs may increase your risk of food borne illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions.
Chef Kathy Collins
Chef Collins is originally from Chicago, Illinois where she graduated from the prestigious Le Cordon Bleu (CHIC). Chef Collins has been a personal chef both in Chicago and Jacksonville. Locally, Chef Collins was the Sous Chef at Pastiche in Jacksonville’s historic “Avondale” and had served as the Head Chef at Café Nola from June 2005 until November 2006 (for operators Pam and Bruce Pollett). To complement the Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville, Chef Collins showcases seasonal cooking with an emphasis on locally grown and produced foods. She particularly is drawn to the bountiful supply of seafood available on the First Coast. Her Mediterranean style, Southern influenced dishes will bring a fresh and innovative approach to the typical southern palette. Local rock shrimp, the freshest available fish, Maple Leaf Farms duck, local breads, artisan cheeses, and fresh greens will be the staple. Be sure to try Chef Collins’ favorite dishes — Fresh made soups, Shrimp & Grits and Asparagus Goat Cheese Salad.