Dining and Catering

Meriwether’s at the Capitol
Meriwether’s, a Dining Management Company headquartered in Lynchburg, Virginia, offers several dining options and venues for guests visiting the Capitol. The cafe in the new Capitol Extension.

Cafe Schedule:
Monday – Friday from 8:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Guests can enjoy a meal in the cafe, which does have limited seating, or use Meriwether’s take-out service. The cafe can be reached by phone at (804)698-7438.

A word of caution to our visitors: Food is not allowed in the original 18th-centry portion of the Capitol.

General Assembly Building:
Meriwether’s also operates a cafeteria in the General Assembly Building on the 6th floor. The cafeteria offers some hot meals, as well as sandwiches and beverages. There is also a sandwich express window open during session each year.

Cafeteria Schedule:
Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Vending machines are located in the basement and floors 2, 3, and 7.