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The Atrium Cafe will be closed from March 17-30  as part of the state-wide mandate.  We are working on a carry-out menu and hope to announce it soon.

Café Hours: Mon.-Sat. 10:30am-4pm
Sunday 11am-3pm (Brunch only)

(Please note: kitchen closes 1/2 hour before Cafe closing, but drinks and desserts will continue to be served until closing.) 

RESERVATION POLICY: The Atrium Cafe only takes reservations for Sunday Brunch and Afternoon Tea. Reservations are not accepted for daily breakfast or lunch.

“Very good food & service also excellent.”
“Always enjoy the shopping & having lunch here!”
“Love this place!”
“Fabulous lunch.”

The Atrium Café is located in the Little Traveler in the peaceful setting of an indoor atrium. The menu ranges from traditional tea sandwiches to innovative new entrees, salads, and desserts. Check with your server about specials, including quiches and soups that change daily. Any sandwich can now be made gluten-free. Just ask your waiter. Keep an eye on our Atrium Café menu because every season we refresh it with new seasonal items. See the full menu.


Afternoon Tea

Served Mondays through Saturdays from 2-4pm. $12.95 per person.
Includes 3 courses and choice of tea.
24-hour advance reservations are required.

Sunday Brunch ***award winning***

Served from 11am-3pm on Sundays.

We offer many all-inclusive brunches for only $8.95. See the menu. 

Showers and Parties

We can host private parties of up to 45 guests with custom menus.

Get more details here: Showers and Parties at The Little Traveler's Atrium Cafe

So many of our guests were very impressed with the beautiful decor of the venue, delicious food selection, amazing dessert, and excellent service. My daughter now has one more special memory to add to all of her previous memories of good times with great friends and family at The Little Traveler. ~The Happy Mother of the Bride 

E-mail to begin planning.


The Atrium Café also plays host to private parties for celebrating life’s special events, such as wedding and baby showers and important birthdays. We can accommodate groups of up to 45 and are happy to create custom menus. Call the store or e-mail to begin planning.

In the early days of The Little Traveler, Kate Raftery, the store's founder, invited her "Carriage Trade" friends from the North Shore to come to Geneva for the day. Most of them were driven by their chauffeurs.  While the ladies dined amidst the splendor of Kate's latest acquisitions from Europe and the Orient, their drivers were served simple fare of homemade sandwiches, soups, and pies made by Swedish cooks in The Atrium Café.  Over the years, these recipes developed a following of their own, and the Atium Café has grown to be an important part of The Little Traveler experience.

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