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Frequently Asked Questions About the Minnesota Legislature

What food services are available in the Capitol?

The cafeterias inside the State Capitol's Rathskeller Café and the Transportation Building are open. The Transportation Building cafeteria is open on a trial basis depending on the volume of customer patronage. The Rathskeller Café in the basement of the State Capitol will remain open until the end of the 2023 legislative session.

Hours for both the Rathskeller and Transportation Building cafeterias will be Monday - Thursday from 8:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. and Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

There is a convenience store on the second floor of the State Capitol operated by Services for the Blind, which is open periodically during the 2023 legislative session.