The newest addition to the dining experience is our renovated Café, located off the Ruwe Terrace next to the Museum Store. The Bistro features different food stations offering fresh fare including a Salad Bar, Soup Station, Pizza Counter, Market Bar, and Grille. In addition to all of your favorites, find seasonal specials, healthy choices, staff picks, and kids options throughout. You can even customize your items from the Grille at one of our self order kiosks! If you are looking for something on the go, check out our fresh but premade sandwiches, salads, and snacks in the cooler in addition to beverages for all ages.

Access to the Library exhibits is not required to visit The Gipper’s Bistro. There is ample indoor and outdoor seating available to enjoy your meal. Current hours for the Café and food stations are:

Café Grab & Go10a-5p10a-5p10a-5p10a-5p10a-5p10a-5p10a-5p
Café Soup11a-3p11a-3p11a-3p11a-3p11a-3p11a-3p11a-3p
Café Grille11a-230p11a-230p11a-230p11a-230p11a-3p11a-3p11a-3p
Café Market Bar11a-230p11a-230p11a-230p11a-230p11a-3p11a-3p11a-3p

The Ronald Reagan Pub, located in the Air Force One Pavilion on the first floor, is currently closed.  

Additional Dining

For additional dining options, the Reagan Library is within an easy drive of a variety of eateries from fast food to full service restaurants. Here's the Simi Valley Chamber of Commerce list. The Library has several picnic tables areas around the building for visitor use.


The Museum Store boasts the most extensive collection of Reagan memorabilia available anywhere, featuring treasured mementos and gifts, each reflecting a significant aspect of President Reagan's life, or his career. You can shop by category, collection and top picks. 

Private Parties:

The Library has many areas available for rental for large, special events. The Library also has an on-site catering company. Weddings, wedding receptions, birthday parties, Bar Mitzvahs, and other personal events cannot be held on Library grounds.