NYSCI introduces a new eating experience: Delish by Amerivents Café

Delish provides a variety of daily fresh items with a focus on dishes that not only taste good but are good for you. The café’s menu will feature grab-and-go food made with natural, organic and locally sourced ingredients that are freshly prepared. Delish also practices sustainable catering by using recyclable or reusable packaging. Throughout the year, Delish will offer lessons and programs about sustainability to help make eating at NYSCI a learning experience for the whole family.


Café Hours


September – June

Monday – Thursday: 9 am – 3 pm

Friday: 9 am – 5 pm

Saturday & Sunday: 9 am – 5 pm

Holidays and School Vacation Weeks: 9 am – 4 pm


July & August

Monday – Friday: 9 am – 3 pm

Saturday & Sunday: 9 am – 5 pm

Holidays: 9 am – 4 pm



Café Seating

Seating for Café patrons is available indoors and outdoors (weather permitting) on the Café’s patio.


Picnics and Food Brought From Home

The Café’s dining area is reserved for visitors purchasing food from the Café or the adjacent vending area.

Food brought from home is not permitted in the Café, except for groups with lunchroom reservations.

Picnicking visitors are requested to use nearby Flushing Meadows Corona Park benches. NYSCI staff can direct you to these outdoor locations.


Food Deliveries

Food deliveries are not permitted.



Catering is available for groups visiting NYSCI.