Breakfast & Lunch

Monday - Friday: 8 A.M. - 3 P.M.
Saturday - Sunday: 11 A.M. - 3 P.M.

*Beginning November 1, 2019, the Derby Cafe Express will open at 9 a.m. and will resume 8 a.m. service on March 2, 2020. 
*From November 24, 2019 - March 1, 2020, the Derby Cafe Express will be closed on Sundays, and will resume Sunday service on March 8, 2020.

Derby Cafe Express:

The Derby Cafe Express features grab-and-go & made-to-order breakfast and lunch items.The Derby Cafe Express serves hot and cold breakfast items such as parfaits, fresh breakfast pastries, muffins, and kolache; alongside fresh-brewed and iced coffee, tea, juices and bottled beverages. The lunch menu offers a selection of popular deli-style sandwiches, paninis, soups, salads, fresh fruit, and Kentucky-inspired staples like the one and only Derby Pie, benedictine, and classic rotating specials. 

The new Derby Cafe Express also features a full bar, available during business hours, highlighting more than fifty varieties of bourbon and remains a destination on the Urban Bourbon Trail. There’s no better way to top off a trip to historic Churchill Downs Racetrack than toasting with a Mint Julep.

Please check our event calendar for any Cafe closings outside of regular times.

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