Food at The Shops | Nature's Art Village | Montville, CTNature's Art Village

1650 Hartford-New London Turnpike, Montville, CT 06370

Nature's Art Village & The Dinosaur Place: 860-443-4367
The PAST Antiques & Genius Museum:860-437-3615


Should hunger strike while enjoying your day at Nature’s Art Village satisfy your roaring appetite inside the Cobalt Cafe or at one of Nature’s Art Village’s seasonal options listed below.


Cobalt Café

Location: The Shops at Nature’s Art Village

Enjoy pizza, salads, made to order sandwiches & wraps and more. Vegetarian options also available, call 860.443.4367 for more information and group/party pre-orders.
Child Friendly Options: Dinosaur Chicken Nuggets, Hot Dogs, Pizza, Macaroni & Cheese.
Group Options: Whole Cheese Pizza, Whole Pepperoni Pizza, Fruit Salad, House Salad.

Open Daily 10am – 5:30pm
Rain or Shine

Ice Cream Shop*

Location: Behind Monty T. Rex, Outside of The Dinosaur Place
*Does not require The Dinosaur Place admission to purchase.

The Ice Cream Shop features Gifford’s Premium Ice Cream served as cups, cones, milkshakes and sundaes. Root Beer Floats and other beverages are also available.

Open Daily Beginning April 1st, 10am – 6pm*
Rain or Shine

*See Hours Page for more information.


Monty’s Munchies*

Location: The Dinosaur Place next to Monty’s Playground 
*Requires The Dinosaur Place admission to purchase.

Monty’s Munchies is located within The Dinosaur Place next to Monty’s Playground and across from the Splashpad®
Menu items include: hamburgers, cheeseburgers, hot dogs, pizza (whole and personal) and more! Fountain soda and water are also available.

Open Father’s Day through Labor Day
Open Daily 11am – 5pm*

*Weather permitting. See Hours Page for more information.


Picnic Areas

• Outside of The Dinosaur Place behind Monty T. Rex
• Inside The Dinosaur Place by the front gate
• Inside The Dinosaur Place surrounding Monty’s Munchies

We encourage you to take your lunch outside and use our many picnic tables. Whether you bring your own lunch or order one in the Cobalt Cafe, every meal is better under the sun!