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Dining at The Met

The Met seeks to offer the highest level of hospitality and the most memorable culinary experiences to visitors. From the more casual ambience of the Great Hall Balcony Café & Bar to the serene elegance of The Dining Room at The Met, we have offerings for every appetite at all three Museum locations.


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The Dining Room at The Met

A well-presented plate of octopus and green against a dark grey surface

Fine food overlooking Central Park.

$$$ (Members and Patrons receive a 10% discount.)

Hours
Monday–Thursday: 12–2:30 pm
Friday: 12–2:30 pm, 5:30–10:30 pm (last seating at 9 pm)
Saturday: 11:30 am–3 pm, 5:30–10:30 pm (last seating at 9 pm)
Sunday: 11 am–3 pm

Location
Fourth floor via the elevator in the European Sculpture and Decorative Arts galleries. View on map.

Reservations
Visit OpenTable or call 212-570-3975

Menu    Tasting Menu

The Great Hall Balcony Café & Bar

Salads, sandwiches, coffee, and desserts daily. Cocktails and appetizers with waiter service and live performances on Friday and Saturday evenings.

$

Hours
Café: Sunday–Thursday, 10 am–4:45 pm; Friday & Saturday, 10 am–3:30 pm
Bar: Friday & Saturday, 4–8:30 pm (last call at 8 pm)
Live Performances: Friday & Saturday, 5–8 pm

Location
Second-floor balcony overlooking the Great Hall. View on map.

Café Menu    Bar Menu

The Great Hall Balcony Café & Bar photo by Sam Deitch

The Cantor Roof Garden Bar

Cocktails and light fare in an open-air setting with views of Central Park and the Manhattan skyline (seasonal).

$

Hours
Open mid–April through October (weather permitting)
Sunday–Thursday: 11 am–4:30 pm
Friday & Saturday: 11 am–8:15 pm

Location
Fifth floor via the elevator in the European Sculpture and Decorative Arts galleries. View on map.

Groups can pre-purchase beverage vouchers for up to 30 guests to use at the Cantor Roof Garden Bar. For more information, email mettours@metmuseum.org or call 212-570-3711.

Menu

The Members Roof Garden Bar

For Members and Patrons. This special bar location is adjacent to the main Cantor Roof Garden Bar and features summer cocktails and spectacular views of the Manhattan skyline (seasonal).

$$

Hours
Open May 26–September 1, 2017 (weather permitting)
Friday: 5–8 pm

Location
Fifth floor via the elevator in the European Sculpture and Decorative Arts galleries. View on map.

The Balcony Lounge

For Members with Evening Hours, Members with Opening Nights, and Patrons. This modern space is perfect for a light bite or a glass of wine.

$$

Hours
Sunday–Thursday: 10 am–5 pm
Friday & Saturday: 10 am–8 pm
(Tea service available daily)

Location
Second floor, adjacent to the Great Hall Balcony. View on map.

Menu

Balcony Lounge photo by Sam Deitch

The Petrie Court Café

Full-service dining with views of Central Park.

$$

Hours
Daily: 11:30 am–4 pm
(Afternoon tea menu available 2–4 pm)

Location
Carroll and Milton Petrie European Sculpture Court. View on map.

Reservations
For reservations for groups of five or more, call 212-570-3964.

Menu    Special Menu

The American Wing Café

Quick and casual American favorites with a view of Central Park.

$

Hours 
Monday–Thursday & Sunday: 10 am–4:30 pm
Friday & Saturday: 10 am–8:15 pm

Location
The Charles Engelhard Court, first floor. View on map.

Menu

The Cafeteria

People select food options in a public cafeteria at The Met

Family-friendly dining featuring a wide assortment of offerings.

$

Hours
Monday–Thursday: 11:30 am–4 pm
Friday & Saturday: 11:30 am–6 pm
Sunday: 11:30 am–4 pm

Location
Ground floor, with access from the first floor behind the Medieval Hall and from the second floor at the rear of the European Paintings galleries. View on map.

Menu


The Met Breuer

Flora Bar

Flora Bar takes its inspiration from lively, approachable restaurants in New York and Europe and is open beyond Museum hours. The menu emphasizes seafood and vegetables and strives to be tasty and playful. You can stop in for a full dinner, a small bite, or a drink at the long bar.

$$$

Hours
Lunch: Tuesday–Friday, 11:30 am–3:30 pm 
Dinner: Tuesday–Thursday, 5:30–10 pm; Friday–Saturday, 5:30–11 pm; Sunday, 4:30–9 pm
Brunch: Saturday, 11:30 am–3:30 pm; Sunday, 11:30 am–4:30 pm
Closed Monday

Location
Ground level. Accessible through the Museum both during and after public hours. View on map.

Reservations
Visit OpenTable or call 646-558-5383

Flora Bar photo by Glen Allsop

Flora Coffee

Coffee bar serving coffee, pastries, and takeaway sandwiches.

$

Hours
Tuesday–Sunday: 10 am–5:30 pm
Closed Monday

Location
Ground level. Accessible through the Museum both during and after public hours. View on map.

Flora Coffee photo by Glen Allsop


The Met Cloisters

The Trie Café

A serene outdoor café offering light fare.

$

Hours
Open April–October (weather permitting)
Daily: 11 am–4:15 pm

Location
Lower level in the Trie Cloister at The Met Cloisters in Fort Tryon Park, northern Manhattan. View on map.

Menu