Food and Drink

All Members and Patrons receive a 10% discount in all public restaurants at The Met Fifth Avenue and The Met Cloisters.
Look for exhibition-inspired menu offerings the next time you visit The Eatery and The Met Dining Room.

Please note: Museum admission is required to enter.

The Met Fifth Avenue

A cheeseburger with lettuce and tomatoes sits on a white plate with a side of french fries.
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The Eatery

What to expect: Casual, family-friendly dining that offers delicious options for visitors of every taste, including pizza, sandwiches, salads, soups, desserts, espresso, and other beverages.

Hours
Monday–Tuesday and Thursday–Sunday: 11 am–4 pm
Closed Wednesday

Location: The Robert Lehman Collection Galleries, Ground Floor. View on map

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Visitors walking around an indoor courtyard with sculptures, a facade of a building is in the background.
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The American Wing Cafe

What to expect: This soaring pavilion with views of American masterworks is a great spot to enjoy coffee, wine, beer, or another beverage with a snack.

Hours
Sunday–Tuesday and Thursday: 11 am–4 pm
Friday and Saturday: 11 am–8 pm
Closed Wednesday

Location: View on map

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Two Museum visitors dine in a vibrant space with lots of natural light.
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Petrie Court Cafe

What to expect: This cafe—located in a spectacular sculpture gallery—offers drinks and light fare.

Hours
Sunday–Tuesday and Thursday: 11 am–4 pm
Friday and Saturday: 11 am–8 pm

Location: Carroll and Milton Petrie European Sculpture Court, Floor 1. View on map

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Two bánh mì sandwiches photographed alongside a plate of edamame on a dark background.
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Great Hall Balcony Cafe

What to expect: Convenient pick-me-ups including bánh mì sandwiches, sushi, light snacks, and beverages.


Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday, 11 am–4:15 pm
Friday and Saturday, 11 am–8:15 pm
Closed Wednesday

Location: Great Hall Balcony, Floor 2. View on map

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A wooden cheese board filled with an assortment of cheese, deli meats, and bread, are photographed between two glasses of white wine against a white background.
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Balcony Lounge

What to expect: Dual Members and above can enjoy a locally and seasonally driven small plate menu. On Saturdays and Sundays, indulge in coffee and pastries during Weekend Member Mornings. Cocktails and wines are expertly paired to complement the casual menu on Friday and Saturday evenings.

Members at the Dual and Family levels enjoy walk-in access; Enthusiast levels and above, call 212-650-2910 for reservations.

Hours
Monday–Tuesday: 11 am–4:45 pm (Last seating: 3:45 pm)
Thursday: 11 am–4:45 pm (Last seating: 3:45 pm)
Friday: 11 am–8:45 pm (Last seating: 7:45 pm)

Saturday:
9–10 am (Weekend Member Mornings)
11 am–8:45 pm (Last seating: 7:45 pm)

Sunday:
9–10 am (Weekend Member Mornings)
11 am–4:45 pm (Last seating: 3:45 pm)

Closed Wednesday

Location: Great Hall Balcony, Floor 2. View on map

A white ceramic plate of pasta topped with lobster presented in its shell. The plate is photographed between two glasses of white wine.
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The Met Dining Room

What to expect: Enjoy an upscale meal with views of Central Park, featuring a seasonal menu from chef Bill Telepan. Reservations are strongly recommended. Use OpenTable, call (212) 570-3975 or email TheMetDiningRoom@metmuseum.org to book your preferred date and time. Dinner is served Friday and Saturday only.

Hours
Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday: 11:30 am–3:15 pm
Friday and Saturday: 11:30 am–3:15 pm and 5–7:45 pm
Closed Wednesday and Sunday

The Met Dining Room will be temporarily closed from Thursday, May 16 through Saturday, May 18.

Location: Accessible via the elevator in the European Sculpture and Decorative Arts galleries near Galleries 555 and 399 (Floor 1) or the elevator in the Modern and Contemporary Galleries near Gallery 999 (Floor 2), Floor 4. View on map

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Visitors stand on a rooftop overlooking the New York City Skyline.
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The Cantor Roof Garden Bar

What to expect: Enjoy cocktails and snacks with a stunning view of Central Park, and magical sunsets on Friday and Saturday evenings in the summer and early fall. The Roof Garden may close on short notice due to bad weather. Space is limited; first come, first served.

Hours
The Cantor Roof Garden Bar will reopen for the season on Thursday, May 16.

Location: Cantor Roof Garden, Floor 5. View on map

The Met Cloisters

Patrons sit at tables and chairs in a stone arcade overlooking a garden.
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Trie Cafe

What to expect: The Met Cloisters' Trie Cafe, open April through October, offers light fare in a peaceful outdoor setting.

Hours
The Trie cafe will reopen for the season on Thursday, April 25.

Location: Trie Cloister, Ground Floor. View on map

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For more information about health and safety protocols while visiting the Museum, please read our Visitor Guidelines.

Above: Menu items in The Eatery and The Balcony Lounge, photos by Anthony Tahlier Photography. The Charles Engelhard Court in the American Wing, photo by Brett Beyer. Trie Cloister and Cafe, photo by John M. Hall. Cantor Roof Garden, photo by Paula Lobo.