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The Modern - Bar Room

New York City, NY (Manhattan)
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Ranked #224 of 11,869 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $40
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Contemporary
Neighborhood:
Midtown
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Between 5th and 6th Avenues
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Chevy Chase, Maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Food was excellent and atmosphere lively but not intrusive, Service was attentive but no pressure. Each of the 5 of us had a different main course and each person commented on excellence.

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Yorkshire Dales
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Whow what a fab place to eat. Great food and drinks,wonderful service everything was just amazing. Try the alcohol free cocktails (and the wine) We had a terrific evening. Thank you we will be back!

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Sydney
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Over the years when visiting NYC a trip to MOMA is compulsory. And when there lunch or dinner at the modern bar room is a must. The food is light fresh and interesting. The wine list is excellent.

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Jackson Heights, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

I had a wonderful lunch yesterday at the Modern Bar Room. The staff is great and really goes out of their way to show you some first rate hospitality. The restaurant is currently offering a $30 special of Tagliatelle (fresh pasta) or Risotto (Arborio rice) with a very generous amount of shaved white truffles. This was my first time having... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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83 reviews 83 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We dined at The Modern in the main dining room previously and were eager to try again on our recent visit. We noticed the bar room during our last visit and when we found out that the main dining room is not open on Sunday’s did not hesitate to book for the bar room. We are equally impressed with the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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104 reviews 104 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Don't normally eat this much for lunch. It was just as good as the last time. Service was particularly good. The beef for two was a real study in excess.

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Maine
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

A reservation is a MUST, Our lunch was spectacular, As long as price is not an issue this is the best lunch and best art in NYC

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New York City
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This is a beautifully designed room. The tables are quite close together. Always a great place to dine. Staff went out of their way to be considerate. I said I was cold & they brought me a cup of hot water with lemon. My friend explained she could not eat the bread as she had to eat gluten free products.... More 

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Milwaukee
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177 reviews 177 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We went to see an exhibition at MOMA, followed by dinner in the Bar Room, before going off to Broadway. I thought the service was excellent and the food was very good. My husband and I shared an eggplant appetizer that had very unique flavors and was delicious. I had the sea scallops for my main course and they were... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

this is a classy restaurant. excellent food and very attentive service. we ate in the bar room as we wanted a more modest meal without sacrificing quality. this was delivered in spades. The wine list is extensive but very pricey. not everyone wants to spend over $100 a bottle for a light meal. the few i recognised were marked up... More 

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Additional Information about The Modern - Bar Room

Address: New York City, NY
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 40
Cuisine: Contemporary

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