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Sette MoMA

Italian, Mediterranean, Contemporary
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11 West 53rd Street, New York City, NY 10019
(212) 708-9710
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11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Wed - Thu 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Sat - Mon 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating

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  • Value
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Food and Art...Win

A haven in the midst of art overload, the food was excellent for a gallery. Wine list great but expensive.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
David C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A haven in the midst of art overload, the food was excellent for a gallery. Wine list great but expensive.

Thank David C
Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So, food is nothing to write home about; decor clean lines, white table cloth...scandinavian modern with moderately well trained staff. Prices challenge the quality of the food. But, the attraction is to get out on the terrace, which is a balcony set into the line of the building overlooking the Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture Garden and the street nearby. So, you... More 

Thank mukdennnis
Rochester, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago credit card Amex Card Member Review

Good quality and interesting items but no real bargains to be had. Again good quality, with a large array od artfully made and curated collection, but not cheap !

Thank ChristopherC3
New York, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

While the service and cuisine are only slightly above average for a trattoria, Sette MoMA is all about location - as well as a view on the museums sculpture garden.

New York City, New York, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Unexceptional food served in a large cafeteria style space. Convenient. You are there for the art. Food doesn't rate as high as the arty. Stick to the art unless you are looking for a break.

Thank Gil F
Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

We love MOMA and have to eat lunch or a snack here after hours of taking in the art show. The service is terrific, and the food is well prepared, pretty and tasty, too. This is not a place to go if you are really hungry.

Thank mike h
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015 via mobile

They took 25 min to serve us 3 slices of cheese for 16usd. Expensive and small portions. It took so long to get the entries that we decided to leave and don't order the main course. I would not come back.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

It was a gamble that we could get a table, and a long shot at that. Still we ducked out of an exhibit and into the restaurant with barely a second thought. Everything was perfect. I don't recommend doing this often, if you know you're going to MoMA, you may as well plan ahead. A superb wine list, and delightful... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Moma's restaurant is certainly a step above any other restaurant in a museum. The food is nice, elegantly presented, elegantly flavoured, the view from the floor to ceiling windows is stunning. The restaurant itself is reasonably average atmosphere and ambience wise. A little something that just takes away the wow factor, a pleasant experience all in all, but for the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

The popular habit of putting as many ingredients as possible into a single dish just doesn't appeal to me, so I had trouble deciding on any of the selections on the prix fixe menu. I started with something that included mussels and apples (wasn't any better than it sounded) and had a pork dish of which the main portion was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11 West 53rd Street, New York City, NY 10019
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: (212) 708-9710

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, Contemporary
Open Hours
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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