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The Modern


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Travelers' Choice2018 Winner

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Local cuisine, Contemporary, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options

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The Modern is a 2 Michelin-starred contemporary American restaurant at the Museum of Modern Art. Helmed by Executive Chef Abram Bissell, the restaurant features refined, playful dishes that highlight exceptional ingredients and seasonality. Lunch offers a $138 three-course menu or $178 six-course menu. Dinner at The Modern is a 7-course menu, involving a few choices on your part, as well as some courses that the restaurant are excited to share with you, bringing a sense of surprise to your meal while also mediated by your own tastes. Dinner is $228 per person, with the option of wine pairings. The Modern accepts reservations 28 days in advance. The restaurant also includes the vibrant and lively
$108 - $228
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Contemporary, American
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 days ago

When I went there with my family, we chose a seven-plate menu and it was a great choice. We had to choose four plates and three were chosen by the chef. Both plates were fantastic! A one of my favourites was the egg yolk with...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank carofrog
Reviewed 2 days ago

Unique atmosphere for a dining experience...really great food and outstanding bar. The Modern should be on the "must visit" places on any trip to NYC!!

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank scottg915
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We chose to dine at the kitchen table to celebrate our 10year wedding anniversary and what a great decision it turned out to be. We were treated like royalty from the moment we entered the restaurant. Every member of staff we encountered congratulated us on...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank lucysF7519VD
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My partner booked this place for our second night in New York as a special treat and I was completely blown away. Everything about this place is spectacular - from the decor, the bar, the menu and the staff. The 3-course menu was divine and...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank A_Travellerxx
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I hear of the Chocolates from Gabriel Kreuther. But had no idea he had a restaurant in NY. Until I attended and it became my favorite restaurant in NY. Had to go twice because I couldn’t get over the flavor of his remarkable dishes. The...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Soraia S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to The Modern Bar the evening of the Tony Awards, there were a few tuxedos in the restaurant. We ordered a 3-course tasting menu + 1 entree for the two of us. Everything was exceptional. The service was great and we even got a...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Bennett_Traveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

The bar at the Modern is worth every effort. We went after a Broadway show and took in the lovely, quiet atmosphere. The photos make it look sterile and more like a power lunch environment but it was actually pretty cozy. Women were dressed in...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank H2NY2
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whenever I visit NYC I choose a new restaurant to meet a friend who is a New Yorker. She had never been. We had a delightful dinner and she proclaimed it her new favorite restaurant! The food, service, and atmosphere were terrific. An issue with...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank WorldTraveler026
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What else can you ask for? A good tour of the MoMA followed by a meal The Modern. The food is excellent and the service is top notch. We really enjoyed our lunch there and would recommend it to anyone who happens to be in...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Naji E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We haven't been to The Modern for a couple of years and were taking in the Miro show at MOMA so decided to combine the two. The ambience has not changed and is very well maintained. The menu was interesting (if not exciting) and the...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit - spectacular skyscrapers
like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's paradise where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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Response from Gisadom | Reviewed this property |
The bar is more informal, with a view to the garden, but the menu is the same.
March 11, 2018|
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Response from Terry B | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant might accommodate you but at some expense to flow, changing plating and order and organization. I'd offer that it is a mild insult and not on good rooting.
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