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The Modern

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9 W 53rd St, The Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY 10019-5401 (Between 5th and 6th Avenues)
12123331220
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11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This Modern is one of the best restaurant we've been. The food was fresh & delicious. Staff was friendly, valued money. I will be back!

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

When going to the Modern of course you already know that your going to fall in love with the space being connected to the Modern Museum and you are if you are in the main dining room. While waiting to be seated for dinner me and my girlfriend lounged at the bar and the atmosphere was busy and loud and... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

best food i ever had. recommended by a tourguide on The Tour... Rori. multi course delight. amazing service. worth every penny. my whole family loooooves food and no one had a single complaint. from the second we walked in.

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San Diego
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I visited The Modern while celebrating our wedding anniversary. The food was great, as there wasn't a single item of food that we disliked. The service was outstanding. In particular, I have to give a shout out to Perla, as she played a huge role in making our experience at The Modern fantastic! During the meal, the... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Modern is definitely a hot spot. Modernity as the name announces is brought to the table together with locally made bread (you just cannot stop eating). Wide range of choices for a selected and well balance proposition following classic techniques. Friendly service and the view of the Moma sculptures make the journey as tasteful as scenic

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is very elegant and delicate, the tastes are different in a good way, the atmosphere is cozy , the staff works very hard and sympathy, the price is quite high, but certainly worth the experience , dinner is served only through tasting menu and the restaurant does not accept tips. Reservations are required

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sometimes a little pretension is a good thing. Love the creative menu with attentive and professional waitstaff. Wonderful cocktails and portions are great (not too heavy) This was our second visit for pre-theatre in the bar and timing was perfect . Don't miss the Hamachi with grapefruit!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Congratulate the bar staff at the preteen bar of the MoMa. Lovely staff who advice warmly what to drink after a busy day in the city. Great selection and large smiles. Nothing pretentious as one could fear. I'd recommend a visit.

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London, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a superb evening at the Modern, in the Bar room. The food was exquisite, perfectly timed, and we luxuriated in the beautifully orchestrated dishes, great champagne and the stylish and comfortable environment. The most memorable was the glorious leek and pistachio starter. The service was faultless. We’d love to be back, funds and time zones permitting.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately did the bearded sommelier, with an attitude far away from a restaurant and wine, totally spoiled this evening. I have never experienced such an arrogant attitude from a sommelier as the bearded man. If I could post videos from his behaviour from several tables it would be amazing, so full of himself. The restaurant has 2 stars in the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$108 - $182
Cuisine
French, American, European
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Business meetings, Special occasions
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 W 53rd St, The Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY 10019-5401
    (Between 5th and 6th Avenues)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: 12123331220
Description
The Dining Room at The Modern is a 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 in a $122 three-course prix fixe menu, a $152 four-course prix fixe menu, and a $182 eight-course tasting menu. Lunch offers a $108 three-course prix fixe menu or $118 four-course prix fixe menu. Complementing Chef Bissell's menus, Master Sommelier Michaël Engelmann's extensive selection of wines showcases exceptional diversity and value in wines both classic and emerging regions. As of Nov. 19, our menu pricing is inclusive of all costs associated with food, beverage and hospitality. No tips are required nor expected. We accept reservations 28 days in advance. The restaurant also includes the vibrant and lively Bar Room (reservations encouraged), terrace for seasonal outdoor enjoyment, and bar & lounge area to welcome walk-ins.

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