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“Good lunch in great location”
Review of American Art Cafe

American Art Cafe
Ranked #2,599 of 13,774 Restaurants in New York City
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Dining options: Breakfast
Neighborhood: Central Park
Reviewed May 27, 2016

This is an easy and quick meal, with great choices, right in the heart of a fabulous museum. I love stopping in here - the food is good, the line moves very quickly, and there are plenty of tables to eat at. The location can't be beat.

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank ahappycouple2
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Reviewed May 15, 2016

After a long day of walking and crowds we needed a break. We stopped by this cafe to get a snack and some coffee. The choices were wonderful with fruit, sandwich, parfait options among many others. Everyone was able to find something they could eat (special diets) and the coffee was hot and just hit the spot.

We got a table by the window and just loved the sun, the view, sitting all while taking our time to enjoy our food. It was our oasis in the hustle of a full and fun day.

Date of visit: May 2016
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Thank Linda R
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Reviewed April 10, 2016

The American Wing Café at the Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the nicest restaurants to eat in the Museum. On a sunny day, try to grab one of the tables by the window. It is such a nice view of Central Park.

The food is wonderful too. I think that the museum has caught on that the visitors realized that the sandwiches in the Cafeteria were a $1.00 less and now have matched the prices with the café. No matter. The sandwiches in the American Wing I think are fresher due to the high turnover of food in the café. It really moves fast.

I had a turkey and brie on raison bread that was an unusual combination but worked and it was very good. The sandwich was so fresh and the greens were really crunchy. Match it with chips and a Coke and it is a nice meal. The food is usually very good but a little pricey and you don't get a discount with your membership that you do at other museums. Still outside the Members Dining Room, it is the best place to eat in the museum.

Date of visit: April 2016
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4  Thank Justin W
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Reviewed April 1, 2016

The Cafe has a large selection of food at a typical NYC price. This is the go to place to eat when visiting the Met and there is a dish for everyone.

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank cjvagabond
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Reviewed March 30, 2016

The price of the food is expensive and as it is you have to pay a small fortune for admission to the museum

Date of visit: December 2015
1  Thank valerie a
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