A new restaurant from the people behind Estela, in the Met Breuer museum.
We had terrible service, we waited too long for our appetizers and then soooo long for our entrees. Long enough that we had already finished our dinner wine waiting. The waiter nicely and appropriately offered to top us off. It was really poor timing
The snapper was too salty but the waiter offered to get me something else.
Fast, pleasant service. Knowledgeable wine list with good German selections in addition to French, Californian and others.
Outdoor dining is nice with good weather.
Everything really super delicious!
Endive salad is my fav! 😘
The staff is pro, its fabulous service, the atmosphere is all you want in chic NYC museum dining. The menu can be a little fussy and certainly pricey but the seafood is super fresh and clean, just the way you want it. Such a pretty room.
The scallop crudo was nothing like a crudo. It offended me to the core.
Good food, spotty service, sparse wine list
Every thing perfect, except for the noise. Other clients also complained about it.
Fantastic and inventive cooking. Takes you to new sensations....
Awful! for the second time I couldn’t get what I wanted because they ran out and it was only 1:30pm. My second choice plate was ok but definitely not worth the price. Very slow service.
I wish i could go here every night. I loved it. But it's not cheap. I will be back!
The food is impeccable and wine list well appointed. Truly special dishes, and incredible light seafood bites to begin your meal with.
Flavorful and creative food. Great setting. Service contributes to a most enjoyable experience.
they do it right!
Eating Ignacio Mattos' food in Marcel Breuer building...what could be bad about that? Nothing.
Go here, you will be very happy.
WE wanted a special place to go with just engaged to be married friends, one of whom has gluten issues, one of whom is a barely lapsed vegetarian does eat fish, and my husband who is allergic to sugar. And, I, the food decider wanted all the bells and whistles like attractive and good service along with DELICIOUS and good wine.
Flora Bar made everyone very happy.
This is a great place to eat, particularly if you are visiting the museum. The food was good and the ambiance was pleasant. Great endive salad and jamon iberico. The only problem I had was with the bathroom, which is part of the museum. The men's bathroom was so smelly that they had to keep the door opened. Our two male guests thought it was disgusting and as we walked to the women's bathroom the smell was awful. We were told by the restaurant that the bathrooms were not their responsibility. That is all well but you can't have a nice restaurant -- not cheap -- have such bad bathrooms. Restaurant should work with the Museum to have the bathrooms serviced more frequently.
We chose this place because it's in the Met Breuer, where we were seeing an exhibition. It's a good place for a time-out while viewing the show, but I would never make a special trip here just to eat. Everything on the menu is contrived, the servings are small and the prices are high. The service is inefficient. They never brought the coffee. However, there's nothing else anywhere nearby so if you're spending the day at the Breuer, you may very well end up here.
Outstanding food and service
Beautiful room that is open to the courtyard. The perfect place for lunch while visiting the Met Breuer.
Light super flavorful Top Chef like clean well presented dishes. Everything was a pleasant surprise and that's non easy!
Food was amazing! And a different twist. Beautifully presented and not too much. Great fun sharing too!
Excellent brunch place
I was very pleased with patience of the maitre. I asked my date to meet me at MET Breuer downstairs........she mivsthought......at MET Museum? So she was looking for me at that big MET!!!! Luckily i texted her the address being 75/mad...so sh wa 45 min late but management let me stay at table. THANK YOU.
You guys rock! Thanks for another amazing diner. You treated us so well even though we arrived 15 minutes before the kitchen closed. Best sourdough bread in town! Gracias
Bad service, foos not good and so slow. Not worth for the price. Never go back
Food is heavenly and original!
But the service very slow at lunch.
Overpriced, ridiculously pretentious service and mediocre overpriced tiny dishes.
Zero willingness to accommodate guests with allergies.
Stay away. Unlimited options for better food and service in NYC.
Delicious seasonal food in a beautiful space. If you like Estela, you'll love Flora Bar.
Even among overpriced Upper East Side brunch restaurants, Flora Bar stands out for its poor value, with very small portions, inadequately sauced or dressed. If you have to eat while visiting the Met Breuer, stick with the excellent pastries at the coffee bar.
We shared the steak, lobster dumplings, asparagus and coquettes... Next time
I would take a pass on the asparagus but all else was outstanding. I was surprised that there were not more california wines on the menu....
Love the location and atmosphere. Small plates for sharing very nice. The Iberian ham app delicious as was the fava bean purée dip with lavash. Super tasty. Entree’s of halibut- and chicken with celery and lobster/crab dumplings in Yuzu sauce all delicious. I know it’s NYC but prices steep for entree’s. ($33 for chicken). Servers knew menu and wine list well. Didn’t blink when first white wine taste wasn’t what we wanted. Selected another wine- perfect. Sables cookies for dessert tasty.
My chicken was cooked tho I personally would have preferred a bit more well done. Aside from that and steep prices- nice. I’d go back.
The noise level ruins the whole experience. This is unexpected in a museum restaurant on the staid Upper East Side.
Sitting outside for lunch at the Flora Bar after seeing the "Like life: Sculpture, color, and the body" exhibit was such a pleasure. The Caesar salad is beautifully plated, with perhaps a slightly too acidic but still delicious dressing. Fries are great. Creme brulee has a little sea salt on top, giving it a nice touch. Although there is of course street noise when you sit outside, it's much quieter than inside and it's possible to talk easily to one's companion(s). It's just a delightful place to be. The service is excellent. And the exhibit is fantastic.
To dine in a museum
Designed by Marcel Baurer is a treat. Flora offers a creative dinner that is fresh and delicious however it is not the expected entree with veggies and starch . This is really an $ series of small plates that are delicious and exciting : Art for the pallet .. do not miss the Cesar salad : the tuna tartar : , the omelette with fish eggs is over the top delicious ! The dumplings inbroth is a disappointment as is the chicken .
The desserts and drinks are always a big hit !
Beautiful and refined plates with exciting flavors. Great cocktails. Excellent bread. Everything was perfectly seasoned. Small plates allow diners to savor many dishes.
Have eaten there before and enjoyed it
This time food came after 45 minutes and several requests. Nobody seemed to care , apologize etc. food was cold and unappetizing when it did show up. All we were looking for was one person approach us and say “ i’m sorry “ and mean it.
We waited 45 minutes to be seated even with a reservation. Hostess staff was very nice, but not able to easily resolve the situation.
This is a beautiful space . The menu is very limited and the portions are small.
Check the menu before you go. Outside space is very beautiful and a great place for a drink.
Everything is delicious!