The Dining Room at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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1716 Reviews
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$50 and over
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Contemporary American
Overlooking Central Park, The Dining Room offers modern American cuisine with a focus on local and seasonal ingredients by our Executive Chef Fred Sabo and Executive Pastry Chef Randy Eastman.

Enjoy Afternoon Tea service daily from 2-4pm.

*NEW* Complimentary Admission with Dining Experience: Just visit the Dining Concierge desk, at the Great Hall Information Desk, upon your arrival to receive your Museum tickets! Not valid for parties greater than 10 people. For large party reservations, please call 212-570-3975.

Although window seats can be requested, they cannot be guaranteed.

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Contemporary American, American, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Sat, Sun 11:30 am–3:00 pm
Mon–Fri 12:00 pm–4:00 pm
Afternoon Tea
Mon–Fri 2:00 pm–4:00 pm
Happy Hour
Mon–Fri 3:00 pm–4:00 pm
Fri, Sat 5:30 pm–10:30 pm
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Phone number
(212) 570-3975
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Fred Sabo
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Cross street
82nd st.
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Parking details
The Museum garage, located at Fifth Avenue and 80th Street, is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Parking discounts apply to Museum Members only. To receive a discount, Museum Members must have their tickets validated at the Uris Center for Education Membership/Visitor Information Desk. For more information, please call 212-879-5500.
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Public transit
Subway: 4, 5 or 6 train at 86th Street & Lexington.

Bus: M1, M2, M3, M4, M86 or M79 bus at Fifth Avenue.

See for detailed directions.
Banquet, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, High Tea, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine