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The Modern

9 W. 53rd St.
New York, NY, 10019, United States
TEL: (212) 333-1220

If you ask someone where they want to go out to eat, few consider a museum. The proprietors of Modern, located inside the Museum of Modern Art, aim to change that. With a goal of taking museum dining to new heights, they turned to Alsatian chef Gabriel Kreuther to whip up some French-American dishes of a fine dining caliber. The result is dishes like grilled Sullivan county foie gras, long island duck breast, and Alaskan king crab salad with Osetra caviar. Marked by refined Bauhaus décor, consisting of a clean, black and white palette juxtaposed with elaborate flower arrangements on every table, and overlooking the museum’s sculpture garden, Modern serves the pièce de résistance.

Insider Tip:

Sunday nights in the bar room, corkage fees are waved, so feel free to dig a prize vintage out of your cellar.


Open / Closes
  • Accessible by Public Transportation
  • Bar Dining
  • Dress Code
  • Dinner
  • Full Bar
  • Good for Groups
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Hot Spot
  • Lunch
  • Notable Wine List
  • Notable Chef
  • Notable Design
  • Open Kitchen/Watch the Chef
  • Prix Fixe
  • Private Room Available
  • Private Dining/Party Space
  • Parking Available
  • Sommelier
  • Sunday - Closed
  • Tasting Menu
  • Views

Cuisine Type:: American Nouveau


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