The Modern

The Modern

9 W 53rd St, New York, NY
(212) 333-1220 serving: Midtown, Midtown Center
open:Bar Room Hours: Mon - Thu: 11:30 am - 10:30 pm Fri - Sat: 11:30 am - 11:00 pm Sun: 11:30 am - 9:30 pm Dining Room Hours: Lunch: Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm Dinner: Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm Closed Sunday

Sidewalk Score: 9 out of 10
Location, Location, Location:


Restaurants, Dine At The Bar, Fine Dining, Bar Food, $$$$, Business Dining, Traditional American, Seafood, People Watching, Lunch Spot, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion Dining, Mastercard Accepted, Discover Accepted, Visa Accepted, American Express Accepted, Diners Club Accepted, Prix Fixe Menu,

The Low Down


Know Before You Go: The restaurant offers three tasting options: three courses for $85, chef's seven-course tasting menu for $125, and a seven-course seasonal tasting menu for $138.

Where to Sit: For window-side viewing of the sculpture garden and for prime Picasso and Elsworth Kelly proximity, request tables 17, 18, 19, and 21-27.

The Extras: Don't forget the reason why a restaurant is here in the first place.

Rants, Raves & Reviews

by at Gayot

He's now part of the MoMA's "collection." That is, chef Gabriel Kreuther, lured to the MoMA by pioneering restaurateur (and curator) Danny Meyer. Kreuther first appeared on the New York scene as a sous chef at La Caravelle, went on to…
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By at Gayot

Dining at The Modern is always classy and sophisticated. Try the prix-fixe menu at dinner to sample a bit of everything. Read More

By mikep1983 at Menuism

The Bar Room at The Modern is the more casual counterpart to the formal dining room at The Modern, the... Read More

One of my favorite places to eat.
By Bethany T. at Judy's Book

I have been to The Modern three times and have enjoyed the experience every time. Last time I sat in the Bar Room which is a little more casual bu... Read More

If you want modern art, this is the right place
By Amy H. at Judy's Book

Modern art is not really my style but i can appreciate it as a form of art and therefore think it is a great place to observe it. The MOMA has a g... Read More

Love it
By Mike M. at Judy's Book

Love the rooms with abstract objects, toys, day to day things people made them into interesting things. Large lamp, basket balls in the tank etc. ... Read More