The Balcony Lounge ($$)

The Balcony Lounge

Monday–Thursday and Sunday: 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Friday and Saturday: 10:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.

Second floor, adjacent to the Great Hall Balcony

Exclusively for Members at the Friend level and above, this sophisticated space adjacent to the Great Hall Balcony offers a delicious menu of beverages and light snacks for purchase, along with complimentary reading material and Museum information. For more information, please call 212-650-2910.

The Balcony Lounge is open to Museum Members beginning at the Friend ($300) level. For more information, to become a Member, or to upgrade your Membership, see the Membership form or call 212-570-3753.

Current Menus

Offered Daily: 10:00–11:30 a.m.

Offered Daily: 11:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.; Friday and Saturday: 5:00–8:00 p.m.

Learn more about our farm-to-table partners.

Totoya Hokkei (Japanese, 1780–1850) | Food in a Lacquer Box, with Design of egoyomi (Pictorial Calendar) (detail) | The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929 (JP2011)

On Saturday, October 25, the Members Dining Room will be offering an exceptional dinner of sake and Japanese cuisine, hosted by Executive Chef Fred Sabo and sake sommelier Hiromi Iuchi.

Complimentary wines

Join us on the first Friday and Saturday of every month, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., for a complimentary two-ounce tasting of featured wines.

Private Celebrations, The Members Dining Room

The Metropolitan Museum offers elegant private spaces and unforgettable dining experiences for your next event.