the cafeteria ($)


Monday–Thursday: 11:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Friday: 11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
Saturday: 11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
Sunday: 11:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Ground floor, with access from the first floor behind the Medieval Hall and from the second floor at the rear of the European Paintings galleries.

the cafeteria Sample Menu (PDF)

This comfortable, bright space offers self-service dining. The menu includes an extensive selection of hot entrées, grilled and cold sandwiches, salads, sushi, snacks, and desserts for lunch, snacks, and dinner. Booster seats and high chairs are available, as are special New York City Taxi Cab Kids Meals.

Public Cafeteria

Enjoy $2.50 off a $25.00 purchase in the cafeteria when you present this coupon.

Private Celebrations, The Members Dining Room

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

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