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Asia Society and Museum Garden Court Cafe

725 Park Ave, at 70th Street, New York City, NY 10021
+1 212-570-5202
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good44%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (14 reviews)
“bento box” (4 reviews)
All hours
Asian, Japanese, Cafe, Sushi, Fusion
$$ - $$$
725 Park Ave, at 70th Street, New York City, NY 10021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a gracious and pretty restaurant with a charming mid-twentieth century aesthetic.. The greenhouse-like setting is ideal for intimate lunches, with light, tasty dishes and leisurely service.

Thank Hera38
Reviewed 11 May 2017

I have eaten here quite a few times with my husband in the past. I have always enjoyed it very much. The museum is a jewel with wonderful exhibits. However, two weeks ago, and I was with two friends, the cafe was about half full...More

1  Thank joand1
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We ate here late last year during a visit to the Asia Society. There is a wonderful exhibit on offer now showing many objects from the Tang Dynasty found from a wrecked ship from the ninth century. The room is a bit cold and forebidding...More

Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Offered fresh cherry lemonade drink and it was very pleasing. The menu offers small plates, plus lunch entrees, with specials each day. The Ahi Tuna was excellent, as was the Massor Dall

Thank Teenzone
Reviewed 5 January 2017

This is a very attractive and appealing restaurant with some very good Asian food. We particularly liked the dumplings and the tuna sushi. The tempura vegetables were less impressive. Still, on the whole this was a fine meal. Recommended.

Thank operalover939
Reviewed 18 December 2016

The cafes at the New York City museums seem to have agreed to improve their cafes -- the Jewish Museum has just added a great eating option with Russ and Daughters, for example. It's great that the Asia Society is doing so -- there aren't...More

Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Around the corner from the Frick Collection, this is a wonderful and different place to have lunch... yes.. the food is asian... 2 of us had tempura which was excellent and one had a curry chicken salad... also very good.. it was not expensive, atmosphere...More

1  Thank chocolattez
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

The Asia Society Museum always has something interesting, beautiful and educational to see: traditional and contemporary exhibitions, film screenings, literature, performing, and visual arts. The headquarters’ holdings include works from more than thirty Asian-Pacific countries including Hindu and Buddhist statuary, temple carvings, Chinese ceramics, paintings,...More

Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 17 May 2016

You have to try the chicken curry salad. Delicious. And those trees in the Garden Court? Real. Even though it is all indoors. The kitchen is two stories down - to accommodate the roots.

1  Thank Michael M
Reviewed 3 May 2016

My husband and I stopped in for lunch at the Asia Society Court Cafe after visiting the Met and Frick museums. It was lunchtime, so the place was fairly crowded. The decor was interesting -- high skylighted ceiling with trees inside wrapped with holiday lights....More

Thank Athena222
Upper East Side
Combining quiet residential neighbourhoods that have
easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural
institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most
livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth
Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of
the nation's most famous attractions in a single
stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the
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How late do you serve lunch. What streets are you between? Do you have an expanded luncheon menu. There are not many choice above
24 October 2016|
Response from AsiaSociety | Property representative |
Thanks for getting in touch! Lunch is served from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm, Tuesday through Sunday. Dim sum is served from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm, Tuesday through Sunday. We are located on Park Avenue, between 70th and 71st... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 725 Park Ave, at 70th Street, New York City, NY 10021
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-570-5202
  • E-mail
"Culinary Shangri-La" - Forbes | Asian-inspired cuisine. Weekend brunch. Sushi station. Afternoon tea service. Beautiful glass-enclosed dining room.
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