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Cafe 2

9 W 53rd St, New York City, NY 10019-5401
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (7 reviews)
“rigatoni” (3 reviews)
“prosciutto” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, Italian, American
$$ - $$$
9 W 53rd St, New York City, NY 10019-5401
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kudos to the staff! They are all very helpful and courteous. The food was excellent! And their wine selection is good too!

Thank sirisrao
Reviewed 16 December 2017

..very luminous, yet cozy place across the corridor from the MOMA store, with either plush modern armchairs or a long bench with stools and uncountable outlets to recharge of phone or laptop.. excellent espresso and the likes..

Thank Giorgio G
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

During our recent visit to MoMA, we had a late lunch at Cafe 2. The flatbread pizzas were delicious, and reasonably priced at $12 and $14. Our favorite was the prosciutto and brussel sprouts. We ordered our food at 3pm and were pleasantly surprised by...More

Thank Diane A
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Very efficient experience to deal with large crowds. Staff hand out menus to peruse while standing in line. Food was good although portions a bit small. We are from Canada, so my son ordered iced tea and forgot that it is not sweet in the...More

Thank blacknebula40
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We just needed a light snack before diving back into the museum and Cafe 2 was a great place to stop. We shared a charcuterie plate and sandwich, both of which were delightful. We loved watching the fresh cut meats being prepared on the hand...More

Thank CopperLeah
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Cafe is right in the museum and is perfect for a meal or just tea and coffee which is what we had. Lovely service.

Thank Colson1010
Reviewed 26 July 2017

I came to MOMA to see the exhibitions not for the food, but got a bit hungry and was not going to pay the sort of money The Modern on the ground charges, so decided on Cafe 2. It offers straight forward, standard Italian with...More

Thank Eric C
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Great spot to rest your legs and fill your tummy while at MOMA. The Cafe on the 2 nd floor is designed to serve a large volume of guests fast, with deliciously well prepared healthy food, and service is 1 st class .

Thank 25Anca
Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

Cafe 2 is definitely a standard above average cafes, with its interesting menu and innovative quisine. Our meals were very good and our 2 teenage sons were happy with their choices of pasts and meatballs. The table and seating arrangement was too tight and the...More

Thank Gavin H
Reviewed 16 September 2015

The Picasso exhibit is so vast and so exciting that to stop and eat between rooms is wasteful. The service is fast, prices, reasonable, and room comfortable.

Thank Walter R
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 W 53rd St, New York City, NY 10019-5401
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
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