Cafes at MoMA

Located in the Museum of Modern Art, Cafe 2 and Terrace 5 take the museum cafe to sophisticated new heights, offering an array of seasonal cuisine from Chef Lynn Bound in a relaxed and restorative setting.

Cafe 2, located on the museum’s second floor, features an extensive menu of Italian-inspired cuisine served to guests at communal tables in a family-friendly, casual setting.

Hours of Operation

Open 7 Days, 11:00 AM-5:00 PM

Friday, open until 7:30 PM


Terrace 5, on MoMA’s fifth floor, serves lighter fare, homemade desserts, wine, beer and cocktails, overlooking MoMA's Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture Garden.

Hours of Operation

Open 7 Days, 11:00 AM-5:00 PM

Friday, open until 7:30 PM

Community

Sculpture Garden Mornings

MoMA's Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture Garden is now open to the public for free daily from 9:00-10:15am. Enter through the west gate on West 54th Street to enjoy a quiet stroll through the Garden to start your day, then warm up at Cafe 2's Espresso Bar.

Sculpture Garden Mornings

News & Events

The Cafes in Serious Eats

Chef Lynn Bound and General Manager Tracy Wilson were profiled in a Serious Eats New York "We Chat With" feature about running the MoMA Cafes. Read the article to learn about how Lynn and Tracy feed over one thousand people a day.

The Cafes in Serious Eats

News & Events

The Epoch Times

A recipe for Cafe 2's Butternut Squash Gratin with Spicy Breadcrumbs was included in a recent issue of The Epoch Times. See article.

The Epoch Times

Art Food Catering

Art Food Catering is the only in-house catering offering at MoMA, and is the perfect solution for on-premise events. Available for internal museum events as well as events held by MoMA corporate sponsors, Art Food Catering can accommodate both small and large scale events. All cuisine is prepared on-premises by a team led by Executive Chef Lynn Bound. For more information, please contact: Debi Quigle at (212) 408-6646 or dquigle@artfoodny.com.

Download Sample Menu PDF
Art Food Catering

Our Team

Tracy Wilson

General Manager

Tracy Wilson began her career with Union Square Hospitality Group in 1994 at Gramercy Tavern, after which she joined the opening team of Tabla, and was promoted through the front-of-house ranks. Today, as General Manager of Cafe 2 and Terrace 5, she enjoys being a part of the day-to-day operations of a world-class cultural institution, and relishes the incredible art that surrounds her.

Dan Jackson

Executive Chef

Cafe 2 at MoMA

Relax and refuel at one of the communal tables, where the friendly staff will serve your choice of hearty Italian fare, such as handmade pasta, salumi, artisanal cheeses, salads, wine or beer, and espresso or coffee to perk up your gallery visit.

Cafe 2 is accessible to museum visitors only.

Hours of Operation

Open 7 Days, 11:00 AM-5:00 PM

Friday, open until 7:30 PM

Terrace 5 at MoMA

Terrace 5, located adjacent to the Painting and Sculpture Galleries, is a full service cafe offering a seasonal menu of savory selections and delicious pastries, complemented by carefully selected wines and specialty cocktails. The outdoor terrace offers beautiful views of MoMA's Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture Garden.

Terrace 5 is accessible to museum visitors only.

Hours of Operation

Open 7 Days, 11:00 AM-5:00 PM

Friday, open until 7:30 PM

Group Dining at MoMA

Cafe 2, located on the 2nd floor of MoMA, offers a range of family-style group dining menus for up to 40 guests.

Group Dining seatings are available daily at 11 AM, 11:30 AM, 12 PM, and from 2 PM onwards. Seasonal, Italian-inspired cuisine is served at the communal tables in Cafe 2, which can accommodate groups of up to 40 guests. Menus begin at $30 per person (includes selected beverages). Wine and beer offerings are also available at an additional cost. Group Dining is available to museum-goers only. Menus change with the seasons, and the below is just a sample indicating our various options. For more information, please contact groupdining@artfoodny.com. Cafe 2 and Terrace 5 Gift Cards are available in any denomination, and can be ordered for corporate gifts and groups.