Garden Court Café

"Culinary Shangri-La secreted inside the Asia Society and Museum building on Park Avenue."

— "All-Star Eateries In New York," Forbes magazine

Michelin Guide to New York City recommendation, 2009 through 2012

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Great Performances guides the culinary mission of the Garden Court Café with dishes that reflect elements of the diverse cultures of Asia. In the modern, glass-enclosed space, enjoy flavorful meals including Korean Ssam Wraps with Kimchi, Lahsooni Gobi, Game Hen Fesenjan with Pearl Couscous, and Tamarind Glazed Arctic Char. Filled with light, flowering vines, trees, and art, the Garden Court Café is a beautiful and airy spot to enjoy an Asian-inspired meal.

Members enjoy a 10% discount.

 

Amanda Gentile/Great Performances

Location

The Garden Court Café is located in the lobby of the Asia Society and Museum at 725 Park Avenue at 70th Street in New York City.

 

 

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Hours

Summer Hours

From July 1 through July 19 the Café will be open from 11:00 am until 3:00 pm.

The Café will be closed July 20 through September 7.

The Café will reopen Tuesday, September 8.

For specific requests call the Café at 212-570-5202.

Please call 212-570-5202 for reservations.

In general, we recommend calling the Café in advance at 212-570-5202 for latest updates regarding early closings.

 

Amanda Gentile/Great Performances

Menu

Brunch menu (PDF)
Lunch menu (PDF)
Dessert and beverage menu (PDF)
Afternoon tea menu (PDF)

 

 

Calvin Nguyen

Meet the Chef

The Garden Court Café's Calvin Nguyen opens up about how he balances dishes, the challenges (and joys) of a seasonal menu, and trying to meet Mom's high standards.

Read the interview

 

Calvin Nguyen

Garden Court Recipes

Garden Court Café Soy-Ginger Salmon Recipe
Garden Court Café Char Siu Chicken Recipe

 

 

Rental Space

The Garden Court is a beautiful setting for almost any type of event, from elegant receptions and dinners to artistic salons and corporate soirées.

More information about space rental

 

 

For questions or concerns regarding the Garden Court Café, please call Hesh Sarmalkar, Director of Events and Visitor Services, at 212-327-9322.