Garden Court Café

"Culinary Shangri-La secreted inside the Asia Society and Museum building on Park Avenue"
Forbes All-Star Eateries In New York

Michelin Guide to New York City recommendation

Great Performances guides the culinary mission of the Garden Court Café, under the auspices of Chef de Cuisine Tsering Nyima, with seasonal dishes that reflect elements of the diverse cultures of Asia. In the modern, glass-enclosed space, enjoy lunch and weekend brunch. Filled with light, flowering vines, trees, and art, the Garden Court Café is a beautiful and airy spot to enjoy an Asian-inspired meal.

View our menus including our new weekend brunch offerings ($20 prix fixe). 

Lunar New Year Menu
Available Saturday, February 1, and Sunday, February 2
Celebrate the Year of the Rat with a special menu inspired by Lunar New Year. 

Asia Society Members enjoy a 10 percent discount.

Reservations are recommended. 

Amanda Gentile/Great Performances


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.


Amanda Gentile/Great Performances


Tuesday—Sunday, 11:30 a.m.—3 p.m.

Weekend brunch is available Saturday—Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Amanda Gentile/Great Performances


Lunch Menu
Drinks Menu
Brunch Menu
Lunar New Year Menu (Available February 1–2) 

Meet the Chef

The Garden Court Café's Tsering Nyima is the Great Performances' Chef de Cuisine at the Garden Court Café at Asia Society.

Learn More

Calvin Nguyen

Garden Court Recipes

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

Group Tours

Enjoy a guided tour of the latest exhibition at Asia Society a prix-fixe lunch at the Garden Court Café. 

More information about group tours and luncheon