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Great Hall Balcony Bar

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An oasis with music

We were drawn to the Balcony Bar by the sound of a string quartet. Having managed to secure a... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2018
Toronto, Canada
Quality food at a high price

Located on the second floor of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Balcony Lounge offers high... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2017
Kansas City, Missouri
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18 Feb 2018
“An oasis with music”
18 Jun 2017
“Quality food at a high price”
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Fifth Ave. at 82nd St, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY
+1 212-535-7710
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

We were drawn to the Balcony Bar by the sound of a string quartet. Having managed to secure a table, we had a pre-dinner snack while listing to the ETHEL quartet. This is a delightful experience available in the early evening on Fridays and Saturdays....More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 18 June 2017

Located on the second floor of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Balcony Lounge offers high quality snacks and plates. While delicious, be warned that the portions are small and the prices high.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We stopped at the Great Hall Balcony Bar for drinks recently and had a very good time watching people in this vast and beautiful space. Service was very friendly and remarkably fast given the distances that the waitstaff has to cover and the crowded table...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 6 June 2016

What a treat to find at the Met. Friday and Saturday's from 5-8, the Great Hall Balcony becomes a free mezzanine for classical music quartets. Table service for drinks and light hors d'oeuvres prepared in the members restaurant. Quite good but the most amazing is...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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