• Café Serai Menu

Café Serai is open during all Museum hours and does not require an admissions ticket for a visit.

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Download: Café Serai Menu (PDF)


SOUPS

Daily selections 7


SALADS

Beet Salad 10.50
Pickled beets, infused saffron shrikhand

Seasonal Vegetable Salad 10
Roasted seasonal vegetables, Indian spice mix, homemade burnt onion ranch dressing

Classic Caesar Salad 10
Eggs, anchovies, capers, Dijon mustard, parmesan cheese

Add tandoori chicken 4 | Add roasted salmon 6


FRANKIES (INDIAN WRAPS)

Egg washed tortilla with a side salad

Tandoori Chicken Frankie 10
Tandoori chicken thighs, pickled carrots

Chana Masala Frankie 9
Chickpeas, cumin, garam masala


MOMOS

Pan fried or steamed

Chili Cheese Momo 10
Served with soy vinaigrette

Braised Duck Momo 11
Tibetan dumpling filled with braised duck, Served with soy vinaigrette and Tibetan hot sauce


SMALL PLATES

Buddhist Chickpeas 9
Roasted peppers, cucumber, red onion, tomato, miso vinaigrette

Farro Salad 7
Toasted farro tossed with shredded kale, parsley, red onion & sherry vinaigrette, finished with dried cherries and goat cheese

Lotus Chicken Liver 10
Spicy apricot mostarda, Himalayan toast points

Himalayan Bread Sampler 8
Assorted chutneys

Pulled BBQ Pork Bao-Bun 12
Pickled seasonal vegetable, chili mayo

Noodle Salad 9
Hiroshi noodle in a sweet & sour tamarind dressing, topped with nori flakes and a fried egg


SIDES

Naan 2

Steamed Vegetables 6

Jasmine Rice 5

Himalayan Red Rice 5


LARGE PLATES

Charred Octopus 14
Octopus, fingerling potato, grilled artichoke, Bel Air tomato, and radishes with a lemon preserve

Blackened Swordfish 16
Spicy blackened swordfish, tomato jam, topped with arugula

Chicken Tikka Masala 15
Marinated chicken, tomato based sauce choice of white rice, red rice, or Himalayan toast

Dizi 15
Lamb and chickpea stew flavored with pomegranate

Matar Paneer 11
Roasted paneer, English peas, potatoes, spiced tomato paste choice of white rice, red rice, or Himalayan toast points

Bagara Baingan 10
Spicy, whole Indian eggplants


THALI PLATE

Choice of: soup or salad | white rice, red rice, or Himalayan toast points AND choose one from the following:

Chicken Tikka Masala 14

Matar Paneer 14

Dizi 14

Blackened Swordfish 14


KIDS CHOICES

Chicken Fingers 6
Choice of green salad or chips

Naan Cheese Pizza 8


BEVERAGES

Still & Sparkling Waters, Bottled Teas, Sodas & Juices 2.95–4.50

Domestic and Imported Beers 6/8

House and Premium Wines 10/14

CUSTOM TEA BLENDS

Freshly Brewed Cup of Loose Tea Blend 3.50

Freshly Brewed Pot of Tea 6.75

Freshly Brewed Iced Tea 3.50

LA COLOMBE COFFEE

Specialty Brews 4.50
Cappuccino | Latte | Espresso | Mocha | Chai Latte

Freshly Brewed Cup of Coffee 2.75
Regular | Decaf | Iced Coffee


CAFÉ SERAI GROUP PLATTERS

GROUP PRE ORDER

Buffet Style | Platters serve up to 5 people | Platters can be modified for groups of all sizes

Download: Café Serai Group Platter Menu (PDF) Prices exclude tax


SALADS

Classic Caesar Salad 37
Add Tandoori Chicken 18 | Add Salmon 23

Seasonal Vegetable Salad 42
Roasted seasonal vegetables, Indian spice mix, homemade burnt onion ranch dressing


FRANKIES (INDIAN WRAPS)

10 half’s per platter

Tandoori Chicken Frankie 48
Tandoori spiced chicken thighs, pickled carrots

Chana Masala Frankie 43
Chickpeas, cumin, garam masala


MOMOS

25 pieces per platter

Chili Cheese Momo 48
Served with soy vinaigrette

Braised Duck Momo 53
Served with soy vinaigrette and Tibetan hot sauce


SHARED PLATES

Farro Salad 32
Toasted farro tossed with shredded kale, parsley, red onion & a sherry vinaigrette, finished with dried cherries and goat cheese

Steamed Edamame 28
Truffled sea salt

Himalayan Bread Sampler 38
Assorted chutneys

Pulled BBQ Pork Bao-Buns 58
Pickled seasonal vegetables, chili mayo (15 pieces per platter)

Buddhist Chickpeas 44
Roasted peppers, cucumbers, red onions, tomato, miso vinaigrette


LARGE PLATES

Blackened Swordfish 75
Spicy blackened swordfish, tomato jam, topped with arugula

Dizi 72
Lamb chickpea stew flavored with pomegranite, served with naan

Bagara Baingan 46
Spicy, whole Indian eggplants, served with naan


LAST BITE

Chocolate Chip Cookie platter 10


BEVERAGES

Assorted Soft Drinks 2.75 per bottle

Aqua Panna 8 per liter bottle

Pellegrino 8 per liter bottle

Coffee, Decaf, Hot Water 3.75 per person

Freshly Brewed Ice Tea 3 per person


CONTACT

CAFÉ BY STARR RESTAURANT CATERING GROUP

Executive Chef: Ali Loukzada

General Manager: Michael Raine 212.620.5000 x399 | michael.raine@starr-restaurant.com

Group Reservations: Amy Babcock 212.620.5000 x345 | reservations@rubinmuseum.org