The Rubin
  • 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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SOUPS

Daily selections 7


SALADS

Wheat Berry Salad 8 |Toasted wheat berry tossed with baby kale, red onion, cherries, ricotta, sherry vinaigrette

Beet Salad 11 | Pickled beets, infused saffron shrikhand

Seasonal Vegetable Salad 10 | Roasted seasonal vegetables, chat masala, homemade charred onion ranch dressing

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

Add Tandoori chicken 4 or roasted salmon 6


FRANKIES (INDIAN WRAPS)

Egg washed tortilla with a side salad

Tandoori Chicken Frankie 10 | Tandoori chicken thighs, pickled carrots

Aloo Frankie 9 | Potatoes, peas, cumin, fennel seed


MOMOS

Pan fried or steamed

Chili Cheese Momo 10 | Served with soy vinaigrette

Beef Momo 11 | Served with soy vinaigrette


SHARED PLATES

Summer Squash 10 | Romesco sauce, labne, rosemary oil

Burrata 12 | Pickled tomatoes, radish, cornflower petals, wasabi tobiko

Lotus Chicken Liver 10 | Fruit preserves, Himalayan toast points

Himalayan Bread 8 | Assorted chutneys

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

Ramen Noodle 9 | Yuzu aoili, crispy shallots, wasabi tobiko


SIDES

Naan 2

Steamed Vegetables 6

Jasmine Rice 5

Himalayan Red Rice 5


LARGE PLATES

Charred Octopus 14 | Served with peanut potato salad lightly tossed with lemon vinaigrette, Greek olives, celery

Roasted Salmon 16 | Pickled tomato and celery salad, mustard, beet dust

Chicken Tikka Masala 16 | Marinated chicken, tomato based sauce, choice of white rice, red rice, or Himalayan toast

Bengal Lamb Curry 16 | Slow braised in mustard and spices, choice of white rice, red rice, or Himalayan toast

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

Vegetable Korma 10 | choice of white rice, red rice, or Himalayan toast


THALI PLATE

Choice of soup or salad. Served with white rice, red rice, or Himalayan toast AND choose one from the following:

Chicken Tikka Masala 14

Lamb Curry 14

Roasted Salmon 14

Vegetable Korma 14


KIDS CHOICES

Chicken Fingers 6 | Choice of green salad or chips

Naan Cheese Pizza 8


BEVERAGES

Still & Sparkling Waters, Bottled Teas, Sodas & Juices 3–8

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

PARLIMENT COFFEE

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

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


CAFÉ SERAI GROUP PLATTERS

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


SALADS

Classic Caesar Salad 37 | Add Tandoori chicken 18 or roasted salmon 23

Wheat Berry Salad 37 | Toasted wheat berries tossed with baby kale, red onion, cherries, ricotta, sherry vinaigrette

Seasonal Vegetable Salad 45 | Roasted seasonal vegetables, chat masala, homemade charred onion ranch dressing


FRANKIES (INDIAN WRAPS)

10 half’s per platter

Tandoori Chicken Frankie 48 | Tandoori spiced chicken thighs, pickled carrots

Aloo Frankie 43 | Potatoes, peas, cumin, fennel seed


MOMOS

25 pieces per platter

Chili Cheese Momo 48 | Served with soy vinaigrette

Beef Momo 53 | Served with soy vinaigrette


SHARED PLATES

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)

Summer Squash 45 | Romesco sauce, labne, rosemary oil

Vegetable Korma 50 | served with white rice


LARGE PLATES

Served with choice of white rice, red rice, or naan

Pan Seared Salmon 80 | Pickled tomato and celery salad, mustard, beet dust

Bengal Lamb Curry 80 | Slow braised in mustard and spices

Chicken Tikka Masala 80 | Marinated in tomato based sauce


LAST BITE

Freshly baked cookie platter 10 Assorted tarts platter 20


BEVERAGES

Assorted Soft Drinks 3 per bottle

Aqua Panna 8 per liter bottle

Pellegrino 8 per liter bottle

Coffee 4 per person

Freshly Brewed Ice Tea 3 per person

Lassi 8 per person


CONTACT

CAFÉ BY STARR RESTAURANT CATERING GROUP

Executive Chef: Ali Loukzada

General Manager: Gabriel Vega 212.620.5000 x399 | gabriel.vega@starrcateringgroup.com

Group Reservations: 212.620.5000 x345 | reservations@rubinmuseum.org