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Café Serai

Café Serai is the perfect place to enjoy the aromas and flavors of the Himalayas during your museum visit. Café Serai is open to the public during Museum hours and does not require an admission ticket.

Café Serai Menu
Including Group Platters
K2 Lounge Menu
Including Group Platters

Himalayan Happy Hour

Every Wednesday night the Museum hosts Himalayan Happy Hour from 6:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m. Enjoy an artful after-work happy hour at Café Serai with live music and exceptional programming in the theater. During Himalayan Happy Hour, non-members enjoy a 10% discount on all items on the Café Serai menu while members enjoy a 15% discount. Unwind over a glass of wine or pot of tea while enjoying savories and sweets.

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K2 Lounge

On Friday nights Café Serai becomes the K2 Lounge, offering a special Pan-Asian tapas menu along with a martini and wine bar to accompany the evening’s DJ, thematic gallery tours, and other programs.

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Groups and Reservations

With advance notice, groups of fifteen or more can reserve tables at Café Serai. For group reservations please call 212.620.5000 x345 or email All reservations requests are subject to availability.

Café Serai is also available for private and corporate event space rentals.

Meet the Chef

​Chef Ali Loukzada is living proof that with perseverance, passion and raw talent anything is possible. Loukzada brings these skills to the Rubin Museum of Art where he serves as Executive Chef. Learn More