Grab a bite

Learning about the history of the human-canine bond can work up quite an appetite. While the Museum of the Dog does not have a cafe, we are surrounded by a wide variety of dining establishments that can suit whatever needs you may have! Whether it be a sit-down restaurant, rooftop bar, or grabbing a snack before getting on your train, you will find whatever your looking for around the Museum of the Dog.


Dining Concourse at Grand Central

No matter if you are looking for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or a quick snack on your way to the train, you can find it in the Dining Concourse at Grand Central. The local businesses in the Concourse include Shake Shack and Magnolia Bakery. 

Grand Central Terminal, 89 East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10017
Located 450 feet from the Museum of the Dog

Rare Bar and Grill 

Over 20 different burgers are available on this menu as well as a variety of other options. Visiting in the spring or summer? Step into the 5,000 foot rooftop garden bar that has 360-degree skyline views. 

303 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10016
Located 0.2 miles from the Museum of the Dog

Urbanspace Vanderbilt

Urbanspace Vanderbilt features a rotating selection of 20+ chef-driven food establishments, ideal for adventurous eaters looking for a bustling place to grab a quick bite.

East 45th Street & Vanderbilt Ave
Located 0.3 miles from the Museum of the Dog

Matto Espresso

Need a caffeine boost? Hop directly across the street from the Museum of the Dog for a coffee, latte, or pastry. Everything offered at Matto is $2.00. 

114 East 40th Street, New York, NY 10016
Located 400 feet from the Museum of the Dog

Public House

This comfortable restaurant offers a variety of food and drink specials that can’t be beat! Happy Hours are offered daily, giving visitors the chance to unwind with a casual dining experience. Come back at night for a lively dance bar atmosphere.

140 East 41st Street, New York, NY 10017
Located 0.1 miles from the Museum of the Dog

Out of courtesy to our neighbors, only service dogs and invited demonstration dogs are allowed in the museum.



Service animals are welcome in the museum. The museum entrance is wheelchair accessible via the building’s main plaza on the corner of Park Ave and E 40th Street. Accessible elevators are located on the first floor of the museum to the left of the admissions desk and gift shop. Public restrooms include accessible facilities.

If you have any questions regarding accessibility, please feel free to contact the museum.

Contact Us

Photography Policy

Non-flash photography is permitted in the Museum for personal (non commercial) use except where noted. Flash photography, videography and tripods are not permitted in the Museum.