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Cafe Modern

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Vegetarian Friendly
3200 Darnell St, Modern Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX 76107-2872
+1 817-840-2157
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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3200 Darnell St, Modern Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX 76107-2872
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is yummy but the ambiance makes it a great experience! The surrounding water gives a relaxing and refreshing feel.

Thank JoyT54
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely brunch. They have an excellent chef and the atmosphere is gorgeous . Panoramic view of the pond which surrounds the museum.

Thank CEBWood
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding chefs. Good wait staff. Local produce. REAL food. Marvelous flavors that dance together to a symphony of deliciousness. Not a single “bad” selection on the menu. Make a reservation. Take your time to savor the food and the moment. Then stroll the museum and...More

Thank happytraveler4209
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We live almost an hour away from Ft. Worth, but enjoy our visits to the Modern Museum at least twice a month - always on a Sunday when we can have a great brunch (make sure to call for reservations to get a good seat...More

Thank Ashild
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a tasty lunch while visiting museums in the Fort Worth Cultural District. Fast service, reasonable prices, too. It was the second best meal at a museum, after the Restaurant at Getty Center in Los Angeles. Recommendations: Quinoa salad, beef gyro, turkey Brie, Bert...More

Thank Jeff C
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I live in Fort Worth and went for the first time to Cafe Modern last night. I am upset at myself for only finding Cafe Modern now after many years living in Fort Worth. The food was delicious and the service was...More

Thank Brian K
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Dining at the Café was one of the highlights of our visit to Fort Worth. We were there early so were able to get a choice seat next to the pool. The waitress was very informed, polite, and accommodating when I couldn't make a decision...More

Thank Allison B
Reviewed 6 October 2017

We ate lunch here during our visit to the museum. We ate inside, but the outside area is stunning. Shimmering water out the window, great service and food.

Thank marjoriegeorgened
Reviewed 23 July 2017

I love the location of this place - perfect before or after visiting in the museum district. I walked in without a reservation with a friend after visiting the Kimball - the wait was brief, and our server couldn't have been more gracious and friendly....More

Thank jackmom1112
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Cafe Modern in the Modern Museum of Fort Worth has a wonderful new menu for summer that is so delicious.....from Mushroom & Brie Soup; Spinach/Peach/Pecan Salad to Wagu Hamburgers and much more. Great Bar Cocktails and wines.... open for Brunch/ lunch and Friday Evening Dinner.

Thank JimmyRos
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Response from SASAJA T | Reviewed this property |
Did not look like it .... saw people with shorts. The restaurant is upscale so I would keep that in mind.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 29
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3200 Darnell St, Modern Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX 76107-2872
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Fort Worth
  • Phone Number: +1 817-840-2157
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Café Modern chefs blend seasonal, local ingredients inspired by culinary traditions from around the globe. Their artfully crafted cuisine is served against the backdrop of Tadao Ando’s world renowned building in the celebrated Fort Worth Cultural District. Whether enjoying a weekday lunch, Friday night dinner or a relaxed weekend brunch, our genuine hospitality will ensure a memorable dining experience.
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