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The Metropolitan Opera

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Wonderful experience

This is not the most modern of venues but it is beautiful and stylish. The excitement of fellow... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
EmJayBV
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Highland Park, New Jersey
Simply Stunning!

The lobby, lighting and staircases are beautiful! There is a restaurant there, and I wish we’d... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Felicia W
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The Met opened in 1883 and is one of the most famous opera houses in the country today.
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West 62nd Street, Lincoln Center, New York City, NY 10023
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is not the most modern of venues but it is beautiful and stylish. The excitement of fellow audience members is palpable. The seats were a bit cramped for long-legged folks like us, but we will definitely return and try the other sections and see...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Opera experience would be improved if attendants were welcoming, helpful and congenial. The performances rarely disappoint. Be sure to enjoy intermission with a drink on the balcony.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The lobby, lighting and staircases are beautiful! There is a restaurant there, and I wish we’d have made reservations. I could enjoy the view and people watching all day!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Felicia W
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Metropolitan Opera is not to be missed! A beautiful opera house, wonderful seats, great performances. Always a special time and worth a splurge.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love opera and that is why we are coming and coming again. The performances we saw were again fabulous. Where do you go to hear the best singers in the world? To the Met! We will be back! Keep up the good work and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank IndyUnknown
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are frequent visitors to the "Met". Most recently we attended the closing season performance of Aida and next month will close out the season with La Traviata. The Met is a beautiful complex located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. If you do...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Frank C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are lucky to have a place like this in New York City. It is one of the many things that makes it worth living here. I won't say "No one in the world does it better," because I haven't been to all the world's...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank debrigard
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow! Simply magnificent! It truly is difficult to express in words the experience of hearing Andrea Bocelli at The Met. Therefore, my review will simply focus on the service and the Opera House. The service was great. Drinks over-priced. Bathrooms clean. The plush sitting of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Suni33
Reviewed 17 February 2019 via mobile

Outside of partial view seating, there really is no bad seat at the Metropolitan Opera House. This recent visit I saw Carmen. I sat in the first row; left to center, within the Family Circle. I saw very well. However, next time I will experience...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 326Taedward
Reviewed 14 February 2019

We truly enjoyed our evening, first dinner at a French restaurant near by, but if you call ahead early enough you can reserve a table at the restaurant inside the Met on 2nd floor. We saw the opera Aida. The entire evening was breath-taking from...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Hiking444
14 March 2019|
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Response from Dan834 | Reviewed this property |
Yes but you might only see the parts that need the most work.
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18 February 2019|
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Response from n a | Reviewed this property |
We were there for about 2 hours
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28 November 2018|
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Response from ArmandGAlt | Reviewed this property |
Yes of course One of my favorite place in NYC and best place before or after opera Place name is barboulud This place is front of the Lincoln center just cross the street. If you can make a reservation, if you can’t make... More
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