indie food and wine

indie food and wine, located in the Film Society of Lincoln Center's new landmark Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center is award-winning chef and restaurateur Jason Denton's latest venture. The lounge café serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and provides concessions for the film center.

indie is an innovative approach to the café and communal dining experience with quick and friendly service to stay or to go, made with quality and simple ingredients. Our seasonal offering at Indie is the indie picnic basket, perfect for a summer time gathering or a lunch on the lawn at Lincoln Center. We make the planning for your picnic a lot easier. Guests have a choice of sandwich or salad paired with a drink and a snack. Orders for the indie picnic basket are placed the evening before, taking the stress out of your picnic planning. It’s ready at the time you choose in a portable picnic basket, perfect for transporting to the beach, park or ferry. Easy, Modern and Simple.

Guests can log onto and click on the picnic basket icon on the home page, where they can download our indie picnic basket order form. Fill out the form and email it back to us, we’ll have your picnic basket ready for you to pick up the next day.

The backbone of the menu at indie food and wine remains true to Jason's roots in Italian cuisine, along with a heavy helping of Mediterranean-influence, which allows for flexibility and variety in the dishes guests can enjoy for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Executive Chef Shaunna Sargent, oversees the kitchen and menus. Shaunna has a simple philosphy when it comes to her work as a chef: "I love working with fresh, beautiful ingredients and creating food that makes people happy." Shaunna is the Executive Chef at Indie Food and Wine and Betto. She has held several positions in New York City and Chicago restaurants.

Location: Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center, 144 W. 65th St.
Hours: Mon 8am-10pm, Tue-Fri 8am-12am, Sat 9am-12pm, Sun 9am-10pm
Telephone: (212) 875-5256

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Special Deals:

Late Night Happy Hour (Tue - Sat, 10pm -12am): Enjoy wine for just $7 and cocktails and prosecco for just $9!

Dinner and a MovieThe Film Society of Lincoln Center and indie food and wine are redefining the movie going experience. Dinner and a Movie has long been the quintessential New York outing, and at just $25, this offer that brings you to the heart of Lincoln Center is too good to pass up!*

*Offer cannot be combined with other discounts and is non-transferable. Dinner and a Movie must be used on the same day. Does not include tax or gratuity. Must be 21 to drink alcohol. Proper ID is required. Other restrictions may apply.

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