We love to play Canasta!


Welcome to Our Club

 A private club by invitation only.

We meet every Wednesday, 12:00 pm to 3.45 pm, at  Sarabeth’s Restaurant, located at Park Avenue South and 27th Street in New  York City. 

A' la Carte lunch served upon arrival.  Gluten free menu is available.

Playing begins promptly at 12:30 - 3.45 pm 

Price $50

 Includes lunch and afternoon tea, fresh fruit and Sarabeth's famous cookies



  • Are you passionate to learn the game of Canasta?

Canasta is a card game that is played with a combination of two regular decks and is usually played with four players in two teams. Play Canasta and try to make melds or runs of numbers. Private and group lessons are provided. Keep your mind sharp and stay active mentally. Join us to meet like-minded individuals who share your enthusiasm for this game.

New for Mahjong Lovers

New opportunity to play Mahjong Wednesday’s

Mahjong  games  every Wednesday including 

A' la Carte lunch  served promptly at 12 -3.45 pm

Mahjong and Canasta lessons  are provided 


646  644  9433


There are 3 levels of play: Beginner, Intermediate,  and Advance  

Lessons available $200 (3.5 hours)

plus 1 complimentary after completion

  Beginner Lessons, Strategy Coaching, Special Hands

Minimum 3.5 hours commitment required

All players must be in compliance  with MCC Rules unless otherwise agreed to by team members

For further information please contact Morgan

646 644 9433

Manhattan Canasta Club Etiquettes

Those who attend Manhattan Canasta Club,  please, note we honor a “Zero Tolerance Policy” when it comes to rude, aggressive or disrespectful unsporting behavior. We will advise you if we receive a complaint and subsequently, for those who do not respect their fellow players, we will disinvite you. There will be no refund if a player behaves badly and leaves during the event. House rules will not permit cellphone use including text messaging, during play. Your cellphone can be put on vibrate and you can take calls outside of the event room. Please, note we honor our players' comfort and enjoyment of our events and will continue to enforce our policies.


Morgan Skelton (Master Coach)

Morgan is a passionate Canasta Certified card player who more recently became enamored with Canasta and Mahjong.  Her desire for a new venture and playing games in a socially competitive environment resulted in establishing the Manhattan Canasta Club. She is a graduate of the London School of Economics, M.B.A, post-graduate Harvard business  school with a  broad background in business and  international  relations.  

Morgan plays Canasta, Mahjong, Backgammon and Poker. She is thrilled to be launching this exciting new  venture.  Morgan  also  provides  private  lessons  in  all  the  games.

Please, take a look around.  We hope you enjoy the site and please, share with us your experiences via the Contact Us page.  We aspire to build the site out in a way that helps to educate and grow the Canasta community.  If there’s anything we can do better, please let us know.  Also, we’d love to hear more about any of your family’s “House Rules” that differ from ours!

Join us to meet like-minded individuals who share your enthusiasm for this game.  Looking forward to welcoming you all.

call or email: 1 646 644 9433 morgan@manhattancanastaclub.com

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Manhattan Canasta Club

Sarabeth's Restaurant, 381 Park Avenue South, Manhattan, New York, 10016

Call Morgan : 1 (646) 644-9433