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Beauty & Essex

146 Essex St, New York City, NY 10002-2301
+1 212-614-0146
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (140 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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146 Essex St, New York City, NY 10002-2301
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

OMG. We were all blown away by A) the secret door inside the Pawn shop B) the venue - beautiful C) the music - funky and uplifting D) the ambience - lively and fun E) the cocktails in the lounge - divine F) our table...More

Thank lorraineandjill
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We are huge beauty & Essex/Stanton social fans. We brought two of our friends who had dined at the Vegas B&E to try out this establishment. As expected, they were very pleased!! Food is always served quickly and hot. I love the concept of always...More

Thank cvbc
Reviewed 2 days ago

Fantastic venue, food was amazing & the cocktails & service where super. been to the one in Vegas too they are both worth a visit

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a "go-to" restaurant for me. Very New York nightlife type of restaurant. Cool vibe, fantastic food, fun experience 'cause you can easily order lots of different menu choices to be shared by the table, or you can opt for single plates for each...More

Thank Sinistrality
Reviewed 5 days ago

Sunday brunch while on a girls' trip to NYC was nothing short of amazing. The building is super cool with the pawn shop façade. The restaurant itself is beautiful and gaudy. We DID have to wait for about 20 minutes despite showing up on time...More

Thank Ashley F
Reviewed 6 days ago

I’ve been here at Beauty & Essex restaurant and I always had an awesome dinner. The service was fast and friendly, the atmosphere was good and the food they serve was delightful and affordable. Roasted bone marrow and lobster mac & cheese these are my...More

Thank David F
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Amazing place. We had a cocktail at the bar before being seated. The food was delicious nothing to fault. A buzzy restaurant. Pleasantly surprised to find a champagne bar in the ladies restroom - a fun touch - we headed to the bar upstairs after...More

Thank Joanne H
Reviewed 6 days ago

What can I say about this place? Where do I start? This has to be one of the best experiences I have had in dining for some time. Beauty and Essex is amazing. From entering through the "Pawn Shop" to dining and the atmosphere inside...More

Thank Neil Ross D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I came here for brunch on Sunday. The place is located through a pawn shop and we pretty much walked passed it the first time! It’s a tapas style brunch, so you’re meant to order different dishes in order to share. If...More

Thank Selina Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was a bit disappointed after all the hype. Much too touristy. The place itself is gorgeous- a surprise because you enter through a pawn shop on Essex Street to discover an impressive bar and sitting area. The staff is young and seem slightly disinterested...More

Thank wodentmom
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Lower East Side
Straddling the bridge between New York’s thriving
immigrant past and its modern transformation into a
beacon of global art and culture, the Lower East Side
is one of the most dynamic neighbourhoods in the city.
The blocks of tenements that represented the promise
and blight of the Lower East Side immigrant experience
now command top dollar for new residents. Right next
to old-world delis, 24-hour bodegas, and the garment
...More
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andreavK9814HJ
8 April 2018|
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Response from FamilyFrame | Reviewed this property |
You could literally wear anything, from very dressy to smart casual. It’s a very eclectic mix of people. Great for people watching.
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LVP99
26 September 2017|
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Response from tavers7 | Reviewed this property |
We went on a Saturday night and it was loud. People dancing at their tables loud. I thought it was really fun and the food is amazing. Do not think cafe mambo Ibiza house music vibe though because it is not like that
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dannyboy87
10 July 2017|
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Response from Lisa W | Reviewed this property |
We went on Monday and it was very. Jay. Think it is busy every night. It is a fab experience though would definitely recommend
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 146 Essex St, New York City, NY 10002-2301
    (Stanton & Rivington)
  • Public Transportation: by Train: F, J, M, or Z train to Delancey/Essex Street. by Bus: M9 or 14A to Essex Street
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Lower East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Lower East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-614-0146
  • E-mail
Description
Located in the historic Essex Street Market Building, Essex is a loft-like multi-level space with contemporary cuisine inspired by the flavors of the Lower East Side. Essex is known for its weekday dinner and happy hour specials as well as its lively weekend dinner and bar scene. The weekend brunch is a New York institution and is always a top pick on Open Table Diner’s Choice and other sites. The expansive layout allows for intimate balcony and banquette seating as well as festive group dining and private parties.
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