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EN Japanese Brasserie

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West Village
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435 Hudson St, New York City, NY 10014-3941 (Leroy Street)
+1 212-647-9196
12:00 - 22:30
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 22:30
Fri 12:00 - 23:30
Sat 11:00 - 23:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Authentic Japanese environment, well-mannered waiters spending all night over your table truly amazing cuisine and beautiful people from Village. EN is really a Japanese oasis in the heart of NYC.

Thank ninavroz
New York City, New York
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beautiful place with really excellent and beautifully prepared dishes. Service, however, is inattentive and almost non-existent.

Thank Marc L
New York City, New York
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46 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

We had a omakase course dinner at the counter that overlooks cooking area. Each dish of the multi course dinner tasted as good as it looks. Japanese cuisine with some subtle twists here and there. The space is lofty and spacious with the double height ceiling. The atmosphere is dark and dramatic.

Thank NobuHarlem
New York City, New York
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51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Generally like our Japanese food very traditional. However, the kaiseki at En Brasserie was creative and delicious. Best homemade tofu we have had in years. Good spot for sharing a meal with friends. Friendly, knowledgeable bartenders. Extensive shochu selection.

Thank DosDragones
Brooklyn, New York
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136 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

You might think you were in times square for a moment in a place like this. The cheap decor only highlights the cheap service and low quality food. I paid almost $40 for a fish that was obviously frozen for more than a day (the smell alone, let alone rigid texture, made things pretty obvious). Most of the flavors were... More 

Thank BorkdlynNYC
Twickenham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

Visited with my best friend for my birthday - it was amazing. The restaurant was very busy and we had to wait for a table even though our concierge had booked for us. We were given complimentary cocktails, possibly one of the nicest things I have ever drank - sharp and sweet with tiny balls/grains of grapefruit exploding in your... More 

1 Thank jooolzc
New York
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

When it comes to dine at Japanese restaurant in N.Y., it's always hit- and -miss. I have been coming to EN since they opened. First of all , I love the ambulance, decor and high ceiling. Service and food are consistently excellent therefore I always can't wait to go back there. This time, I had "Omakase" at the counter prepared... More 

Thank chachamambo
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119 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Very popular resturant with a lot of guests, both from Japan, Asia, US and Europe. The Staff welcome you with a common HEY. No tables for 2 in the main room, you are placed by the Kitchen or a big round table. I am not so fond of that. I like a table for 2. Choose among a lot of... More 

Thank einar e
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53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

We had dinner on a crowded evening. We booked at 7pm, as we were running late i called around 6.50pm informing that we might be 10-15 minutes late. The bureaucratic sounding employee informed that they had a 15min delay table policy. I replied that given the crazy traffic and the fact that i was calling on my way i should... More 

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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

This is definitely one of the best Japanese restaurants I've ever been to! The food was very delicious and authentic, the atmosphere - great! The restaurant has a modern design with dimmed light which created a cosy feeling. We throughly enjoyed the services - the staff was very helpful and attentive. We highly recommend EN Japanese Brasserie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Home Style
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 435 Hudson St, New York City, NY 10014-3941
    (Leroy Street)
  • Public Transportation: The Varick street station (1,9) located at west Houston and 7th ave, is the closest train to EN Japanese Brasserie. From the station walk one block west to Hudson Street, turn right, and then walk two blocks north to leroy st. - the west 4th street station (A, C, E, F, D or V) is the next closest station. From the station walk west from 6th ave.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > West Village
  • Neighbourhood: West Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-647-9196

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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West Village
Stretching from Sixth Avenue to the Hudson River, the West Village is one of the city’s most coveted addresses. Full of trendy shops, historic taverns, and cozy restaurants set amid 19th century architecture, this neighbourhood has a unique old-world feel. You won’t find a more picturesque location in Manhattan. Without the traditional city grid layout, it’s easy to get lost here, but that’s part of the fun as you stroll down elegant narrow streets with beautiful brownstones. When you need a break, you can always stop in at one of the many quaint eateries or cafes to soak in the atmosphere, or head to the western edge of the neighborhood to enjoy magnificent waterfront views while taking a leisurely walk in Hudson River Park.
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