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Beauty & Essex- New York, New York, NY

Beauty & Essex- New York

4.6
4.6
9652 Reviews
$31 to $50
Unspecified
Beauty & Essex has an innovative design that starts in the restaurant’s entrance, a well-curated modern-day pawn shop replete with a saxophone, boom­box, quirky artifacts, vintage treasures, and an eclectic array of “one-off” pieces of jewelry. Continuing past the pawnshop, guests encounter a grand, circular staircase wrapped around a two-story custom chandelier, but only the adventurous will discover all that Beauty & Essex has to offer. With four distinct dining rooms (one private), two bars, a lounge, and a women’s bathroom complete with a salon including a luxurious sofa, and antique perfume bottles. The cuisine, much like the design, is intended to set a new course. Chef Chris Santos was one of the pioneers of the small, share plate dining trend that has swept the nation, and with the Beauty & Essex menu, he once again has created waves on the food scene.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 114 times today
Experiences are available.

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Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    Unspecified
  • Hours of operation
    Daily 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (212) 614-0146
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Smart Casual
  • Executive chef
    Chris Santos
  • Private party facilities
    Chef Chris Santos' sophisticated, mutli-ethnic sharing menu lends itself perfectly to celebrations and group dining for parties of 10 to 400 guests.
  • Private party contact
    Natalie Barragan: (212) 614-0126
  • Neighborhood
    Lower East Side
  • Cross street
    Stanton & Rivington
  • Parking details
    Street parking is available in the neighborhood. There is also a parking lot on Essex between Houston and Stanton Streets or a municipal garage between Delancey and Rivington Streets.
  • Public transit
    by Train: F, J, M, or Z train to Delancey/Essex Street.<br> <br />by Bus: M9 or 14A to Essex Street
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Experiences

  • Mother's Day

    May 10 - May 12, 2024
    Beauty & Essex welcomes you to celebrate Mother's Day! We will be offering our a la carte menu with specialty items from the Chef. We look forward to seeing you there!
    Mother's Day Photo

What 9,652 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.5Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.2Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • New York City

    Unspecified

  • Manhattan

    Unspecified

9,652 Reviews
  1. Purduette

    New York City

    15 reviews

    4.0

    15 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Took a friend here for her birthday. Notified the restaurant in advance and they gave her a sweet card -- and a cupcake with a candle! Made the night very special. Food and wine were very good. Service was excellent. Bathroom was lovely. Looks like a great place for both dates and large groups.

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  2. ToddL

    Cleveland

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    An amazing experience. Food was phenomenal! Ambiance and design are stunning! Kirk, our server was excellent! A great experience!

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  3. JWFBG

    Detroit

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Awesome brunch experience. Definitely going back soon to try dinner!

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  4. NYer

    New York City

    10 reviews

    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great vibe, delicious food, outstanding service. Since all dishes are meant to be shared, we ordered a variety and were wowed each time-every plate cleaned.

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  5. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Overall was great, but the only issue was that the server felt a little rushy.

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  6. OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    soooo goood!!! love the vibe. i ordered the mac n cheese with a burger & it was yummy

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  7. SophieI

    London

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on April 1, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was the best we had in NYC. We loved the atmosphere but the best part of our visit was the incredible service we had from one of the senior staff. She noticed we hadn’t been attended to 10 minutes after we’d sat down and went out of her wait for the rest of the meal to make us feel incredibly well looked after.

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  8. Smithv864

    New York City

    32 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    32 reviews

    Dined on March 31, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Everything was amazing! We will be back. First in this location.

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  9. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 30, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    It was really nice and exclusive. Food was great and service was spot on

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  10. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on March 30, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing food and ambience! Michelin star experience!

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FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Beauty & Essex- New York using the Order Online button. Beauty & Essex- New York also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (212) 614-0146.

Beauty & Essex- New York is rated 4.6 stars by 9652 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 114 times today
Experiences are available.

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Beauty & Essex- New York

146 Essex St, New York, NY 10002

Additional information

  • Cross street
    Stanton & Rivington
  • Neighborhood
    Lower East Side
  • Hours of operation
    Daily 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    Unspecified
  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Dress code
    Smart Casual
  • Parking details
    Street parking is available in the neighborhood. There is also a parking lot on Essex between Houston and Stanton Streets or a municipal garage between Delancey and Rivington Streets.
  • Public transit
    by Train: F, J, M, or Z train to Delancey/Essex Street. by Bus: M9 or 14A to Essex Street
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    Chris Santos
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (212) 614-0146
  • Private party facilities
    Chef Chris Santos' sophisticated, mutli-ethnic sharing menu lends itself perfectly to celebrations and group dining for parties of 10 to 400 guests.
  • Private party contact
    Natalie Barragan: (212) 614-0126
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