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EN Japanese Brasserie

1889 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Experience Japanese dining in a beautiful, authentic Japanese restaurant located in the West Village of Manhattan. We offer the rich traditions of Japanese cooking with Chef Abe Hiroki’s modern yet relaxed style of dining centered around a procession of small plates.

We adhere to the fundamentals of Japanese cooking: respecting the ingredients and their natural flavors, cooking in the moment, and letting the ingredients speak for themselves. We have created an extensive menu, featuring dishes as fresh tofu (prepared six times a night), saikyo miso black cod, stone grilled Washugyu and Wagyu steaks, an assortment of sashimi and sushi rolls and three signature EN Kaiseki tasting menus. To compliment your dining experience, we have developed a list of over 80 sakes and 25 shochus as well as carefully crafted signature cocktails and wine list. Polish your meal off with a choice from 27 Japanese whiskies, a lineup that is hard to beat.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Japanese, Asian, Sushi
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 12:00pm - 2:30pm
Brunch: Saturday & Sunday: 11am - 2:30pm
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:30pm -10:30pm
Friday & Saturday: 5:30pm -11:30pm
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Phone number
(212) 647-9196
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, Eurocheque Card, JCB, MasterCard, Pay with OpenTable, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Abe Hiroki
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EN Japanese Brasserie is pleased to offer offsite catering for parties large and small. With customizable menus available for birthdays, business luncheons or dinners, gallery openings and private parties, the possibilities are endless. For more information on menus and pricing options, please see the Banquet Contact.
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Cross street
Leroy Street
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Parking details
Street parking is abundant near the EN, however; if you have trouble finding it, Caliante Car Park is located at 115 Leroy st., between Hudson st. and Greenwich st, just a half a block from EN.
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Public transit
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.
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Special events & promotions
EN Japanese Brasserie offers private room facilities for parties of 6 up to 40. Two tatami rooms are available on the ground floor, with an antique Japanese apartment above on the mezzanine and a large lounge is also available for private events.
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Sun-lit and quaint, dim and romantic, festive gettogethers or formal business entertaining, we do it all. 5 private rooms can be configured to accommodate a variety of party sizes. The front lounge and whole restaurant are available for buyouts as well. Party menus and bar packages are customizable.

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What 1889 People Are Saying
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4.5  based on recent ratings
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75% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipSeleneN (Los Angeles)
2.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

I used to love coming here as the food is consistently good. And ambiance was lovely. But recently the service has been so disappointing and rude. Front of house is warm and welcoming. And this is completely let down by the serving staff who do not smile, roll their eyes when you ask for something and whizz by when you’re waving your arm for attention. What a shame as the food is delicious and fresh. Hats off to the chef but boo to the servers. And it’s gotten expensive. Won’t be back for a while.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

Its always
The right choice

CharlesD (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on February 8, 2018

Service and food felt a bit underwhelming in respect to the space, and expectations

vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
1.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

Kaiseki dishes were completely lackluster and insubstantial. Service was okay outside of having to wait 20mins for seating despite being on time. Food was served at the wrong temperature and tasteless. Although a regular customer in the past, I will not be returning to En.

vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

Food amazing
Service equally amazing

vipCloudsinthsilverlining (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

Just sublime as always: from the homemade tofu to the Kyoto small dishes to the rice clay pots to the sashimi.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
1.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

The restaurant was supposed to open at 530. No one was there and they did not seat us till 545. At 6 I told the hostess we had a show and needed to order. She said right away but nobody came. So we paid for our one drink we got from bar while waiting and left. The hostess and waitress were awful

vipJemma (New York Area)
1.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

Had a table booked for 3ppl for 2:15pm. Two of us arrived at 2:10pm. We’re seated for 2:17pm only to be told the kitchen closed at 2:25pm. Why they’d take the reservation no one knows. Such bad unapologetic service. We’d to leave and find a new restaurant that would actually serve us food.

AdamV (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

Been coming here for years. Fabulous setting and decent food. The staff can be quite haughty and not very obliging. The food is ok but not as amazing as the descriptions or setting would suggest. Definitely the most impressive thing about this place is the interior design (and the sake list!)

vipGabriella (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 25, 2018

I have loved En since it opened ! Spent at least 2 of my Birthdays there and keep loving it !