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“Perfect NY restaurant!!”
Review of Beauty & Essex

Beauty & Essex
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Ranked #100 of 13,743 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $21 - $50
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Private Dining, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Lower East Side
Cross street: Stanton & Rivington
Transit: by Train: F, J, M, or Z train to Delancey/Essex Street. by Bus: M9 or 14A to Essex Street
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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5 reviews
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“Perfect NY restaurant!!”
Reviewed November 13, 2013 via mobile

This really is a hidden treasure in New York and I would recommend it to everybody. Service was excellent. The chicken in tomato soup, amongst many others, was a foodgasm and they had the best cocktails! Great experince.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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69 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Fun, festive and funky!”
Reviewed November 10, 2013

Our hotel concierge recommended this place for us. She was able to get a reservation for us that very evening. We were able to walk there from our SoHo hotel (about a mile). Had not spent much time in the area so was an easy and fun walk over. You enter thru a "pawn shop" to actual space. The room was practically vibrating - bar was full of people. Was hard to find a space to even stand so went out to pawn area until our table was called. We were seated on the 1st floor, comfortable table, not to close together. Our server came right over and told up menu was made up of plates to share. We ordered some great cocktails and followed with a parade of amazing food. Pace was nice, service was good and the food wonderful and original.

  • Visited October 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“what fun you must try it”
Reviewed November 9, 2013

the place is buzzing and fun and the food is good. You need to book a couple of weeks in advance but try it and the cocktails are amazing

  • Visited November 2013
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cozumel
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“incredible energy and delicious food”
Reviewed November 8, 2013

This will definitely be on my list each time I visit the city. Great food, incredible atmosphere and very original interior. Thanks

  • Visited October 2013
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London, England, United Kingdom
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“Awesome bar”
Reviewed November 6, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

If you manage to find it and not be putt off by the "original" entry and get past the bouncer by looking effortlessly cool this place has epic cocktails.

EPIC.

Visited October 2013
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