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The Bar at Essex Restaurant NYC is ideal for cocktails and private parties.
Essex NYC Dinner flatbread with artisanal burrata, crispy prosciutto di Parma & homemade pesto.
Essex NYC Main Dining room serving dinner & boozy bottomless brunch on the Lower East Side, Manhattan.
The Aristocrat: Potato Pancakes, Gravlax and Salmon Caviar
Al Fresco Dining at Essex Heated Outdoor Decks
Manchego Macaroni and Cheese only at Essex NYC Dinner and Bottomless Brunch
Angus Prime Ribeye Steak for Two at Essex Restaurant and Lower East Side Steakhouse
Charred yellowtail crudo appetizer at Essex Restaurant Lower East Side
The Rear Dining Room at Essex Restaurant NYC is perfect for semi-private dinner and Bottomless Brunch Parties

Seasonal Cuisine, Oyster Happy Hour
& the Original Bottomless Brunch


Welcome to Essex, one of the Lower East Side’s first destination restaurants as well as a local favorite. Famous for the original Bottomless Brunch Party, our top-rated brunch is regularly included in lists of Best Brunches in New York City.  Our expansive Brunch Menu available both a la carte without drinks and as a boozy brunch unlimited Mimosas, Aperol Spritz, Bloody Marys, Screwdrivers& Narragansett Draft Beer.

Essex Restaurant's New American Dinner Menu, guided by Chef Steffen Sander, who has helmed some of New York's top Michelin-Starred restaurants, showcases seasonal and locally-sourced ingredients, with extensive vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options, as well as burgers & classic steakhouse fare. Our Summer Restaurant Week Menu is a perfect opportunity to sample our most popular Dinner dishes, including our Prime Bone-In Ribeye Steak for Two. This year we are also offering a Restaurant Week Brunch Menu, featuring new brunch entrees as well as a bottomless brunch option.  

After dinner Essex transforms into the ultimate nightlife destination, hosting late-night parties on weekends that promise unforgettable moments and electrifying ambiance.  For those seeking a midweek escape, our legendary Happy Hour features specials on cocktails and bar bites as well as $1.50 Oysters.  Oyster aficionados flock to our Thursday Mega Happy hour with Dollar Oysters all night. 

The original Essex Restaurant, A Lower East Pioneer for Brunch and Dinner since 1999.


A historic restaurant with a rich legacy spanning over 25 years, Essex is an integral part of the NYC's Lower East Side. Originally located in the Essex Street Market,  Essex embarked on a new chapter in 2019, relocating to the century-old Schapiro's Winery.

Our soaring new multi-level space has private and semi-private rooms for parties of 25 to 250 guests, including our mezzanine with a full-service bar.   Whether it's an intimate gathering, engagement party, bridal shower or a corporate affair, our versatile party spaces cater to every occasion.  

Stay tuned as we unveil our forthcoming speakeasy in the winery’s cask cellar.   Plus, explore our New Brooklyn location, Evalyn's Tap House, a gastropub with 20 craft beers on draft and contemporary German pub fare. Come join us at Essex and discover why we're the ultimate destination for anyone searching for the best restaurant near me.

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