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Ranked #4,295 of 15,868 Restaurants in New York City
Neighbourhood: Noho
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Neighbourhood: Noho
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

I’m almost afraid to write this review but I must! Found this restaurant on a rainy Friday night and ventured in. Immediately saw folks eating the romaine salad that looked delicious - ordered it and it was!

Everything we’ve tried on the diverse and interesting menu is just delicious. Best sushi bowl ever. It’s amazing what comes out of the small kitchen!!

The service is very friendly attentive and knowledgeable. Wonderful selection of sake and wine. Beautifully prepared food interesting dishes and plates. Warm and vibrant atmosphere.

They give you a delicious tea instead of water which is a nice touch.

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Reviewed 23 April 2018

Bessou offers a rather unique experience, from the smoked barley tea to start to the Japanese small plates that are creative and universally tasty. Service is friendly and casual, yet very knowledgeable and on point in the advice given. The place is neither too small nor too big, just right for good energy without deafening noise, Japanese in aesthetics but not fussy. It is a great NY experience!

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Thank pamouyal
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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Adorable setting with amazing creative Japanese food - the barley tea was terrific and then came the meal. Will absolutely return - Emily the chef is wonderful

Thank KARENSK_12
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

The restaurant doesn't look much different from others in the area, except the brick walls were treated with nice Japanese style wood strips. The food is a mixture of Japanese food and almost Japanese food: very nice pickles; Shiso cigars; very good Romaine lettuce with fried fishes;Salmon or tuna on fried rice; excellent Japanese style beef; excellent Scallops hot pot. Some of the dishes are expensive for the type or size of the dish some are very reasonably priced. There is a good selection of Sake.

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Thank UbErich F
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

Visiting chef for a month has introduced some Mexican flavors.

Nice quiet space. Good service.

Had breakfast tacos (definite TexMex spin), Japanese breakfast set, eggplant, and Wagyu steak and eggs (with jalapenos).

All tasty and well priced.

Enjoy a meal out that won't break your budget. Damages with tip for 4 was $88.

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Thank JoeHouston52
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Maiko K, Owner at Bessou, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2017

Hello Joe from Houston (I believe I met you and your family the day you came! ) -

Thank you for the kind words. As you mentioned, we have our friend, guest chef Eduardo Sandoval doing some fun Mexican twists with Japanese ingredients for brunch right now! I'm glad you enjoyed everything. Next time please come in to try our dinner menu too. The dishes are just as creative but the flavors and spins are based on more traditional Japanese cuisine.

I hope we see you again when you are back in town!
Kind regards,
Maiko

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