Sons of Essex
New American eatery with a vintage feel
American · Lower East Side · $$$
The Zagat Review
3.9
Food
3.8
Decor
3.8
Service
 
Expect a “vintage” vibe – signaled by the “cool” delicatessen entrance – at this somewhat “pricey” Lower Eastsider; the “happening bar scene” threatens to overshadow New American fare that's “nothing extraordinary” , but most are having too much “fun” to notice.
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hours Open Today · 11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Chevron
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Friday
5:00 PM - 4:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Sunday
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
location 133 Essex Street, New York, NY 10002, USA phone +1 212-674-7100 website sonsofessexnyc.com directions Get Directions
Known For
Brunch
Takeout
Lively scenes
Zagat Mentions of Sons of Essex
Google Reviews
4.2
(266)
Came here right at the start of Happy Hour, and our party of 6 was seated immediately. Staff took our drink orders down right away, I love when you don't have to flag someone down! Happy hour prices are also a steal - especially in this neighborhood. The Kentucky mule was good (def don't skimp on the alcohol), will for sure come back to try their other cocktails. Wasn't expecting much considering their menu was bar food, but was pleasantly surprised at how good their Essex burger + truffle fries were. We were there for about 2 hours and even as more people were getting seated, our glasses of water were never empty, and someone was always around to check on our table (thanks Emmy!).
Judith · May 26, 2018
Great restaurant & bar located in the Lower East Side, NYC. Ive been back multiple times for brunch, dinner and just drinks! The music is phenomenal at all times, all their DJ's play both old and new hip-hop that keep the energy high. Its great for large groups celebrating birthdays or just Life. We had the burger, truffle mac and cheese, whiskey wings, and I love the chicken & waffles during brunch. Its more quiet during the week which is great to catch up with friends in an intimate setting. This place does it all. Highly recommend, and I ALWAYS bring my out of town visiting friends here.
James Choung · May 10, 2018
This spot is always guaranteed a good time. I've frequented this place over the past 6 years and I'm honestly never disappointed. I decided to write a review this time because of their amazing hostesss (Dark skin with bald head dancer just in case management sees this ha!). We literally showed up without a reservation and she was super cool and took care of us. She seated us in the pit (you wanna get seated here esp during brunch) within less than 5 minutes of us waiting. I would say make reservations for around 1:15 because that's when the DJ starts spinning. At any given point, it will turn into a part. The vibes here are absolutely insane and a perfect place to celebrate. The food is really good but it's kinda pricey. Our mimosa cost about 32$ and it said that it was a pitcher. It was literally a carafe that wasn't filled to brim. Hence why I'm giving it 4 stars because I feel like the prices are a bit outrageous. With that being said, if you're looking for a place to celebrate definitely come here
Natasha Pitcairn · April 17, 2018