Bessou

Japanese
$ $ $
5 Bleecker St (btwn Elizabeth St & Bowery)
New York, NY 10012
(212) 228-8502
Tuesday
5:30pm - 11:00pm
Wednesday
5:30pm - 11:00pm
Thursday
5:30pm - 11:00pm
Friday
5:30pm - 11:30pm
Saturday
11:00am - 3:00pm
Sunday
11:00am - 3:00pm

Menu

Tips

  • Crispy rice, smashed potatoes, hot peppers & Tokyo fish fry.
  • the salmon hand roll three ways and pork belly is
  • All the veggie items are amazing. I also had the spicy tuna on rice cakes. And their ice creams are great. Wonderful, knowledgeable staff. I will be back.
  • Great happy hr menu (sake & bites) and great food overall - friend and I are obsessed with this spot and have tried almost everything! Def recommend checking out
  • Good food good service. "Dan Dan" dish was great.
  • Amazing brussels sprouts and salmon hand roll platter. Love the green bean shishito dish too. I could drink 10 cups of their mugi cha tea. Cozy and delicious spot!
  • Came for brunch and it was okay. I tried the eggplant shakshuka and wagyu steak and eggs
  • The banana foster pancakes are ginormous. Do not underestimate!
  • Pancakes are amazing and huge, also try the eggplant + tonkatsu dish during brunch
  • Crispy rice is a must. Sashimi roll is very filling and fun. Wagyu beef was killer. Homemade ice cream was perfect ending.
  • Def get the crispy rice. The kaarage is very unique and delicious - big serving, ideal for 3+ ppl. the Kobe is fine.
  • Love so authentic, self done sashimi rolls, unusual edamame with seaweed salt, tasty soya udon with tempura. Sake is great too, so smooth.
  • The best classic meets inventive Japanese shareable plates.
  • The salmon, ikura crispy rice was amazing! Other small dishes including the beef tataki were tasty too
  • Nice little place. No lines for brunch. Liked the bloody Mari
  • Loved the crispy rice dish! So creative and crispy. The tartar sauce-ish sauce had the right amount of kick too!
  • Try the umeboshi fritters, which are like a Japanese take on fried olives. Also fun is the sashimi platter, which comes with nori and rice for creating your own rolls.
  • Loved the sweet soy braised short rib in mint garlic sauce and tofu aioli. So tender and loved the flavor combinations
  • Free barley tea. Simple dishes
  • Uni crispy rice, char shiu pork belly, salted caramel miso ice cream + yuzu sake = prepped your order for you #yourewelcome

Nearby places

2 Rivington St (at Bowery)
3 Bleecker St (at Bowery)
310 Bowery (at Bleecker St)