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146 Essex St, New York City, 10002 | 212.614.0146 A Tao Group Hospitality Property



Beauty & Essex has an innovative design that starts in the restaurant’s entrance, a well­curated modern day pawn shop replete with a saxophone, boom­box, quirky artifacts, vintage treasures and an eclectic array of “one­off” pieces of jewelry. Continuing past the pawn shop, guests encounter a grand, circular staircase wrapped around a two­story custom chandelier, but only the adventurous will discover all that Beauty & Essex has to offer. With four distinct dining rooms (one private), two bars, a lounge and a women’s bathroom complete with a salon including a luxurious sofa, and antique perfume bottles. The cuisine, much like the design, is intended to set a new course. Chef Chris Santos was one of the pioneers of the small, share plate dining trend that has swept the nation, and with the Beauty & Essex menu, he once again has created waves on the food scene.

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Experience Beauty

Upon entering, you’ll step through Beauty & Essex’s Pawn Shop, where you’ll find an eclectic collection of vintage jewelry, custom musical instruments, one-of-a-kind art, and plenty of other treasures curated by GoldGirl, Lauren Kaminsky. Everything in the shop is available for purchase…except for Biggie, don’t even ask.

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