Asian-influenced Italian

Sesamo offers modern Italian cuisine with Asian influences. The first of its kind, our concept is rooted in our respect for Italian cuisine preparations, and appreciation for our Asian heritage and home cooking. Indulge in the ingredient-driven seasonal menu for an intimate evening with someone special, a bottomless brunch with your friends, or a fun celebration with a large group. Located in Hell’s Kitchen, close to Times Square and Radio City Music Hall, Sesamo will make your experience an unforgettable one.

When Italy Meets Asia

Inspired by Itameshi (Japanese for “Italian”) cuisine, Sesamo expands on the concept and draws inspiration from many different regional influences in Asia. Our menu changes seasonally and offers gluten-free and vegan options.

Sesamo, a renowned neighborhood restaurant, has gained recognition for its unique Asian influenced Italian cuisine.  Recently featured in Forbes magazine, Sesamo showcases an innovative menu that combines the best of Italian and Asian flavors. With a commitment to utilizing fresh and locally-sourced ingredients, the culinary team at Sesamo creates thoughtfully crafted dishes that highlight the essence of each ingredient. From the finest produce to exceptional culinary creations, Sesamo guarantees an unforgettable dining experience.

Food that restores, and revives.

Located in the residential part of Hell’s Kitchen, Sesamo is your quintessential neighborhood restaurant where locals feel like families, and first-timers feel like regulars.


Grab The Best Italian in Hell's Kitchen

We serve brunch on Saturdays and Sundays, a lunch menu from Monday to Friday, and dinner 7 days a week. Additionally, we have a great wine bar and a number of specialty cocktails to make your meal better.