Dine At Best Hell’s Kitchen Restaurant NYC

Enjoy an intimate evening with someone special, a cozy night with family, a bottomless brunch with your friends, or a fun birthday celebration with a large group at Sesamo – the modern Italian restaurant everyone is talking about. As one of the best hell’s kitchen restaurants in NYC, Sesamo will make your experience an unforgettable one.

When Italy Meets Asia

We are not your grandmother’s Italian restaurant. At Sesamo, we take a bold and innovative approach to cooking and cocktails. Representing the diverse background we come from, our executive chef and mixologist incorporate the best ingredients from different worlds, and combine them with Italian traditions, to create our unique Italian Asian Fusion menu. Our menu changes seasonally and offers gluten-free and vegan options.

Our Chef

After opening several successful locavore restaurants in NYC and the Hamptons and appearing on multiple Food Networks shows, award-winning Chef Sandy Hall making his debut in Sesamo, crafts a unique Italian Asian fusion menu. He transforms fresh and, locally-sourced produce into thoughtful dishes.

What we offer

We promise an intimate and relaxed dining experience that offers something different to local and foreign patrons and ensures you enjoy a memorable food experience every time. For those with pure food indulgence in mind, come next door and sate your desires with our ever-changing internationally and seasonally inspired menu.

Food that restores, and revives.

Located in the historic Hell’s Kitchen, Sesamo is your quintessential neighbourhood restaurant that imparts a touch of metropolitan sophistication to the heart of New York City. Our menu offers international fare created to appeal to the discerning Manhattan diner. Co-founded by a couple of entrepreneurs with a taste for quality who bring over 30 years of experience in hospitality. We offer consistently delicious dishes featuring homemade pasta, meats, and seafood. In addition to our superb cuisine, our guests can experience a wide selection of wines and cocktails.


Grab The Best Italian in Hell’s Kitchen

We serve brunch on Saturdays and Sundays, a lunch menu from Wednesday to Friday, and dinner from Monday to Sunday. Additionally we also have a great wine bar and a number of specialty cocktails to make your night better.

Have a Wholesome Experience At Our Modern Italian Restaurant in New York

New York is known for more than anything the experiences it imparts. We too aim to deliver you a bit of New York through every aspect of our service.