Sesamo


At Sesamo, we provide a unique experience. Italy meets Asia in our kitchen and bar, to bring you the best of both worlds.

Located in the historic Hell’s Kitchen, Sesamo is a neighborhood restaurant that lends 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 brings 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.

8+ Reservations by Phone


We take reservations for 8+ party sizes by phone only. To make a reservation, please call us at (212) 265 2755 between 4pm-10pm. A credit card is required for any booking over 6 people. Free cancellation up to the day before.

Private Dining & Events


SESAMO restaurant is available for private event buyouts during the day or evening. If you would like to host your event at either the indoor or outdoor dining room of Sesamo, please email contact@sesamorestaurant.com for more details

Unique dining experience


Sesamo’s 70 seat room, features a fully stocked bar with a selection of artisanal cocktails, a temperature-controlled wine cellar, and a cozy atmosphere. An 8 person table, is available for meetings, birthdays and other occasions.

As our special guest, we want you to experience the pleasure of our unique fusion of Italian Asian fusion cuisine with an emphasis on world-class seafood and quality meats.

Safety precautions


Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • unvaccinated staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Proof of vaccination required to dine indoors
Physical Distancing
  • Extra space between tables