Bessou at 5 Bleecker St New York, NY 10012
Phone: (212) 228-8502
Address: 5 Bleecker St New York, NY 10012
Bessou Menu in New York
Special of the Week!
Japanese Yakitori BBQ Set
Fire up that grill and have a fun yakitori night! The set comes with 6 skewers of marinated chicken thighs and scallions, 2 skewers each of tsukune and pork belly, 2 skewers each of shishito peppers and garlic, 2 salmon onigiri rice balls for grilling, kewpie potato salad, ponzu cabbage, and 2 of our special sauces: black garlic teriyaki and yuzu miso dipping sauce. This feast feeds 2-3 people.
Summer Karaage Picnic
12 pc bucket of karaage with your choice of sauce, 4 pcs of crispy rice hash, kewpie potato salad, ponzu cabbage, assorted pickles
Salmon Sushi Handroll Kit (2-3PPL)
Our do-it-yourself salmon handroll kit! Make these sushi handrolls at home and have a little par-tay. Included in kit: 15 pcs of salmon sashimi, 2.5 oz of ikura, wasabi, pickles, nori and lettuce wrappers, soy sauce, shiso verde. Serves 2-3 people.
Japanese Snow Crab Cakes
2 lump crabcakes made with crab from the Sea of Japan, a touch of miso and parsley served with crunchy nori fries and scallion aioli
Beef ribeye, napa cabbage, shimeji mushroom, scallions, dashi broth.
Shrimp Ball Udon
House made ebi shinjo shrimp balls, napa cabbage, shimeji mushroom, scallions, dashi broth.
Veggie Udon (Vegan)
Napa cabbage, shimeji mushroom, tofu, scallions, dashi broth.
Dan Dan Udon Noodles
Inaniwa udon noodles with seared pork chashuu, scallions in spicy miso broth
Japanese Chickpea Curry Udon (Vegetarian)
House made Japanese curry with chickpeas and touch of tomato, udon noodles and soy smoked egg
Crispy Shrimp Udon
Lightly fried head on prawns, udon, bok choy, hon shimeji in a dashi broth
Tuna Sashimi Udon
Udon noodles with tuna sashimi, bok choy, shimeji mushrooms, scallions with dipping sauce on the side
Bento Rice Bowls
All bento bowls served with brussels sprout slaw, hijiki, beet pickled daikon, nori crunch, rice (no rice options available)
Fish of the Day Bento
Grilled to perfection with ponzu cabbage, house made pickles over rice.
Fried Chicken Karaage Bento
Named best in NYC! Served with spicy mayo, ponzu cabbage, smoked daikon radish and nori crunch over rice.
Beef Ribeye Bento
Soy ginger beef with house made pickles over rice.
Pork Tonkatsu Bento
Panko-breaded pork cutlet, black garlic tonkatsu sauce, scallion mayo, ponzu cabbage, smoked daikon radish over rice.
Spicy Tuna Poke Bento
Served with pickled onions, cilantro, nori crunch, rice.
Black Garlic Chicken and Rice
Roast chicken glazed in black garlic teriyaki sauce, pickled onions, cilantro, smoked daikon radish, ponzu over rice.
Chili Prawns Bento
Prawns in chili sauce, pickled onions, cilantro, smoked daikon radish over rice
Japanese Chickpea Curry Bowl
House made Japanese curry with chickpeas and a touch of tomato. Served over rice with soy pickled egg and pickles.
Crispy Shrimp Bento
Lightly battered head on prawns, scallion mayo, charred cabbage, pickled red onions, cilantro over rice
Chicken Tsukune Meatball Bento
Housemade Japanese chicken meatballs over rice with house made pickles and charred cabbage
Fried Chicken Karaage Sando
Bessou's famous crispy fried chicken karaage with your choice of sauce, kewpie slaw and pickles on a Martin's potato bun
Ebi Po Boy
House made shrimp ball fritters, kewpie slaw, pickles on a Martin's potato bun
Miso Salmon Sando
Beet pickled daikon, dill, scallion aioli on thick-cut milk toast
Panko-breaded pork cutlet, lettuce, miso barbecue, scallion aioli on thick-cut milk toast
Pork Chashuu Sando
Slow braised chashuu with black garlic sauce, kewpie slaw and pickles on a Martin;s potato roll
Japanese Crab Cake Sando
Lump crab cake made with crabs from the Sea of Japan, kewpie, touch of miso and parsley, topped with cabbage slaw, pickled daikon on a Martin's potato roll
Potato Salad Sando (Veg)
Kewpie potato salad, black garlic sauce shredded cabbage, pickles on a Martin's potato roll
Three types of house made seasonal pickles
Blistered Green Beans and Shishito Peppers
Tossed in a house made rayu chili oil and served with a lime miso vinaigrette
Edamame with Charcoal Salt
Edamame, shio kombu kelp, charcoal salt
Fried Chicken Karaage
Bessou's famous crispy fried chicken karaage. With your choice of flavor. 3pcs with option to make it a meal!
Soy pickled quail eggs, jako, served with creamy sesame dressing
Japanese Sweet Potato Fries
Spicy mayo, nori crunch
Miso Pork Ribs
Miso sansho peppercorn rubbed, served with pickled apples
Crispy red bliss potatoes, garlicky aonori aioli
Beef Tataki Crispy Rice (2pcs)
Pickled apple, karashi aioli
Salmon Ikura Crispy Rice (2pcs)
Salmon sashimi, wasabi aioli, ikura, dill
Spicy Tuna Crispy Rice (2pcs)
Spicy tuna, yuzu pickled jalapeno and daikon
Yellowtail Crispy Rice (2pcs)
Yellowtail, jalapeno and shiso verde
Crispy Rice Trio
Salmon Ikura, Spicy Tuna, and Yellowtail
Smoked Soy Farm Egg
Applewood smoked soy pickled egg
Chilled spinach with pirikara white sesame sauce
Blistered Shishito Peppers
Chili oil and lemon tofu aioli.
Red shiso crusted cobia, double-fermented soy sauce, chive oil, nasturtium
Daikon Herb Salad
Shaved daikon, mizuna, sunflower seeds and a medley of herbs, citrus ponzu
Prawns, calamari, smelt with meyer lemon nanban sauce.
Grilled Romaine Salad
Soy pickled quail eggs, jako, creamy sesame dressing
Sake Steamed Clams
Little neck clams, saffron braised bamboo shoots, mitsuba, saffron aioli
Sake Steamed Clams
Manila clams, bamboo shoots, saffron aioli
Chef's selection of sashimi topped with julienned slaw of kohlrabi, carrots, cucumbers, dill, parsley, mint and peanuts. Served with ponzu vinaigrette
Tofu aioli, pomegranate, and black truffle puree. Vegan.
Shiso Cigars (v)
Rolled with Sendai miso, roasted peanuts, walnuts
Vine-ripe tomatoes, shiso, black garlic, gazpacho sauce
Uni Shiso Crispy Rice
Maine sea urchin, shiso, wasabi aioli, nori
Uni with Crispy Rice
Sea urchin from Maine, spicy tama miso, kizami nori, shiso
Wagyu Steak (Appetizer)
5 oz. seared wagyu steak, yuzu caper oroshi salsa, black garlic teriyaki sauce
Soy Smoked Pickled Eggs
Applewood smoked soy pickled egg
Charred Sesame Broccoli
Ponzu, creamy sesame, rayu chili oil
Ebi Shinjo Fritters (4 pcs)
House made shrimp ball fritters, scallion mayo, lemon
Onigiri Rice Ball, Nori Salmon (1 pc)
Nori salmon onigiri rice ball
Crispy Prawns (3 pcs)
Head on prawns, lightly battered and fried. Served with scallion mayo.
Charred cabbage with housemade ponzu citrus soy dressing
Housemade Ice Cream (Scoop)
A scoop of one of our house made ice creams. Warning! We do not have cooler bags (it should be fine, but just in case.)
With black garlic sauce
Chicken tsukune meatball skewers flavored with ginger, garlic and a touch of tama miso. Served with lemon on the side. 3 pcs.
Salmon Crispy Rice (2 pcs)
Salmon sashimi with ikura and wasabi aioli over sushi crispy rice
Kewpie Potato Salad
Housemade kewpie potato salad with cucumber and parsley. 1 pint.
Stock up your fridge on those days when you just need to stay at home! Meal Kits, Frozen, Prepared Foods
Orion, 6 Pack
Kyoto IPA, bottle
Sake To Go (By the Bottle) (Must be 21 to purchase and show ID at time of delivery)
'Jun' Shimeharitsuru (24.3oz)
As pure as snow, as clear as water. Pear, stone, rice. Niigata, Japan.
'BIHO' Imada Shuzo
Made by one of the only female sake brewmasters in Japan.
'SONG OF THE SEA' Tensei
Time to sit back and unwind. Salted melon, cucumber. Kanagawa, Japan.
Zestfully clean! High acidity. Super fresh. Juicy tart apple. Tochigi, Japan.
'OMACHI 50' Akita Seishu Seiden
Complex, silky and lively. Honeydew, pineapple.
'THE GATE' Daishichi Minowamon
Welcome to the pearly gates of heaven! Apricot, lemon. Fukushima, Japan.
Unfiltered sake with a mild smooth finish. Okayama, Japan.
SPARKLING NIGORI, Dassai
Unfiltered sparkling. Elegant and clean. Yamaguchi, Japan.
'SUNRISE' Kojima Toko
A summer margarita. Grass, agave, hint of jalapeño. Yamagata, Japan.
'THE GIFT' Katsuyama Ken
Supple, well-rounded umami. Samurai Masamune's favorite sake. Miyagi, Japan.
'BLACK PINE' Kenbishi Kuromatsu
Samurai pre-battle sake of choice since 1505. Hyogo, Japan.
SPARKLING 'AWA' SEAFOAM, Hakkaisan (12.2 oz)
Clear and elegant. Crisp lemon and froth. Niigata, Japan.
Vegetable Tempura Udon (Hot)
Silky northern-style udon noodles with an assortment of vegetable tempura in a light soy broth. Served hot.
Vegetable Tempura Udon (Cold)
Silky northern-style udon noodles with assorted vegetable tempura, served with house made dipping sauce. Served cold.
Shrimp Tempura Udon (Hot)
Silky northern-style udon noodles with an assortment of shrimp and vegetable tempura in a light soy broth. Served hot.
Shrimp Tempura Udon (Cold)
Silky northern-style udon noodles with assorted shrimp and vegetable tempura, served with house made dipping sauce. Served cold.
Tricolor Chirashi Bowl
Salmon, snow crab and ikura over yuzu pesto rice, served with nori, lettuce wraps and soy dashi
Curry Roasted Branzino
Roasted whole branzino with curry miso butter, kabocha and purple shiso daikon slaw
Squid Ink Donabe
Prawns, clams and calamari over squid ink rice served with aonori aioli
Pork Chashuu Platter
Seared pork belly chashuu, shiso verde, sweet onion rice
Soy Koji Steak Platter
Sweet soy marinated hanger steak, spicy sesame sauce, shiso verde, sweet onion ricw
Chashuu Fried Rice
Shiso fried rice with crispy Berkshire pork belly.
Applewood smoked duck, green tea soba noodles with spring onions and yuzu ginger broth
Japanese-style fried chicken seasoned with Moroccan spices, cucumber salad, shiso tzatziki
Prawns in Chili Sauce
Flash fried prawns tossed in spicy nanban sauce, rice crispies
Applewood Smoked Bacon
Crispy Rice Hash
Served with miso bbq sauce
Sake To Go (10 oz.) (Must be 21 to purchase and show ID at time of delivery)
Your chance to try sakes that are rarely sold in stores without committing to a full bottle. Served in a to go cup unless otherwise noted.
Brunch All Day
CRAZY KARAAGE SUPERBOWL SPECIAL
Crazy Karaage, prices are IN-SA-A-A-A-A-ANE!
SUMO PARTY 50 PCS KARAAGE
Our famous tender, boneless marinated and double-fried chicken in a party bucket size of 50 PIECES KARAAGE. Hand tossed in your choice of 2 sauces or seasonings and served with Japanese-style cucumber pickles, kewpie potato salad and crispy rice hash.
SUMO PARTY 30 PCS KARAAGE
Our famous tender, boneless marinated and double-fried chicken in a party bucket size of 30 PIECES KARAAGE. Hand tossed in your choice of 2 sauces or seasonings and served with Japanese-style cucumber pickles, kewpie potato salad and crispy rice hash.
12 PIECE KARAAGE
12 pieces of our freshly prepared all-natural boneless fried chicken karaage, available in your choice of 2 of our original seasonings or sauces.
16 PIECE KARAAGE
16 pieces of our freshly prepared all-natural boneless fried chicken karaage, available in your choice of 5 different original seasonings or sauces.
12 PIECE KARAAGE MEAL
12 pieces of our freshly prepared all-natural boneless fried chicken karaage, available in your choice of 5 different original seasonings or sauces. Served with Japanese-style cucumber pickles, kewpie potato salad and crispy rice hash.
16 PIECE KARAAGE MEAL
16 pieces of our freshly prepared all-natural boneless fried chicken karaage, available in your choice of 5 different original seasonings or sauces. Served with Japanese-style cucumber pickles, kewpie potato salad and crispy rice hash.