Chefs Nick Kim and Jimmy Lau of Neta - New York, NY

61 West Eighth Street
New York, NY 10011
(212) 505-2605
Hours: Mon-Sat 5pm - 10:30pm

Bordering on austere in its simplicity, Neta’s intimate space is a blank canvas for displaying its artful take on modern Japanese cuisine. The minimalist dining room is dominated by a blonde wood bar lined with tall black chairs—perfect perches from which diners can watch Chefs Nik Kim and Jimmy Lau work. The chefs, veterans of Masa Takayama’s genre-defying Masa and Bar Masa, have built this venture on masterful technique and the world-class product one would expect of their sensei, in a setting that forgoes traditional formality in favor of modern accessibility. Revel in East-meets-West offerings, such as king mushrooms with spicy fries and serrano peppers and wagyu beef tataki with maitake mushrooms, seaweed salt, and Périgord truffles. Or sit back in those tall chairs and give free rein to the chefs by opting for the omakase menu.

Recommended Dishes:
  • Toro Tartar, Caviar, Grilled Bread
  • Seasonal Rice Crispy Baby Icefish, Salted Mizuna Greens

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