Essence Bar & Restaurant

Essence Bar & Restaurant

$$ • Soul Food • Southern • Wings • Family Friendly

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Location and hours

1662 Atlantic Ave, NY 11213
Sunday
03:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday - Friday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
03:00 PM - 11:00 PM

1662 Atlantic Ave, NY 11213 • More info


  • Wraps

    • Essence Steak Wrap

      Steak, eggs, cheese, onions, red, and green peppers.
      $9.00
    • Chicken Wrap

      Cheese, tomatoes, mayo, onions, green, and red peppers.
      $7.00
    • Fish Wrap

      $8.00
  • Wings, Wings, and Wings

    • Waffles and Fried Wings

      $12.95
    • Boneless Chicken

      $10.99
    • Sweet and Sour Wings

      $11.00
    • Teriyaki Wings

      $10.00
    • Baked Party Wings

      Eight pieces seasoned with our special seasonings.
      $11.00
    • Buffalo Wings

      Hot and spicy wing sauce.
      $11.00
    • Honey Essence Wings

      Eight pieces. Fried crunchy and glazed with homemade honey sauce.
      $12.00
    • Jerk Party Wings

      Jerked Caribbean style.
      $12.00
    • Fried Party Wings

      $10.50
    • Teriyaki Chicken

      8 wings
      $12.00
  • Soups and Salads

    • Grilled Chicken Salad

      Fresh garden and organic greens with grilled chicken.
      $11.95
    • Greek Salad

      $7.00
    • Garden Salad

      $5.00
    • Potato Soup

      Homemade soup.
      $4.00
    • Chicken Soup

      Homemade Southern style.
      $4.00
  • Seafood

    • Spicy and Sweet Grilled

      Served with your choice of two sides.
      $17.00
    • Grilled Shrimp

      Six jumbo grilled shrimp drizzled in butter sauce. Served with your choice of two sides.
      $15.00
    • Stuffed Jumbo Shrimp

      Six pieces of shrimps stuffed with fresh crab meat. Served with your choice of two sides.
      $16.75
    • Steamed Snapper

      Steamed in our special seasonings. Served with rice and peas, plantain, and cabbage.
      $17.99
    • Lemon Grilled Salmon

      Served with your choice of two sides.
      $17.99
    • Catfish

      Served with your choice of two sides.
      $13.99
    • Pepper Shrimp

      Six pieces. Sauteed in green and red peppers with special sauce. Served with two sides.
      $15.00
    • Fried Shrimp and Fries

      Six golden brown jumbo shrimp and fries.
      $13.00
    • Spicy and Sweet Shrimp Grilled

      Served with fries.
      $13.00
    • Mussels

      Served in a creamy white wine clam sauce.
      $12.00
    • Fried Whiting and Fries

      Sold out
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      $9.00
  • Sandwiches

    • Lydell's Cat Fish Sandwich

      $10.00
    • Grilled Chicken Sandwich

      Garlic bread chicken and Swiss cheese.
      $8.75
    • Essence Cheese Steak Sandwich

      Onions and American cheese.
      $8.00
    • BLT Sandwich

      Served with chips.
      $7.50
    • Fried Pork Chop Sandwich

      $7.00
    • Fried Chicken Sandwich

      $7.00
    • Fried Whiting Fish Sandwich

      Golden brown whiting served on lightly toasted bread and tartar sauce.
      $9.00
    • Tuna Sandwich

      Lettuce, onions, pickles, and chips.
      $6.00
  • Premium Burgers

    • Veggie Deluxe Burger

      Topped with Swiss cheese and garnished with garlic mayonnaise. Served with fries.
      $14.00
    • Turkey Burger

      Served with cheese, tomatoes, lettuce, and fries.
      $14.00
    • Bacon Cheeseburger

      Served with fries, sliced cheese, onions, and special sauce.
      $13.00
    • Classic Cheeseburger

      Seasoned ground beef served with lettuce, tomatoes, onions, and fries.
      $10.00
    • Sliders Burgers

      American cheese, Swiss cheese, and Jack pepper cheese. Served with fries.
      $6.00
    • Jerk Burger

      $11.00
  • Platters

    • Mixed Sampler Platter

      $26.00
    • Soul Chicken Quesadilla

      Tortillas stuffed with grilled chicken, onions, tomato, garlic, and melted cheese.
      $12.00
    • 8" Quesadilla

      $9.99
    • Cheese Quesadilla

      Sharp cheese.
      $8.00
    • Sea Food Combo any 4

      $26.00
  • Pasta Dishes

    • Rasta Pasta and Langostino Lobster Meat

      Sold out
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      $16.00
    • Rasta Pasta and Shrimp

      Served in a creamy sauce mingled with shrimp.
      $15.00
    • Rasta Pasta and Chicken

      Pasta sauteed in a creamy coconut sauce and mingled with grilled chicken.
      $14.00
    • Rasta Pasta and Broccoli

      $12.00
    • Rasta Pasta & Oxtail

      slow cooked oxtail over our creamy rasta pasta
      $18.99
    • Rasta Pasta Salmon

      pan seared salmon served with our rasta pasta and creamy sauce
      $16.99
    • Rasta Pasta Spinach

      sauteed spinach served on top of oliver oil base rasta pasta
      $14.00
  • Most Popular

    • Stuffed Jumbo Shrimp

      Six pieces of shrimps stuffed with fresh crab meat. Served with your choice of two sides.
      $16.75
    • Oxtails of Essence

      $16.75
    • Rasta Pasta and Shrimp

      Served in a creamy sauce mingled with shrimp.
      $15.00
    • Rasta Pasta and Chicken

      Pasta sauteed in a creamy coconut sauce and mingled with grilled chicken.
      $14.00
    • Fried Catfish Strips

      Served with carrots, celery, and tartar sauce.
      $10.75
    • Fried Party Wings

      $10.50
  • Homemade Sides

    • Macaroni and Cheese

      $5.00
    • Potato Salad

      $5.00
    • Black Eye Peas

      $5.00
    • Fresh Collard Greens

      $4.00
    • Yams

      $5.00
    • Steam Broccoll

      $5.00
    • Mashed Potatoes

      $5.00
    • Fried Plantain

      $4.00
    • Mixed Vegetables

      $4.00
  • Chicken, Beef and Pork

    • Smothered Chicken

      Served with your choice of two sides.
      $15.00
    • Two Fried Pork Chops

      Served with your choice of two sides.
      $13.99
    • Chicken

      Served with your choice of two sides.
      $14.99
    • Oxtail of Essence

      Oxtail of Essence
      $19.00
  • Appetizers

    • Jumbo Cocktail Shrimp

      Six pieces. Served with cocktail sauce.
      $13.00
    • Crab Cakes

      Homemade golden brown and served with sauce.
      $13.75
    • Fried Catfish Strips

      Served with carrots, celery, and tartar sauce.
      $13.00
    • Nachos

      $10.00
    • Soft Shell Taco Jerk

      $8.00
    • Potato Skins

      Filled with cheddar cheese and your choice of bacon or broccoli.
      $8.95
    • Sam's Tacos

      Three tacos served with cheese, tomato, sour cream, and lettuce.
      $7.00
    • Cheese Fries

      Golden fries with a sharp cheese sauce.
      $6.00
    • Mozzarella Sticks

      Six pieces. Served with marinara dip.
      $8.00
    • Onion Rings

      Beer batterd.
      $6.00
    • Fritters

      Three pieces. Made with codfish, fresh herbs, and spices. Served with cream dip.
      $6.75
    • Chicken Fingers and Fries

      Tender chicken fingers fried to golden brown. Served with honey mustard sauce.
      Sold out
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      $10.00
    • Chili Fries

      $7.00
    • Calamari Fried

      Served with marinara sauce.
      $10.75
    • French Fries

      $3.00
    • Chipotle Shrimp

      soft shell taco served with toppings sour cream, lettuce, chipotle sauce
      $9.00