Main content starts here, tab to start navigating

BAR GOTO - Lower East Side

A New York bar with a Japanese soul — On Eldridge Street in the Lower East Side, NYC since 2015.

You can also visit us at BAR GOTO NIBAN, our sister bar in Park Slope, Brooklyn.

Hours & Location

245 Eldridge St,
New York, NY 10002

5pm - 12am Tuesday
5pm - 12am Wednesday
5pm - 1am Thursday
5pm - 2am Friday
5pm - 2am Saturday
5pm - 12am Sunday


Complete parties are seated first come, first served.

Get Directions



text, table



PDF Menu

Private Events

BAR GOTO (LES) & BAR GOTO NIBAN (PARK SLOPE) can each accommodate up to 40 people for cocktail-style events. We offer full buyouts ONLY —  we are not able to host semi-private events or accommodate reservations for groups.

Buyouts may be booked for two-, three- or four-hour duration, and include private use of the space, an open bar, and share plates from our food menu.


Please send us an email at for general inquiries, media inquiries, private event bookings, and to locate lost items.

BAR GOTO and BAR GOTO NIBAN are walk-in only —  no reservations.

Press and Awards

"Best US Cocktail Bar" - TOTC Spirited Awards (Finalist 2022, 2018)

"World's 50 Best Bars" (No.83, 2022)

"Outstanding Bar Program" - James Beard Foundation (Semifinalist 2018, 2017)

"Best Bars in America" - Esquire (2017)

"Bar of the Year" - Bon Appétit (2016)

...More press coverage here.