Frequently Asked Questions

Is Ko currently open?


Until Saturday November 14th, Ko will be serving a temporary menu entitled KO EXTRA PLACE for outdoor and indoor dining.

KO EXTRA PLACE takes the repertoire of Ko, interprets it as a pop-up, while embracing the rawness of our historic alleyway.

Beginning Tuesday November 17th, a new Tasting Menu will return to the dining room at Ko. This Menu will feature at least 10 new and classic creations. This menu will only be served indoors.

When do reservations become available?

Reservations are released at 12am, 7 days out (including the day). For example, at midnight on the 1st of the month, the reservations for the 7th will be made available.

How do I make a reservation?
Reservations are available online only. Please visit our Reservations Page to make a reservation.

What is the cost of the new Tasting Menu?
The new menu is priced at $250 per person, exclusive of beverage but inclusive of service. Reservations require prepayment.

Do you offer a beverage pairing?
Yes, a beverage pairing is available for $195 per person.

What safety precautions can I expect as a guests?

We practice enhanced safety protocols according to our Company Safety Manual. Our team wears face masks all through the shift. Surfaces are disinfected regularly. Our team properly washes their hands frequently and practice safe glove-wearing.


Can you accommodate dietary restrictions and allergies?

With advanced notice, we are able to accommodate most dietary restrictions. Please let us know in a note when making your reservation. Please note that unfortunately we are not able to create a vegan tasting menu at this time. Please call us at 212-203-8095 with any questions (please leave a message and we will return your call as soon as possible), or email us at


Where are you located? I am having trouble finding the restaurant.

Ko is located in Extra Place, which is the northbound alley off 1st St. between 2nd Ave. and Bowery.


What forms of payment do you accept?

All major credit cards. For safety, we are currently a no-cash establishment. Apologies for any inconvenience.

What is your corkage policy?
During this time of heightened precaution, we will not be able to permit BYOB. Apologies for any inconveniences.