Frequently Asked Questions

What does Ssäm mean?
Anything that is encircled or wrapped.

Where is Ssäm Bar located?
We are on Pier 17 at South Street Seaport. Our address is 89 South Street, New York, NY.

What type of cuisine does Ssäm Bar serve?
We serve New York Korean food.

Can you accommodate dietary restrictions and allergies?
Yes. Please alert our team of any special dietary needs you have, and they’ll be able to help identify appropriate offerings. Due to our constantly evolving menus, we can make accommodations on a case-by-case basis.

What’s the difference between the bar, patio and dining room? 
We serve the same menu on both the patio and at the bar. This menu features a raw bar, small plates and large meat and seafood dishes. Our dining room is slightly different as the menu centers around our tabletop grills with more meat and seafood options.

Is Ssäm Bar wheelchair accessible?

Do you take reservations? Do you accept walk-ins?
Yes. We offer a variety of reservations but save a portion of the restaurant for walk-ins.

Can I have a private event at Ssäm Bar?
Yes. We can accommodate private parties and also offer large reservation options. For more information, email

Can I bring my own wine?
Yes. Our corkage fee is $35 per 750mls for the first two bottles and $50 for each subsequent bottle. Please note that we do not allow corkage for wines that appear on our list.

May I bring an outside cake to my meal?
Yes. Please inform us beforehand if you plan to bring an outside cake, which may incur a cutting fee of $5 per guest.

Do you do take out orders or delivery?
No. At this point, we do not offer take out or delivery.

Do you sell gift cards?
Yes. Gift cards can be purchased online or at any of our restaurants. NYC gift cards are redeemable at our restaurants in New York and Los Angeles. Please note, Momofuku gift cards are not redeemable at Momofuku’s restaurants in Las Vegas, on Peachy Keen, or Fuku.