BEST JEWISH FOOD IN NYC


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photo: serious eats 

Shelsky's of Brooklyn

Classic Jewish deli doling out creative smoked fish sandwiches, bagels & knishes.

141 Court St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

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photo: food & wine 

2nd avenue deli

Old-school restaurant serving blintzes, knishes & other Jewish fare

162 E 33rd St, New York, NY 10016

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Katz's Delicatessen

No-frills deli with theatrically cranky service serving mile-high sandwiches since 1888.

205 E Houston St, New York, NY 10002

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photo: roadfood

barney greengrass

Jewish deli institution since 1908, known for smoked fish 

541 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10024

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Frankel's Delicatessen

Contemporary Jewish deli specializing in bagels with smoked fish, plus classic sandwiches & brisket.

631 Manhattan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11222

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photo: ny daily news


Yonah Shimmel's Knish Bakery    

Venerable NYC bakery/deli dispensing knishes, kugel & other Jewish comfort-food classics since 1910.

137 E Houston St, New York, NY 10002

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murray's    

Classic New York-style bagels offered with an array of spreads & smoked fish

500 6th Ave, New York, NY 10011

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Kosar’s Bialys

LES institution preparing kosher bialys, bagels, sandwiches & babka.

367 Grand St, New York, NY 10002

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zabar's 

Gourmet emporium specializing in smoked fish, caviar, coffee, cheese

2245 Broadway, New York, NY 10024

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photo: flickr

Ben's Kosher Delicatessen 

Longtime kosher deli chain serving entrees, sandwiches, soups & sides

 209 W 38th St, New York, NY 10018

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Zucker's Bagels & Smoked Fish

Bagels (plus a wide selection of toppings), smoked fish, sandwiches & more in a bustling space.

146 Chambers St, New York, NY 10007

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photo: the forward 

 B&H Dairy

 Old-school, circa-1940 kosher diner.

127 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10003

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Sarge's Delicatessen & Diner  

Pastrami, matzo ball soup & other Jewish deli fare, open 24/7.

548 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10016

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photo: tasting table 

Famous Sammy's Roumanian Steakhouse

Classic Jewish comfort food presented in a festive basement dining room 

157 Chrystie St, New York, NY 10002

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mile end deli

Smoked meat sandwiches & other Montreal-style Jewish deli staples.

97 Hoyt St, Brooklyn, NY 11217

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lox cafe

Fresh takes on old world favorites at the Jewish Museum

36 Battery Pl, New York, NY 10280

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photo: ny mag

 Breads Bakery

Bright, high-ceilinged bakery featuring handmade breads & baked goods

18 E 16th St, New York, NY 10003

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photo: jewish museum


Russ & Daughters  

Family-owned shop offering high-end smoked fish, caviar & specialty foods since 1914.

179 E Houston St, New York, NY 10002

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photo: cbs local 

ben's best deli

No-frills deli serving kosher Jewish fare like pastrami & chopped liver since 1945.

96-40 Queens Blvd, Rego Park, NY 11374

 

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photo: foody direct


Sable's Smoked Fish  

Smoked salmon, sturgeon & caviar are the stars at this small shop

1489 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10075