essential guide to

JEWISH FOOD IN NYC

WHAT JEW YOU MEAN?

NYC has plenty of delicious Jewish food options: from bakeries, to delis, brunch spots and bagels galore–it can be hard to decide what and where to nosh.

12 Chairs

A casual, neighborhood restaurant with chill vibes and a menu of dishes featuring fresh food, drinks and quality Middle Eastern fare.

LOCATION
342 Wythe Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11249
(multiple locations)

2nd Ave Deli

Old school Jewish deli serving mile-high sandwiches and homestyle classics since 1888.

LOCATION
162 E 33rd St
New York, NY 10016

Balaboosta

This “Mediterranean meets Middle East” restaurant has a diverse and playful menu that draws inspiration from the chef/owner’s Israeli roots. Offers weekly specials based on local seasonal ingredients and an extensive list of organic wines from that region.

LOCATION
611 Hudson St
New York, NY 10014

Breads Bakery

Bright, high-ceilinged bakery featuring handmade breads & baked goods, plus coffee & sandwiches.

LOCATION
18 E 16th St
New York, NY 10003

Frankel's Delicatessen

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

LOCATION
631 Manhattan Ave
New York, NY 10027

Mile End Delicatessen

Jewish Delicatessen specializing in traditional specialty foods, including housemade Montreal-style smoked meats, hot dogs and sausages.

LOCATIONS
53 Bond Street 
New York, NY 10012
97 Hoyt St
Brooklyn, NY 11217

Katz's Delicatessen

Open since 1888 on the corner of East Houston and Ludlow Street, Katz's is synonymous with iconic New York City food, specifically, slow-cured pastrami and corned beef.

LOCATION
205 E Houston St
New York, NY  10002

Jack's Wife Freda

An all-day-cafe serving breakfast, lunch & dinner, no pretense, long hours, comfortable settings, reasonable prices, and simply prepared food.

LOCATION
50 Carmine St
New York, NY 10014
224 Lafayette St
New York, NY 10012

Nish Nush

Contemporary eatery offering creative kosher & Middle Eastern food featuring custom-made hummus.

LOCATION
41 John St
New York, NY 10038

Nur NYC

The menu at Nur draws from the rich and flavorful cuisine of the Middle East. It has a modern, bold and playful take on the dishes of the region, including street food elevated to fine dining, classic dishes of the region transformed to a modern palate and some nods to Israeli and Jewish cuisine. The menu is designed for sharing and provides guests with the opportunity to travel the culinary world of the Middle East through their taste buds.

LOCATION
34 E 20th St
New York, NY 10003

Russ & Daughters

LOCATIONS
179 E Houston St
New York, NY 10002
127 Orchard St
New York, NY 10002

Veselka

LOCATION

144 2nd Ave.

New York, NY 10003

Sadelle's

LOCATION
463 W Broadway
New York, NY 10012

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Sammy's Roumanin Steakhouse

LOCATION
157 Chrystie St
New York, NY 10002

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Sarge's Delicatessen

Serving every kind of customer 24/7 365 Days a year, Sarge's Delicatessen & Diner is the Real Deal for a New York Meal!!

LOCATION
548 3rd Ave
New York, NY 10016

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Seed + Mill

LOCATION
409 West 15th St.
New York, NY 10011

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Spiegel

Fast casual burgers, fries, and milkshakes with outdoor seating.

LOCATION
26 1st Ave
New York, NY 10009

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Taim Falafel + Smoothie Bar

LOCATION
45 Spring St
New York, NY 10012

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Timna

LOCATION
45 Spring St
New York, NY 10012

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Yonah Schimmel Knish Bakery

The Breslin is a gastropub located inside Ace Hotel New York.

LOCATION
137 E Houston St
New York, NY 10002

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Miss Ada

LOCATION
184 Dekalb Ave 
Brooklyn, NY 11205

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Shuka

LOCATION
38 Macdougal St 
New York, NY 10012

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