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137 East Houston Street, New York, NY 10002 (212)477-2858

BEST KNISH IN NYC – Yelp, Trip Advisor

Classic Kosher Gourmet Food

Yonah Schimmel has been serving knishes, kugel, latke as well as classic New York drinks like Egg Creams and Lime Rickeys since 1910. Located in the historic Lower East Side, Yonah Schimmel Knish Bakery is a slice of historic New York that’s becoming more and more rare.

Stop in today at 137 East Houston Street in New York City or order our world famous knishes online with free shipping in the USA.

  Awesome place! Particularly enjoy blueberry and cherry knishes. Anticipate ordering to go but we'll worth the trip.

thumb Natalie P.

  This is such a great spot. Hit up Yonah Shimmel's for some real authentic knishes! We tried 3 flavors, the classic potato, spinach, and one of the specials which was cheddar jalapeño - everything was delicious!

The staff were super friendly. This is a great hole-in-the-wall LES classic spot.

thumb Rachel N.

  Best knishes around. In a class of it's own.
Strictly takeout when we were there in Se 2023.
A hole in the wall this establishment takes you back in time.

We ordered and ate red cabbage potato knish,
Potato knish, kasha knish and jalapeño cheddar.

We all couldn't get enough of the stuffed knishes.
We love potatoes and this is the only place that still makes them like they did years ago.

Pre Covid we ate the sweet dessert knishes which were pleasantly tasty and delicious.

It's a real treat for us.
We were disappointed they weren't making egg creams.

thumb Cee A.