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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.

  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.

  The person behind the counter was adorable suite and incredibly helpful. The conditions look and taste amazing, the fact that they're kosher is a bonus. Go check them out.

thumb Julie O.

  Well, first time at this long running knish business that sells amazing products. We had passed by the other day and saw some trays of goodies in the window. As luck would have it, our travels brought us here before stopping at Katz's so we had to check it out. While there was nothing in the window and the sign did display open, we thought they were closed. Thankfully no and they had product in the back.

While the savory knishes sounded good, we settled on the blueberry one.

It's got some hefty to it and I'm curious to know what is all in the filling. It has the tartness and creaminess of cream cheese which is probably one of the ingredients along with farmers cheese.

It's decadent and something I'm going to savor slowly. The "crust" is very thin similar to a crepe.

Definitely give this place a try and continue to support this local business. I'll be back for more!

thumb Inverleith F.