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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.

  Old world knishes since 1910. Best in the city. Soft like a pillow, same recipe since the day they opened.

thumb Rick M.

  A truly old world spot to take a trip back in time. They also have excellent knishes, many varieties. Maybe due to Covid they no longer allow in store dining but they are worth the take out experience even if you have to reheat them when you get home.

thumb Cherie S.

  I have a fond memory of getting a garlic and onion knish at Yonah Schimmel's before a movie screening at the old Landmark Sunshine movie theatre, which of course no longer exists. It was such a delightful treat to have while at the movies. Would love to go back for another savory knish next time I visit NYC. The interior has a great mom and pop feel, nothing fancy. The fact that this business has been around for over 100 years just makes you feel as if you are stepping back in time. Definitely a Lower East Side and New York City institution. An important cultural landmark!

thumb Ericka S.