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.
The..best...knishes. period. I've gone through knish phases where we'd buy a pack and just eat those. I've also had them at Kat'z Deli but none of them compare to their knish in taste or size. Literally a hole in the wall and looks like it was built in the 30's but stopped by here just out of curiosity and saw all the reviews.
They sell a lot of savory and sweet knishes. They also sell merch should you want a keepsake. Make sure to ask for mustard on the side and they'll heat it up for you if you want to eat on the spot. Definitely recommend.
As of late June, 2022, they're still takeout only, so the dining room is blocked off and I couldn't photograph it.
Everything is good here, so beyond skipping things you never like anywhere, don't limit yourself to just the wonderful classic potato. I just tried the potato and red cabbage blend, and it's a winner!
Ok wow. Best place to get a bite in the area. By far the most delicious and healthy snack u can find, I'd argue in New York. This spot has some great history and even better food, and feels like a truly classic New York gem.
I recommend the potato and spinach classic knishes, and maybe either ask for some mustard or walk a couple minutes to Russ and daughters for some condiments.