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YONAH SCHIMMEL KNISH BAKERY

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.
12/11/2023

  Was in NYC to visit our daughter and knew what I had to do: get a freshly baked (never fried!) knish from Yonah Schimmel's.

I've ordered many Schimmel knishes over the past couple of years and had them shipped to me in San Diego via Goldbelly. And my daughter's brought a bunch to me when she comes to visit. But I had never bought one myself at the shop.

That changed this past Sunday morning. I went with a kasha, which is my personal favorite, then took it to Bar Verde up the street where my wife and daughter were having nachos and coffee for brunch.

In a word, it was DELICIOUS.

I don't do the mustard thing, but Bar Verde's homemade habanero salsa was the perfect accompaniment to Yonah Schimmel's homemade knish.

I suspect I'll be eating these things until the day I die -- they're THAT good.

thumb Peter E.
11/04/2023

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

thumb Natalie P.
2/23/2024