Russ & Daughters Appetizers and Russ & Daughters Cafe

Cuisine: Deli

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Breakfast: Opened in 1914, Russ & Daughters still resides in its original location on Houston Street in the Lower East Side. A New York staple, the teeny shop is known for its fish, specifically its bagels...  Read More
Deli: The original "appetizing store" debuted in 1914, and today stands as a throwback to a time when the Lower East Side was a neighborhood of new immigrants. The iconic storefront on East Houston Street...  Read More

  • Breakfast: "Russ & Daughters ships nationwide, so optimize your time at the counter by organizing to have a box of delicacies sent home."
  • Best for Breakfast Because: In Anthony Bourdain's words, there are few places left that can boast that they're the oldest, and also the best. This is one of them.

  • Deli: "Used to be you would buy a piping hot sweet potato knish and find a table or bench at the vest pocket park between the basketball courts on Chrystie. But now you have a choice: the retail shop or Russ & Daughters Cafe. Walk-ins only at the Cafe."
  • Best for Deli Because: Russ & Daughters is an old-school "appetizing store," that went from pushcart to posh when it opened Russ & Daughters Cafe.

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