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Russ & Daughters

179 E Houston St, There Are Three Russ & Daughters: The Store on Houston and the Cafe on Orchard Street, New York City, NY 10002-1024
+1 212-475-4880
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (54 reviews)
“lox” (168 reviews)
“herring” (95 reviews)
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American, Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly, Kosher, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
179 E Houston St, There Are Three Russ & Daughters: The Store on Houston and the Cafe on Orchard Street, New York City, NY 10002-1024
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in on our way to Tenement Museum to grab a quick bite. When we walked in at 11:20 this past Saturday it was packed to the door. I was able to grab a number and we waited about 15 minutes to be helped....More

Thank photoguy_10
Reviewed 1 week ago

We hit up Russ & Daughters shop for bagels and lox. My wife ordered a bagel with goat cream cheese and I had the everything bagel with smoked salmon, cream cheese, onion, tomato and cappers. With 2 coffees and 1 bottle of water the tab...More

Thank coreytravel
Reviewed 1 week ago

The queues and number of people willing to wait to be served, demonstrates the popularity of this place. We went for a breakfast bagel and even early in the morning the place was packed. As you enter, you take a number and then it is...More

Thank murcha108
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a fabulous place to eat. We don’t have anything like this in Asheville, NC.....and I sure wish we did. It is the deli of choice when we head to NYC. The food is outstanding, the staff is great and the ambiance couldn’t be better....More

Thank Jacque A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had lox and bagels catered to an event. They were easy to work with, and delivered on time. The lox and whitefish salad were legit.

Thank sitaramdas
Reviewed 1 week ago

On a morning i went to the Russ & Daughters Cafe, because it was too busy i walked to the 'take away' store. There it was also incredibly busy. You had to take a number and wait for your turn. It took about 20 minutes...More

Thank byStephanie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being a huge bagel fanatic, I had to stop in at Russ & Daughters Shop while in NYC on 6/18/2018 for a light lunch. The shop interior is a beautiful bright cheery place that is immaculately clean and very welcoming. The staff here is incredibly...More

Thank William A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Debated on Russ & Daughters versus Murrays which seem to be the top 2 picks in NYC for bagels and lox which is what I was craving. R&D was great although I was a little surprised it didn't come with capers or red onions just...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited late on a Saturday afternoon, hence the reason it was so crowded. Excellent selection of bagels and fillings. Well worth the trip down for the experience

Thank Animal254
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

always visit the store when I am in nyc...my last visit I had to purchase items for three different family members...the wait was about 15 minutes and the gentleman that took care of me was polite, helpful and cheerful...I ordered different things in three insulated...More

Thank vincent d
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Michelle C
9 January 2018|
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Response from Nellie F | Reviewed this property |
Not the place to go WHATSOEVER for vegans as this is the quintessential locale for the best smoked fish and cream cheese on the planet.
18 December 2017|
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Response from Marc F | Reviewed this property |
It can be well over an hour. Please make a reservation to insure prompt seating!
18 December 2017|
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Response from Keesh82 | Reviewed this property |
I dont think so as it´s some sort of a deli.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 179 E Houston St, There Are Three Russ & Daughters: The Store on Houston and the Cafe on Orchard Street, New York City, NY 10002-1024
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighbourhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-475-4880
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