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Kossar's Bialys

367 Grand St, New York City, NY 10002-3951
+1 212-473-4810
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good39%
  • Average3%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Kosher
367 Grand St, New York City, NY 10002-3951
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Waited in line for a bit, but this allowed us to finalize our orders - there is a decent selection of bagels/bialys and toppings to choose from - the whitefish was very delicious. The service was efficient and friendly. The bagels were great, and the...More

Thank mud21
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Visited based on other reviews and this shop's ranking on best bagel lists but found the bagels a bit lackluster. Service was friendly. Be aware that's there's virtually no seating so don't plan on being able to eat in.

Thank LaWoj
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We were staying up the road from Kossar's so decided to stop by for a quick breakfast on our way to do some sightseeing. We didn't try the bialys but the bagels were very tasty. We had the 'everything' bagels toasted and shmeared it with...More

Thank joowantitjoogotit
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Probably not as well known as some of the other NY bagel places but every bit as delicious. Their bialies are amazing but try to wait it out until they are hot out of the oven. They have two types--fresh and delicious or stale and...More

Thank TheGibsonFamily
Reviewed 28 June 2017

I've been coming to kossars since I was a child and even when during one ownership the bagels were kind of bad, just the smell alone made it always good. It's very good now with the newish owners. However they expanded the menu to making...More

Thank lelah111
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We went to Kossar's a couple of times- they do a variety of kosher food- breads, bagels, sandwiches etc. You can also get bread and buns to toast yourself, if you wish. The shop is open from early while late and has a small seating...More

Thank AndyYorks77
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Thanks to the food network, we tracked down a bakery who made Bialys, which is a chewy yeasty roll similar to a bagel. We ended up going to Kossar's recommended to us by the concierge at our hotel - supposedly there is an art to...More

Thank Christine D
Reviewed 10 June 2017

We went on a walking tour and we stopped here. Great value and very tasty. Friendly staff, we had cream cheese and salmon. Yum!

Thank BarlowO
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Kossar's bialy's (Polish bread) and bagels has been at this location since around 1936. The bialy's are delicious, there only used to be one kind of bialy when i was a little boy now there are many flavors. Same with the bagels. Great deals cheapest...More

Thank Bruce G
Reviewed 5 May 2017

I love the bagels and bialys from this place. You can taste the difference in quality from the store brands. I usually visit to get a pack of four bagels and bialys to eat latter for breakfast. They are divine when toasted with butter or...More

Thank Albert W
Lower East Side
Straddling the bridge between New York’s thriving
immigrant past and its modern transformation into a
beacon of global art and culture, the Lower East Side
is one of the most dynamic neighbourhoods in the city.
The blocks of tenements that represented the promise
and blight of the Lower East Side immigrant experience
now command top dollar for new residents. Right next
to old-world delis, 24-hour bodegas, and the garment
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22 October 2016|
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Response from salchow88 | Reviewed this property |
367 Grand Street, Lower East Side. It is in a little strip of businesses, right next to Pizza School.
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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  • Address: 367 Grand St, New York City, NY 10002-3951
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Lower East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Lower East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-473-4810
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