New York is known for popular tourist attractions, the best in fine-dining experiences, and amazing Kosher restaurants. This is a delight for Kosher diners who will find steakhouse and burger joints that rival non-kosher versions.
Whether you’re in the mood for the best Kosher smoked fish in New York, or you want the best steaks, sliders, and sandwiches in New York, you’ll find that these Kosher New York restaurants have a lot to offer.
1. Russ & Daughters
Known for delicate fish dishes and the best Eastern European food, if you’re on your way to Central Park, order to go or stop in for a brunch you’ll never forget at Russ & Daughters.
Located on the Upper East Side in New York, the Kosher restaurant (National Kosher Supervision) is inside the Jewish Museum. Brightly lit and immaculate, an array of fish options includes smoked fish, white fish, sable, tuna, and trout. Have the tastiest fish dishes served with your dinner or thinly sliced on a fresh bagel at brunch.
• 1109 5th Ave.
2. Le Marais
If you’re a Kosher connoisseur looking for an upscale French restaurant on your way to the theater, a visit to Le Marais is a must. The intimate dining experience is set against the backdrop of dark wood paneling, vintage pictures, and oversized leather chairs.
Located on West 46th Street in New York, the Kosher restaurant (Orthodox Union), includes several delectable steak entrees including rib-eye, prime rib, hanger steak, and grass-fed beef. Diners rave about the steak tartare with frites and the beef sliders are the perfect accoutrement pre- or post-theater.
• 150 West 46th St.
3. Wolf and Lamb Steakhouse
Located on the East Side on East 48th Street in New York City, Wolf and Lamb Steakhouse is the ideal setting for a relaxing dinner or to entertain work colleagues or clients.
Offering the best steak dishes, salads, and burgers with toppings piled high; diners can enjoy lunch and dinner at this traditional Kosher steakhouse (OK Kosher Certification). With its leather menus and crisp white tablecloths, customers on their lunch hour or pre-theater have plenty of sandwich options and light entrees to choose from. For leisure dinner experiences try the rib-eye or lamb.
• 16 E 48th St.
4. Taim West Village
Where will you find the best Kosher Falafel the city has to offer? Why Taim of course!
Located on Waverly Place in the West Village of New York City, the Kosher restaurant (United Kosher), has several Israeli, Middle Eastern, and Mediterranean dishes. Try the delicious chickpea fritters or the crunchy falafel with creamy hummus, and you’ll soon see why the relaxed establishment is called Taim (tasty in Hebrew).
• 222 Waverly Pl.
5. Reserve Cut
For the freshest filet mignon and prime rib straight from the owner’s butcher shop in Brooklyn, enjoy the finest culinary cuts in the Financial District at the elegantly-styled Kosher steakhouse, Reserve Cut.
Located on Broad Street in New York’s Financial District, the Kosher restaurant (Orthodox Union), with its recessed lighting and intimate atmosphere, offers an extensive wine list and has its own wine cellar. Dishes are mouth-watering and succulent, but save room for dessert which can include non-dairy options like the delicate crème brulee or apple tarte Tatin served over a salted butter cookie.
• Setai, 40 Broad St.
6. Mike’s Bistro
A staple on the Upper East Side, when looking for a restaurant with delicious fine-dining options and succulent proteins, visit Mike’s Bistro.
Located on East 54th Street in New York, this upscale Kosher restaurant (Orthodox Union), will have your mouth watering with tasty duck gnocchi, the best grilled veal chops served with parsnip mash, and braised short ribs cooked to perfection. In a relaxed setting, Chef Mike (Owner Mike Gershkovich), might even visit your table!
• 4512, 127 E 54th St.
With so many exceptional Kosher dining options in New York, try them all. For the best things to do in New York next month, use Gosur travel maps for convenient smartphone access and maps of The Big Apple.