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Yonah Schimmel Knishery

137 E. Houston St., New York, NY, 10002
nr. First Ave.
212-477-2858

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9
Service: 10
Selection: 8
"Highly Recommended"

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gritty but satisfying bare bones knish experience

By fleabaguette on 12/23/2008

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Selection: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

excellent knish, especially veg/mushrrom, noodle kugel way too sweet; red cabbage knish not satisfying main review is correct; pretty hard core original hole in wall eatery for one thing, a knish, one is very filling. great with mustard decor is not an issue, very friendly service three bare tables to sit down

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So much for the original recipe

By KnishKing on 12/10/2008

  • Overall Rating: 8
  • Service: 9
  • Selection: 6
  • No, I would not go back!

On their wall you can read the original recipe for a kasha knish. They get it right: no potato filling. On their plates it's another matter. It's a potato-kasha knish. A pure kasha knish can no longer, alas, be found here. So what makes this the "Original Yonah Schimmels"? The floors?

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