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Essex Street Market

120 Essex St., New York, NY 10002 40.719491 -73.987663
nr. Rivington St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-312-3603 Send to Phone

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  • Price Range: ($$) Mid-Range
  • Type: Gourmet Marketplace
  • Products & Services: Butchers/Fishmarkets, Gourmet Shops/Produce, Supermarkets
Photo by Shanna Ravindra

Official Website


Mon-Sat, 8am-7pm; Sun, closed

Nearby Subway Stops

F, J, M, Z at Delancey St.-Essex St.

Payment Methods

American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Product Guide


  • Butchers/Fishmarkets
  • Gourmet Shops/Produce
  • Supermarkets


This La Guardia-era covered market is one of the few vestiges of a rapidly vanishing Lower East Side, full of local families and longtime residents on the prowl for dinner bargains. There’s a fish vendor, Jeffrey the butcher, a botanica, and perhaps the city’s foremost collection of canned Goya products. This isn’t exactly a haunt of Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s, but Tía Pol’s Alex Raij likes to pop in for the basics and “really good prices on lemons and plum tomatoes, Mexican chickpeas, legumes, and herbs. It’s really good for family meal—posole, tamales, whatever the guys like. They’re Mexican, but I teach them how to make it.”