Russ & Daughters Cafe

Restaurants, Delis Lower East Side

On the 100th anniversary of Russ & Daughters, the Lower East Side appetizing store that gained notoriety for its smoked fish selection, a new café was opened to allow patrons a chance to dine in. Families can still nosh on appetizers like potato latkes with wild salmon roe and creme fraiche ($14) and Russ & Daughters fishsticks with gaspe nova, scallion cream cheese, shissel rye crust with cocktail and tartar sauce ($11). They’ll also have breakfast items, eggs, soups and herring dishes to choose from. Order a platter of a variety of smoked fish served with cream cheese, onion, tomato capers, pickles and bread and you’ll have enough to feed a crew of four ($70–$90). Sweet treats include blintzes ($8), chocolate babka French toast ($10), noodle kugel ($7) and challah bread pudding ($8).


Venue name: Russ & Daughters Cafe
Address: 127 Orchard St
New York
Cross street: between Delancey and Rivington Sts
Opening hours: Mon–Fri 9am-10pm; Sat, Sun 8am-10pm
Transport: Subway: F to Delancey St; J, Z, M to Delancey–Essex Sts
Price: Average board: $20. AmEx, MC, V
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