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Yonah Schimmel's Knishes
Posted by janie on 2015-05-11
I have been brought up on Yonah Schimmel knishes for 69 years. My parents introduced them in Coney Island in the 40's and to this day when we are back in NYC the priority is getting to Yonah and buying enough to take home (which is now in Arizona). We als
Posted by Judith on 2015-05-06
I lived my whole life (until 10 years ago) in NY, and was raised on gefilte fish, knishes, perogies, and all foods "Jewish, " so I KNOW. These are the best knishes in the entire universe. Now I live in NH and have them sent. What? You think they have knis
Posted by Anonymous on 2013-07-01
Just ok. Only had half of what I wanted.
Posted by Cheap Eats Skanafeller on 2010-06-29
Just had a Spinach Knish - absolutely unreal. It's such a seemingly simple confection but they pack a hell of a lot of flavor into it. You can really taste the experience in what they do. Amazing!
Posted by Anonymous on 2008-07-30
This lower east side knishery has been here forever, which in itself is a testament to its quality and consistency. The food, while being limited, is superb. While other food establishments "expanded" their menus to include everything from sushi to frie
Posted by Richard on 2008-02-28
Everything thats been said about the food (which on the date of this review was 100% favorable) is true. You may disagree w/ me on the atmosphere . . . unless, you want to experience NYC of the 40s or further. You'll sit at a long bench, the stools (yes
Posted by jen on 2007-12-12
If you want old New York, this is it. The Knish is a New York icon, and there are very few places left that know how to do it. Yonah Schimmels do it to perfection, with pride. All their flavors..I just ate a cabbage one recently that was delicious. I
Posted by uppaheast on 2007-11-19
I grew up with these and Mrs. Stahl's, and rediscovered them when I moved back. So insanely good. Cheap, friendly service, nostalgic dining area, and amazing egg creams.