Hester Street Fair

Flea Market
Hester St (at Essex St)
New York, NY 10002
(917) 267-9496
11:00am - 6:00pm
11:00am - 6:00pm


  • Make sure you go to the Melt booth for an ice cream sandwich. Made by former pastry chef from Lever House.
  • small but fun! go here hungry as most of the booths are food-related
  • Weekly neighborhood street fair in the Lower East Side with food stalls, local vendors and more. A great Saturday pit stop!
  • Make sure you go by OhAndOne's tent! Good vintage stuff!
  • Try Dolce Nonna's green-tomato dip. Garlic, oregano & parsley lend an herbaceousness to hunks of tomato blended w/ chickpeas, Parmeggiano-Reggiano & almondsIts 1 of our #100best dishes & drinks 2011
  • Luke's Lobster, Sigmund Pretzel Shop, An Choi (banh mi), Melt Bakery, and tons of other delicious food to try. Saturdays 10-6.
  • La Sonrisa's pulled pork empanada is my Hester St must-have
  • The ice cream sandwiches at Melt Bakery are great.
  • it's awesome
  • Come get awesome macarons from me =).
  • The red velvet meltcake is awesome.
  • Try the Chocolate Whoopie Pie And Butter Cream Ice Cream Sandwich - From Melt Bakery. Really good.
  • Fun to visit in the summer, but fewer offerings than I'd expected...
  • You have got to stop by the e. e. cookies table! Lots of great cookies, brownies, whoopie pies and more. Plenty of samples to try.
  • Think twice about trying the "Thai Fighter"- chili chocolate ice cream in between 2 coconut curry cookies - for $4 from Melt Bakery. Flavor is ODD - curry is strong & too spicy for my taste!
  • It's substantially smaller than I thought
  • Bombay sandwich Co!!!
  • Patacon Pisao - the Plantain and beef "sandwich" UH-MAYZING and so is Pies & Thighs chicken and biscuit "sandwich"
  • Try the Ditch Dog - Mac n cheese dog @GrubStreetNY food fest! Meet my breakfast aka "Ditch Dog" from Ditch Plains.
  • Sunday the 18th Hester Street Fair Uniqlo presents The Stylist Tent Event at HSF, giving you the chance to raid NYCs most fashionable closets at rock bottom prices.

Nearby places

379 Grand Street (at Norfolk St)
192 E Broadway (btwn Canal & Essex St)
13 Essex St (btwn Hester & Canal St)