Kossar's Bialys

367 Grand St (btwn Essex & Norfolk St)
New York, NY 10002
(212) 473-4810
6:00am - 8:00pm
6:00am - 8:00pm
6:00am - 8:00pm
6:00am - 8:00pm
6:00am - 8:00pm
6:00am - 8:00pm
6:00am - 8:00pm



  • Get there EARLY on a Sunday morning and walk home while you finish off a hot Pletzel ("board.")
  • You can't go wrong with a bialya pillowy round thing that looks a little bit like a bagel but will SURPRISE YOU when you bite into it and are overcome by the taste of onion.
  • Some of the city's best bialys at this old school Jewish bakery.
  • open very late on Saturday night... pick up some stuff for breakfast!
  • Best bagels in the lower-LES
  • Amazing bagels and cream cheese
  • Bialys are great but the babka....OMG. Do not leave without one of these babies. Seriously. Do yourself a favor and get both. (They freeze well too )
  • When we're downtown, we love to stop in here for a delicious bialy. The bagels are not to be missed either though!
  • Best Bialys in the city!!
  • Disappointing :(
  • Great bagel experience. Try everything cream cheese.
  • Melhor e nico bialys que j comi. Bialys tipo uma mistura de bagel com po.
  • Excellent bagels that are flavorful and relatively light
  • Really good bialys, and they whip their own cream cheese.
  • Bagel and Tofu Cream cheese is awesome for vegans
  • Best bagels and bialys in the neighborhood. Great prices!
  • Bialy is good but rugelach is better.
  • Favorite for an onion bialy with everything cream cheese.
  • Bialys a flat round roll with onions chopped up in the center are a NY tradition. Kossars is the ultimate place to score some. The shop opened in 1936, and still uses the same original recipe.
  • The everything bagels are really good! Nowhere to sit though.

Nearby places

379 Grand Street (at Norfolk St)
357 Grand St (Essex St)
13 Essex St (btwn Hester & Canal St)