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Shopsin's General Store

) #3,395 of 9,275 Restaurants in New York City ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, International
120 Essex St, New York City, NY 10002-3211
+1 212-924-5160
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good11%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible15%
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“french toast” (9 reviews)
“sandwich” (8 reviews)
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09:00 - 14:00All hours
American, International
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
120 Essex St, New York City, NY 10002-3211
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1 - 10 of 82 reviews

Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

wonderful place and food. There's too much to pick and choose from this place and one can never be disappointed here.

Thank Gemini3549
Reviewed 26 February 2017

I read many reviews that raved about the food, but really it was no more than average and certainly over priced for what it was! The serving staff were a mix between snappy and friendly. The experience was quirky but not worth the cost :(

1  Thank joffa21
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Shopsins is one of those strange but very pleasant discoveries. I really LOVED the food. The place is rough, and so is the service, but it's all part of the experience. They have about 1000 options for breakfast/brunch, and every one of them is supposed...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Having now eaten here three times, I can safely say this place is unique and wonderful. The menu with literally hundreds of items defies description. The food may be best characterized as wildly inventive comfort food. It's fusion for fun, hipster before hipsters invaded the...More

Thank Comandante-of-Fun
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Visited with my partner for breakfast / brunch that after a fairly long wait turned into lunch. It took is a while to find the place nestled in the corner of the market hall and when we did there was a queue of around six....More

Thank LiamCr
Reviewed 27 November 2016

I have wanting to go there for a long time after a saw the restaurant on a TV Special. It is like no other place that I have ever been to for breakfast or lunch. The owner, Kenny Shopsin who we had the pleasure of...More

1  Thank RONPECK
Reviewed 12 November 2016

It was my very first visit in NYC. We found Shopsins only because of a recommendation by our AirB&B host, who is a born New Yorker and I guess he has grown up on Kenny´s pancakes. He told us that the staff there is very...More

2  Thank artveller
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Come here if you're looking for delicious food! Shopsin's definitely offers a unique experience. There are some rules but if you follow them, you'll be more than happy you chose to come here. First off, make sure you look at the menu beforehand. It can...More

Thank Julie W
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Totally unique place with incredible menu. Staff are super friendly and really helpful when it comes to suggesting interesting and different dishes than you'd get in the UK. Amazing range of hot sauces too! Definitely go here and keep coming back.

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

This is a follow-up of my recent review of Shopsin's Restaurant. I purchased his book: Eat Me:The Food and Philosophy of Kenny Shopsin. I had tried the Mac and Cheese Pancakes at the restaurant. As strange as the combination sounds, the pancakes were fantastic. Made...More

Thank DoctorPaul
Lower East Side
Straddling the bridge between New York’s thriving
immigrant past and its modern transformation into a
beacon of global art and culture, the Lower East Side
is one of the most dynamic neighbourhoods in the city.
The blocks of tenements that represented the promise
and blight of the Lower East Side immigrant experience
now command top dollar for new residents. Right next
to old-world delis, 24-hour bodegas, and the garment
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 14:00
09:00 - 14:00
09:00 - 14:00
09:00 - 14:00
09:00 - 14:00
09:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Essex St, New York City, NY 10002-3211
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Lower East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Lower East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-924-5160
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