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Murray's Sturgeon Shop

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2429 Broadway, between 89th & 90th, New York City, NY
+1 212-724-2650
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08:00 - 17:00
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New York City, New York
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100 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I had never heard of Murray's until last week. I wanted to cook a kosher meal for my friends. I found KMP supermarket on the web. Then, I stumbled into Murray's across Broadway.... Wow! One shops for food and ingredients all the time. Most of the time it's mundane, every once in a while it's a special occasion, so one... More 

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NYC
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Murray's is a vestige of what the Upper West Side was before the onslaught of Victoria's Secret, PC Richard, and other chain stores. It offers personal service, exceptional deli and smoked fish in a small shop that hasn't changed in decades--thank goodness. The lox is hand-sliced more finely than anywhere else, and the bialys are always fresh. I even got... More 

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Thank MAP27
New York City, New York
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

They have one of the best Cheddar Cheeses in the world. It's the one from Canada and it is the one that is rather sharp. Wonderful !

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Thank George E
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

What better luck than to live across from Murray's where I have always been greeted and offered a taste of salmon. And, now that I am a regular, I continue to enjoy: the fish (the sable is a personal favorite), the bagels and seedless rye, a host of cream cheeses, chicken liver, kugel, rugelah, chicken soup and those giant bags... More 

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fort lauderdale
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137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

While there are are many purveyors is smoked salmon in Manhattan , Murrays has been around more than 30. Years. it's not cheap But you won't regret the money spent.Their pickled herring is great as is their egg salad

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Thank emmyFortLauderdale
New York City, New York
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59 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016

A neighborhood mainstay since as long as I can remember, Murray's is absolutely the place to go for lox, herring, and other fish delicacies. The Nova is the best I've ever had--it just melts in your mouth. It's not cheap, but there are lox/bagel specials Mon. to Wed. My family also loves their potato salad and I love the cucumber... More 

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Thank Manhattan T
New York, New York, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Murray's Sturgeon Shop on the West side of Broadway between 89th and 90th Street. A tiny shop -- perhaps 15 feet wide, with the best smoked fish and herring in New York. Take out only: no tables. Try their vegetarian chop liver: it's sounds like a terrible compromise, but it's sensational. I've no idea what they put in it. Although... More 

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New York
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103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2015

This is the real deal - no tourist trap. The schav (sorrel soup) is the best I've ever had, the borscht is great. The eastern smoked salmon is a bit pricier - but worth it. The sable and the creamed herring is the best. Far, far better than Zabar's or Fairways. The herring is oil is second only to Russ... More 

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Thank dp_2000NewYork
Jerusalem, Israel
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101 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2015

Murray's was once a busy place, with "kosher style" appetizing, and with lines of customers out the door. Now it is a relic of an earlier era. For the extensive "new" population of the Upper West Side who keep kosher, it is no longer "kosher" enough. For those who want fancy foods, and who care little if at all about... More 

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Thank Albert B
New York City, New York
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2015

Bagels and smoked salmon, all the fixings. Nothing better. Shop is open daily and in time to lay out a spread for friends and family. Everything fresh and the place is immaculately clean.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Delicatessen, Kosher
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 17:00
Monday
08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 17:00
Thursday
08:00 - 17:00
Friday
08:00 - 17:00
Saturday
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2429 Broadway, between 89th & 90th, New York City, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-724-2650

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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