Essex Street Market

120 Essex St.
Manhattan, NY 10002
Lower East Side


Essex Street Market is a historic public market located on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Opened in 1940 as part of NYC Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia's public market network, Essex Street Market has been in continuous operation for 76 years, serving local residents and tourists alike with fresh produce, prepared food, and gourmet and specialty items. Throughout its history, Essex Street Market has evolved to meet the needs of its changing neighborhood, which is reflected in its diversity of food offerings.



  • Free
  • Eclectic
  • Historic Sites & Landmarks
  • Culinary/Gourmet Stores
  • Food & Grocery Stores/Greenmarkets

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