The Arthur Avenue Retail Market is a hub for produce, gift items and local Italian food; vendors include the Bronx Beer Hall, Mike’s Deli and La Casa Grande Cigars.
This old-school butcher is one of a number on the avenue to put its wares on inviting display.
Folks wait for their orders at the counter of Peter’s Meat Market, Arthur Avenue’s “meating” place.
Inside the Arthur Avenue Retail Market, customers make the hard decision of what salamis and cheeses to get at Mike’s Deli.
Try the fresh-out-the-oven bread at Madonia, known for its seeded Italian loaves (and its cannoli).
Popular cheese shop Casa Della Mozzarella carries creamy burrata and warm mozzarella—both made fresh—along with made-to-order sandwiches.
Slurp down a plateful of fresh oysters (or clams) from the seafood market, which sells them from a street-side stand.
For more than half a century, Mike's Deli has been building sandwiches, making mozzarella and selling olive oil and cured meats.
Row upon row of fresh fish lines the coolers in Cosenza's Fish Market.
Indulge in sweet Italian cookies like raspberry thumbprints, amaretti and apricot horseshoes.
Teitel Brothers, a bustling corner grocer, has been run by four generations of the same family over the course of a century.
The grocery imports a number of items from Italy, making it a top supplier for many local restaurants.
This relative newcomer (circa late 2007) serves up pizza and pasta in its high-ceilinged dining room and has earned high praise from discerning foodies.For more on the Bronx’s Little Italy, see our complete neighborhood guide.
Arthur Avenue, aka New York City's "real Little Italy," is known not only for its authentic and delicious Italian food but for its old-world charm, community pride and welcoming atmosphere. Take a look why.