Russ and Daughters

179 E. Houston St.
New York, NY 10002
212-475-4880
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  • Sun 8am-5:30pm, Mon-Fri 8am-8pm, Sat 8am-7pm
  • Catering, Delivery, Wheelchair accessible
  • Reservations Accepted
With a variety of the best smoked salmon in the city, Russ & Das also has the best prices. It has been in the Russ family since 1914, and in the same small, immaculate location. The staff is knowledgeable and will let you taste the salmon if you have a commitment aissuea. And they are fish slicing masters (Felix is your man for super-thin pieces). There is also sable, sturgeon, whole whitefish, and chubs, as well as salty, smoky, house-made whitefish salad. Around New Yearas, thereas a caviar express line when things get intense. (They take orders online and in advance by phone, too.) On the sweet side, thereas kookaburra licorice, chocolate bark, and jelly rings, and a huge dried fruit assortment.

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