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Reviewed July 31, 2017

Orchard street is part of the Lower East Side, which used to be a home to many Jewish immigrants. You can still find some good Jewish food establishments but you can also encounter different types of shops and restaurants as the street transformed throughout the...More

2  Thank Neta_Avivi
Reviewed May 6, 2017

Sorry to see some of the reviews commenting on paucity of shopping. I came here to get a better understanding of New York's past and didn't need more shops for that. Pleased I got a glimpse of the history before gentrification takes over. Loved the...More

1  Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed November 13, 2016

Orchard Street was once one of the major shopping streets of the Lower East Side for the largely Jewish immigrant population of its neighborhood. Then, it evolved to a low price discount street for bargain shoppers with a dose of Jewish flavor. The neighborhood is...More

1  Thank seanworc
Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

This is an historic street to stroll along before or after visiting the tenement museum. Learn about the history of it and take it all in. Several places to eat.

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Reviewed October 23, 2015

Well, I may be biased, cause I live on that street. It's MY street! And I chose it for a reason! It's a vibrant street, full of restaurants, bars, hair dressers, spas, coffee shops, hat shops, what else do you need?! It is the heart...More

4  Thank Cate F
Reviewed July 15, 2015

Orchard Street is just a small but significant piece of the Lower East Side. Many immigrant groups have passed through this area - European Jews, Italians, Irish, Spanish, Chinese - and you can still see small slivers of what has been and has yet to...More

2  Thank eminker
Reviewed June 25, 2015

Nice friendly feel to the place. Blue Moon is a gem of a hotel. Look upwards and take in the fire escapes. Imagine it as tenements and experience the cafes

1  Thank Dahtorq
Reviewed February 17, 2015

Orchard street is praised as one of the ultimate shopping areas, Unfortunately we did not find that to be true. Where are the shops? Lots of vacant stores, no livelihood or ambiance. Needless to say: no shopping was done. Instead you can go to Soho!

2  Thank Paul D
Reviewed January 31, 2015

Which day is better to visit Orchard Street, NYC? We love going when the stores have their stuff out on the street... kind of like buying "everything that fell off the truck"... Can anyone update me? It's been years since we've been and can't decide...More

25  Thank SBaumDerby_CT
Reviewed December 21, 2014

there are a couple of nice and cute places ( stores - cafe - restaurant ) we were living around and it was nice - not too much car traffic and it cool to have a look around

1  Thank coco b
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