5 new businesses to check out in the Lower East Side

5 new businesses to check out in the Lower East Side
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By Hoodline - Published on September 26, 2019.

Looking to explore the newest businesses to open in the Lower East Side? From a sushi spot to a bakery, read on for a list of the newest spots to make their debut in this area of New York City.


63 Delancey St.

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Douzo is a sushi bar.

Douzo specializes in hand rolls and gunkan sushi. From Matsu  (yellow tail, Crabmeat, Salmon, Negi toro, shrimp tempura) to Mizu to the Temaki Platter (make your own with an assortment of fish and vegetables), this spot hopes to satisfy your sushi cravings.

Find the full menu here.

Yelp users are excited about Douzo, which currently holds five stars out of eight reviews on the site.

Yelper Yanika T., who reviewed Douzo on Sept. 17, wrote, "This is very fresh hand roll sushi where you can order in sets or separated. I got the Matsu set ($28) and one special order of Ikura Uni and came out super full. The price is on point and the fish are super fresh."

Douzo is open from 5:30 p.m.–11 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday and 5:30 p.m.–11:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. (It's closed on Monday.)

Mille Nonne

88 Essex St., Store 47

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Mille Nonne is an Italian spot, offering comfort food and more.

Mille Nonne provides traditional Italian menu items with recipes that are adapted for vegans, vegetarians and people with food sensitivities and allergies.

Dishes range from Mille Nonne lasagne (turkey bolognese, lactose-free bechamel) to the potato gnocchi with Mille Nonne signature pesto (creamy arugula, basil and sunflower seeds pesto) to turkey, spinach and quinoa meatballs. 

Find the rest of the menu here.

Mille Nonne currently holds 4.5 stars out of 14 reviews on Yelp, indicating good reviews.

Yelper Doreen L., who reviewed Mille Nonne on Sept. 13, wrote, "Mille Nonne is an amazing Italian vendor in the new Essex Market. The owners are super friendly and the food is simply excellent."

Mille Nonne is open from 11:30 a.m.–9 p.m. on weekdays, noon–9 p.m. on Saturday and noon–7 p.m. on Sunday.


357 Grand St.

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Diller is a traditional American spot.

Diller serves up fried vegetable bites that are 100% kosher. Dishes range from the fried pickles (sour pickle chips, gluten-free batter, gluten-free rice Panko) to the okra rice balls (pickled okra, pickled sweet peppers, gumbo spices, dairy cheese) to the Beyond burger (patty, caramelized onions, bread & butter pickles, cheese, chipotle aioli).

Explore the menu here. 

Yelp users are excited about Diller, which currently holds five stars out of 32 reviews on the site.

Yelper Hannah S., who reviewed Diller on Sept. 15, wrote, "These are the best gluten-free pickles I've ever had. The egg roll and okra balls were delicious."

Diller is open from noon–10 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday and noon–4 p.m. on Friday. (It's closed on Saturday.)


88 Essex Stall 35, Essex streets Market

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Riverdel is a cheese shop and vegan spot and it has another location in Brooklyn.

This outpost, located in Essex Market, offers vegan cheese, sandwiches, soups and sides. Menu items range from The Croissantwich (tofu egg, bacon, cheese, house-made herb cream cheese, greens, tomatoes, croissant) to The M. Night Shalami sandwich (cheese, salami, mustard, ciabatta add jalapeños) to the charcuterie plate.

Check out the full menu here. 

Yelp users are excited about Riverdel, which currently holds 4.5 stars out of four reviews on the site.

Yelper Kristine A., who reviewed Riverdel on Sept. 18, wrote, "You can go here for all your cheese needs. Besides the own homemade cheeses you can buy by the pound, it has most brands of packaged vegan cheeses and cheese products."

Riverdel is open from 10 a.m.–8 p.m. on Monday-Saturday and 10 a.m.–6 p.m. on Sunday.

Broome Street Bakery

254 Broome St.

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Broome Street Bakery is a bakery.

Broome Street Bakery offers pastries, sandwiches, soup, salad and coffee. Breakfast items range from doughnuts and danishes to the salami and mozzarella sandwich to the egg sandwich with bacon.

Broome Street Bakery currently holds four stars out of nine reviews on Yelp, indicating good reviews.

Yelper Lily C., who reviewed Broome Street Bakery on July 8, wrote, "This place is yummy. You can get coffee and breakfast for $10 to start your day."

Broome Street Bakery is open from 8 a.m.–5 p.m. on weekdays and 8:30 a.m.–6 p.m. on weekends."

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