HOME > Chowhound > Kosher >
Brewing beer, curing meat, or making cheese? Get great advice
TELL US

Kosher in Bensonhurst

d
DSCHWARTZ Dec 31, 2006 04:51 PM

Does anyone know of any kosher establishments in Bensonhurst Brooklyn? I know that a small area around Bay Parkway and 21 Avenue between 75 Street and 86 Street has a large Chasidic population, in additiion to several yeshivot, but I have only seen two kosher stores, a butcher and small grocery store, not any restaurants. There used to be the Empress Kosher Deli, the only Jeiwsh deli left in Bensonhurst, but they went downhill and only had Conservative movement hashgacha. It is daunting every day to have to take the train to Borough Park or the bus to Midwood for a meal. I appreciate any advice.

  1. d
    DSCHWARTZ Jan 3, 2007 09:09 PM

    Thanks. It seems that I have little options; we have a Chabad House here- maybe I can pay the rebbetzin for a hot meal.

    1. Anonimo Jan 3, 2007 06:05 PM

      Wow! That's the area I lived in as a child. But my memories would do you no good, as that was back in the late-ish 40s.

      1. a
        ariellasdaddy Jan 2, 2007 06:55 PM

        Most of the frum Jews who live in Bensonhurst are kollel families, and have no real need for a restaurant. A supermarket that's not too far that delivers is Kosher Corner, on Avenue S and McDonald Avenue. Go straight down S and it'll lead to Bay Parkway in the 70s. It's a 5-10 minute drive.

        1. d
          DSCHWARTZ Jan 1, 2007 02:35 PM

          The areas you all referred me to are Borough Park. I was looking for anything in the Bensonhurst area, near the Magen David Yeshiva, in the 70 and 80 streets, or even near Benson or Cropsey Avenues.

          1. jeterfan Jan 1, 2007 01:35 PM

            I know that you are looking for a meal. The Shoprite on Avenue I and MacDonald (near your area) has a large selection of kosher products. I don't know if they have any prepared foods. There is a restaurant in that area called Glatt A La Carte. It is on 52nd and 18th Avenue.

            1 Reply
            1. re: jeterfan
              l
              Luckydog Jan 3, 2007 05:56 PM

              ShopRite now has a kosher take out store and a pizza store right in the front. I haven't tried either one, but it's a thought!

            2. pitagirl Dec 31, 2006 05:08 PM

              There is a small take out place on 60th street off of bay pkwy? not real sure. Other than that I don't know of anything.

              Show Hidden Posts