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GROUP DINING

TOURS & HORS D’OEUVRES

Beverages and hors d’oeuvres are available for private receptions. Menu options feature a variety of foods from local Lower East Side businesses, including Italian meats and cheeses, Chinese dumplings, and other appetizers. Groups are also invited to provide their own refreshments using our list of preferred vendors. Please contact us for a list of menu and beverage options.

TASTINGS AT THE TENEMENT

Our Tastings at the Tenement program offers visitors a truly unique dining experience. Groups can eat a family-style dinner at the museum, comprised of foods from the Lower East Side, while learning about the history of various dishes and how these foods helped shape American cuisine.

LOCAL RESTAURANTS

The Lower East Side features an eclectic mix of restaurants inspired by the neighborhood’s immigrant past.

Café Katja

Well-crafted, Austrian comfort food.
79 Orchard Street
212-219-9545
cafekatja.com

Katz’s Deli

Classic New York City delicatessen serving famous pastrami sandwiches.
205 East Houston Street
212-254-2246
katzsdelicatessen.com

Grey Lady

Nantucket-style seafood on the Lower East Side.
77 Delancey Street
646-580-5239
greyladynyc.com

Golden Unicorn

A neighborhood favorite for Cantonese-style cuisine.
18 East Broadway
212-941-0911
goldenunicornrestaurant.com

Sauce

Traditional Italian cuisine made of local, seasonal and sustainable ingredients.
78-84 Rivington Street
212-420-7700
saucerestaurant.com

Schiller’s Liquor Bar

Neighborhood restaurant with a continental menu.
131 Rivington Street
212-260-4555
schillersny.com