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.
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.
The Lower East Side features an eclectic mix of restaurants inspired by the neighborhood’s immigrant past.
Well-crafted, Austrian comfort food.
79 Orchard Street
Classic New York City delicatessen serving famous pastrami sandwiches.
205 East Houston Street