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Essex Market

Essex Market is a public market located on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Opened in 1940 as part of NYC Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia's public market network, Essex Market has been in continuous operation for 76 years, serving local residents and tourists alike with fresh produce, prepared food, and gourmet and specialty items. Throughout its history, Essex Market has evolved to meet the needs of its changing neighborhood, which is reflected in its diversity of food offerings.

  • Days Closed:
    • None
  • Free:
  • Kid Friendly:
  • Multilingual Staff:
  • Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Business Continuity
  • Re-Opening Status: Open - Limited Service/Capacity
Facility Info
  • Largest Room 9000
  • Total Sq. Ft. 15000
  • Reception Capacity 200
  • Theatre Capacity 80
  • Catering - In House
  • # of Private Rooms 1
  • Banquet Capacity 50
  • Number of Rooms 1
  • Classroom Capacity 80