157 Chrystie Street

Sammy’s Roumanian Confirms Closure, but Teases Possible Return

Last modified January 4, 2021 at 10:39 pm

Kvetch away. What began in the rumor mill this past week was confirmed as truth – Sammy’s Roumanian Steakhouse is permanently closed. However, ownership of the forty-seven-year-old restaurant is leaving the door open for a possible comeback. Responding after days of silence, the schmaltzy kosher-style restaurant took to Instagram to post its farewell. “It is […]

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Rumor: Sammy’s Roumanian Closes Chrystie Street Dining Room

Last modified January 2, 2021 at 7:32 pm

It certainly isn’t a happy new year here on the Lower East Side if rumors prove true that Sammy’s Roumanian is closed for good. The Chrystie Street restaurant closed back in mid-March with the rest of the city during the initial pandemic lockdown. And now it appears they didn’t survive. Photographers James and Karla Murray […]

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Sammy’s Roumanian Finally Visible for the First Time in 6 Years

Posted January 14, 2016 at 9:26 am

​Talk about blinded by the light. A solid six years held hostage by scaffolding and netting, the northwest corner of Chrystie and Delancey Streets is finally liberated. The inhibitor was removed from the restored facade earlier this week. The heavy-duty materials were first installed at 157 Chrystie back in the summer of 2010, and later […]

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