Get some awesome gifts from NYC for your loved ones!

Rather than shop around for a bunch of little presents, sometimes the best thing you can do is to get a gift basket. Whether you order it and bring it home with you or you order it online and have it shipped directly to their recipient, they can be a wonderful way to celebrate your trip and share your experiences in NYC with those you care about the most. There are numerous places around the city that sell gift baskets, so how exactly are you supposed to choose which ones to get? Check out the following five places to see if one of them offers just what you desire.


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Zabar's on the Upper West Side is famous for a lot of things, especially their bread, meat, and cheese.

However, you don't have to go all the way up there to get your goodies, you can order them online, which is a huge relief for those who move out of the city and could use a taste of home.

Gift boxes and crates are available at a variety of price points, ranging from the Zabar's Story Basket at $110 to the Ultimate Plus Caviar Basket for $749.

Chelsea Market Baskets

Located in the Chelsea Market, Chelsea Market Baskets is one of the top spots in the city to get a fabulous array of gift baskets.

Baskets come in at all sizes and price points, and include anything from candy and salt to beer and towels.

Whether you want an NYC-themed basket or one that's generalized, chances are you'll find it here.


For awhile now, Eataly has been known as one of the best places in the city to get Italian food items. With items like pasta, olive oil, anchovies, and jam, gift baskets from the Italian gourmet marketplace include a variety of items. Pick up your favorites at their 200 Fifth Avenue location or you can shop for their baskets online.


Murray's Cheese

If you love cheese, Murray's Cheese shop is likely going to be one of your favorite places to go in the city. Should you fall in love with their products, you can create your own gift basket online (starting at $15). Choose ten items from their four sections – cheese, charcuterie, specialty foods, and tools and apparel – to complete your basket.

This is a great option for those who not only want to customize their order, but also want to set their own budget.

Items range from Brie Fermier and Columbus Crespone Salami to sesame crisps and a Boska cheese knife.

Murray's Cheese

Milk & Cookies Bakery

Milk & Cookies Bakery is a fabulous place in the city to get cookies (and to feel like a little kid again). They have a few different baskets available, including an option where you can design your own. You also have the option to choose any of your favorite 2 cookies flavor and 1 ice cream flavor to make your own ice cream creation.

Milk & Cookies continuously tops “best cookie” rankings in New York City, and when they join forces with il laboratorio del gelato to create cookie-gelato concoctions, there’s no stopping the sweetness.

Items you can put in the customizable gift basket include cookies, brownies, bars, t-shirts, cookie mixes, and gift cards.

With no shortage of gift baskets available in the city,  you'll be able to get one for everybody on your list. While you're at it, don't forget to get yourself something special! Tweet Now to let your friends know!

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