COHEN'S - Fashion Optical

Serving NY's eyes since 1927

Eyeglass Store at Delancey Street & Eyewear Store Near NYU

Eye Exams Downtown Manhattan, Discount Designer Frames & New York City Optometrist

Discover the best Downtown New York eyeglass store at the Cohen's Fashion Optical original location, where we have affordable, professional eye care. Our eye exams at this New York City landmark optical store are completed by experience eye doctors who check for common eye issues. Also ask our eye doctors any questions about eye care and your prescription. Then browse our optical store for a trendy pair of designer eyeglasses.

At our Downtown New York eyeglass store, our stylists work with you to find the right pair of glasses for your face shape and your personality. Our designer glasses and eye exams are also very affordable, especially with our special offers, so you can easily budget for more than one pair of designer glasses, one for work and one for after-work - and don't forget prescription sunglasses. Our eye doctor can also write a prescription for contacts so you'll have many options for looking, seeing and feeling better.

Stop by Cohen's Downtown New York eyeglass store for the latest designer eyeglasses and the best prices. Set up an appointment for eye exams for the whole family, and then our experienced stylists will help you choose new glasses.

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117 Orchard Street Optical
Change Location 117 Orchard St.
(At Delancey St.)
New York, NY 10002
Phone: (212) 674-1986
Fax: (212) 475-2082
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
117 Orchard Street Optical & Eyewear Stores  
117 Orchard St.
(At Delancey St.)
New York, NY 10002
117 Orchard St. Eyewear Store Orchard Street Eyeglass Store, Optometrist at Delancey Street & Downtown Manhattan Eye Exams
Inside our 117 Orchard Street optical store location, browse hundreds of on-trend eyeglass frames from popular name brands. Also, our eyeglasses store at Delancey Street and Orchard provides contact lenses, prescription sunglasses, and fast, convenient eye exams in Downtown Manhattan.
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Designer Brands

A wide range of designer eyewear brands are available in store. Stop in your local Cohen’s Fashion Optical to see our selection of eyeglass frames, contact lenses, prescription sunglasses and more.

Lens Technology

Visit our optical location to learn more about High Definition Digital Lenses · Transitions Adaptive Lenses · Progressive Lenses · Hi-Index Lenses · Polarized Sunglass Lenses · Anti-Glare Coatings · and more.

Contact Lenses

Ask our educated optical staff about the best contact lenses for your prescription.

Vision Plans

We accept a wide array of vision insurance plans. Call our optical store location to see if we accept your vision insurance plan.

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117 Orchard St.


Our current location, is the original Cohen's Fashion Optical store in New York City. Jack Cohen started the family business from a pushcart, among the famous Orchard Street merchants in 1927. The business flourished and moved into the current storefront on Orchard and Delancey Streets.

For over 85 years, Cohen's has been providing the Lower East Side community with professional eye care and quality eyewear – all at the best prices. We were the first optical store to offer fashion frames because our founding belief is that glasses should not only help you see better, they should also make you look and feel better!

Products And Services

  • Large selection of designer brands such as Ray-Ban, Dolce & Gabbana, Gucci and Prada.
  • Latest in lens technology including high definition digital lenses, Transitions Adaptive lenses, Crizal anti-glare coatings
  • Lab on-premise and One Hour Service available in most cases.
  • Large selection of contact lenses including Acuvue, Freshlook Colors, Dailies disposables and many more.
  • We are a GVS Provider and accept most Vision Plans.

Meet Our Staff

Our caring optometrists and warm, attentive staff are here to serve all of your optical and eye care needs. For comprehensive eye exams, fitting contact lenses and selecting the best eyewear, stop by your local Cohen's Fashion Optical and let us take care of you.

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117 Orchard St.
(At Delancey St.)
New York, NY 10002
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Fashion Eyeglasses at 117 Orchard Street – Cohen's Original Location

When you visit the 117 Orchard Street optical store of Cohen's Fashion Optical, you're experiencing New York history. This eyeglasses store at Delancey Street and Orchard is the original location of Cohen's Fashion Optical, where Jack Cohen first opened a storefront to offer Downtown New Yorkers the best in fashion eyeglasses and affordable, professional eye care. Offering convenient Downtown Manhattan eye exams, along with the most stylish eyeglass frames and quality contact lenses, this preeminent eye care center maintains the founding theme that glasses shouldn't only help you see better, but they should also make you look and feel better. Today, our New York City optometrists are ready to help you find the most fashionable and comfortable eyeglass frames to suit your face, your style and your needs.

Our 117 Orchard Street optical store location was the first of over 100 eye care centers to follow in New York and other states and Puerto Rico. And each of our eye care centers in New York, from Rockland to Staten Island, is merchandised with on-trend eyeglass frames that correspond to the unique vibe of its neighborhood. In this eyeglasses store at Delancey Street and Orchard, we carry a large selection of eyeglass frames from names such as Ray-Ban, Dolce & Gabbana, Prada and Gucci. You'll find eyeglass frames suitable for school, work and weekends – and we also offer plenty of eyeglass frames for children, too.

When New Yorkers want eyeglass frames that stand out from the crowd, they head to Cohen's Fashion Optical. In our eye care center, choose from hundreds of styles, ranging from modern and elegant to funky and vintage-inspired. Browse our eyeglasses store at Delancey Street and Orchard to find eyeglass frames like retro cat eyes, low-profile rimless frames, or posh stunners with jeweled accents or popular animal prints. Inside our 117 Orchard Street optical store, we make it easy for you to find the right eyeglass frames by carrying frames in a large variety of styles, sizes and colors.

Of course, this New York City optometrist location puts just as much emphasis on quality as it does on style when it comes to eyeglasses. We carry the best eyeglass frames made of high-grade materials such as stainless steel, titanium, aluminum and even wood. Our eye doctors in Downtown Manhattan work with our associates to make sure you get the ideal glasses, whether you need single-vision lenses, transitional lenses or simply want cool eyeglass frames to wear as stylish accessories. We'll fit you with prescription sunglasses, too, to help protect your eyes and provide a fashionable look when out in the city.
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