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Two Little Red Hens

1652 2nd Ave, South of 86th Street, New York City, NY 10028-3110
+1 212-452-0547
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cheesecake” (116 reviews)
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1652 2nd Ave, South of 86th Street, New York City, NY 10028-3110
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Two Little Red Hens have not only beautifully decorated cakes, there is a great variety and and everyone is delicious. You can just pop in and pick a cupcake, tiny cake (for 4) or larger cakes. Most of the c

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the cherry cheesecake here and can honestly say it was the best of the many, many pieces I’ve tried in NY. The base was more substantial than others I’ve had which I really liked, the cheese part was dense and creamy and the cherry...More

Thank Helen T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best apple cake with chunks of fresh apples. Decadent chocolate cake. Not many offerings but all is fresh, homemade and delicious. Will accept orders.

Thank anita b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything is awesome there! My favorite are the Chocolate cakes or cupcakes...they are moist, rich & decadent!

Thank karma88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cupcakes here are to die for! I bought cupcakes for my daughters' 12th birthday and they were a big hit with all the guests. I'm not sure but I think they use a lot of good butter to make the frosting so yummy. The...More

Thank iz1989
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great bakery to pick up dessert baked with high quality ingredients and homemade taste. I purchased an apple pie and was so happy at how delicious it was. The ingredients are obviously very high quality. My family is used to my home baked...More

Thank greattripsrw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had wonderful vanilla and chocolate based products. They also carry flavors that are a little more out there. Just wonderful in terms of flavor and texture.

Thank Soeren H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I know everyone will tell you they make the best cupcakes or the best pies in New York - and I can definitely see why they do - but for my money, I think they make the best cheesecake anywhere, and as someone who loves...More

Thank rrr108
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Used to love this place when I lived in the neighborhood. Fresh baked goods that are insanely good and hefty portions worth the price.True gem in the UES.

Thank EFH45
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Out all day exploring NYC with nothing to eat and decided to call in as we are staying around the corner. Coffee was good (and this is coming from an Australian who is fussy about his coffee) and two cupcakes. The "Blackout" and the "Marble"....More

Thank Matthew B
Upper East Side
Combining quiet residential neighbourhoods that have
easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural
institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most
livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth
Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of
the nation's most famous attractions in a single
stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the
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Alexander B
24 August 2017|
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Response from maimy76 | Reviewed this property |
It is on second Avenue between 85th and 86th St. On the east side of the street.
Alexander B
24 August 2017|
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Response from robcurtross | Reviewed this property |
Note: Google corrected their map within one hour of the time I submitted the correction. Two days and counting for TA, :(
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1652 2nd Ave, South of 86th Street, New York City, NY 10028-3110
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-452-0547
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