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Magnolia Bakery

1240 Avenue of the Americas, New York City, NY 10020-1522
+1 212-767-1123
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“banana pudding” (233 reviews)
“cupcakes” (516 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1240 Avenue of the Americas, New York City, NY 10020-1522
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Who doesn’t love a good cupcake? This place is cute and conveniently located, though not the famous location many people will know from Sex and The City it is still a fun place to visit. I’ve visited a few times and the cupcakes can be...More

Thank _AliCar3_
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I had heard such amazing things about this bakery that it is likely there was no way for it to match my expectations. The carrot cake was very good but somehow I was still a little disappointed.

Thank Mac D
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have wanted to try this bakery for some time. Finally on my last visit to New York I got the chance and it was worth the wait. So many tempting treats. They have cupcakes, cookies, cheesecakes, muffins and just about anything your sweet tooth...More

Thank Emily P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its a tough call, but thee cupcakes were on par with the Georgetown cupcakes we had in Washington. They were both yum! The staff here were probably a bit better and had a good suggestion to help us pick our last cupcake of the six...More

Thank b_long176
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Go for the red velvet cupcake. It’s amazing! I would avoid the pistachio cupcake. It’s beautiful but its flavor leaves you wondering why you ordered this and not another red velvet...

Thank Alessandra B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Oh my gosh! If you follow Magnolia Bakery on social media you know the hype of this place. IT WAS WORTH IT! I had been following them on Insta for several months before a friend and I decided to plan a NYC weekend. I could...More

Thank nchokiegal01
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best caffe latte ever. Very good service. All the cakes in the monter, but i close my eyes for them. I have try the Cheese cake before and it taste very good. And i even do not like cheese cake.

Thank Else_Marie2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very tasty cupcakes - red velvet were by far the best. Freshly baked, wish we had more time to do a return trip.

Thank LondonTim79
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in twice during our stay, because once just wasn’t enough! Their mini cheesecakes were enough for two of us, and were so, so yummy! It was quite busy, for good reason, but the line moves quickly. Definitely worth a stop for desserts and...More

Thank MrsCain811
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The bakery was recommended by someone who does a lot of food research when traveling. While Magnolia is a bakery it's really a place for high-end cakes, cheesecakes, and banana pudding. The pudding was recommended to me so I gave it a try. It was...More

Thank Daryl C
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the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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Questions & Answers
22 March 2017|
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Response from glorias723 | Reviewed this property |
About 10 minute walk
Colleen E
1 October 2016|
Response from Alexanderfcampbell | Reviewed this property |
I think it would be best to call them As we only went in to But a few cakes But they do have more than one store in Manhattan Hope this helps
Sue H
28 January 2016|
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Response from scousegod | Reviewed this property |
No. But you can stand and have a coffee and Danish if the queue isn't too big!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1240 Avenue of the Americas, New York City, NY 10020-1522
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-767-1123
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