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Magnolia Bakery

401 Bleecker St, W 11th & Bleeker Street, New York City, NY 10014-2452
+1 212-462-2572
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“banana pudding” (220 reviews)
“cupcakes” (939 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
401 Bleecker St, W 11th & Bleeker Street, New York City, NY 10014-2452
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited the small outlet in Grand Central Station. The cakes are amazing. A little pricey, but worth the money. Unfortunately the staff taking orders were not passing the information on to anyone or even putting the orders together so when we reached the end of...More

Thank Mark F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The buttercream frosting they put on cupcakes and slices of cake is very simple, but I say that with high praise. There are no overpowering scents or flavors, just a light, sweet vanilla. The pastel colors used for decorating remind me of the 1950s and...More

Thank ECW_PhD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this place! It's been years since I visited, but I had never forgotten the amazing aroma. I was so excited to find out there was a location just blocks away.

Thank 104lawandar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yes, it may take you a day to find parking and a paycheck to actually park for an hour- but it was worth it! I have been dreaming of the banana pudding, as I follow Magnolia Bakery on Instagram. I got a medium size and...More

Thank xcountrychamp27
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always been a fan of everything they make, maybe a little too sweet for some people but if you manage the portion it's all wonderful. The banana pudding is perfect.

Thank ViaraDimz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After taking dinner at Time Square we went to Magnolia Bakery to take desserts. German Cake is looking attractive so we ordered it along with Cheese Cake and pudding. Coconut cookies are also nice.

Thank Kausar W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow. The smell inside the bakery was incredible along with all the goodies. We stopped by for a cupcake after a long afternoon walk. Very crowded. I got a red velvet cupcake. It was good not great. The consistency of the cake seemed to indicate...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I suppose if you love the texture and flavor of shortening and sugar these cupcake toppings are for you. The cake part is okay, just average and nothing special but it all boils down to what you are used to and what your expectations are....More

1  Thank Steve S
Reviewed 1 July 2018

This tiny little store is still worth the visit if only for a buttercream cupcake that is so perfect you'll never be able to enjoy a cupcake anywhere else. My entire family are hooked on the cupcake and said it's the best they've ever eaten....More

Thank Queen14259
Reviewed 30 June 2018

I've heard about the famous banana pudding and i went to try it was worth it! When you go in the store, there's a special line for the banana pudding so you don't have to wait in a long line (e.g. for coffee/ ice cream)....More

Thank shimoo91
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daniella s
20 June 2018|
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Response from Richard B | Reviewed this property |
Checking their menu I see no mention of any item being gluten-free or milk-free. I would be careful. Although there may be some items that are free of one or the other, the absence of the ingredient list would make me... More
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jenniecuads
23 May 2018|
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Response from Konstantinos V | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know the bakery opened in 1996, but runs now under a new management.
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Lilly G
3 February 2015|
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Response from susanalcauskas | Reviewed this property |
Can't hurt to order it in advance. We did that for my dad's birthday and it was definitely worth it, since we wanted a specific flavor.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Meals
After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 Bleecker St, W 11th & Bleeker Street, New York City, NY 10014-2452
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > West Village
  • Neighbourhood: West Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-462-2572
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