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City Bakery

3 W 18th St, At 5th Avenue, New York City, NY 10011-4610
+1 212-366-1414
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“pretzels” (18 reviews)
“cookies” (28 reviews)
Opens in 5 min
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3 W 18th St, At 5th Avenue, New York City, NY 10011-4610
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

A go to place for a quick breakfast with a very New York clientele. Pleasant cheerful prompt service. I always order chocolate croissant since it is warm and flakey in fact just right. The latte is excellent and the customers friendly. A nice start to...More

Thank MicheleColette
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We go here for Hot Chocolate, which is one of the best in NYC. In addition restaurant also serves snacks and other food items

Thank MorrisCountyGourmand
Reviewed 21 August 2017

I had read about this place doing the most amazing hot chocolate so thought it would be worth trying. We had breakfast too, which is not my usual combo but hey, it was December! It really is the most amazing hot chocolate ever!! It comes...More

Thank Leonie M
Reviewed 10 July 2017

My daughter and I ate here on our last morning in NYC. We did not get the buffet, although it looked good. We didn't want that much. I got a delicious muffin and some coffee and she got a bagel and the famous hot chocolate....More

Thank TennesseeTeacher
Reviewed 10 July 2017

with a homemade mashmellow... omg...remember to go walking after reading that, because u will gain weight after being there... This two-level cafe near Union Square is packed almost any time of the week, but crowds are thin early in the morning, which makes it easier...More

1  Thank Stephan G
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

I used to love it here back in the day and had been craving the pretzel croissant and hot chocolate. Both are still excellent, and the pretzel croissant is as flaky, savory and original as I remembered. I also picked up several chocolate croissants and...More

1  Thank Layal10021
Reviewed 27 May 2017

My daughter brought me to this restaurant, as she knew I would enjoy it, and I did. It was a bit costly, but it's a distance from my home, so I'd rarely get to visit. Anyway, the Hot Chocolate was probably the best I ever...More

1  Thank A P
Reviewed 21 April 2017

I have to admit that the only thing I've had here is the chocolate chip cookie- but I have had it many times, and it never disappoints. Perfectly crispy outside, soft on the inside with delicious chocolate chunks, perfectly sweet. I have never reviewed anything...More

Thank carolinebales
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Went in while waiting for an appointment. The muffin was delicious and the people were friendly enough. Not sure why but the coffee didn't taste too good. Overall a decent place to grab a quick bite.

Thank Mike F
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I love City Bakery. Everything on their salad bar is fresh and delicious. However, I went there today and their salad bar price has gone up to $19 a pound. Maybe this is a mistake, but if not, I think it is outrageous. Even for...More

2  Thank Judy P
Flatiron District
Offering many of city’s best restaurants and shops set
amid classic New York architecture, the Flatiron
District is no longer under the tourist radar. At 23rd
Street is the famous triangular Flatiron Building,
which makes a good picture no matter what angle you
photograph it from. Be sure to look up at the elegant
architecture as you stroll the streets- much of this
neighborhood is part of a historic district that was
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 W 18th St, At 5th Avenue, New York City, NY 10011-4610
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Flatiron District
  • Neighbourhood: Flatiron District
  • Phone Number: +1 212-366-1414
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