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Apple Pie Bakery Cafe

1946 Campus Dr, Hyde Park, NY 12538-1430
+1 845-871-6608
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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1946 Campus Dr, Hyde Park, NY 12538-1430
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Reviewed 2 days ago

hit this place after an afternoon at nearby FDR home and library... BUT be forewarned, these desserts.. hand crafted, hand painted, hand plated.. are pricey... and unique! the atmosphere is kind of Paris cafe meets grandma's kitchen...but more Paris cafe. very accessible... rest rooms out...More

Thank DogTagTours
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a geriatric hangout hot spot. I have never seen so many older people hanging out in one place besides a casino or a bingo hall. It was PACKED! They must have come by bus because I don't understand the hype of coming here...More

1  Thank PresPJ
Reviewed 18 July 2017

One student recommend it and we loved it, like many of the other things we tried at the bakery. Great place to stop by for coffee and dessert if you visit the CIA.

1  Thank Ana A
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

We drove around the campus and decided to drop in for a quick lunch after touring FDR mansion, library, and museum. Just being at the CIA is fascinating. We had chicken and dumpling soup that was just okay; however, the desserts were awesome.

1  Thank Deber1
Reviewed 16 July 2017

We visited the cafe for the 2nd time. We especially enjoyed the Avocado Tartine and the Carnitas Tostada. We also tried an interesting lemonade which we think had vanilla bean. The service was okay. We found out after we paid and were sitting down that...More

1  Thank Susan A
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We stopped here after lunch elsewhere, for dessert. Each pastry is a work of art, beautiful to behold and delicious to taste. Service was good, and tea (if you're a tea lover) was special -- plenty of hot water in a teapot, a warmed cup,...More

1  Thank Sharon P
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Oh, where do I begin here, dear reader?? Perhaps with a long, miserable sigh and shattered illusions pertaining to a certain venerated institution of higher cookery…point blank, my recent visit to the Apple Pie Bakery Cafe nestled in the bosom of gastronomic academia was so...More

1  Thank NCC1701X
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We toured the CIA, which was fun and then we ate lunch at the Apple Pie Bakery. They had beautiful and delicious breads and desserts. We bought a loaf of multigrain bread which was delicious, moist and had a layer of nuts and oats on...More

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

We had one of the best lunches out we have had in a long time. The food was delicious moderately priced and the service first class. I would make this a definite stop if you are in the area. Breakfast or lunch it's A1.

1  Thank Pete0525
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Love, love, love the Apple Pie Bakery! The pastries are gorgeous to look at, and a culinary sensation! The atmosphere is fun, bustling and casual. The lunches are fabulous. Take the time to tour the building, and take in those fabulous Hudson River views in...More

1  Thank marc1a99
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1946 Campus Dr, Hyde Park, NY 12538-1430
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Hyde Park
  • Phone Number: +1 845-871-6608
The Apple Pie Bakery Cafe showcases the talents of the CIA's baking and pastry arts students and faculty, and features sumptuous baked goods and cafe cuisine. The full menu is available for takeout or to enjoy in our relaxed, reservation-free dining area. The Apple Pie Bakery Cafe received awards for "Best Desserts" and "Best Lunch Spot" in Hudson Valley Magazine's annual "Best Of The Hudson Valley" awards.
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