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Magnolia Bakery

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Neighbourhood:
Midtown
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1240 Avenue of the Americas, New York City, NY
+1 212-767-1123
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Today
07:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 07:00 - 22:00
Fri 07:00 - 00:00
Sat 08:00 - 00:00
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Norfolk, Virginia
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203 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Their other items are delicious as well but to me the jewel dessert here is their banana pudding! Simply delicious!!

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Thank mizeryztool
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited here around 20:00 today, product range fantastic. We came away with far more than we could actually eat and the food is amazing. But, the service was appalling. I do not expect to be yelled at for not queueing in a straight line or for the sighing and eye rolling because I didn't have my cash ready within... More 

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Thank Mark F
Salerno, Italy
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59 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is one of my favorite place since I love the sweet, always full of people but his time the server was not so happy to help customers but is fine , wrong day can happen.

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Thank 68TRAVELLER79
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42 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This bakery was a wonderful surprise! We stayed at the Omni just a short walk away and happened upon this bakery early in our trip, and I am so glad we did. A must try is the banana pudding! We'll be back in March 2017 and it will be one of our first stops!

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Thank Hilary M
new york
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61 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I do not like to say negative things but the place was just ok. I am sure my review will not put a dent in their business. Everything looked beautiful and delicious, but in reality the cupcakes were a little dry and the icing was ridiculously sweet. My friends and I spent about $40.00 to try a few things and... More 

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Windham, New Hampshire
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with family got a couple cupcakes, key lime cheesecake, whoopie pie looking thing and some coffees. Service is pretty miserable, place is packed hard to even see the options, but these cup cakes, OMG! Got the chocolate raspberry Valentine's day cupcake, it was the best I've ever had. Worth the crowds and miserable servers. Coffee wasn't bad either.

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Thank Elizabeth G
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cute place by Rockefellar Center. Close to where they fill the today show. Big selection of cupcakes and cookies but not breakfast pastries. Service was friendly but a little "scatterbrained"

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Thank Jonathan A
Moorpark, California
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stopped at Magnolia Bakery because my niece told me she loves their banana pudding. I decided I had to try it based on her comment. Am I glad I did. It is pure heaven. I suspect it's one of their biggest sellers. There are a number of Magnolia Bakeries in New York City. If you can, go to any... More 

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Thank Linda G
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I used to frequent the Magnolia on Bleeker & West 11th many years ago, before it became super popular. The cupcakes taste the same but the secret is out. Expect to wait on very long lines (organized)

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Thank Maria B
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45 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly staff and the red velvet cheesecake here is awesome. Enjoyed every bite of it! Will come back for more surely.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 00:00
Saturday
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1240 Avenue of the Americas, New York City, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-767-1123

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