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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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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“cupcakes” (508 reviews)
“banana pudding” (245 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
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1240 Avenue of the Americas, New York City, NY 10020-1522
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1 - 10 of 968 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great place with the best banana pudding in the world! Totally worth a visit! The coffee was not great though.

Thank Maria A
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best banana pudding that I have ever eaten. Hands down. Rich, creamy, sweet. Expect to wait in line for a few minutes. This bakery is sometimes credited with helping to start the "cupcake craze", but why eat cupcakes when you can eat banana pudding?

Thank RSM123123
Reviewed 1 week ago

We waited for maybe 5 minutes in the cupcake line which was totally fine. The cupcakes were good, but I wouldnt have said they were mind blowingly different than anything I had before. The cake itself was dry, but the frosting was good. We also...More

Thank CCmagee13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

usually there is a "long" line however, when you go inside of the store, the cupcake line is not that long. We tried several flavors of the cupcakes but I love the their red velvet cupcake!! It is not so sweet and very creamy with...More

1  Thank JazzzyJas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

All of the bakery items are quite good, but the standout is the banana pudding. I didn’t have very high expectations, but left very pleased.

Thank flatfootfoodie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I go by Magnolia Bakery every time I visit New York for the best treat during a shopping day. Beautiful and delicious cupcakes without being too sweet. Classic Vanilla is my favorite

Thank beckann251
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Magnolia Bakery on a midweek afternoon. It was busy on arrival and I had to queue for about ten minutes. I had the pecan and salted caramel cheesecake. It was delicious, and not that heavy by New York cheesecake standards. I would return.

Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

My plan was to visit this bakery today for breakfast, I heard a lot about their banana pudding and red velvet pancakes, so I tried both and added a lemonade to my order. The pudding and pancakes were extremely good, just the lemonade that failed...More

Thank Ahmed J
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

We had the chocolate cheesecake (good) and java banana pudding (excellent). Highly recommend it! Staff were friendly and service was quick.

Thank kani75
Reviewed 9 May 2018

The cheese cakes came recommended as the best cheesecakes in the world. We had the vanilla and the caramel cheesecakes. They were very good, but I’m sorry to say they are not the best in the world. This honour goes to the baked caramel cheesecake...More

Thank Zuzka123
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a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
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Questions & Answers
21 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
27 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, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
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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