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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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“banana pudding” (216 reviews)
“cupcakes” (493 reviews)
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1240 Avenue of the Americas, New York City, NY 10020-1522
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1 - 10 of 893 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We get there at about 8 pm and they are out of most items. So we ordered a bit of whatever they had, and it wasn’t very good. I had the red velvet cake which was very bland and the frosting wasn’t even cream cheese...More

Thank myklrl
Reviewed 1 week ago

What anybody sees in this bakery is beyond me. The first time I went I bought a variety of cupcakes and a slice of hummingbird cake. The cupcakes were lousy, the hummingbird was very good. Nothing outstanding, but very good. We were in the area...More

1  Thank atzdl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So I have always wanted to try and finally did in this trip. The cheesecake was really good and the bread pudding was too. I guess though since I'm from the South I expected the bread pudding to blow me away, but it was just...More

Thank RachaelRS530
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm one of those who is willing to pay the price to have "been there." Years ago we "trekked" to SoHo to experience the original bakery. We were thrilled to see this one at Rockefeller on our recent stay in Midtown, and went twice! We...More

Thank ryder03
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good bakery, banana pudding is great. Everything else is above average that I've tried. Have visited a few times now. Service is good and prices are reasonable, some would say a little high, like I was when I got there. Coffee was average.

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

wanted to try the banana pudding but they ran out so I had to settle for the pb&j cupcake. Was unfortunately very average. Used buttercream rather than cream cheese which just made it very rich and not particularly great. Queues were also quite long at...More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had some macaroons which were quite good but the standout was the banana pudding, lovely. Great place to catch a coffe and a cake whilst on the move.

Thank BigSlimJim
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Although quite packed when we visited, it was worth the wait. We especially liked the Apple Crumb, made to perfection! We will definitely return on our next visit to NY.

Thank cgernst
Reviewed 5 October 2017

I had to try Magnolia Bakery because of friends and a particular skit called "Lazy Sunday." Magnolia Bakery is one of my favorites! I have been here 2x this year when in New York. The staff is super friendly, and everything I have gotten from...More

Thank Caroline F
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Have the Banana pudding without chocolate. Brownies are very dry and not tasty. Had good cupcakes but they are a little disappointing

Thank Vca23
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the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
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a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
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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
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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