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Flying Monkey Bakery

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51 N 12th St, Reading Terminal Market, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2902
+1 215-928-0340
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun 09:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 18:00
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State College
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Flying Monkey gets a lot of publicity for its line of unusual cakes. I've had both the Elvis Cake and the famed Pumpple Cake and came away with the same impression: Flying Monkey's cake and icing just isn't good. Each time, the cake was extraordinarily dry in texture--almost chalk-like. Icing was lacking in taste, sweetness and texture. On the pumpple... More 

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Carmel, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Specifically visited to eat a slice of the Pumpplecake. Chocolate cake surrounding the pumpkin pie was too dry and flavoring was similar to a box mix. Vanilla cake surrounding apple pie had better moistness and flavor. Pumpkin pie and apple pie taste was great. Frosting had little flavor and plastic-like consistency. All in all I was glad I had a... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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143 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

This is located in the Reading Terminal Market, not far from China Town and the convention center. The staff is friendly and efficient, the prices are reasonable, the selection of sinful treats is vast and appealing. After reading rave reviews on the butter bar, we tried it and liked it well enough. However.... instead, we recommend trying the sinfully awesome... More 

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Dallas, TX.
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102 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

The butter cake done here is the best any where. I had never heard of this cake but am now hooked. Go here you will love it.

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Bluevale
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Yummy dessert treats in reasonable sizes! My family enjoyed the whoopee pies-red velvet, chocolate and baileys were the varieties they chose!

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Cary, North Carolina
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Our choices gave us the after-lunch sweet treat we were looking for. Not overly impressive, but good.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

We grabbed some sweets for our flight home from Flying Monkey for our long flight home. The pecan bars were rich and delightful; they were so rich I had enough for two snacks. Kids loved the rice crispy bars. A great stop to grab some bites to go.

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Rockville, Maryland
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Many sweet treats to choose from..I couldn't decide between the butter cake and lemon bar, so I ended up with both. Both were delicious!

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Endicott, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Just one of many establishments available for desert after sampling the many main fare restaurants at the Reading Market. So many choices. Did not disappoint, very satisfied.

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Monroe, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

So many inventive bars, cakes and other baked goods. With tons of seasonal offerings, you'll always find something new with each visit.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 17:00
Monday
08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 18:00
Thursday
08:00 - 18:00
Friday
08:00 - 18:00
Saturday
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 N 12th St, Reading Terminal Market, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2902
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-928-0340

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?