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American Girl Place - New York

609 Fifth Avenue, at 49th Street, New York City, NY 10017 (Manhattan)
1-877-AG PLACE
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Ranked #26 of 558 shopping in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Specialty Shops, Shops, Malls
Activities: Shopping, Dining
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

I was pleasantly surprised by the great attention to detail that this store makes to ensure that girls have a wonderful experience. From the hospital to the hair salon my daughter enjoyed every part of it. Of course, this will only be a once a year visit but one that will create great Mommy-n-Me memories!

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Kanata, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014 via mobile

I am a male business owner and the First rule of business is consistency, I drove in from Canada for my daughter's birthday, it was her only wish. The store is really cool, but the positive experience stopped there. For every helpful person there was a rude one. If you go to the third floor stay away from the male... More

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Willards
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

A dream come true for American Girl owners! I think it would be impossible to walk out of the store without spending a cent! I went with my grand daughter who had been there several times before. Three floors of amazement!

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

We were holidaying in New York in January this year and had the opportunity of having lunch with my daughter, and her new doll Belle. Having come all the way from Australia it was a very special outing for my 9 year old daughter and myself. The food was of excellent quality and the quantity very generous. My daughter still... More

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

The place was mobbed. You could barely walk through without a child or parent bumping into you. Lines were through the store. We sent the dad's to stand in line whilst shopping for the required Christmas gifts -- many things were no longer available and salespeople were frantic. Not the time to be looking! We grabbed what we could and... More

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Oxford, New Jersey
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Had brunch for my daughters 10th birthday. Restaurant was adorable, service was wonderful and the food was great. The girls loved the heart shaped pancakes and cake for dessert!! Yes dessert at breakfast, you only live once! Will definitely will go again, maybe next time for lunch!!!!

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New Jersey
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22 reviews 22 reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Just went with my daughter in law and granddaughter (8 yrs) for lunch at the Cafe. The Cafe is beautifully decorated, tables set nicely and special touches to make it a special day for anyone. THe cost is reasonable especially for lunch in NYC. Service was friendly, never felt rushed, food was good. My granddaughter enjoyed this so much I... More

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

The food was great. My 8 yr old loved it! The store was awesome, so many outfits to choose from. Bit crowded but friendly staff.

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

My daughter was nagging me for ages before I flew to New York to go to American Girl and get her her own doll. Busy shop and got the doll she wanted but cannot see why they are so popuilar when Barbie is so much cheaper and esier to get hold of. Maybe its just clever marketing who knows.

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Pascack Valley, NJ
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59 reviews 59 reviews
23 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

On a recent day trip to NYC from NJ, we made it a point to stop at AGP. My daughter received several AG gift cards which helped lessen the sting at the register. As always, the corner of AGP is packed w/ ppl. After getting past that corner, there was a short line to get in. Once in the store,... More

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