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Two Little Red Hens

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1652 2nd Avenue, New York City, NY 10028
212-452-0547
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7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cheesecake Heaven

We weren't anywhere near the neighborhood but in our quest for the 'Best New York Cheesecake' we made our way up the the Upper East Side to see if what others were saying was true. This bakery is a small, unassuming place which only a few chairs inside so it's luck of the draw unless you have take... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We weren't anywhere near the neighborhood but in our quest for the 'Best New York Cheesecake' we made our way up the the Upper East Side to see if what others were saying was true. This bakery is a small, unassuming place which only a few chairs inside so it's luck of the draw unless you have take away. They... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I was introduced to this adorable little storefront by a friend who boasted about the Brooklyn Blackout. If you are a chocolate lover you must try it! Super big, super rich and a lot like an orgasm in your mouth. We also tried an assortment of mini cupcakes that were delicious. I can't wait to be back in the city... More 

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Guelph, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I was craving a dessert and was walking around the neighbourhood where I was staying, and am so glad I stumbled upon this bakery! The line was pretty long so I knew I must've come to a good place! The service was a bit slow but only because the people ahead of me were ordering dozens of cupcakes, when I... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I found this on Trip Advisor before going to NYC for vacation and trust me, it's worth it to go find this little bakery! I had a triberry scone which was extremely delicious and wasn't dry like most scones tend to be. It tasted very homemade, fresh and was incredible! Me and my mom also split the peanut butter fudge... More 

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Dakar, Senegal
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I live just around the corner, so I'm totally biased, and I really hate to share this BUT..these cupcakes are always the perfect pop in the mouth guilty secret I know! When you are lucky to find keylime mini grab it, although the chocolate is gorgeous, youngest daughter is a fan of red velvet, and my son loves Carrot, all... More 

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Dalton, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

You could tell 80% of the people in line were regulars. I think that says something about this business. I loved the decor and the employees gave off a laid back, but cutesy "I am totally here to serve you and not seem weird" vibe. I don't know, but I liked it. We waited what felt like ffoorreevverr. We got... More 

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McKinney, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

I've tried lots of different cupcakes in NYC and this is my favorite by far. The Brooklyn Blackout and Boston Cream are excellent. Cake is moist and frosting has the perfect amount of sweetness. The best hands down.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Awesome cheesecake. The best I've had. plus it's such a cute little warm and friendly place that is so inviting. They also have coffee and a variety of cupcakes and other desserts. Close enough to the MET to go there for dessert after your visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Ate a salad nearby for lunch, saving room for a cupcake. Tried the Brooklyn Blackout. They need a license to sell something that wonderfully sinful. DELICIOUS!!

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This "off the beaten path" bakery is simply my all-time favorite. It seems like their street has been under construction forever (at least since my 1st visit in 2013) but it is well worth the effort. The staff has always been top-notch and very inviting. The cupcakes...well, they are simpy the best. So very delishious and moist. The cheesecake was... More 

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Additional Information about Two Little Red Hens

Address: 1652 2nd Avenue, New York City, NY 10028
Phone Number: 212-452-0547
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1652 2nd Avenue, New York City, NY 10028
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighborhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: 212-452-0547

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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