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Bird Bath Bakery

223 First Avenue, New York City, NY
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Ranked #1,977 of 11,659 Restaurants in New York City
Cuisines: Bakery
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las vegas, nv
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83 reviews 83 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We went to the satellite on Broadway on the Upper West Side, and the chocolate croissants were the best ever! The coffee was good, and of the other items on display we tried I'd have to say that this place is a must for any time in Manhattan. Bring plenty of money with you...

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42 reviews 42 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

Just LOVE this place. The best croissants filled with wonderful chocolate. The stacks of big fat chocolate chip cookies in the window don't just Beckon you inside, they demand your presence inside.

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Staten Island, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

Very quaint little shoppe, simple display of humongous cookies in front window, they draw you in. Interesting mix of food including cookies, pastries, scones and salads. The corn-bread salad is delicious and a must have when I'm in soho.

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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338 reviews 338 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
161 helpful votes 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

I wasn't hungry for a cookie, but I kept seeing people eating these wonderful cookies out of a bag with the name birdbath on them and then stumbled upon the stacked cookies in the window and couldn't refuse. I got the chocolate chip for $3 and loved it! I wasn't quite sure on the name of the bakery as the... More

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Ann Arbor, MI
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

First of all, they should be given some sort of low-key marketing award for featuring simple stacks of their cookies in the window. How are you supposed to walk past that? Don't ask me, since clearly I couldn't. We got one chocolate chip, one oatmeal raisin and one peanut butter. You can slap me for saying it, but while the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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103 reviews 103 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

We happened to walk past this cute little bakery! You go inside and they are super busy every second of the day! We had the double choc-chip and coconut cookies! Very very rich but yummy! Took me a couple of days to finish my cookie!! Paced myself! Each of them probably has half a block of butter in it! Not... More

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Bellevue, WA
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43 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

Every time I'm in NYC I have to visit one of the many conveniently-dispersed branches of this nice little bakery. I love that they keep all their cookies in tall stacks, lined up on the counter. I've only ever seen a chocolate-chip cookie made available here with vegan ingredients, but seeing as how that's my favorite cookie type, I don't... More

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

I had to stop by this cute little bakery shop everyday during our short visit to NYC. It is on Prince street in a quiet area in Soho. If I recall, I think they are also a "green" bakery as well. (I will have to check out the details online.) Regardless of how they cook their goodies......EVERYTHING in the store... More

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19 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

We bought cookies from the prince street branch, they are absolutely amazing and we will go again on Thursday they were that good. We will walk to different store tomorrow even with it meaning an 18 block detour! Muffin was less good, quite dry but tasty

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Boca Raton, Florida
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33 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2011

Absolutely love the vegan chocolate chip cookies. They offer several other vegan items but I haven't tried anything else yet. Enjoy!

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