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Levain Bakery

167 W. 74th St., New York City, NY 10023-2216
(212) 874-6080
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Ranked #2 of 11,372 restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Takeout, Delivery, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Takeout, Delivery, Dessert
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Morristown, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

Voted some of the best cookies in NYC and the USA. Huge cookies with lots of chunky chips and nuts. Go here

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

we actually saw a couple of people in Starbucks eating them with their cooffee and they insisted we try and we did! I literally had to find this place and stock up on some myself... they were delicious. When I go back to NYC, Levain Bakery will be one of my first ports of call :) keep up the good... More

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Grimbergen, Brabant, Belgium
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

We found the small bakery in Harlem. You have to know it as it is a very tiny window....but the ccokies are great. i prefer the raisin cinnamon one. The cookies are real huge, you cannot finisg 1 in one go!

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Heidelberg, Germany
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

Levain Bakery was on my bucket list for months. God, had I only come here earlier!! The cookies are so delicious! And although they are 4 Dollars a piece it is totally worth the price because they are so rich you can only have a few bites at once and they will last a bit. Talking about rich: If you... More

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Smyrna, Tennessee
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7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The chocolate chip and double chocolate chip cookies are heaven! We visited the Upper West Side store, and now I would give anything to find cookies like them here at home. Not only were the cookies (and the cinnamon raisin scones) amazing, the staff were incredibly friendly, helpful, and patient. The manager even made my husband a hot chocolate when... More

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colchester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

I had read about this bakery and how fabulous the cookies were and had planned to visit it but ended up stumbling across it on a walk back from the Natural History museum. What I would say is the basement level bakery has a modest front for what wonderful goodies lay within!! Luckily I got there before queuing started and... More

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

It is a feat to be TA's #2 NYC restaurant! Yes, this place lives up to the hype and is worth the line!! I'm a baker and am in awe of these cookies!!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Great bakery with lots if very yummy cookies and other pastries. Worth the bifurcation if you are in the area. It's a low key place just a quick stop for done yummy sweets. The chocolate walnut cookie is amazing.

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Montreal, Canada
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71 reviews 71 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

As it was ranked the FIRST attraction in NYC when I lasted visited I told myself I had to try. Located near central park the place is pretty hard to find... I tried several flavors peanut butter oatmeal and chocolate chips. The cookies are enormous and its Worth it ( 4$). Actually had to come back before we left to... More

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Palm Beach
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This Minuscule bakery has it all going on. Once you bite into this warm,chocolate chip (gigantic ),cookie .... Your taste buds will be in heaven !! It's the BEST CHICOLATE CHIP COOKIE IN THE WORLD !, a must try for EVERYONE .....

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