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Eileen's Special Cheesecake

17 Cleveland Place, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10012-4052
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Ranked #33 of 11,776 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Cuisines: Dessert
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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England, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
409 helpful votes 409 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

Seriously? How is this so high up on trip advisor... Looked for it especially. Very very ordinary is an understatement, i've had better cheesecakes from supermarkets... No way is this ever worth the effort to find.. poor quality base and not a very good cheesecake (it's not baked, mouse like). Sarabeth's and Juniors cheesecake was so so much better. Staff... More 

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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86 reviews 86 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

I had an individual cheesecake, it's pretty small for $3.50 but tasted nice. It's not baked. The server woman was a bit curt too. I don't think it was that good to be so highly rated, maybe I'm missing something but it's ok if you're in the area.

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Richmond, Virginia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Since a colleague, who grew up in Manhattan brought in a box of their strawberry cheesecakes, Eileen's has been high on my wish list. Give it 5-star after a trip to the store today because: - a good varieties to choose from - great service and suggestions! Everything was packed in boxes of just-the-right-size, and wrapped up professionally. Consequently, they... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

If you come here, you've come here because you looked for it, it's not easy to find and you'd struggle to swing a cat without hitting the walls, however when you arrive it all makes sense. We visited over Thanksgiving 2014 and managed to grab a table, within our 30 minute stay we must have seen 2 dozen people come... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We went out of our way to visit this place after reading the great reviews but in my opinion it wasn't worth it. The flavoured cheesecakes are just plain vanilla cheesecakes with a different topping. Very disappointing. I love cheesecake but I'm sure I could get just as good in any restaurant anywhere in the city.

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Stamford, England, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

This place got great reviews but I was disappointed, the lady serving was very rude and not at all helpful, cheesecake was very good but not good enough to make a return visit due to service.

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6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

A tiny store with small cheesecakes for 3.50 each. My wife is a keen cheesecake fan and found them really good. Around lots of shopping (Broadway st).

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Paphos, Cyprus
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79 reviews 79 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

This summer I was in NY city and I could not resist to go to the Eileen's place. I have been there 2 years ago and I was impressed by the original taste and the variety of cheesecakes . It is not difficult to find , there s not big sitting area , but I am positive that this is... More 

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Krakow, Poland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We were looking for some place to try the famous New York cheesecake and found this place on Google and Tripadvisor. It's been said that Frank Sinatra used to visit Eileen's. I don't know if that's true but I know their cheesecakes are insanely good! Their cupcakes are rather small (3-4 bites) but it doesn't make any difference - they're... More 

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New York City, New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Nothing compares to Eileen's Cheesecake. Perfect texture and taste. Worth the trip from anywhere. Every flavor is perfection.

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Additional Information about Eileen's Special Cheesecake

Address: 17 Cleveland Place, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10012-4052
Phone Number: 212-966-5585
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Cuisine: Dessert

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