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Poseidon Bakery

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629 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10036-3721
212-757-6173
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
Try the fruit strudels

For Greek and Austrian baked treats, this is the place. Featured on our food on foot tour. Been there since 1923 over four generations of baking history.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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Calgary, Canada
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Calgary, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 via mobile

For Greek and Austrian baked treats, this is the place. Featured on our food on foot tour. Been there since 1923 over four generations of baking history.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I've been going to Poseidon Bakery for over twenty years for their authentic Greek pastries. I especially like the spanakopita (spinach and feta pie). You can get a hot one to go or take home a bagful. I also like the little cocktail sized one -- you can buy a tray of them, frozen, and bake at home, or pre-order... More 

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Pittsburgh
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I would definitely recommend going to this bakery, the owner was very friendly and personable. She was very knowledgeable about the area and gave us (visitors to New York) very good recommendations. The food was delicious and all homemade.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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95 reviews 95 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Second only to my own Mother's and Thea Dede's Greek pastries is this 93yr old Bakery with a reputation for creating Greek Pastries that fail to disappoint. My Grandfather(Papou) from Plomari brought me here over 50yrs ago and I still remember the sweet smells and free samples of those wonderful treats. Television and Movie Celebrity customers adorn the walls a... More 

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Kissimmee, Florida
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45 reviews 45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

The bakery is nummy. The lovely lady at the counter was so kind. The prices are a tad high *$4.50 for one pastry but the quality is beyond delicious. I'd love to come back again.

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Salt Lake, Utah
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222 reviews 222 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We stopped in here as we were wandering around NYC last week and enjoyed the pastries we purchased from this old school bakery. We took some back to our hotel to have as a late night snack and they were just as wonderful as they were when we purchased them earlier in the day. I have never seen such a... More 

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Livingston, New Jersey
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94 reviews 94 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We tried their baked goods at the Ninth Avenue Festival, and the Spinach pie was the best I have ever eaten! The phylo dough was flaky and the spinach, feta cheese, and other ingredients were the best. Also, their desserts are worth the trip.

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New York City, New York
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147 reviews 147 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

This Greek bakery has both savory and sweet classic Greek goods. There are no frills here, just an authentic bakery with a warm, old school, family vibe. They let the treats speak for themselves. And, though some items hard to pronounce, they do...in Greek, of course.  I've had many Baklavas in my day, and, I figured that an authentic Greek... More 

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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

We went for some Baklava, which was good, but didn't quite stand up to our memories of the delicious treat in Greece, however we also each got one of these little delicious shortbread cookies that literally melted in your mouth. There is no space in the bakery to sit, so you have to take your treats to go, but workers... More 

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Raleigh, NC
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41 reviews 41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

Our guide brought us here on a walking food tour. This place has been open for like 70 years. Had all types of Greek desserts as well as a variety of Streusels. We got a Greek pastry and a Streusel and were pleased with both. If you have a sweet tooth and are in the area you should definitely stop... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: 629 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10036-3721
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: 212-757-6173

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Dessert, Bakeries, Greek

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