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Cake and The Beanstalk

1112 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-6733
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Ranked #717 of 3,727 restaurants in Philadelphia
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Jun 12, 2014
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8 reviews from our community

87% Recommend
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English first
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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136 reviews 136 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
658 helpful votes 658 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Bypass the sterility & officiousness of Starbucks & instead try this tiny charming café w/ colorful décor, including hand-painted tables & chairs, that provides a chance to sit back, catch your breath & smell the coffee. Service is cordial & the usual coffee house menu is satisfying & sensibly priced.

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Philadelphia PA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

This is a small bakery/cafe that specializes in sweet pastries and coffee beverages. They also serve a fried bacon and egg sandwich that I enjoy and have a limited soup/sandwich menu at lunch or whenever. Dan, the owner/manager is a friendly, hard working guy who seems to get along with everyone. The other staff are all young and enthusiastic about... More

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Halifax, Nova Scotia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

After a long day of exploring the city, we stumbled across this place. We were in the mood for something sweet and perhaps a hot beverage. There were homemade baked fare to chose from, as a variety of gelato and hot/cold drinks. I was amused by the server's response when I asked for a macchiato. He showed me the size... More

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Rives Junction, Michigan
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64 reviews 64 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

This ice cream type store is probably a great stop on a date following a movie or whatever daters do now. Very limited selection of ice cream, which is what I was looking for, but unusual combinations of cake and ice cream and other treats.

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New York City, New York
20 reviews 20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Came in looking for cupcakes since it was on their menu but was bummed out that they actually don't sell them :( I bought a redvelvet cake and was thoroughly impressed with their frosting! Also had a cappuccino and it was very well made!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

This is an outstanding place to visit for a little something sweet as one can continue to walk around a historic American city. Perfect location and great little sweets for anyone to enjoy

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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81 reviews 81 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2012

The Barista’s are super friendly and very helpful with their menu. All the baking is done on premisis. Can't wait to return to try another dessert. This time we had the Jewish Apple cake. The Spring Fling Tea was a real treat.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2011

This place is outstanding, chocolate pound cake, brownies bigger than my head. solarium ovrlooking community garden. students studying with yoga moms and kids, terrific specials. Say hi to daniel

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