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251 E 13th St, New York City, NY 10003-5646
+1 347-577-9504 ext. 4
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9:00 am - 12:00 am
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Boston, Massachusetts
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127 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2015

We are now dreaming of cereal milk ice cream with corn flake crunchies. It's that good. Momofuku serves a limited selection of Milk bar desserts but it's also fun to walk over and see it for yourself. These new flavors and toppings are brilliant.

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Thank SandraKo
Singapore
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50 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2015

I found out about this bar as I was searching for Karlie's Kookies, the collaboration between Karlie Kloss (the Victoria Secret Supermodel & Taylor Swift's Best Friend) and the chef in Momofuku Milkbar. I love the Perfect 10 Kookie! The cereal twirl is recommendation from travel bloggers. I tried and it was not bad especially licking it while walking in... More 

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Thank SnixySwift
New Brunswick, New Jersey
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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2015

C and I wanted to visit Momofuku Milk Bar to experience the Crack Pie, Compost Cookie, and Cereal Milk soft serve after seeing it on Unique Sweets on the Cooking Channel. I was so excited only to ultimately be pretty let down. First of all, the place is super hard to find (but it's Manhattan, so everything is in some... More 

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Barrie, Canada
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

The cereal milk ice cream is such a strange but cool and tasty experience! I would definitely recommend at least getting a free sample (one per customer). The cookies are overpriced and the compost cookie is overrated as it is nothing special. My daughter and I both got cereal milk sundaes with chocolate sauce and cereal flakes on top, which... More 

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New York City, New York
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428 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2015 via mobile

David Chang is a brand name in the foodie world. His New York restaurants ---Ma Peche, Ssam Bar, new Chicken, and Noodle Bars -- are foodie stars in a food crazed city. This small retail store is a cookie, cake, and milk place. The cookies are highly prized and yummy. We like the confetti cake, chocolate marshmallow, and the truffle... More 

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Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey
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896 reviews
633 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2015

This place is all hype. First I think it is a rip off to give someone a small bowl of ice cream that tastes like what's left on the bottom of a cereal bowl. In most cases kids throw the stuff out or gag on it. This place gets raves for making ice cream out of it which I thought... More 

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Thank Justin W
New York City, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2015

The desserts here are unreal! Whether you're eating a compost cookie or cereal milk soft serve, your taste buds are going to go crazy. Everything is so delicious!

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Thank Dani K
Saint Charles, Illinois
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2015

My travel-companion hated it, but I was in love. AND they had corn flakes in a cookie?? Shut up. I bought my weight in baked items to go and stashed them for a later time. Oh how happy I was when I came upon some forgotten chocolate malt cake balls. They ended up being the best thing I'd bought!!

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Thank Bethany M
Las Vegas, Nevada
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62 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2015

I went down to Milk Bar because I had to try the Cereal Milk Ice Cream. I caught it on my way downtown, and went in. Very small place, but they have exactly what you need. As for the ice cream...it is EXPENSIVE...don't get me wrong. I LOVED IT. It was not what I would be expecting, it is actually... More 

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Minneapolis, MN
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144 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2015

We made a special trip on a rainy Saturday night and could barely squeeze into the tiny space. I can't imagine what a sunny day is like. No matter. We ordered the "Greatest Hits" which consists of a compost cookie - delicious, crack pie - good but I don't get it, birthday truffles - also good but nothing special and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Meals
Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 251 E 13th St, New York City, NY 10003-5646
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighborhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 347-577-9504 ext. 4

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