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Empire Cake

112 8th Ave, between 15th and 16th Streets, New York City, NY 10011-5115
+1 212-242-5858
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“snack cakes” (9 reviews)
“cupcakes” (22 reviews)
“cookies” (22 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 11:59 PMAll hours
$$ - $$$
112 8th Ave, between 15th and 16th Streets, New York City, NY 10011-5115
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a very nice small bakery. Lots of yummy looking treats in the case and the service was pretty decent as well. Priced for the city.

Thank Bernardo F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place has delicious goodies. Tricolor chocolate rimmed cakes is a speciality. We also got Swiss rolls, vanilla coconut snowballs, Twix bars, and lemon bars. Location is right across the street from Google's NY HQ building. Great stop if in lower Chelsea or Greenwich Village...More

Thank seanworc
Reviewed October 11, 2017

This is a delightful bakery with a wide selection of cakes, cookies, cupcakes, pastries, brownies, high quality coffee and organic teas. All the products we tried, and there were quite a few, were simply delicious. They were made from fresh, quality ingredients and prepared by...More

Thank Ken L
Reviewed June 28, 2017

케이크를 먹으려고 우연히 들른 곳인데, 맛도 괜찮고 가격도 그리 비싸지 않았습니다. 스태프가 매우 친절했어요. 다만 작은 가게이기 때문에 가게 내부는 작은 편이고, 자리가 그리 많진 않습니다. I went there for my dessert, and I was very satisfied with it. The price was not that expensive....More

Thank Junghwa L
Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

The chocolate walnut puddle cookie is delicious. Probably everything is. Staff cheerful and clientele look like they are or will be on a sugar high. Nothing bad to say.

Thank ronaldfairbairn
Reviewed March 17, 2017 via mobile

Staff were super helpful in assisting me to organise a birthday cake for my sister. I was emailing them from Australia in preparation for a girls' vacation in NYC for my sister's 40th birthday, and nothing was too much trouble. Organised delivery to a restaurant...More

Thank Lynda_e_Miller
Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

The service was excellent and friendlyI ate the choc peanut butter cupcake, the lemon raspberry cupcake, vanilla cupcake, and carrot cake cupcake. Both the choc/pb and carrot cupcakes were excellent. The cake part of the vanilla was awesome but the frosting was not very flavorful....More

Thank jrsellers62
Reviewed February 6, 2017 via mobile

Best cookies and chocolate dessert. My favorite is gluten free chocolate walnut cookies. They just melt in your mouth as soon as you bite into them. So delicious and decadent. I have tried most of their cookie assortment and every single one is just as...More

Thank pvulano
Reviewed February 3, 2017

I live fairly close by, There are some counter space and stools where you can sip your morning coffee and scone or other pastry. I prefer their delicious cherry mixed scone or other fruit scone. the batter is just right and the taste of the...More

Thank motherJo
Reviewed November 18, 2016 via mobile

Swiss roll was fresh, tasty and rich as was the Red Velvet snack cake. Will definitely stop by again to satisfy my sweet tooth. Only disappointment were the cookies which seemed somewhat bland compared to the other menu items we tried.

Thank Chris E
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:59 PM
10:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 8th Ave, between 15th and 16th Streets, New York City, NY 10011-5115
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chelsea
  • Neighborhood: Chelsea
  • Phone Number: +1 212-242-5858
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