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Magnolia Bakery

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West Village
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401 Bleecker St, W 11th & Bleeker Street, New York City, NY 10014-2452
(212) 462-2572
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Milan, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I came here on the trail of Carrie Bradshaw (from Sex and the City) and found a delicious and fragrant world full of cupcakes, cakes, cheesecakes and cookies (all takeaway only). You can even buy signature aprons. This is one of the most typical places in NYC or even, for an european like me, in the US! Be aware: any... More 

Thank Diletta M
Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Best red velvet cupcakes....then was a repeat offender and went for the banana pudding....staff were friendly and prices reasonable for the quality. A little park nearby to enjoy them in- go now and not just because they're in SATC

Thank Emma C
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Ok so won't pretend I didn't want to go because it's in sex and the city... I dragged my boyfriend to sample these amazing cupcakes having went years ago. We went at 11pm and there was still a decent selection so we ordered 1 vanilla cupcake, 1 peanut butter cupcake, a brownie and also a peanut butter traybake. These were... More 

Thank edinlaur
Arbroath, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped off here to get a cake while out and about. Very chaotic shop and staff clearly flustered and stressed! Cakes delicious though. Over priced but that is down to the name. Would recommend for a treat!

Thank Holly S
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great place in Grand Central Station. My wife had banana and peanut butter pudding. She was allowed to try before buying. Good portion and decent prices.

Thank RTWH80
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The cupcake was fresh, it was not good, it was EXCELLENT! :-) We enjoyed the interior very much. This shop was a jewel!!!

Thank OZS969
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the cafe was packed but didn't take away my chance to taste one of the best banana puddings of my life while i was drinking the wonderful frapuccino they sell. 10/10

Thank Matu P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Oh my! They served such a delicious cupcakes!! Not too sweet, soft and moist cupcakes. You have to be prepared for the long queue though.

Thank mommyjared
Stamford, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 284 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

the banana pudding and lemon bar is the best thing they do. The brownies, magic bar and cupcakes are just OK.

Thank Autumn M
Sedona, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stumbled upon this cute place. I'm a sucker for red velvet cake and thought the slice I bought looked pretty amazing. Unfortunately, it was not cream cheese icing. Very disappointed. The cake was average, at best.

Thank Coconutz33

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 Bleecker St, W 11th & Bleeker Street, New York City, NY 10014-2452
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > West Village
  • Neighborhood: West Village
  • Phone Number: (212) 462-2572

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Stretching from Sixth Avenue to the Hudson River, the West Village is one of the city’s most coveted addresses. Full of trendy shops, historic taverns, and cozy restaurants set amid 19th century architecture, this neighborhood has a unique old-world feel. You won’t find a more picturesque location in Manhattan. Without the traditional city grid layout, it’s easy to get lost here, but that’s part of the fun as you stroll down elegant narrow streets with beautiful brownstones. When you need a break, you can always stop in at one of the many quaint eateries or cafes to soak in the atmosphere, or head to the western edge of the neighborhood to enjoy magnificent waterfront views while taking a leisurely walk in Hudson River Park.
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