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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner


Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night
Takeout, Seating

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Morningside Heights
0.0 miles from Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine
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Reviewed April 3, 2020

We went to check out this spot, popular among any and all writers, for some sweets. It was crowded, but we managed to find a small table. All the pastries looked interesting and tasty, but you can’t really tell which one is what, as they...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 31, 2020

I love buying pastries at this place. They have a wide variety of options, offering everything from hamentaschen to croissants to cookies to baklava and everything in between! This place is usually busy and has a line, and the tables are frequently taken (it's a...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed March 2, 2020 via mobile

The staff was welcoming, and I was introduced to quite some new things. I recommend the baklava, namely.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed February 17, 2020 via mobile

The pastries looked good and I hadn’t been there in 4-5 years, so I got a bunch for a party. Not special! I was disappointed- and they are not inexpensive. Sigh!

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 7, 2020 via mobile

Delicious pastries! And cozy atmosphere I don’t live close enough to visit often but whenever I get a chance is a delight! My absolute favorite is their croissant with apricot jam :) nothing better to start the day with a cappuccino. they only accept cash...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 6, 2020

This place has been here for years. I first came over 40 years ago as a little kid. The cream puffs are very good, and there is a decent choice of other baked goods. I came here after going to another neighborhood staple right nearby,...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 2, 2020

My husband and I used to go here when we were grad students, approximately 40 years ago!!!! On a recent trip to visit our old neighborhood, we stopped in here to relive some good memories. Not surprisingly, it was packed. Also, it looked exactly the...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed January 19, 2020

As a Former Chef I have to say This is fabulous. Being from the French Line I had't tried Hungarian Pastry but my wife is Hungarian..well I'm hooked. So many choices an close to St John the Devine cathedral makes it a perfect spot. Outside...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed November 17, 2019 via mobile

This is IT for pastry and coffee and it’s every bit the corner Mom and Pop pastry shop you’d expect and want. Hang out at the tables outside and take in the Cathedral across the street

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed November 11, 2019 via mobile

Wonderful pastries and coffee! A favorite every time we come to NYC! The almond horn is amazing and so is the cardamon roll, but everything is great! Seating is tight and cozy and there is also an outdoor patio.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Ida D
March 8, 2016|
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Response from 938Lmarie | Reviewed this property |
When I was there I did not see any signs saying that certain pastries were gluten free...that's not to say they don't have it. I'd go and just ask them. Have fun !!
October 30, 2015|
Response from lili w | Reviewed this property |
don't know--phone them
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