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Billy's Bakery

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184 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10011-4919
+1 212-647-9956
8:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 8:30 am - 12:00 am
Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
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New York City, New York
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145 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This bakery with a 60s deco proposes American dessert specialties like cupcakes, pecan pie, banana pudding... If you are a fan of this kind of desserts, you may enjoy the flavors here. Unfortunately the service is not the one it used to be. Service is now poor, even rude if you are hesitant. Guys: smile please and if you don't... More 

Thank Flo2lux
New York City, New York
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Come for peanut butter pie, stay for espresso, don't forget carrot cake. In short having one of everything is not a bad idea.

Thank alex p
Georgia Coast, Georgia
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016 via mobile

We found this gem on our walk to the 9/11 Museum. They offer a wide variety of treats and coffee. The flavor is fantastic.

Thank Leigh B
Kansas City, Missouri
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95 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016

Went to Billy's to bring back cupcakes for Thanksgiving dinner. Was surprised at the Midwest flare of the recipes. Very good cupcakes. Some of the best I have had in NYC in a long time. Service is great, selection great. Midwest friendly.

Thank Kathy M
Germantown, Wisconsin
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

Delicious cupcakes, cakes, desserts. Little pricey but typical of NYC price and great quality. Try anything with cream cheese frosting. The aroma alone is worth the visit.

Thank Carolyn E
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

I got a cake for my husbands birthday! It was super tasty! I got a coconut cake! It was plenty of coconut which he loved! It was moist and just super! I also got some banana pudding for my mom she loved it! She said it was as tasty as she remembered as a child! So if you're in town... More 

Thank Machina E
Punta Gorda, Florida
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246 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

I purchased 12 tiny cupcakes from the Franklin Street location in Tribeca for $22. I thought it was a bit pricey considering they were so tiny. The cream cheese icing was totally yummy! The carrot cake and banana cakes were delicious, the red velvet however, was extremely dry. So dry, I just wanted to eat the icing and leave the... More 

Thank MelissaScott7613
Fairfax, Virginia
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71 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

My wife insisted we visit this wonderful little Chelsea gem that she enjoyed while she was in college a few years ago and, while walks down memory lane aren't my usual thing, it was worth every step on a very hot day to enjoy one of the best pieces of cake I've ever had: banana cake with cream cheese frosting.... More 

Thank John R
Brooklyn, New York
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673 reviews
486 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

The smell of fresh baked everything brings you in Quality style cakes pies snacks and friendly service with vintage style

Upper Bavaria, Germany
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016

The Cupcakes, cookies and Cakes are all handmade and they taste delicious!! the Staff is soooo lovely and polite! they even sell Shirts with their Logo! We sat there for like an hour and there had been so many customers! It's really worth the money! BTW love that it's not that mainstream bakery like magnolia.

Thank Nathalie W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:30 am - 11:00 pm
8:30 am - 11:00 pm
8:30 am - 11:00 pm
8:30 am - 11:00 pm
8:30 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 184 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10011-4919
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chelsea
  • Neighborhood: Chelsea
  • Phone Number: +1 212-647-9956

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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