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American Girl Place Cafe

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609 5th Avenue at 49th Street, New York City, NY 10017
+1 877-247-5223
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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609 5th Avenue at 49th Street, New York City, NY 10017
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a bucket list meal for any kid. The ability to have lunch in the AG store and have your doll at your table with lunch toys will make any girl happy. Just don’t expect them or any rational adult to be happy with...More

1  Thank StarboardWash
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Highlight of my 9 year old daughter’s spring break trip to New York. We booked a lunch at the cafe along with a salon appointment for her and her doll. At the cafe, they seated us at a table for 2 with a chair for...More

Thank E T
Reviewed March 4, 2018

Overall it's a little girls dream. My little one is 7! It's not very big with only 2 floors but we were in the store for 4 hours just looking and enjoying the atmosphere. My daughter got her ears pierced, her hair done and her...More

1  Thank mer7807
Reviewed February 27, 2018

We had a great time but the cafe lacks its sparkle since moving to the new location in Rockefellar Center. Its downstairs now so no windows or natural light and definitely no view of the city that you used to have when you ate at...More

Thank Kristina B
Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

My 8 year old daughter and I went here the other day with her friend and mother. We were finally able to secure a reservation at this coveted cafe and were excited to experience it. Since we live in the area, we decided to wait...More

2  Thank hokoonchi
Reviewed December 25, 2017 via mobile

If you’ve never been to the old location then maybe you will not know this but I found the new location to be very stark way to brightly lit and harsh. Service was absolutely atrocious. A mom and daughter who came along after we arrived...More

1  Thank girchbeb
Reviewed December 25, 2017 via mobile

Visited the AG Cafe with my daughters, my girls loved it, and it was for them, therefore I really don’t care so much. Service was good, very nicely decorated, gave us two other dolls for my girls to accompany their dolls. The set up for...More

Thank Vega631
Reviewed December 20, 2017

I've been to the American Girl Place Cafe on 5th Ave before it moved. We just went to the Cafe in their new location in Rockerfeller Plaza and I have to say I was disappointed. The new Cafe is in the basement and is very...More

Thank lkh144
Reviewed December 20, 2017

After eating at the cafe in the old store for the past several years this new place was a HUGE disappointment. The delightful atmosphere of the old place is gone. We were seated in a corner by an exit door in an area that had...More

1  Thank Gpm19
Reviewed December 16, 2017

I thought the food here was very good and reasonably priced for New York City. The kids meals all had some sort of fruit or vegetable that came with it which was nice to see. The food for the adults was very good as well....More

1  Thank Nicholas P
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit - spectacular skyscrapers
like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's paradise where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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Danielle S
March 12, 2018|
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Response from mer7807 | Reviewed this property |
HI!! The table next to us did the b-day thing and I am so glad we DIDN'T do it for my little one. The cake was mostly fondant and it didn't look like we would eat it anyway. We just ordered dessert and asked for a candle... More
Sheila B
December 8, 2016|
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Response from Lucylovestravel | Reviewed this property |
Yes , Breakfast, Lunch, afternonn tea nada dinner are available for reservations. Just check hours at the American Girl Cafe site
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 609 5th Avenue at 49th Street, New York City, NY 10017
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 877-247-5223
An enhanced version of the American Girl Cafe that customers have grown to love— including a rotating menu of fresh and healthy kid- and adult-friendly options. The sophisticated, girl-centered dining room offers flexible seating times for lunch, dinner, weekend brunch, and iconic afternoon teas.
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