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“who needs their cupcakes.... go for the cakes”
Review of Billy's Bakery

Billy's Bakery
Ranked #59 of 397 Bakeries in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $20
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Takeout
Neighborhood: Chelsea
Reviewed March 7, 2013

I'm not a big fan of Billy's cupcakes, but their cakes are very good. I get either their carrot cake or Banana cake as they are both very good. The cake is moist and the frosting is rich and very yummy.

They have a very good Blondie and a very good peanut butter square.

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Thank ihod
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Reviewed December 23, 2012

While in NY, we did a Cupcake Crawl after we found it here on Trip Advisor (http://www.tripadvisor.com/Guide-g60763-i2678-New_York_City_New_York.html). Over the period of a week we managed 4 of the 5 cupcake shops and Billys was by far the best.

The best price, the best flavour and the best service. Helpful staff suggesting which ones were the best sellers and the flavours in all of them. Nice coffee's and great to see them at work piping more cupcakes while you're sat down relaxing. They may not be the most well known, but they are best tasting and courteous.

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Thank ChrisEFrost
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Reviewed December 17, 2012

Probably the best 'old fashioned' bakery around. Banana Pudding, German Chocolate cake, and on and on. Plus, if you are visiting NYC you're in Chelsea with it's amazing townhouses and 9th ave is a happening place as well.

Thank Wayne M
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Reviewed December 3, 2012

Hazelnut Praline Chocolate Cupcake was delicious! We walked down to Billy's after a less-than-satisfying brunch at a nearby restaurant, and dessert almost made up for everything.
This cupcake had a dark-chocolate (devils-food-like) cake with a rich and thick icing sprinkled with praline crumbles. It was almost too rich, and in hindsight I probably should have saved half for later.
My son had the cookie sandwich, which he said was also very tasty.
Billy's is cutely decorated but very tiny with only a couple of tables. We had to sit on the bench outside because the seating area was full.
I'd love to go back sometime because the bakery case was full of other tempting desserts, such as cakes, cheesecakes and more flavors of cupcake.

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Thank Donna W
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Reviewed December 2, 2012

We often decide to drive New York from Washington DC just so we can bring a cake home (and share a piece in the car). Wish we lived closer.

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