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Cakey cakey cake cake cake!

Happy hour + cake = great choice. We were wandering around the Lower East Side and were drawn to... read more

Reviewed October 16, 2016
Megan M
Toronto, Canada
Even hipsters like treats! (vegan friendly)

My band played here in the downstairs. A fun show. Excellent sound. A great mix of people... read more

Reviewed October 11, 2012
Mike B
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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16 Oct 2016
“Cakey cakey cake cake cake!”
11 Oct 2012
“Even hipsters like treats! (vegan friendly)”
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Reviewed October 16, 2016

Happy hour + cake = great choice. We were wandering around the Lower East Side and were drawn to the ambiance of this place. A live music venue at night, we visited during happy hour, so it was pretty empty but still cozy. We each...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed October 11, 2012

My band played here in the downstairs. A fun show. Excellent sound. A great mix of people. Downstairs is the venue/bar. The stage is lower than the rest of the room as the long hallway run gets higher and higher. However, it's very narrow. One...More

Date of experience: October 2012
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Reviewed August 24, 2011

Whilst holidaying in NYC last summer I spent a day wandering around the East Village and made sure to stop in at the Cakeshop for some good music, happy hour whiskey (5 til 7 I think) and people watching. They also serve coffee and cakes...More

Date of experience: September 2010
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Bursting with an amazing array of sights, sounds, and
smells on every block, a visit to Chinatown feels like
entering a different world. It’s a colorful spectacle
that gets even more crowded on weekends, when families
stream in to enjoy huge dim sum feasts and to stock up
at the markets on Mott Street. To take a break from
the buzz, grab something sweet from one of the many
bakeries in the area and head to Columbus Park, where
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