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Magnolia Bakery

107 E 42nd St, New York City, NY 10017-5614
+1 212-682-3588
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“banana pudding” (113 reviews)
“cupcakes” (227 reviews)
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107 E 42nd St, New York City, NY 10017-5614
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Located in Grand Central Station, we stood in a short line to try a couple of their acclaimed cupcakes. I ordered a Red Velvet and a Chocolate Chocolate - my husband added on a Lemon Bar. Although packed in a cute cupcake box, unfortunately the...More

Thank D-KfromMAUI
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

2 years ago I bought cup cakes here because friends told me they were the best in NYC. Even back then I had doubts. This week I am back to town and I bought these 6 today, giving the bakery a new chance. To be...More

Thank Veronika A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An NYC friend told us that the cupcakes and banana pudding were to die for. The wife enjoyed the cupcake she had but didn't see what all the fuss was about. I thought the banana pudding was OK but was underwhelmed. Perhaps we went in...More

Thank Ibo88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They were right! The queue outside was worth the wait even in that cold. I was gutted there were no cookies left by the time we got there but the coconut macaroons were delicious. Worth a visit in NYC

Thank Sim_Mcs_World
Reviewed April 10, 2018

Decided to try the infamous bakery, loved the cupcake but the bad service not so much. There was a queue of indecisive ladies in front, fair enough a lot of goodies to choose from so when it came to my turn i think the young...More

Thank Carlyb1978
Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

Had walked by this place a couple of times. Thought need to checl it out. Not very organized and make sure your patient because you always have that one person who thinks they can bud in.on the up note the muffins were good had the...More

Thank danicavanlee
Reviewed March 28, 2018

We stopped in this famous bakery to see what they hype was about. It was an ok on the dry side, way too much sugar in the frosting cupcake. It may have tasted better if the employees weren't literally yelling at the customers to come...More

Thank jcal1978
Reviewed March 27, 2018

Our first time at a Magnolia Bakery location, and we'll be back when we return one day to NYC! Staff was super friendly, and food amazing! We had a lemon bar, and a magic bar, but EVERYTHING looked good!

Thank pudman43
Reviewed March 17, 2018

Came here for the banana pudding, their famous dish. It was....ok. But, I'm from the south and banana pudding was part of the last supper (THE last supper) and if it's not JUST right, well-it's just NOT right. Don't get me wrong. This was a...More

Thank KentuckyGirl1972
Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

Everything is so good there in special their cakes but the banana pudding is just a dream!!! Their small one is perfect for I share with my husband and it comes a lot!

Thank CMarilia
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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 heaven where you can find every kind of
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Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
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9:00 a.m. - 12:30 a.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 E 42nd St, New York City, NY 10017-5614
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-682-3588
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