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Magnolia Bakery

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107 E 42nd St, New York City, NY 10017-5614
+1 212-682-3588
09:00 - 23:30
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Miami, Florida
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50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is my favorite bakery. I must go every day that I am in NYC, and visit before leaving to bring back banana pudding to the fam.

Thank SV0710
Chicago, Illinois
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2,955 reviews
2,294 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 491 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped at the Magnolia Bakery on our way from the Grand Central Terminal, once we arrived in New York City. We brought the two items to the hotel, so we could enjoy them while we unpacked at The Muse Hotel. Our two choices were a lemon square and a mini cheesecake. Both were really good. The staff was friendly... More 

Thank Allen21096
Essex, Connecticut
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227 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spoiled for choice when it comes to dessert, from pies to meringues to macarons! Although the cupcakes are expensive they are worth the splurge! Loved the Lemon Bars too!

Thank Teenzone
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have to say I was a little disappointed by this place. It's definitely not bad and the service was just fine. No one was rude but for all the hype I was a little let down by the taste of the cupcakes. I found them to be too sweet compare to other bakeries I been too. Also way too... More 

Thank paolaalondas225
Tampa, Florida
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99 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This joint at grand central is just phenomenal, I tried the carrot cake and the blueberry jubilee. They had run out of banana bred pudding so I guess I am coming back soon

Thank macmanion
New York City, New York
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175 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A little pricey, but they have the best cupcakes and they're pretty. They are large enough for two people, but who wants to share.

Thank delospoppy
Madison, Wisconsin
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173 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It smells like sugar. Everything looked wonderful but we fell in love with the Red Velvet Cheesecake! Holy Cow; this is a home run. And you never know who you might run into in New York!

Thank Gail O
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

we made a quick "pit stop " on the sex and the city tour at the Magnolia bakery. Staff were really friendly and the cheesecake was AMAZING!

Thank Leanne M
New York City, New York
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52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I stopped for a quick pick me up. The banana pudding was delicious. The cup cakes were also very good.

Thank madd4912
avon, ct
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

So disappointed, was at Grand Central and got a cupcake to go....didn't bite into it until I was home, so dry and stale! Would have returned it if I could.

Thank MRH1211

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 00:30
09:00 - 00:30
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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