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American Girl Place Cafe

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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“brunch” (28 reviews)
“cinnamon buns” (21 reviews)
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609 5th Avenue at 49th Street, New York City, NY 10017
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank mer7807
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 30 December 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 25 December 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

Thank girchbeb
Reviewed 25 December 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 20 December 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 20 December 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 16 December 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

Thank Nicholas P
Reviewed 15 December 2017

I visited the shop and cafe last week with my daughter and 6 year old granddaughter and I have to say it was a real highlight of our trip from the UK. We booked for afternoon tea and were very pleased with the quality and...More

1  Thank LottieCheshire
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Thought the new store would be an upgrade. The cafe has a cold atmosphere with zero ambience. No cuteness at all. Enjoyed cafe on 5th ave and thought they would want to go bigger and better. It’s in a corner of the basement! To be...More

3  Thank kymmarie r
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Danielle S
12 March 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
8 December 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
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 877-247-5223
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