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Flying Monkey Bakery

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51 N 12th St, Reading Terminal Market, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2902
+1 215-928-0340
08:00 - 18:00
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Sun 09:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 18:00
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

I was craving for a good cupcake and didn't know where I could get it. While I was at the Reading Terminal, I saw this place and many people were in the line so that showed me this place has very good desserts. They offer cupcakes and whoopee pies. I had a ginger cupcake, it hit the spot! I never... More 

Thank GeeLiff
State College
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Flying Monkey gets a lot of publicity for its line of unusual cakes. I've had both the Elvis Cake and the famed Pumpple Cake and came away with the same impression: Flying Monkey's cake and icing just isn't good. Each time, the cake was extraordinarily dry in texture--almost chalk-like. Icing was lacking in taste, sweetness and texture. On the pumpple... More 

1 Thank dante437
Carmel, Indiana
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83 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Specifically visited to eat a slice of the Pumpplecake. Chocolate cake surrounding the pumpkin pie was too dry and flavoring was similar to a box mix. Vanilla cake surrounding apple pie had better moistness and flavor. Pumpkin pie and apple pie taste was great. Frosting had little flavor and plastic-like consistency. All in all I was glad I had a... More 

Thank mhdaisy
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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149 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

This is located in the Reading Terminal Market, not far from China Town and the convention center. The staff is friendly and efficient, the prices are reasonable, the selection of sinful treats is vast and appealing. After reading rave reviews on the butter bar, we tried it and liked it well enough. However.... instead, we recommend trying the sinfully awesome... More 

Thank momarino143
Dallas, TX.
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108 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

The butter cake done here is the best any where. I had never heard of this cake but am now hooked. Go here you will love it.

1 Thank Bulitlist
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Yummy dessert treats in reasonable sizes! My family enjoyed the whoopee pies-red velvet, chocolate and baileys were the varieties they chose!

1 Thank Roxane N
Cary, North Carolina
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29 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Our choices gave us the after-lunch sweet treat we were looking for. Not overly impressive, but good.

Thank jendespain
Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We grabbed some sweets for our flight home from Flying Monkey for our long flight home. The pecan bars were rich and delightful; they were so rich I had enough for two snacks. Kids loved the rice crispy bars. A great stop to grab some bites to go.

Thank GRKonTheGo
Rockville, Maryland
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33 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Many sweet treats to choose from..I couldn't decide between the butter cake and lemon bar, so I ended up with both. Both were delicious!

1 Thank Psmom2
Endicott, New York
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Just one of many establishments available for desert after sampling the many main fare restaurants at the Reading Market. So many choices. Did not disappoint, very satisfied.

1 Thank Vincent C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 N 12th St, Reading Terminal Market, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2902
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-928-0340

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?