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Magnolia Bakery

107 E 42nd St, New York City, NY 10017-5614
+1 212-682-3588
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“cupcakes” (206 reviews)
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09:00 - 23:30All hours
107 E 42nd St, New York City, NY 10017-5614
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I don't get it!! My kids love these cupcakes I however don't think so. Taste like cornbread with icing. However the banana pudding was good nice and creamy lots of flavor.

Thank paula m
Reviewed 3 days ago

Had coffee and cake in the grand central station location in the lower food hall. Great selection for the cake lover.

Thank wwfc1877
Reviewed 6 days ago

We stopped here after getting dinner at Chelsea Market, and we bought half a dozen cupcakes. The cupcakes were all good, but I have had a lot better. I would still recommend coming here, and trying the other desserts they have to offer, which is...More

Thank jmak620
Reviewed 1 week ago

Forget the DIET and study the menu, then try to make your mind up what to buy. They also sell coffee.

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I discovered this place before going on holiday in NYC. When I first entered I found a cozy and nice place full of sweet and cakes! Personally I found the staff a bit slow and confused.. I had to wait a little time to receive...More

1  Thank Cristina C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place is well known for being in the tv series Sex and the City, and for its superb cupcakes. I tried a few types of their cupcakes and did not think they were worth their reputation, honestly my sister and I did not like...More

Thank vivaforever83
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Heard about the Magnolia Bakery and decided to visit. We purchased cookies and most of them were pretty good. We'd planned to visit a second time when vacationing in NYC, but he got busy and never returned. Perhaps, our next visit....

Thank Mrs R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Personally I'm not a fan of frosting, and prefer less food coloring in my food, however this bakery does represent classic American baked goods at its best and their cupcakes are really good.

1  Thank gl0betr0tterny
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here for an after dinner treat. I had the coconut cake and my husband had the magic bar cookie. The cake was moist, dense and delicious. The magic bar was also top notch. The service at the cake station needs some work. I...More

1  Thank lutzboy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cakes and cupcakes are all delicious! Really loved it here, enjoyed a latte to go with my food, can get a little busy but that is expected.

Thank Steff193
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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