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Erin McKenna’s Bakery

$$ - $$$
Lower East Side
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248 Broome St, Between Orchard and Ludlow, New York City, NY 10002 (Formerly BabyCakes NYC)
+1 855-462-2292
10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Mon 10:00 - 20:00
Tue - Thu 10:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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New York City, New York
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81 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

There is a vast choice of vegan desserts for all tastes. The mint cookie and lemon loaf were delicious! You wouldnt know it was vegan!

Thank Stephanie P
Galway, Ireland
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Travelled all the way from ireland to indulge in gluten free, Dairy free doughnuts and was not disappointed.

Thank NYCnewlyweds316
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

As someone who is gluten intolerant and has not consumed a donut in 6 years, I was incredibly excited to try donuts from Erin McKenna's bakery. The donuts certainly did not disappoint! We had a cinnamon sugar donut and a cookies and cream donut, and also sampled some scone (which was also fantastic). I visited with someone who can eat... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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812 reviews
368 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 273 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

We haven't been here in a couple of years so I was excited to make it back here on this trip. It is a bit of a hike from Columbus Square where my hotel is located but it is worth it. We ate chocolate crumb cake there which was very good. The pieces were large and not very sweet. We... More 

Thank Nina1940
Saugus, Massachusetts
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99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Erin McKenna's Bakery is literally the best bakery on the planet. My fiancé and I are both Vegan and Gluten Free and we used to live in Orlando near another Erin McKenna's location. Both of us frequently visited Erin McKenna's bakery because we love what this company does and their baked goods are so freaking good. I travel a lot... More 

Thank dmarvel89
Raleigh, North Carolina
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

This was our second time visiting this bakery, from out-of-state. Again, we were absolutely delighted with the wide variety of fresh-baked goodies to choose from. With gluten and dairy allergies in our family, it's a pleasure to allow our children to choose WHATEVER treat they would like! Even those in our group without allergies enjoyed the goodies here. The cookies... More 

Thank T S
San Antonio, Texas
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67 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

I have the Babycakes cookbook and had a chance to visit the bakery. It did not disappoint. Pure Vegan indulgence. Thank you!

Thank kearyo
Stockholm, Sverige
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

From the outside this place doesn't look like much, but it's a charming relaxed place with plenty of fun pastry options. There aren't many seats, but works well for a coffee break. Or if you just wanna pick something up. We went there because we heard it was vegan, and we had some cupcakes and donuts that were good but... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We 'fell upon' this bakery on our way to the Tenement Museum and were so happy that we did. My friend had a piece of banana chip loaf and I had their mocha crunch donut - YUM on both accounts! The bakery is small, so it's not a comfortable place to sit for a long time, but it is definitely... More 

Thank Beth K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

If you are on a restricted diet this place is fun! Thankful it exists. My son ate a donut and a cupcake that we saved for after dinner! These treats are sweet. When you loose wheat, dairy, eggs other things must be added so sugar it is!

Thank Dana S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 248 Broome St, Between Orchard and Ludlow, New York City, NY 10002 (Formerly BabyCakes NYC)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Lower East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Lower East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 855-462-2292

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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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