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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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“banana pudding” (105 reviews)
“cupcakes” (222 reviews)
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107 E 42nd St, New York City, NY 10017-5614
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We order two cupcakes just to taste and prove if the fame is correct and it was! We ate and almost cry for more!

Thank sonia19912014
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Magnolia Bakery is in the basement with all of the other restaurants at Grand Central. We shared the medium-size banana pudding and my husband got a coffee. The pudding was good but really not that amazing. It was more whipped cream and Nilla wafers than...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This stuff is literally gold, so good that it melts in your mouth. Their banana pudding is so good I just ordered more online. Nice staff, clean location inside of Union Station.

1  Thank Matt C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

During my six days in New York, I ate a LOT of cheesecake. This was by far my favourite! Excellent value for money and soooo tasty! Not too busy considering it’s so famous either, definitely worth a visit for the cheesecake. Hopefully they’ll open an...More

Thank Amy F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in the glorious Grand Central Station. Absolutely delicious, would go back again just for the red velvet cake!

Thank Trina1206
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I need to find out my comparison photo from a few years ago but I swear the cupcakes have gone much smaller! Maybe I’ve just got fatter and they seem smaller! Still yummy taste and thoroughly enjoyed but always imagined the cream being much taller!

Thank LoveEgyptLove
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Heard the recommendations of Magnolia Bakery when researching on New York and bumped in their stall at the Grand Central Terminal dining concourse. Decided to try 1 of their x'mas choc & vanilla cupcakes. It was still moist and yummy when I only get to...More

Thank WaiYeeMacau
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

need to stand in big ques to get inside but worth it - Banana pudding is must Take a medium size one it also comes in different flavors like chocolate, peppermint etc with base of banana pudding - this store is right on times square...More

Thank Jay_khanna
Reviewed 11 December 2017

We found this gem in the Grand Central Terminal. And boy am I glad we did. These cupcakes are AMAZING! If you happen to pass by, grab one! You wont be sorry!

Thank Sarah1517
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Banana pudding is my favorite. It’s light and not overly sweet. It’s all sold out when I made a trip there yesterday after 6pm. It’s very popular. I was told to get there early to get it on weekend. I finally got it today when...More

Thank carolkwok
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:00 am - 12:30 am
9:00 am - 12:30 am
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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