Sweet Treats

Need to satisfy your sweet tooth? Tired from all the 5th Avenue shopping and thirsty for some afternoon tea? These are restaurants and little shops that every Lolita coming to the city to try at least once.

Alice's Tea Cup - A fantastic little tea house that revolves around an Alice and Wonderland theme. With a vast tea selection and bold-colored teapots to go with scrumptious scones and crepes Alice's won't disappoint. There's even a nice selection of cocktails for those princesses who need something more than tea So stop by for a cup of tea or host your next Un-birthday party.

Chapter I
102 West 73rd Street
212-799-3006

Chapter II
166 East 64th Street
212-486-9200
Review

Chapter III
220 East 81st Street
212-734-4TEA


Big Gay Ice Cream Shop - The name says it all. This ice cream shop is unlike any other with flavors that will make you go "Yum" and "Huh?" at the same time.  From a Salty Pimp to a Monday Sundae you'll know why people are telling you to go Big Gay. If you can't find the shop follow their truck via Twitter for locations.

(East Village)
125 7th Street
New York, NY 10009

(West Village)
61 Grove Street
New York NY 10014


Brooklyn Cupcake - With multicultural flavors, Brooklyn Cupcakes remind you of home.  They not only taste great but you will have to go in every time you pass by a location.

Review

(Williamsburg)
335 Union Ave,
Brooklyn, NY 11211
718-576-3600


(Dumbo)
61 Pearl Street 
Brooklyn, NY 11201
718-576-3600


Chikalicious - If need something more sweet and sophisticated I high recommend Chikalicious. With prix-fixe meal and flights of desserts, it is fine dining for that sweet tooth of yours. Reminder: They don't take reservations, so be prepared to wait or go later in the evening.

203 East 10th Street
New York, NY 10003
212.995.9511


Dylan's Candy Bar - Who doesn't love candy? Dylan's Candy Bar is the closet thing to a New York City Candyland. With three floors of sweet goodness, it's hard not to resist when you have a sweet tooth. Remember to take pictures of the candy covered staircase!

1011 Third Ave
New York, NY 10021
646-735-0078


Eight Turn Crepe - A crepe place that specializes in bringing Harajuku style and Asian flavors to NYC. With menu items like Tofu Edamame and Lychee Valentine -- Stuffed with locally sourced ingredients in a cone-style crepe for an on-the-go meal -- you'll wonder why they never opened sooner.

55 Spring St.
New York, NY 10012
212-334-3408


Ladurée - The only place to get the best macarons anywhere is Ladurée in Paris. Now you can get a taste of Paris right here in NYC. Plan your trip carefully because you may have to wait in line, depending on the day. Go to their SoHo location, which is a full restaurant and dessert shop, for a sit down lunch or dessert.

864 Madison Avenue
New York, 10021
646-558-3157

(SoHo)
398 W Broadway
New York, NY 10012

Lillie's Victorian Bar - a Victorian bar and restaurant dedicated to Lillie Langtry. With the lively atmosphere and wood bar and furnishings acquired straight from Belfast, Ireland, Lillie's is for anyone who wants a change of pace to go with their beer or a cozy dinner with a few gal pals.

(Union Square)
13 East 17th Street
New York, NY 10003
212-337-1970

(Times Square)
249 West 49th Street
New York, NY 10019 
212-957-4530

Podunk - A family run establishment where you can't go wrong. Located in the East Village this tea room can only be described as quaint and homey and just plain good. Sadly this is a CASH ONLY joint.

Review

231 E 5th St
New York, NY 10003
(212) 677-7722



Serendipity3 - Famous for Frozen Hot Chocolate and the Golden Opulence sundae, is a must-go destination if you travel to NYC. Be warned: they don't take reservations

225 East 60th Street
between 2nd and 3rd Avenues
New York, NY 10022


Sundaes and Cones - Love ice cream and adventure? This homemade ice cream shop has your average flavorrs like vanilla, chocolate, and strawberry, but also wasabi, corn, and black sesame.  Enjoy it with an old-fashioned egg cream or on your way to Tokyo Rebel.

95 East 10th Street
New York, NY 10003
212-979-9398


Tea & Sympathy - A British tea house just like the one's you visited on your college vacation. Located in the Village this place is a quaint place to rest your feet and try some authentic British food like banger&mash, and blood pudding, etc. Or enjoy an Afternoon Tea with some close friends and catch up on the chitchat.

Review

108-110 Greenwich Avenue
New York, NY 10011
212-989-9735


The Cupping Room Cafe - Love comfort food? This quaint spot in SoHo serves breakfast all day, and serves as a place to wind go after work or an alternative to the fast-paced Midtown area. Or just enjoy the live music they have on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

359 W. Broadway
New York, NY, 10013
(212) 925-2898




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