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Cafe Lalo

) #65 of 438 Dessert in New York City #1,065 of 10,348 Places to Eat in New York City ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Cafe, European
201 W 83rd St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10024-4931
+1 212-496-6031
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (36 reviews)
“cakes” (79 reviews)
“cheesecake” (55 reviews)
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American, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly
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201 W 83rd St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10024-4931
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1 - 10 of 417 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is simply amazing! Although it is often jammed-pack, my wife and I keep on coming here for its charm and, of course, great desserts. Great ambiance, great sweets, and good looking staff.

Thank EdwinSc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is kind of a hike from mid-town but the desserts and coffees are worth the trip! It can get crowded (over crowded) and the place can be cramped so we prefer to try and go at off times. When the weather is nice...More

Thank Gene S
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

We always try to make it to Cafe Lalo at least once during a trip to NYC and after five visits, we come back as delighted as the very first time. They serve food as well, but honestly you should just focus on their desserts,...More

Thank D N
Reviewed 29 May 2017

I'm a New Yorker, I've been checking out Cafe Lalo over the last couple of decades and my final answer is Nah. The vibe/decor is very cute: tree-lined upper west side, bright lights, frenchy-ness, Toulouse Lautrec posters, but the FOOD is thumbs down, so is...More

Thank Sangapulo
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Came her for coffee based on the movie "You've Got Mail". It was wonderful and exciting and we're coming back after broadway play. Can't say enough good things about it. The ambience and the food. Spectacular

Thank nancywalkerfree
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Superb collection of pastries and coffees are forgotten on the scenic interiors of this movie-set cafe.

Thank Andrew F
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

A charming place to sit with cheesecake after going to the theatre if you're staying in this part of town, or worth a visit even if you're not. There's a huge range of tasty cheesecakes available to take away, or sit and look out through...More

Thank John_Barnes1
Reviewed 26 March 2017

This place is more than just a cafe featured in a movie, the desserts deserve the notoriety, just delicious and done well. The ambiance is fun too. I would highly recommend this as a place to stop as a tourist.

Thank RikkiP
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Basic pastry/dessert place with overpriced coffee, cheesecake, pastries, milkshakes. The desserts we ordered were not really inspiring or overtly better than say your basic "chain restaurant".

Thank Eddy L
Reviewed 21 March 2017

My daughter and I shared a piece of Nutella Cheesecake and a fruit tart at Cafe Lalo. We stopped at the cafe as part of a tour. The sweets were just terrific. They came packaged in fun boxes with gold doilies. The cafe is featured...More

Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the
Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a
quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of
downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the
city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the
American Museum of Natural History, which has been
welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for
over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 30
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 04:00
09:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 W 83rd St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10024-4931
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-496-6031
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