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Eileen's Special Cheesecake

17 Cleveland Pl, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10012-4052
+1 212-966-5585
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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17 Cleveland Pl, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10012-4052
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1 - 10 of 674 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Amazingly delicious cheesecakes!!!! Friendly staff!! Don't leave NY City without stopping here! You will not be disappointed!!!

Thank Vicki B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Tiny place with an amazing variety of cheesecakes. Place was packed with people enjoying inside as well others bying for home. We had strawberry and blueberry style and loved it.

Thank Swerver123
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Popped down here when shopping in neighbourhood. Absolutely lovely cheesecake - light and easy to eat. Didn’t eat in but it’s very small so wouldn’t seat many. Definitely worth getting down there and trying the cheesecake - it’s amazing. We had lemon, s’mores and strawberry...More

Thank Carrie T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Saw this place on james martin bakes of America so had to visit , amazing cheesecakes so many flavours,staff so friendly

Thank nicola1233
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My son saw this place mentioned on tv, so we visited while in NYC. So glad we did. They have several differrent flavors in single serving wraps. Our favorite (visited multiple times) was the plain because it was so good it didnt need any added...More

Thank Donald W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this place via our guide, Derrick, from Free Tours by Foot, and wow it was a great recommendation. Sorry, I am not a fan of cheesecake, Juniors's cakes are dry and for me, have no flavor. But Eileen's cheesecakes are homemade, soft baked,...More

Thank love2travelCalgary
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We get chocolate, cherry, creme brûlée, and chocolate cappuccino almost every time. The service is fast, store is small and clean, and we go out of our way to go back.

Thank Elle W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is very cosy - not much seating area- but the cheesecake is one of the best I’ve had. All homemade and authentic. Highly recommended.

Thank 53deve
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took my girlfriend to NYC as a surprise trip, she had never been to the US but always wanted to visit New York. One of the 'things to do' was to get a traditional New York cheesecake. Going on reviews we made a visit...More

1  Thank DanHarvey861
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! This is a real jem, and somewhere that any cheesecake fan has to go. Delicious, perfect portions, friendly service, and all round brilliant culinary NY experience. We walked some distance to find it - but it was worth every step!

Thank Nicole B
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lendibari
28 March 2017|
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Response from LDN_2009 | Reviewed this property |
Funny how the Q&A invite-to-answer system works. I got the sugar free one but not this. The answer here is much simpler: Yes. But melumar already told you that. ;)
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lendibari
28 March 2017|
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Response from LDN_2009 | Reviewed this property |
I stand to be corrected but I don't think they do on their regular menu. I have very little doubt they'd make you one, though, as a special order. Either way, if you don't get a clear answer here (and even if you do), I'd... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Cleveland Pl, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10012-4052
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > SoHo
  • Neighbourhood: SoHo
  • Phone Number: +1 212-966-5585
Description
Eileen's Special Cheesecake opened for business in December, 1975, and arrived in lower Manhattan on December 4, 1976. It was a "ghost town" when I first arrived, but that didn't bother me because the rent was low and I desperately needed a place to bake for my growing wholesale business. I hadn't considered the retail aspects of the business until people started knocking on the door of the bakery wanting to buy cheesecake. With that encouragement, I purchased a bakery case and began to conduct retail business. Soon after our cheesecake attracted the press and we were listed in "Best Bites" in New York Magazine. Radio station WOR rated us "Number One Cheesecake" and we appeared on television quite often whipping up batters of cheesecake. Time passed, and now Cleveland Place is in a popular area where the mix of people and restaurants and shops are so unique. Downtown is becoming the "place to be", and we are actually on most maps now. We survived difficult times, and now "let the good times roll"!
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