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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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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cheesecake” (522 reviews)
“cakes” (104 reviews)
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09:00 - 21:00All hours
17 Cleveland Pl, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10012-4052
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Reviewed yesterday

Saw this place on a buzzfeed "worth it" episode and decided to check it out. DELICIOUS! It's a small place primarily meant for takeout but it did have some seating. The cheesecakes are delicious! Small, light and fresh

Thank Mina S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Sorry but I disagree with most of people here. The cheesecakes are good but, for me, not so good as people say. The place is really small.. it's better to take away the cakes

Thank Victor H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes! The strawberry shortcake!! It's not a cheesecake! We went for the cheesecake, unaware that they had shortcake. We got a pumpkin cheesecake, strawberry cheesecake and strawberry shortcake. The cheesecakes were fine, we didn't feel like they were anything to write home about. BUT the...More

Thank rsilly11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cheesecake is simply out of this world! The hardest part is deciding which type to buy! There are so many different flavors to pick from. Don't worry though I don't believe you can go wrong with any of the choices they offer. We can't...More

1  Thank Betsy N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I didn't know before!!! I've arrived there just by chance, roaming around Soho and Little Italy, but I loved immediately!!! There are lots of sample you can taste before select your favourite! It really worth it to came and try one or mooooore of theme!!...More

Thank alby66rome
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went very excited to Eileen's Cheesecake. The variety of cheescakes is very good. It was tasty but not to be celebrated.

Thank Sa0087
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love cheesecake but I am not a fan of the heavier denser cheesecake that you would find at Juniors. If you are like me then Eileen's is your go to place for light and airy cheesecake in many different varieties. My favorites are the...More

Thank Palmtreeslover
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After visiting with my family in Brooklyn, Eileen's Special Cheesecake is always my 2nd stop!!! (If I weren't saying with my family, Eileen's would be my 1st stop. hahaha) The service is amazing, always a friendly face at the front counter. I usually order the...More

Thank tinabrady251
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great little place to grab a excellent little cheesecake the chocolate rasberry is great. Def be back to try other kinds

Thank John M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Soooo creamy and delicious...this place is worth finding....many flavours of cheesecake to choose from...I went with cherry cheesecake and it was to die for. Two thumbs way up!!!!

Thank pollyAlberta
Once the artistic hub of New York City, SoHo (South of
Houston) is now one of the premiere shopping
destinations in the world. Housing everything from the
most popular luxury brands to swank boutiques you
won’t find anywhere else, this is a sophisticated
shopper’s dream come true. Broadway teems with
big-name stores and people during the day, while
Prince and Spring Streets are the other main drags to
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28 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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. ;)
28 March 2017|
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
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 19:00
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
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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