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Address: 1000 3rd Ave, 59th Street & Lexington, New York City, NY 10022-1230
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Bloomingdales at 3rd avenue and 59th is somewhat of a NYC institution along with Macys down on Herald square but has a far better environment (and subsequently higher prices) due... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
surrey, u.k.
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surrey, u.k.
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Bloomingdales at 3rd avenue and 59th is somewhat of a NYC institution along with Macys down on Herald square but has a far better environment (and subsequently higher prices) due to the fact that Macys is a real bargain basement store now with crowds more like Penn Station at peak times. The one thing that let it down for me... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Worth a visit especially near Christmas as Christmas shop was open. Staff friendly and visitors get 10% off anything purchased. The little brown bags are sold here which are about 20 dollars. You can't go to New York and not look in here.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Fab department store experience. Extensive range of everything imaginable. Go to the Tourist desk first to get a discount voucher then get 10% off what you buy. If you are looking for Little Brown Bags then ask for the dedicated section that sells them. All the Little Brown and Medium Brown things are here.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found Macy's more enjoyable. Went on Black Friday and Bloomingdales just didn't have any atmosphere.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful space belied the poor food. Good server, but when I told him about my poor Eggs Benedict, nothing. I ordered them with a Crab Cake, which was excellent. But the English muffin was raw and the eggs well done. A watered down Bloody Mary and $35.00 bucks later I left never to darken their door step again.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a fun place to go even if you don't plan on buying anything. It's fun to walk around and see the upscale shopping experience. I went in to buy a scarf and realized things were separated (at least on the ground floor) by designers. So I wasn't able to go to one place in the store and shop... More 

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Utica, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife goes to the back of the women's dresses section & finds some really good buys. But really, the reason to go is just to "window" shop.... it's an old style department store with plenty of couturiers represented here. Fun to just wander & peek at the styles. And maybe find a bargain along the way.

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Huge variety of things to buy and a place to suit all budgets. Staff are extremely helpful and attentive. Beautiful Christmas decorations...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped in here for a couple of presents (of the cheaper variety). It's so much nicer here away from the bustle of 5th Avenue! Mid morning Monday so we had the place to ourselves, most staff really helpful if only to point where the exit was... Plenty of sale goods on display but well laid out with signboards.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just loved this store! I loved the assistants as they were so helpful and helped me find the perfect present to take home for my Mum. I also loved the fact that that there was a special little place for all the Brown bags of Bloomingdale's sales! I would love to have more time in this store but we... More 

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