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Which do you think is the Best Cheesecake near Times Square?

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Which do you think is the Best Cheesecake near Times Square?

My wife and I are huge on cheesecake. Back in our hometown, we make and sell cheesecake locally. And yes, we only sell cheesecake.

So we stay in Element on Times Square. We tried the Cake Boss Shop because it looked appetizing and it was crowded. At $9-10, we both think the New York cheesecake is overpriced and the taste is just standard. Maybe we ordered the wrong cheesecake? So i thought, why not ask you guys :)

Any cheesecake lover wanna chip in his/her 2 cents?

Thanks

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1. Re: Which do you think is the Best Cheesecake near Times Square?

The most obvious answer is Junior's. But there have been hundreds of threads about cheesecake, do a search of this forum and you'll get lots of answers.

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2. Re: Which do you think is the Best Cheesecake near Times Square?

I only tried two and they were both delicious but the Carnegie deli one was my favourite, you can get out of Times square quite easily though and find lots more the subway is fantastic :-)

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3. Re: Which do you think is the Best Cheesecake near Times Square?

Juniors without a doubt

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4. Re: Which do you think is the Best Cheesecake near Times Square?

Surprised that nobody has mentioned Juniors yet!

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5. Re: Which do you think is the Best Cheesecake near Times Square?

I agree with Juniors and would recommend that you not bother with Cake Boss at all. Cake Boss' shop is there because of a TV show, not because of excellence, which they are not

I'd also recommend D'aiuto Baby Watson Cheesecake which is about a 15 minute walk from TS and across from Madison Square Garden

capitalnewyork.com/article/culture/2012/10/6…

yelp.com/biz/d-aiuto-baby-watson-cheesecake-…

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6. Re: Which do you think is the Best Cheesecake near Times Square?

I agree with LivesInNewJersey. Here's a good cheesecake discusion.

tripadvisor.com/ShowTopic-g60763-i5-k6516608…

And PLEASE don't limit your food options to Times Square just because you happen to be staying there. It's one of the least interesting areas for food. It's been a while, but I had a wonderful cheesecake at the restaurant inside Bergdorf Goodman (dept. store)

A list to consider. Two Little Red Hens is worth visiting regardless of cheesecake.

…cbslocal.com/top-lists/…

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7. Re: Which do you think is the Best Cheesecake near Times Square?

Junior's has the rep but S & S Cheesecake is probably the best in the city

Veniero's ricotta cheese cake is their best

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8. Re: Which do you think is the Best Cheesecake near Times Square?

WOW! I just finished my Woodbury report on the forum and now I read this! yummy yummy! Thanks a lot guys. I will map them out now and see which is along the way.

I plan to do Central Park, Wall Street, Ground Zero, and Liberty. I am sure some of them will be around! I can eat cheesecake as my main anytime! hahahaha

Thanks a lot people... can always count of TA contributors like all of you!

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9. Re: Which do you think is the Best Cheesecake near Times Square?

I've read about Eileen's cheesecakes elsewhere, but not tried them myself.

When reading up about Smorgasburg I read about a fantastic sounding cheesecake stall there called Bite Me. Their website made me so hungry!

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10. Re: Which do you think is the Best Cheesecake near Times Square?

I grew up eating the Carnegie Deli cheesecake at the Claremont Diner in my hometown Verona NJ. I have done taste tests after reading this article. It is the real thing.

myveronanj.com/2010/…