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Macaron Café

161 W. 36th St., New York, NY 10018 40.752414 -73.989583
nr. Seventh Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-564-3525 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: Dessert / Ice Cream Shop, French
  • Price Range: $

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Official Website

macaroncafe.com

Hours

Mon-Fri, 7am-8pm; Sat, 10am-7pm; Sun, closed

Nearby Subway Stops

1, 2, 3 at 34th St.-Penn Station; A, C, E at 34th St.-Penn Station

Prices

$7-$10

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Breakfast
  • Delivery
  • Lunch
  • Take-Out
  • Tea Time
  • Online Ordering
  • Reservations Not Required

Alcohol

  • No Alcohol

Reservations

Accepted/Not Necessary

Delivery Area

32nd St. to 68th St., Third Ave. to Ninth Ave.

Profile

Macaron Café's Parisian owner, Arnaud Cannone, moved to New York City in 2006 with the dream of opening a series of boutique cafés specializing in macarons. His tiny shops target women: The walls are painted in every discernible shade of pink—hot, rosy, pale, and salmon—with polka-dot accents. While a variety of salads and sandwiches draw a lunch crowd, there’s no mistaking the main attraction. Clusters of pastel-hued macarons ensconced in glass suspend from the ceiling, and a display case flaunts the treats in classic and exotic flavors like honey and lavender, chocolate, raspberry, espresso, and Jordan almond. Seating is virtually nonexistent, available only along portions of the perimeter. Fashion-district employees (indeed, mostly female) flock to the central macaron counter to pick up clear cylinders of treats, but also grab a range of savory dishes to go. French staples include a Niçoise salad, quiche Lorraine, French onion soup, a croque monsieur, and other sandwiches filled with gruyere, brie, or ham.

Recommended Dishes

Espresso macarons, $2.50; capri sandwich, $8.25; roast beef sandwich special, $8.75

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