Each region, even city’s, boast their own flavors, foods, and culinary creations. The South is known for their fried delicacies, brilliant pies, and sweet treats. The Southwest is known for their spiciness and impressive combinations with peppers and more.

Well, the City That Never Sleeps has their own handful of classic treats that call New York City home. Cheesecake is a staple of the city that has seen quite an evolution over the decades. Today we take a look at some of the best spots in the city to enjoy an iconic cheesecake, as well as some for more modern variations. Check out the list below and be sure to check them out for yourself.

Junior’s Restaurant

When it comes to classic New York City cheesecake, Junior's Restaurant may have the most storied of them all. The Cheesecake is Junior's claim to fame and for a good reason. Their cheesecake is a New York City staple, and that is for both visitors and residents alike. If you are looking for the classic, then this is it!

Eileen's Special Cheesecake

There are so many different takes on the classic cheesecake, and Eileen's offers up plenty of them for your choosing. Eileen's Special Cheesecake started back in 1975 using a traditional recipe that was passed down through her family. Now Eileen's offers up over twenty different variations and flavors of cheesecake, all while maintaining that classic New York City approach. Indulge and enjoy!

Veniero’s Pastry Shop

Looking for a classic cheesecake from an excellent location? Veniero's Pasticceria & Caffe is that. They have been cooking up biscotti, pastries, cannoli and some of the best deep dish cheesecake in the city since 1894. This staple is rich, creamy, and everything you probably thought a New York City cheesecake should be. If you are in the city, experience Veniero's immediately!

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Two Little Red Hens

Some folks might say that cheesecake is cheesecake no matter how you mix it, make it or what you put on it. Well the folks at Two Little Red Hens beg to differ, providing thick, rich cheesecake designs of all sorts. They treats are crafted with classic New York City cheesecake and some added extras for a unique appeal to set themselves apart. Try something creamy and delicious at Two Little Red Hens today.

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La Cheesecake

With a name like La Cheesecake, one would imagine a full range. You are right, La Cheesecake offers up a wide variety of delicious variations, but it is their classic New York City cheesecake that is a must have. Thick, rich, creamy, moist and sweet, it is everything you have ever wanted and more. La Cheesecake is worth the trip.


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