Where to Get Cereal as Dessert in Manhattan

Where to Get Cereal as Dessert in Manhattan

Cereal lovers rejoice: You can now find cereal desserts in Manhattan!

One of the most unique trends to hit New York City is a spin on a classic breakfast food, cereal. Shops full of cereal desserts, in a variety of forms, are opening all over the city. Below are four spots in Manhattan at which you can try the most interesting (and tastiest!) cereal desserts out there.

Kellogg’s NYC

1600 Broadway, Midtown
Monday-Thursday, 8am-9pm; Friday, 8am-11pm; Saturday, 9am-11pm; Sunday, 9am-9pm

Kellogg’s NYC is part of the company’s mission to “reimagine a bowl of cereal.” The store, located in the heart of Times Square, brings a new twist to the breakfast cereal. From an “everything but the dough” doughnut, made completely out of Fruit Loops, to a Frosted Flakes S’mores bowl (milk choices include whole, skim, almond, and soy), the restaurant is cereal lover’s heaven. Not in the mood for cereal? The store also offers other Kellog’s breakfast treats such as milkshakes made with different flavored Pop-Tarts and dessert Eggo Waffle sandwiches filled with chocolate and other sweets.  

Kith Treats Cereal Bar

644 Broadway, inside Nike x Kith, Greenwich Village
Monday-Saturday, 10am-9pm; Sunday, 11am-8pm

Get an ice cream swirl, a milkshake, or a classic bowl of cereal at Kith Treats, a cereal bar located within Kith stores. The first of its kind to hit NYC, Kith gives customers the option of 23 cereals, such as Lucky Charms and Cocoa Krispies, and 21 mix-ins, including mini M&Ms, Twix, and brownie bites, for unique ice cream and milkshake combos. Or try one of the stores Signature Specials, including The Game Royal (named after a pair of Air Jordan sneakers), a combination of Cap’n Crunch Berries, Fruity Pebbles, and cheesecake bites. Customers can also take a classic bowl of cereal and a glass bottle of milk (choose from whole, skim, chocolate, or almond) to go in a neatly packed Kith shoebox.

Milk and Cream Cereal Bar

159 Mott Street, Little Italy
Sunday-Thursday, 12-10pm; Friday-Saturday, 12-11pm

The most recent cereal bar to open in Manhattan is Milk and Cream Cereal Bar. The restaurant offers a wide spread of cereal options that can be mixed into ice cream swirls and served in a flavored cone or as a milkshake with a topping of the customer’s choice. Milk and Cream also offers a cereal bowl for those who just want a to enjoy the breakfast food as is (milk options include while, strawberry, almond, and chocolate). Specials include Apple Jack Avalanche, a blend of Apple Jacks, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, and granola crisps topped with a caramel drizzle, and Cookie Crisp Carnival, a blend of Cookie Crisp, cookie dough, and Oreos topped with cookie crunchies and chocolate chips.

Milk Bar

15 W. 56th St., Midtown
Sunday-Wednesday, 8am-11pm; Thursday-Saturday, 8-12am
561 Columbus Ave., at 87th Street, Upper West Side
Daily, 9am-11pm
251 E. 13th St., East Village
Sunday-Thursday, 9-12am; Friday-Saturday, 9-1am
220 Eighth Ave., Chelsea
Monday-Thursday, 8am-11pm; Friday, 8-12am; Saturday-Sunday, 9-12am
246 Mott St., Nolita
Daily, 9-12am
74 Christopher St., West Village
Sunday-Thursday, 9-12am; Friday-Saturday, 9-1am
110 Wall St., Financial District
Daily, 7am-10pm

Known for its cereal milk ice cream, Milk Bar offers an assortment of cereal milk treats. Classic cereal milk tastes like the milk at the bottom of a bowl of cornflakes and can be served as soft serve or a milkshake. Milk Bar also blends other favorites, such as b’day cake truffles and crack pie, with cereal milk soft serve as a “milkquake.” The store also offers a Cereal Milk Mix for those who want to make Cereal Milk at home.

Main image: The Apple Jack Avalanche and Cookie Crisp Carnival from Milk and Cream Cereal Bar in Little Italy
Courtesy Milk and Cream Cereal Bar


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