The Inside Scoop: Carlo’s Bakery
Carlo’s Bakery is your chance to taste the incredible creations of Buddy Valastro, the world-famous Cake Boss, right in New York City. This Times Square outpost brings to NYC the amazing treats of the Hoboken, NJ original, which dates all the way back to 1910. Whether you opt for their acclaimed lobster tails, cannolis, or any one of their delicious cakes, you’re certain to satisfy your sweet tooth—and you never know when Buddy himself might drop in.
Carlo’s is a family-owned bakery featured on the hit TLC show Cake Boss. Carlo’s, originally opened by Carlo Guastaffero in 1910, was acquired by Bartolo Valastro Sr. in 1964. Since the untimely passing of Bartolo Sr. in 1994, matriarch Mary Valastro and her children Grace, Maddalena, Mary, Lisa, and master baker Bartolo Jr. “Buddy” Valastro have expanded the business with the help of their spouses.
Because of the Valastro family’s dedication to quality and excellence, Carlo’s has received national recognition. Master Baker Bartolo Jr. “Buddy” has been featured in numerous publications, such as Modern Bride and The Knot. Buddy’s cake design was voted by The Today Show’s viewers as best cake in America. He has also appeared in many other media outlets, including multiple appearances on the Food Network, for his intricate sugar art designs on specialty cakes and wedding cakes that look just as good as they taste.
Conveniently located in the heart of Times Square, Carlo's Bakery offers a mouthwatering assortment of authentic Cake Boss confections prepared daily. Open daily 7am-midnight.
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Cannoli tips from an expert: check out this video from Carlo's Bakery.