Popular New York City spot Levain Bakery announced on social media that is has opened the doors at its latest location, in the city’s Upper West Side. It is the fourth Levain Bakery, and the second in the Upper West Side neighborhood.
The space at the new Levain Bakery will be larger, with more seating and longer hours. The new location will be open Monday-Sunday from 7.am. to 8:30 p.m. ET, while the other New York City locations are only open 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET.
Levain Bakery is famous for its six-ounce chocolate chip walnut cookie, as well as its rustic bread lineup. The bakery was founded in 1994 by Connie McDonald and Pam Weekes, who wanted to create the world’s greatest chocolate chip cookie.
Levain Bakery quickly became a neighborhood institution and a destination for travelers with a sweet tooth. In 2016, the bakery was named by Travel and Leisure as one of the most Instagrammed bakeries in the country.