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  1. Cafe Lalo has atmosphere and an assortment of chocolate desserts. Call ahead to find out which of the chocolate cakes are available.

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    Cafe Lalo
    201 W 83rd St, New York, NY 10024

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    1. re: chrisbob

      I'll disagree with the Cafe Lalo suggestion. $7.50 for a slice of mediocre chocolate cake.

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      Cafe Lalo
      201 W 83rd St, New York, NY 10024

    2. Soutine has a great chocolate cake made of chocolate meringue and chocolate mousse.

      1. I'm partial to Good Enough to Eat. But be sure to ask if it's fresh. There's a pastry case, so you can tell what's best by looking.

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        Good Enough to Eat
        483 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10024

        1. I'd go with Edgar's Cafe, I also think that Cafe Lalo is overpriced and past its prime.

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          Edgar's Cafe
          255 W 84th St, New York, NY 10024

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          1. re: uwser

            Definite second on Edgar's. Small and often crowded, but nearly always lively. Desserts are interesting and virtually always fresh. (This is the 84th Street original; haven't been to the new outpost on Amsterdam.)