Cake and the Beanstalk is a bakery cafe in the heart of the Washington Square West neighborhood in Center City Philadelphia. The shop opened in March 2011 as a warm, inviting, and whimsically decorated space serving coffee, espresso, tea, dessert, and savory options such as paninis and soup.
What sets Cake and the Beanstalk apart is the incredible baked goods . . . all of the desserts in the cafe are baked by owner Daniel Klein right behind the front counter. While ordering your latte you can chat with Dan as he stirs the batter for red velvet cake, or sip tea in our dining room as the aroma of fresh chocolate chip cookies fills the air. The shop’s seating area overlooks Sartain Community Garden and provides a quiet respite from
the hustle and bustle of city life and an ever-changing perspective on the changing seasons. Please check out our website and then come in so we can properly welcome you for a sweet retreat at 1112 Locust Street.

  • We are kid friendly, with a hand-painted children’s table, books, drawing supplies, and even Legos!

  • We have a monthly Story Time at the Stalk- stories, crafts, and cookies with owner Jenn Klein on the last Sunday of the month from 9:45-10:30 am (target age range 4-7)

  • We offer a 10% discount for all students and hospital employees

  • We accept cash, Visa, Mastercard, Discover and LevelUp.

  • Dan bakes and Jenn decorates specialty cakes for any and all occasions. Please check out our photo galleries of celebration cakes and kids’ cakes!

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