We wanted to make the most of our trip so we hopped the PATH train over to Hoboken to visit “The Cake Boss”!
Here’s a few tips if you’re thinking of planning a visit of your own:
Weekdays and Mornings
For the shortest waits weekdays and mornings are your safest bet! We stopped by the store on a Saturday afternoon and the line moved fast. There is usually at least one family member in the store and sometimes you’ll get lucky and see everyone!
Bonus: They just finished remodeling the Hoboken store last week – it’s gorgeous!
What Should You Order?!?
As long as you’re there you might as well order the most famous desserts:
- Lobster Tail
- Crumb Cake
- Strawberry Cheesecake
Carlo’s hosts an amazing brunch at the warehouse on Saturday’s. You can book by calling 201.448.8394. It costs $40 per person. There’s TONS of food (and of course plenty of cannoli for dessert!)
- The waffle and pancake bar! (the girls said that they were the best waffles of their lives)
- Stir Fry
- Cannoli for dessert!
Your odds are good at seeing someone from the show at the warehouse. Look who we ran into!
Take a Cake Decorating Class
Book in advance, they fill up fast! We were so jealous of the students in the cake decorating class. How bad do I want to roll out fondant and wrap it around a cake? Pretty bad. We’ll do this next time for sure!
Classes cost $125 and you can sign up here:
Have Carlo’s Delivered to Your House
Don’t want to stuff your goodies in your suitcase? Have it delivered to your home! They ship a limited menu across the country:
BONUS TIP! Sign Up For Baking With Buddy!
For $99 a year you can get online access to Baking With Buddy’s library of interactive virtual baking and decorating lessons. Check out BakingWithBuddy.com for more information!