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    Updated on Dec 6, 2019. Posted on Feb 28, 2019

    25 Places Every Cereal-Lover Must Eat At Before They Die

    It's mandatory.

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    1. Milk Bar

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    Cereal milk might be everywhere now, but Momofuku Milk Bar's Christina Tosi is the genius who made it A Thing. Try the famous Cereal Milk™ soft serve topped with crunchy cornflakes and you'll understand what all the fuss is about.

    Located in Boston; Las Vegas; Los Angeles; New York; Washington DC

    2. Milk & Cream Cereal Bar

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    Welcome to hipster cereal heaven. Choose from a milkshake, ice cream, or bowl base, then pick one of 16 different types of cereal to blend it with.

    Located in New York

    3. Magpies Softserve

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    Four words: fried soft serve pie. We're talking corn almond soft serve on a Graham cracker crust topped with vegan fudge, honeycomb candy, vegan cream, and the reason we're all here — fried candied cornflakes.

    Located in Los Angeles

    4. Voodoo Doughnut

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    Good news: You'll find this delicious chain in a few different states. Go for the plain doughnuts topped with Froot Loops or Cap'n Crunch, or the chocolate cake doughnut covered with Cocoa Puffs.

    Located in Austin; Denver; Eugene, OR; Los Angeles; Orlando FL; Portland, OR

    5. New Luck Toy

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    Don't get distracted by all the tasty savoury dishes at this trendy Chinese restaurant. Go straight for the dessert menu and order the ice cream with toasted Rice Krispies, honey, and candied pecans.

    Located in Seattle

    6. Bumsan Organic Milk Bar

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    Come for the made-to-order cereal cones loaded with soft serve; stay for the millennial pink Instagram backdrop.

    Located in Los Angeles

    7. The Griddle Cafe

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    The "Hear Me Roar" strawberry and Frosted Flakes hotcake is perfect for those days you just don't want to discriminate between breakfast foods. The pancakes here are massive (and the lines can be too, but I promise it's worth the wait).

    Located in Los Angeles

    8. Molly and Myles Ice Cream

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    This place is proof you can turn anything into a cone if you try hard enough — even Apple Jacks, Rice Krispies, or Cinnamon Toast Crunch. Top with the ice cream of your choice, then collapse into a sugary coma.

    Located in Greenville, SC

    9. Sweet Combforts

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    This pretty AF Belgium-style waffle comes on a stick, covered with Fruity Pebbles, cheesecake bites, and white chocolate.

    Located in Los Angeles

    10. The Pie Hole

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    Order the cereal killer cheesecake: a cereal crust with a Fruity Pebbles cheesecake filling, topped with either Froot Loops, Lucky Charms, or Frosted Flakes (or maybe all three if you ask nicely?).

    Located in Los Angeles

    11. Eggloo

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    There's A LOT going on at this ice cream/waffle/dessert shop. Basically just order anything, then ask for Fruity Pebbles on top.

    Located in New York

    12. Sweet Churros

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    Treat yourself to a churro doused in melted marshmallow and coated in Fruity Pebbles. And if you want to order it in a cup of soft serve, no judgement.

    Located in New York

    13. Gizmo's Cereal Bar

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    Come here if you want to get high on sugar and feel like a kid again. The atmosphere is cheery, and there's a full cereal bowl menu to choose from, including many with ~rare~ cereals you mightn't have tried before.

    Located in Los Angeles

    14. Coolhaus

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    You can't go wrong with a scoop of ice cream sandwiched between peanut butter Cap'n Crunch cookies, or a Fruity Pebbles-marshmallow concoction.

    Located in Los Angeles

    15. Bakers and Baristas

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    I mean, just look at this milk and cereal cake made with Fruity Pebbles and cereal pastry cream. So refined!

    Located in Los Angeles

    16. Holy Roly Ice Cream

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    Get your rolled ice cream sprinkled with Fruity Pebbles (which is apparently everyone's favorite cereal?!). It's totally made for the 'Gram but we're okay with it.

    Located in Los Angeles

    17. Schmackary's

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    Take your pick from loads of different Rice Krispie treats with guest appearances from other popular cereals like Lucky Charms and Apple Jacks. You might also find cereal cookies on the seasonal menu, if you're lucky.

    Located in New York

    18. Great Maple

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    Come for brunch and order a big plate of Fruity Pebbles mini pancakes. It's served with butter, powdered sugar, and maple syrup on the side (ya know, incase it isn't sweet enough).

    Located in Los Angeles; San Diego

    19. Warm Belly Bakery

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    Well well well, look what we have here — MORE FRUITY PEBBLES. At this home-style bakery they come baked into a rustic nostalgia-inducing cookie.

    Located in Chicago

    20. Snowdays

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    This place is known for its shaved cream (like shaved ice, but you know, creamier) which you can top with any number of different cereals.

    Located in New York

    21. Kith Treats

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    There are tons of cereal ice cream, milkshake, and bowl combinations to choose from. Or, if you feel like being a little fancy, go for the cereal milk latte. (This cafe is part of a trendy boutique — who knew cereal could be so cool?!)

    Located in Long Island; Los Angeles; Miami; New York

    22. Tasty Beach Cafe

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    Can't decide if you feel like eating cereal or toast? Pay this cafe a visit for the French toast with a Cinnamon Toast Crunch crust and/or the French toast Fruity Pebble cheesecake situation. Problem solved.

    Located in Miami

    23. Sam's Fried Ice Cream

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    It's hard not to drool looking at this cornflake-coated deep-fried ice cream. You can also get it with Fruity Pebbles on top, but surely you're sick of them by now?????

    Located in New York

    24. Kellogg's NYC

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    Ever feel like eating a mix of seven different kinds of cereal, but don't want to commit to buying entire boxes of each? Enter: Kellogg's NYC.

    Located in New York

    25. Ice & Vice

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    Head straight for the Fruity Pebbles-crusted ice cream pie, or the brownie ice cream sandwich (also dusted with those inescapable rainbow cereal crumbs).

    Located in New York

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