15. Levain Bakery

Levain BakeryLevain Bakery located at 2167 Frederick Douglass Blvd near 117th Street

Just down the block on Frederick Douglass Boulevard near 117th Street, we found the queen of cookies: Levain Bakery. Founded by two friends in 1994, they have locations not only in Harlem, but also on the Upper West Side and in the Hamptons.