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Welcome to Downtown NYC Baby Stores, your guide to NYC baby stores located below 23rd Street in Manhattan, organized by category below:  Baby Furniture, Baby Clothing, Maternity Wear, NY Baby Superstores, and of course Toy Stores.




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Netto Collection - (212) 343-1545 - 270 LAFAYETTE STREET


If you love sleek, modern, sophisticated lines and think your nursery should be one of the coolest rooms in your pad, you will love Netto...(view store profile


Giggle - (212) 334-5817 - 120 WOOSTER STREET (BTW PRINCE & SPRING)

This Soho location offers furniture, bedding, strollers, and other baby essentials for the downtown mom. Giggle has a nice assortment of basic onesies with organic threading for those moms sick of the mass produced Gerber and Carter's traditional pieces...(view store profile)


Schneiders Baby & Teen Furniture - (212) 228-3540 - 41 WEST 25TH STREET  

The selection is great and the convenience of having a baby furniture store in the city is appreciated, but there have been a lot of negative reviews for Schneiders...(view store profile


Burlington Coat Factory/Baby Depot - (212) 229-1300 - 707 SIXTH AVENUE (23RD STREET)

With a guarantee of beating any other retailer's price, this is a great place to find some baby essentials including cribs, high chairs and strollers.  The Baby Depot is on the third floor of Burlington Coat Factory...(view store profile)


Babesta (Cribz) - (646) 290-5508 - 56 WARREN STREET

The "Cribz" location of this urban cool Tribeca children's shop has baby furniture and accessories from modern companies like Oeuf and Duc Duc.  You may need to redecorate the rest of your house to match the hip vibe of the nursery...(view store profile)



BABY CLOTHES Trumpette Skater Johnny Socks


Babesta (Threads)- (212) 608-4522 - 66 WEST BROADWAY (WARREN ST)

This hip children's boutique has it all for cool babes and their modern parents - toys, clothes, books and accessories can be found at this Tribeca shop...(view store profile  


Soho Baby (212) 625-8538 - 251 ELIZABETH STREET (PRINCE)

This small but cute store has baby clothes, hooded towels, little plushies and plush horse rockers.  They also get a nice assortment of knitted hats for winter...(view store profile


Estella - (212) 255-3553 - 493 SIXTH AVENUE, (BTW 12TH & 13TH STREET)

Estella has really grown from small, unknown but high fashion baby boutique to a staple for designers, celebs, and hip moms in the know...(view store profile


Trust Fund Baby - (212) 219-3600 - 239 ELIZABETH STREET (BTW HOUSTON AND PRINCE)

With a name like Trust Fund Baby, it's no wonder that this little shop appeals to the NYC set, but the clothing for babes inside is actually reasonably priced and the selections are original...(view store profile)   


Bundle - (212) 982-9465 - 128 THOMPSON STREET

Bundle is an amazing boutique with a selection of super hip clothes, accessories and gifts for your little one.  We love that their inventory changes frequently and there is always a fresh assortment of delights...(view store profile


Lucky Wang - (212) 229-2900 - 82 SEVENTH AVENUE (15TH ST) / 799 BROADWAY (11TH ST)

Their Kimono onesies are seriously out of this world and it goes without saying how easy a kimono is to put on a baby (no red face from t-shirts getting stuck over anyone's noggin)...(view store profile


Torly Kid - (212) 406-7440 - 51 HUDSON STREET (BTW. DUANE & THOMAS)

Formerly Babelicious, this Tribeca shop has now expanded its range to go all the way through tweens.  Hip Manhattan mom Carol Adams has renamed the store after her two daughters Tori and Carly who are getting older now and will soon benefit from the new assortment...(view store profile)    


Children's Place - (212) 529-2201 - 36 EAST 16TH STREET (UNION SQUARE) / 142 DELANCEY STREET

This is a no brainer. The Children's Place is a great bargain store with very cute and relevant styles for your baby and growing child. Check out their regular sales for even greater savings...(view store profile)


Firefly Children's Boutique - (646) 416-6560 - 224 FRONT STREET (BEEKMAN)

This wonderful boutique has a fabulous assortment of brands (LOVE the Lizzy Loo Onesies) really cute Jelly Cat plushies, and accessories and was awarded Nick's Parent's Picks Awards for best kids clothing store in 2009 for good reason...(view store profile



Pink Olive - (212) 780-0036 - 439 EAST 9TH STREET (BTW 1ST AND AVE A)

This very sweet and unique boutique is the Manhattan off-shoot of the original Park Slope store and is a wonderful place to buy higher end soft and luxurious goodies as gifts or for your own little one...(view store profile


Pumpkin - (212) 352-0109 - 334 BLEEKER STREET (BTW CHRISTOPHER & W10TH)

This Bleeker Street baby store is a welcome addition to the West Village.  Stocked full of cool products, toys and accessories, Pumpkin prides itself on their nontraditional selection...(view store profile)    



Bu & The Duck - (212) 431-9226 - 106 FRANKLIN STREET (BTW W BROADWAY & CHURCH)

This irresistable Tribeca shop is a step back into innocence, simplicity and stunning 1930s inspired children's clothes and toys.  The maryjane shoes are a delight with stunning colors...(view store profile)   


Le Petits Chapelais - (212) 625-1023‎ - 86 THOMPSON STREET (BTW SPRING and PRINCE)

This French children's clothing store is a favorite among the fashion and celebrity set.  A business run by two sisters, the clothes are designed in France and are adorable yet practical...(view store profile)  


Yoya - (646) 336-6844 - 636 HUDSON STREET (HORATIO STREET)

This West Village boutique has Netto crib furniture and an assortment of cute and hip baby accessories.  Pretty little dresses and basics can be found, along with cloth dolls, books and other little knick knacks...(view store profile)  


Crembebé - 68 2ND AVENUE(BTW 3RD and 4TH STREET)


 Barbara Michelus has a wonderful vision for her baby boutique and that downtown edge permeates the selection Cremebebé carries.  We adore their cool, hip onesies...(view store profile)  ___________________________________________________________________



Little Folks - (212) 982-9669 - 123 EAST 23RD STREET

Not quite a superstore which is a delight, for those sick of dealing with mobs at Buy Buy Baby or Babies R Us.  Little Folks carries all of the basic essentials including car seats, strollers, high chairs, bouncy seats and all the like...(view store profile


Buy Buy Baby (917) 344-1555 - 270 SEVENTH AVENUE (25TH AND 26TH)

While not on the Upper East Side, Buy Buy Baby in the west 20s offers the greatest selection of almost every baby need you could think of.  This is where most NYC moms have their registry...(view store profile


Babies R Us - (212) 798-9905 - 24-30 UNION SQUARE EAST (15TH AND 16TH STREET)

Located in Union Square, Babies R Us has all the basics and then some.  Open until 9:30pm on Monday - Friday and 10:00pm on Saturdays you may need to send your significant other down for a late night diaper or formula run...(view store profile)   __________________________________________________________________

TOY STORESJacque the Peacock


Just Kidding Around - 60 WEST 15TH STREET (NEAR 6TH AVENUE)

This independent and delightful toy store inspires your little one to be creative at play.  With puppets, science and chess games, dress up and unique activity toys, you don't have to worry about bouts of boredom...(view store profile



Toy Tokyo - 973-759-0200 - 91 SECOND AVENUE (BTW 5TH & 6TH STREET)

This long standing East Village staple is home to some very cool collectible figures and toys from Japan as well as unique local fare.  They also house a really funky designer plush collection...(view store profile)    


Boomerang Toys - (212) 226-7650‎ - 119 W Broadway ( DUANE & READE)

This toy store located in the financial district is useful for dads who want to grab a little gift for their little one on the way home from work.  Books, puzzles, Baby Einstein toys, Leapfrog learning systems, Lamaze developmental toys, wood blocks, balls, train sets, you name it and they've got it...(view store profile


Dinosaur Hill Toy Store - (212) 473-5850‎ - 306 East 9th Street


Stepping into this little gem of a toy store is truly a unique journey with Tibetan puppets, artsy masks, unique wooden blocks mixed in between the standard fare of plush, books and your little one's favorite Sesame friends...(view store profile)