Best cupcake in New York

Check out the top cupcake in New York, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Magnolia Bakery
1. Magnolia Bakery
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24 local reviews
401 Bleecker St, Manhattan
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 212-462-2572
BakeryStoreFood
Sandy
Famous for a reason. Cupcakes are a staple here but underrated is the phenomenal banana bread pudding.
Ashley
This is a famous New York bakery that is known for their cupcakes and bread pudding. This is the original loca…
Bryan
Known for their famous cupcakes but the lines are often obscenely long. I'd recommend going very early or very…
1. Magnolia Bakery
1. Magnolia Bakery
host-0host-1host-2
24 local reviews
401 Bleecker St, Manhattan
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 212-462-2572
Sandy
Sandy
Famous for a reason. Cupcakes are a staple here but underrated is the phenomenal banana bread pudding.
Ashley
Ashley
This is a famous New York bakery that is known for their cupcakes and bread pudding. This is the original location and you can't go wrong wa…
Bryan
Bryan
Known for their famous cupcakes but the lines are often obscenely long. I'd recommend going very early or very late in the day.
2. One Girl Cookies
2. One Girl Cookies
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3 local reviews
68 Dean Street, New York
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+1 212-675-4996 ext. 100
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Noreen (& Bax)
Cookies, macaroons, cupcakes...and just across Smith Street (next to Bar Tabac)
Jenni
Local sweet shop specializing in cupcakes and cookies, great place to sit with the kids for a treat.
Noreen
Cookies, macaroons, cupcakes...and just across Smith Street (next to Bar Tabac)
2. One Girl Cookies
2. One Girl Cookies
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3 local reviews
68 Dean Street, New York
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+1 212-675-4996 ext. 100
Noreen (& Bax)
Noreen (& Bax)
Cookies, macaroons, cupcakes...and just across Smith Street (next to Bar Tabac)
Jenni
Jenni
Local sweet shop specializing in cupcakes and cookies, great place to sit with the kids for a treat.
Noreen
Noreen
Cookies, macaroons, cupcakes...and just across Smith Street (next to Bar Tabac)
3. Make My Cake
3. Make My Cake
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11 local reviews
121 Saint Nicholas Avenue, New York
+1 212-932-0833
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John
Take a stroll for the best sweets in the area. Try the red velvet cupcakes and banana pudding.
Jason
Best bakery in Harlem! Unique cupcakes, cakes and berry crumbles. Yummy coffee too!
Anthony
Cakes, Cupcakes, and coffee... Good, but I recommend going to Two Little Red Hens instead --
3. Make My Cake
3. Make My Cake
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11 local reviews
121 Saint Nicholas Avenue, New York
+1 212-932-0833
John
John
Take a stroll for the best sweets in the area. Try the red velvet cupcakes and banana pudding.
Jason
Jason
Best bakery in Harlem! Unique cupcakes, cakes and berry crumbles. Yummy coffee too!
Anthony
Anthony
Cakes, Cupcakes, and coffee... Good, but I recommend going to Two Little Red Hens instead --
4. Magnolia Bakery
4. Magnolia Bakery
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16 local reviews
200 Columbus Ave, Manhattan
Closed · Opens in 10 minutes
+1 212-724-8101
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Carly
Grab a cupcake here and walk over to strawberry fields in the park. You'll walk right by The Dakota first and …
Andrea
Famous for its delicious cupcakes and other tasty treats! Across the street from Joe's Coffee. Close to Lincol…
Chelsea
My absolute favorite bakery. Get the cupcakes with buttercream frosting. I like chocolate on the bottom and va…
4. Magnolia Bakery
4. Magnolia Bakery
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16 local reviews
200 Columbus Ave, Manhattan
Closed · Opens in 10 minutes
+1 212-724-8101
Carly
Carly
Grab a cupcake here and walk over to strawberry fields in the park. You'll walk right by The Dakota first and then walk straight into the pa…
Andrea
Andrea
Famous for its delicious cupcakes and other tasty treats! Across the street from Joe's Coffee. Close to Lincoln Center and Amc Cinemas.
Chelsea
Chelsea
My absolute favorite bakery. Get the cupcakes with buttercream frosting. I like chocolate on the bottom and vanilla on top! Drink with a gla…
5. Two Little Red Hens
5. Two Little Red Hens
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14 local reviews
1652 2nd Ave, Manhattan
Closed · Opens in 10 minutes
+1 212-452-0476
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Anthony
The Best cupcakes, cakes and pastries in-town [much better than Magnolia bakery] Take downtown 1 Train to 8…
Elizabeth
The most amazing bakery in the city! Try the brooklyn blackout if you are chocolate lover or the coconut cream…
Sara
A great spot for dessert. The Brooklyn blackout cake is for serious chocolate lovers. Coffee and cupcakes to g…
5. Two Little Red Hens
5. Two Little Red Hens
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14 local reviews
1652 2nd Ave, Manhattan
Closed · Opens in 10 minutes
+1 212-452-0476
Anthony
Anthony
The Best cupcakes, cakes and pastries in-town [much better than Magnolia bakery] Take downtown 1 Train to 86th street - Take M86 bus acro…
Elizabeth
Elizabeth
The most amazing bakery in the city! Try the brooklyn blackout if you are chocolate lover or the coconut cream cupcake if you want something…
Sara
Sara
A great spot for dessert. The Brooklyn blackout cake is for serious chocolate lovers. Coffee and cupcakes to go too.
6. Sugar Sweet Sunshine
6. Sugar Sweet Sunshine
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11 local reviews
126 Rivington Street, New York
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+1 212-995-1960
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JoLynn
Awesome cupcakes - the real kind w/ sugar :) The owner used to be partners at the famous Magnolia Bakery. I …
Helen
The banana and chocolate chip bread pudding are my favorite. But they also are known for the cupcakes.
Ingrid
Known for its cupcakes and puddings, and very affordable!
6. Sugar Sweet Sunshine
6. Sugar Sweet Sunshine
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11 local reviews
126 Rivington Street, New York
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+1 212-995-1960
JoLynn
JoLynn
Awesome cupcakes - the real kind w/ sugar :) The owner used to be partners at the famous Magnolia Bakery. I think these cupcakes are even …
Helen
Helen
The banana and chocolate chip bread pudding are my favorite. But they also are known for the cupcakes.
Ingrid
Ingrid
Known for its cupcakes and puddings, and very affordable!
7. Billy's Bakery
7. Billy's Bakery
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5 local reviews
184 9th Ave, Manhattan
Closed · Opens 8:30 AM
+1 212-647-9406
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Dimitrios
Go there for cupcakes and a cup of coffee
S
Amazing cupcake and pastry shop.
Tania
Hummm...Cupcakes!
7. Billy's Bakery
7. Billy's Bakery
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5 local reviews
184 9th Ave, Manhattan
Closed · Opens 8:30 AM
+1 212-647-9406
Dimitrios
Dimitrios
Go there for cupcakes and a cup of coffee
S
S
Amazing cupcake and pastry shop.
Tania
Tania
Hummm...Cupcakes!
8. Magnolia Bakery
8. Magnolia Bakery
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3 local reviews
1240 6th Avenue, New York
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 212-767-1123
BakeryFoodStore
Marika
For a local magnolia bakery experience. They are an NYC institution known for their cupcakes :)
Stephanie
A must visit! Coming from a person that doesn't like sweets that much, especially cupcakes, this place is incr…
Adriana
Try the cupcakes, cookies and their famous banana pudding.
8. Magnolia Bakery
8. Magnolia Bakery
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3 local reviews
1240 6th Avenue, New York
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 212-767-1123
Marika
Marika
For a local magnolia bakery experience. They are an NYC institution known for their cupcakes :)
Stephanie
Stephanie
A must visit! Coming from a person that doesn't like sweets that much, especially cupcakes, this place is incredible!! It's just enough swee…
Adriana
Adriana
Try the cupcakes, cookies and their famous banana pudding.
9. Butter Lane
9. Butter Lane
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4 local reviews
123 East 7th Street, New York
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 212-677-2880
BakeryFoodStore
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Cupcakes on dessert row
Bryson
This is right across the street. Amazing cupcakes. Amazing ice cream sandwiches. Go for a snack, so delicious.
Lorna
My favorite cupcake shop in the city. The cupcakes are dense and luxurious and the fruit frosting really does …
9. Butter Lane
9. Butter Lane
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4 local reviews
123 East 7th Street, New York
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 212-677-2880
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Cupcakes on dessert row
Bryson
Bryson
This is right across the street. Amazing cupcakes. Amazing ice cream sandwiches. Go for a snack, so delicious.
Lorna
Lorna
My favorite cupcake shop in the city. The cupcakes are dense and luxurious and the fruit frosting really does taste like fruit and not artif…
10. Clementine Bakery
10. Clementine Bakery
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31 local reviews
299 Greene Ave, Brooklyn
Open · Closes 7:00 PM
+1 718-483-8788
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Sasha
Vegan cupcakes. And all other vegan bakery goods.
Mandy
Cozy spot for vegan & organic cakes, pies, cookies, cupcakes & sandwiches, with gluten-free options.
Fanny
Delicious vegan cupcakes, scones, sandwiches , teas and coffees. Try their atumunal sandwich.
10. Clementine Bakery
10. Clementine Bakery
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31 local reviews
299 Greene Ave, Brooklyn
Open · Closes 7:00 PM
+1 718-483-8788
Sasha
Sasha
Vegan cupcakes. And all other vegan bakery goods.
Mandy
Mandy
Cozy spot for vegan & organic cakes, pies, cookies, cupcakes & sandwiches, with gluten-free options.
Fanny
Fanny
Delicious vegan cupcakes, scones, sandwiches , teas and coffees. Try their atumunal sandwich.
11. Empire Cake
11. Empire Cake
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2 local reviews
112 8th Avenue, New York
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+1 212-242-5858
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Regina Kira
Famous cookies and cupcakes!
Jessica
For a cupcake or dessert pastry... Very good choice
Regina Kira
Famous cookies and cupcakes!
11. Empire Cake
11. Empire Cake
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2 local reviews
112 8th Avenue, New York
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+1 212-242-5858
Regina Kira
Regina Kira
Famous cookies and cupcakes!
Jessica
Jessica
For a cupcake or dessert pastry... Very good choice
Regina Kira
Regina Kira
Famous cookies and cupcakes!
12. Brooklyn Babycakes
12. Brooklyn Babycakes
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4 local reviews
Nostrand Ave, New York
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
(718) 484-8466
CafeFoodEstablishment
Kathryn
Good cupcakes - Own by a neighbor on Hancock
Anne
Best Coconut Cake and Dulce de Leiche Cupcakes
Christy
Cupcakes!
12. Brooklyn Babycakes
12. Brooklyn Babycakes
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4 local reviews
Nostrand Ave, New York
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
(718) 484-8466
Kathryn
Kathryn
Good cupcakes - Own by a neighbor on Hancock
Anne
Anne
Best Coconut Cake and Dulce de Leiche Cupcakes
Christy
Christy
Cupcakes!