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Sweet Cupcakes

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Harvard St, Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA 02138-4117
+1 617-547-2253
11:00 - 22:00
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New York City
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

If you are a cupcake lover, then you have come to right place.They even have "pup cakes", which are cupcakes for your dog. The red velvet and Boston cream are awesome.

Thank we4lovetotravel
Satellite Beach, Florida
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68 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

I am a fan of cupcakes, but not so much the thick, sugary frosting. This place is different...really. I found myself slurping up every bit of the frosting off of the pumpkin cupcakes! The cupcake was fluffy and moist and SO pumpkinny. (yes, that is a thing.) I also loved the unusual flavors that they had AND the tiny sizes.... More 

Thank barbaraingram
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Very cute place for the girls. Nice presentation of cupcakes. Little girls will love the pinky atmosphere. Parents can take coffee meanwhile

Thank Yael R
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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37 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Really cute atmosphere! I love how simple and bright the shop is! They have wide variety to choose from and from the smells of it everything tastes good!

Thank Lia D
Hinsdale, Illinois
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447 reviews
246 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

This is a little shop with lots of cupcakes to choose from. My daughter was also able to find gluten and dairy free cupcakes and cookies to take home. We went back a second day so that we could buy some more for our final trip. We loved the cupcakes, brownies and cookies.

Thank kenapastore
Boston, Massachusetts
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513 reviews
228 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Sweet Cupcakes is a really cute bakery shop right in the middle of Harvard Square. It stays busy, too! I picked up cupcakes for a coworkers birthday and tried a peach cobbler from the summer collection, which was ok. I'm interested to see what the filling situation is in some of the other flavors, because this one had a very... More 

Thank Cara C
Wilmington, North Carolina
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370 reviews
271 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

My siblings and I dropped by Sweet Cupcakes for a snack as we were touring Cambridge. The cupcakes were both aesthetically pleasing and tasty. Not the best cupcake I've ever had, but a solid option for the area.

Thank Stephanie F
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33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

Stopped at this awesome dainty looking shop sweet at Harvard square. Was super thrilled to find 2 vegan options strawberry nd chocolate cupcake with chocolate icing. Came home in anticipation to eat it. It looked so yummy, nd when u bite in the icing is fabulous extremely sweet but the cake is so.salty nd has the taste of baking soda... More 

Thank nandini s
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238 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2015

Stopped in for a quick sweet while waiting for my shuttle across the street. The cupcakes looked delicious and when I saw the Boston creme ones I knew I had to have one. The nice clerk got me 2 fresh ones from the back that I could save for later. My brother and I tried them when we got back... More 

Thank bigthicket
Houston, Texas
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2015

The cupcakes are beautiful, and the atmosphere is welcoming with cute decorations. However, the cupcakes were rather lacking in flavor. I only tried the Vanilla Birthday Cake and the Key Lime, and they tasted very similar. The only lime in the Key Lime was the lime filling, and even that was barely flavorful. Their butter cream icing is good, but... More 

Thank Chloe P

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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
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Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Harvard St, Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA 02138-4117
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-547-2253

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?