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Buttercup Bake Shop

973 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10022-6352
+1 212-350-4144
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“cupcakes” (55 reviews)
“pudding” (7 reviews)
“cheesecake” (6 reviews)
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10:00 - 22:00 Hours
973 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10022-6352
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Reviewed 25 August 2013 via mobile

My friend and I shared a golden vanilla buttercream cupcake. It didn't look like a professionally baked dessert, and we were very disappointed in its taste. It was a bland, dense cake with generic, overly sweet frosting that was crunchy on the outside (we thought...More

1  Thank Katie M
Reviewed 6 August 2013

My wife and I each had a red velvet cupcake---very moist with an excellent frosting. We laughed because we had to wash our hands after eating because of the crumbs that had adhered to our fingers. The staff was pleasant and served us very quickly....More

Thank 1NCfoodie
Reviewed 7 April 2013

We stayed at a hotel a few blocks away from the Buttercup Bakery five years ago and stumbled across this shop and quickly became addicted. This trip we stayed across town in the Theater District but made a special trip over to get our fix....More

Thank Colleen D
Reviewed 23 March 2013 via mobile

We had planned to stop at Crumbs on the way home after hearing sime great reviews - but they were closed. We found Buttercup just a few blocks from our hotel ans glad we did. The staff was friendly and there were plenty of options...More

Thank Jay O
Reviewed 16 March 2013

We walked by and were seduced by the beautiful cupcakes. Once under their spell, we tasted of the most delicious cupcakes in NYC! To remember the event, we bought a baseball shirt that read: I cupcake New York. The mural on the wall says it...More

Thank ChefGeorge1
Reviewed 7 March 2013

Must find a Buttercup Bake Shop and try the banana pudding. Share it with a friend and have a cupcake too. I personally like the cupcakes here better than Magnolia Bakery. These are more moist. I have the recipe book and have made several things....More

Thank tjv967
Reviewed 5 March 2013

If you want great cupcakes, this is the place for you. Other places may get all the press but Buttercup is better. The red velvet cupcakes are wonderful.

Thank Allyson R
Reviewed 25 February 2013

We ordered out 40th Anniversary cake from Buttercookie & got rave reviews from our guests. Whether you need a special event cake or just dessert for a dinner you can't go wrong here. everything is good. You can gain 5 pounds just inhaling the wonderful...More

Thank Gram247
Reviewed 11 February 2013

We accidentally came upon this bakery, and thank goodness we did!!! The double choc cupcakes were to die for, and the red velvet mini cheesecake was simply delicious. You must go here!!!

Thank Chichester525
Reviewed 7 November 2012

Agree with all who have praised this place -- I've been going there for years and their cupcakes are the best in the city!

Thank JiraMonkey
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 973 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10022-6352
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-350-4144
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