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Sweet Cupcakes

Harvard St, Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA 02138-4117
+1 617-547-2253
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Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good25%
  • Average37%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“cupcakes” (29 reviews)
“take home” (3 reviews)
“red velvet” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
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Harvard St, Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA 02138-4117
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

The place is cute and inviting.Tried the lemon cupcake. The frosting was perfect. But the cake was just too dry. Server was friendly, at least. Honestly, it was a bit disappointing.

Thank annettedi
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
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...More

Thank barbaraingram
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
Reviewed 5 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
Reviewed 16 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...More

Thank kenapastore
Reviewed 10 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...More

Thank Cara C
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
Reviewed 15 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...More

Thank nandini s
Reviewed 13 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...More

Thank bigthicket
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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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