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Cupcake Shops We Love in NYC
Doughboy Bake Shop is one of Cupcake Shops We Love in NYC.

1. Doughboy Bake Shop

535 Hudson Street (at Charles St.), New York, NY
Bakery · West Village · 18 tips and reviews

Serious EatsSerious Eats: The Pumpkin Cupcakes are moist thanks to fresh pumpkin stirred into the cupcake batter. It's a fun departure from the usual cupcake, the pumpkin element is strong accented with cinnamon and nutmeg. Read more.

Georgetown Cupcake is one of Cupcake Shops We Love in NYC.

2. Georgetown Cupcake

8.8
111 Mercer St (btwn Spring St & Prince St), New York, NY
Cupcake Shop · SoHo · 195 tips and reviews

Serious EatsSerious Eats: Don't miss the Peanut Butter Fudge, a dense chocolate cupcake made with Valrhona chocolate. At the center is a supple fudge core that's reason enough alone to eat this cupcake.

Blue Smoke is one of Cupcake Shops We Love in NYC.

3. Blue Smoke

116 E 27th St (btwn Park Ave S & Lexington Ave), New York, NY
BBQ Joint · Rose Hill · 422 tips and reviews
Molly's Cupcakes is one of Cupcake Shops We Love in NYC.

4. Molly's Cupcakes

8.8
228 Bleecker St (at Carmine St), New York, NY
Cupcake Shop · West Village · 251 tips and reviews

Serious EatsSerious Eats: The Crème Brûlée cupcake is a standout, outfitted with a glorious caramelized sugar top in place of frosting. Take that first bite and out oozes cool vanilla bean custard.

Sprinkles is one of Cupcake Shops We Love in NYC.

5. Sprinkles

8.4
780 Lexington Avenue (btwn E 60th & E 61st St), New York, NY
Bakery · Upper East Side · 202 tips and reviews

Serious EatsSerious Eats: Sprinkles does the banana cupcake justice with a tender, fresh banana cake. It's slightly more dense than their other cupcakes, but in all the right ways, plenty moist and appropriately sweet.

Spot Dessert Bar is one of Cupcake Shops We Love in NYC.

6. Spot Dessert Bar

8.6
13 Saint Marks Pl (btwn 2nd & 3rd Ave), New York, NY
Dessert Shop · East Village · 356 tips and reviews

Serious EatsSerious Eats: We love their dark chocolate cake with green tea buttercream, the classic coconut, and the apple crumb cupcakes. And when available, banana walnut cupcakes should be at the top of your list.

Ivy Bakery is one of Cupcake Shops We Love in NYC.

7. Ivy Bakery

138 W Houston St (at Sullivan St), New York, NY
Dessert Shop · West Village · 30 tips and reviews

Serious EatsSerious Eats: You can't go wrong with their Chocolate Cupcake, extremely dark and intense like devil's food cake, paired with an equally rich chocolate buttercream. Regulars also swear by the Carrot Cupcakes.