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Serendra, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
(632) 8560308
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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The shop is always very busy, staff is efficient. Dont pay attention to the Blackboard menu, as its usually "whatever is in the glass counter" huge range though, complimentry water. Hot coffee not barrista level but ok. best idea - call in advance with an order for pickup, or grab one to take away... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2015
MelissaC_802014
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New South Wales, Australia
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New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

The shop is always very busy, staff is efficient. Dont pay attention to the Blackboard menu, as its usually "whatever is in the glass counter" huge range though, complimentry water. Hot coffee not barrista level but ok. best idea - call in advance with an order for pickup, or grab one to take away as you pass. Very very good!

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Naga, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

their cupcakes are really pretty and the shop is quite charming (their website is also very adorable). my personal favorite is the strawberries and cream cupcake. the red velvet isn't as good as i hoped it would be but it's still okay.

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Makati, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I always look for a pleasant coffee shop whenever I am with my toddler. So when I went to Mega Fashion Hall, I decided to stay at Cupcakes by Sonja while waiting for my husband to pick us up. The location is very pleasant and it's not crowded (just in front of Zara). Staff are always smiling and very courteous.... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

For me this place is ok. Its regular cupcake with colorful icing on it. Anyone can make it in my opinion but for my children cupcakes are very attractive. We visited this place many times. We tried thier creative creation like Smores. Always its nice to try new ideas but I didnt like it. For me a cupcake should look... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

A friend recommended this cupcake store, so I tried 3 flavors: lemon, peppermint, and their popular red velvet. These costed me 250 pesos, and I felt like I threw my money away. The cake part of their red velvet cupcake tasted like "puto" and that wasn't what I expected of a red velvet cupcake. The cream cheese frosting was greasy.... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

The Peppermint cupcake was delicious! not too sweet, combined with dark choco cupcake -- recommended. Carrot cake was not bad too! a bit too sweat on the frosting, but forgivable :) Had hot americano to balance the sweet from the cupcakes, but it was a failure.. Just go there for the cupcake to go, perhaps?

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Makati, Philippines
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

I must commend the marketing team for excellent work. The write-ups, press, and endorsements are really effective in pushing the brand. However, it is important to note the credibility and credentials of those who swear by these cupcakes? Have these "experts" had the opportunity of biting into a luscious cupcake from MAGNOLIA Bakery in NYC or Sprinkles in Beverly Hills?... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

My partner and I have visited a couple of times, and the cupcakes have always been so-so, really nothing special. Today, we ordered a Cookie Monster and Berries and Cream. The Cookie Monster was bland, and the icing was nothing but powdered sugar and a blob of butter. The Berries and Cream was absolutely disgusting. The cake was obviously stale... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013 via mobile

We went to the BGC and stumble upon this place . Their display is beautiful and ambience is inviting . We ordered different variety and we loved red velvet . The frosting for the lemon drop is bit sweet and sugary . Don't forget free wifi

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Makati, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013 via mobile

Whenever im in serendra, i never fail to drop by and grab a cupcake or 2 from sonja's. My favorite red velvet is always a perfect solution to my sweet craving. Try their other cupcakes too, they have a whole shelf to choose from. The store is small though thats what i dont like so if you plan to hangout... More 

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Address: Serendra, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
Phone Number: (632) 8560308
Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Manila
Average Prices: USD 2 - 10

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  • Address: Serendra, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Manila
  • Phone Number: (632) 8560308

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 2 - 10

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