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Cupcakes by Sonja

Serendra, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
(632) 8560308
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Ranked #287 of 739 Restaurants in Manila
Price range: $2 - $10
Cuisines: Dessert
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English first
Manila, Philippines
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
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
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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241 restaurant reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
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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Quezon City, Philippines
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112 reviews 112 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

I've been hearing about Cupcakes by Sonja for years but never have I had the chance to try it since I've always contained my foodtrips around QC But now, that I've tried some, I'm all praises for the texture and the taste of their amazing cupcakes! There's not much to say! The flavours are fabulous! Though the price is not... More

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Cephalonia, Greece
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8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

Every time I'm in Manila I always make sure to drop by Sonja's for the red velvet cupcake. This cup cake is one of the best I found so far. It's a bit pricey though but worth it. It is best not to refrigerate but if you plan to bring it somewhere, the shop can provide you a proper box... More

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Philippines
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

Filipinos tend to go and eat where they would like to be seen. This is one of those places. Just because it is the "in" place to get your cupcakes, they all think it is good. Very dry, and the icing simply tasted like pure powdered sugar with a pinch of butter, I guess to bind it. Really bd cupcake.... More

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