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The House of Cupcakes

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30 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542-3202
+1 609-924-0085
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9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Fukuoka, Japan
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132 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

They had vegan cupcakes, which was pretty awesome. I am not sure what kind of sugar and stuff they put in them, but it was still nice to have the vegan choice. They were very sweet and delicious.

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Thank Steven R
Paris, France
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are a cupcake lover, it is the place to go in Princeton! Very good and super large choice of cupcakes. I took those with coconut. Both was really delicious! The hot chocolate could be more hot but anyway the experience was great!!!!! I will come back! Soon!

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Thank LaureR378
Milford, New Jersey
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every time we come to Princeton we always swing off Nassau street turning down Witherspoon Street (the turn is almost directly across from the Princeton front gate) to grab a box of THE best cupcakes in NJ. There are flavors for every taste and the buttercream icing is "to-die-for!" I've never had a bite I didn't absolutely love!! My favorites... More 

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Thank Walt C
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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1,043 reviews
501 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 242 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife likes cupcakes.....me, not so much.....so she looked and got one....this place has a huge display with lots of different choices, so she was happy....

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Thank RickMIusa
Freehold, New Jersey
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190 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you love cupcakes as much as I do, visiting this shop is a must! Visiting a winner of Cupcake Wars adds to the excitement. There are too many choices - not! - all beautifully decorated and delicious. If you can't find a type of cupcake that appeals to you, something is wrong. They also have cookies, ice cream, and... More 

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Thank Susan S
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

My wife's birthday. She didn't want a big cake. The kids and I thought, "hey, cupcake wars winner, we can all get something we want... what's not to like?" So we went there, drove to the beach, and had cakes by the ocean. The family friendly kind ;)

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Thank kristofferb
Manalapan, New Jersey
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191 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

Was here a few years ago. Back today and was happy to see that they have expanded to two storefronts, expanded to more than just cupcakes(the donuts and ice cream sandwiches look wonderful) and there are some tables to sit and hang out at. We had 6 cupcakes for the four of us. I think the chocolate truffle was a... More 

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Thank ladydeexyz011
Chennai
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636 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 283 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

Am not very regular on cupcakes. Walked in to this place for coffee and cookies. I did end up buying few cupcakes too. They were very fresh and tasty, but I felt it was bit too sugary. The shop is a nice, sweet place in the prime area of Princeton.

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Thank Raghuraman C
Los Angeles, California
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

I have never seen so many choices though some were really better than others. The espresso cupcake and peanut butter really were tasty. I was disappointed in the Nutella cupcake which barely tasted like Nutella and the Key Lime cupcake that taste artificial, more like a green lifesaver. Great for gifts because they come in boxes of different quantities, with... More 

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Thank M S
New Jersey
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

Several years ago this place had the best cup cakes around and it was simple to understand how they won such a top honor on the Food Network. Clearly, the owners have let this go to their head as the recent visit with friends confirmed these cup cakes suck! It's now in the same class as Stop and Shop's cheap... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542-3202
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Princeton
  • Phone Number: +1 609-924-0085
Description
The House of Cupcakes is a recent winner of "Cupcake Wars" on The Food Network.

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