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The House of Cupcakes

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30 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542-3202
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 244 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

Thank Raghuraman C
Los Angeles, California
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 

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 3 weeks ago

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 

new york
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tea, Coffee with those cupcakes can put a nice touch on ending your trip to Princeton after walking through town and enjoying it all. lots of cupcakes to choose from fresh and good food yes highly recommend

Thank podonok
Saint Louis, Missouri
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a fun place to go into, but I am not a cupcake person. If you like cupcakes or have a child that wants a cupcake, this is the place for a visit.

Thank JonDkinn
Princeton, New Jersey
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

If you have a sweet tooth and love really rich cupcakes then you will love House of Cupcakes. The cupcakes are so rich and delicious. They make really good cookies aswell and I love buying the plates of cookies they have for certain events or seasons. The service is always friendly and the staff very helpful for special orders.

1 Thank KLM0629
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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

I bought two cupcakes and a giant cookie and they were all wonderful! It's a cute little shop with many, many flavors to choose from. It was hard to decide what to get but I don't really think you could go wrong with whatever you choose. Yummy!

1 Thank sjgressett
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58 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

great selection of cupcakes and other desserts. many varieties/ hard to choose/ all were good. suggest the sampler pack of mini cupcakes if having trouble deciding

1 Thank travelmutt1
Medford, United States
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

Still a favorite should be 5 star. Most selection of cupcakes anywhere locally. Great service, cookies, other choices made right there. We had odd first time happening of eating four 5 star cupcakes in the store. YUM and we took home two, one was perfect, the last one had a tiny bug in it. Know it happens but quality control... More 

Thank Carol M
Trenton, New Jersey
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

A coworker brought these cupcakes into work and everyone loved them. The flavors are so varied and of the 3 flavors I tried pieces of, all were delicious. Very dense, but very delicious. I would definitely recommended trying at least once if in Princeton.

Thank soccergallystuff

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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: 609-924-0085
The House of Cupcakes is a recent winner of "Cupcake Wars" on The Food Network.

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