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Red Velvet Cupcakery

505 7th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20004-1601
+1 202-347-7895
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good35%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“cupcakes” (251 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
505 7th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20004-1601
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1 - 10 of 312 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Good Treat shop Sweet but not overly sized, tastes good Small shop, Quick service Unfortunately no where to sit

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I tried Red velvet with the same name as the shop. It was good taste, not Intensely sweet. The shop was very small so that It was disappointing that there was no seats to eat in. As the location is very near Luke's Lobster, I...More

Reviewed 19 June 2017

Tried this place before the theater and the cupcakes were just ok. Needed way more frosting in my opinion. However, I tried their chocolate cookie whoppie pie and it was outstanding. Two huge cookies with vanilla buttercream and a great value at $4.50. Skip this...More

Reviewed 26 May 2017

Its a small pastry shop with beautiful cupcakes of all sorts. The summertime cupcake was my favorite. They do taste homemade. I didn't particularly like the one with the macadamia nuts but it was fresh and bit too sweet. The cupcakes cost at least $3.85...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

If you are hungry for something sweet, you MUST visit the Red Velvet Cupcakery. The cupcake is absolutely delicious, but OHHHHHH....that icing! They have many, many flavors to choose from, but you cannot go wrong with the lemon with vanilla/coconut icing or the vanilla with...More

Reviewed 20 May 2017

Was excited to try their cupcakes but was disappointed. I don't understand why they have certificate of excellence if their cupcakes are not that good. The cake was dry and crumbly. The cupcake should always be moist and soft.

Reviewed 9 May 2017

Had a caramel cupcake. It was flavorless. The cake was dry. Brought the problems to the attention of the cashier. We were blown off.

Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for dessert after having dinner at nearby restaurant on a Monday evening around 6:30pm. The special flavor I wanted was out so opted for vanilla velvet with choc frosting. Cupcake was dense almost like bread pudding, frosting was buttercream - nice texture and...More

Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

We simply cannot believe how good these are. Moist and perfect. The owner needs to franchise. Don't change a thing in your recipes.

Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

It was my birthday so I treated myself. I had already become a fan through their signature "Summertime" cupcake, which is lemon cake with coconut topping. They have a cupcake of the week which happened to be my lucky day: lime cake with a swiss...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
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Meals
After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:00
Monday
08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 23:00
Thursday
08:00 - 23:00
Friday
08:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 505 7th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20004-1601
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Downtown / Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 202-347-7895
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