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Cupcakes by Sonja

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Serendra, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
(632) 8560308
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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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245 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Order the peanut butter nuttella. For 105 peso for a reg to small size. Bit pricey. Taste nothing special. Probably could of bake it myself. Maybe i laid 100 for the box and 5 peso for the cake.!??

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Thank Gordonchef
Madison, Wisconsin
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped by Cupcakes by Sonja several times in Feb and March of this year. Every cupcake I ate was delicious. What stuck out most though was the service. I was impressed that the attendant actually knew about the ingredients in each cupcake...impressive. My favorites were the carrot cake and peanut butter/chocolate cupcakes. And not only were the cupcakes delicious...they... More 

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Thank jamied49er
New Delhi, India
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Sonja's cupcakes are legendary in Manila! SO i decided to check them out with my elderly mother..seating is limited and is mostly outside, where there are flies and the floor is dirty!! Had to have it cleaned before we could seat ourselves! The earl grey tea is superb, the cupcakes small and pricey! But taste good..I found the chocolate one... More 

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Thank MeenakshiT_13
Manila Philippines
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669 reviews
366 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 305 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Used to cupcakes I saw a signboard they have donuts. So with my daughter we bought different kinds. By the way, 4 pcs minimum you can have a boxed purchase. This place however is more of a take away place, since tables are really limited. Good cupcakes and donuts. don't forget to buy water to counteract the sweet aftertaste.

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1 Thank doctorfoxtrot
Manila, Philippines
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316 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 276 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

August 2016 marks Sonja's store in BGC 10th year in operation. My favorites are the Red Velvet Vixen and the Carrot Cupcakes. They also provide free drinking water upon request.

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Thank Elmo B
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

A friend recommended me this place and I'm glad I checked it out. I really recommend the red velvet cupcakes. The taste is really nice, I don't like it when the chocolate taste overpowers everything. The cupcakes are fluffy and moist.

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Thank Nydia V
Zanzibar Island, Tanzania
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74 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2016

Although the quality of the cupcakes has gone down over the years, it is still by far the best cupcakes I have ever had. No matter which country I buy my cupcakes in! Unfortunately had a bad experience the last time I went, as the frosting of my Red Velvet (the best one for sure!) was a bit off. They... More 

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Thank NJM88
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2015 via mobile

I would say that their cupcakes are one of the best..I just love the taste, unlike the others it was not too sweet..just perfect..!

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Thank Amie C
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68 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

Try ordering death by chocolate. It is very delicious. Other cupcakes such as peppermint cupcake are also good but my favorite is death by chocolate. The price is a little bit expensive though.

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Thank Tashjaz
Taguig City, Philippines
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

When they opened I used to get the Peppermint and the chocolate was good. Now, my favorite is the vanilla sunshine the pink one because I love pink haha! Before the icing were big and spread evenly onto the cupcake now, they're so tiny and small. I guess they're saving with cost since there are other competitors but I still... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$2 - US$10
Cuisine
Cafe
Restaurant features
Takeout
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Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Serendra, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Manila
  • Phone Number: (632) 8560308

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?