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Sugar Sweet Sunshine

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Lower East Side
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126 Rivington St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10002-2300
+1 212-995-1960
08:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 19:00
Mon - Thu 08:00 - 22:00
Fri 08:00 - 23:00
Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I work as an event planner and order cakes from so many different bakeries. I was pleasantly surprised by the ordering process with Sugar Sweet Sunshine. I found myself in a pinch needing a large cake with very little notice. They honored my request with ease and delivered it on time. I was a bit of a nag constantly checking... More 

Thank Katrina B
Bethpage, New York
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78 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a cappuccino and some cake. Apple cake was great. A very quaint place and the staff was very accommodating.

126wdebbie, Owner at Sugar Sweet Sunshine, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting us and sharing your experience with us and others. I will let my staff know they are doing a good job. See you next time. More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

In Manhattan for a quick visit, and my cousin brought me here. I had the lemon cupcake, which was absolutely delicious, and coffee. I got a large banana pudding to go and my teenage daughter ate the entire thing by herself! Will definitely stop by if ever in NYC again!

Thank Liz P
Debbie W, Owner at Sugar Sweet Sunshine, responded to this review

Hi Liz, thanks for popping in. I'm glad you enjoyed your Lemon Yummy cupcake and coffee. That is funny that your daughter ate the Banana Pudding by herself. Please do stop in again if you get to NYC. Cheers, deb More 

New York City, New York
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48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

This place is known for its outstanding banana pudding and it does not disappoint. The other 3 puddings we tried were, lemon/strawberry trifle, coffee and Chocolate Chip mint. All were outstanding except for the mint, which was too reminiscent of toothpaste mint. We also tried 4 different cupcakes and they were just ok.. the icing on all tasted mostly just... More 

Thank Wanderlust2340
New York City, New York
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43 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

This adorable little spot on Rivington Street is as homey as it gets. Fresh, luscious, assortments of cupcakes with names like "Sexy Red Velvet". The price is right and the taste is homemade, without fanfare or trendiness.

Thank Remoulade
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Cute, 60's style decorated bakery with moist and delicious cupcakes, cakes, and pudding. I loved the shot of Nog pudding ($3) - Pumpkin cake with eggnog trifle. Sooo good and the perfect size for me! Satisfying size and leaves room in your belly for more treats nearby.

Thank Salina S
Des Moines, Iowa
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63 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Very quaint bakery with lots of sweets. Cupcakes looked good. We had the chocolate chip deliciousness pudding posse. It was very good! Very sweet! This is mostly a to-go bakery. One small table for two within.

Thank Megan M
new york, ny
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

This has been one of my NYC insider secret dessert retreats for about a decade. When I was in college, my roommate used to buy their fall trifle, a mix of eggnog pudding, fresh whipped cream and a spicy pumpkin cake. Though it always baffled me, she would never finish her serving and would leave the leftovers in the fridge... More 

Thank JasperHoliday
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58 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

I haven't tried their cupcakes but their puddings are so amazing. Their Banana pudding is way better than Magnolia. I tried Banana Pudding, Strawberry Lemon Trifle and Chocolate Chip and all of them are delicious. Full of flavour, sweet and moisture. Try medium size for each rather than small.

Thank clairelim1104
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Wonderful banana & chocolate bomb pudding. Great cupcakes as well. Lalalalalalalalalalalalala. What else can I say?

Thank packerman12

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$100
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126 Rivington St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10002-2300
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Lower East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Lower East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-995-1960
Old fashion bakery that serves up desserts like grandma use to make. Catering to birthdays, weddings, graduations and any event that may come your way. Favorites are cupcakes and puddings.

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

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