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The Sweet Lobby

404 8th Street SE, Washington DC, DC 20003
+1 202-544-2404
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good22%
  • Average23%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible4%
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“cupcakes” (59 reviews)
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404 8th Street SE, Washington DC, DC 20003
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were here on 1 July late in the morning. At that hour, some listed items had already sold out. I had a chocolate cupcake with chopped hazelnuts on top. This was the moistest cupcake I've ever had from a bakery - superb. My friend...More

Thank GoGoGrana
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Georgetown gets all the hype, but this place has all the flavor. Moist cupcakes with complex flavors. We had the red dragon cupcake - it had fudge chunks, a subtle taste of orange and a kick of chili pepper. The caramel apple had plentiful apples...More

Thank egland95
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

I am not sure that this place could be any smaller. You would think if they one on cupcake wars they might have put some of the prize money and prestige to a slightly larger, more easy to find location. Either way, the cupcakes and...More

Thank maineiak07
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

I've been to this business many times before since I run residency programs and often purchase cupcakes for meetings from sweet lobby since that's about the only choice for cupcakes on capital Hill. Never been impressed with quality or the curt service. Today, 3/3, the...More

Thank Eric007Maryland
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

I have to start by saying, I absolutely LOVE cupcakes. To the point where I will buy one of each flavor that I even slightly think I'll like without inquiring about the price. I visited this establishment in search of good cupcakes a few weeks...More

1  Thank Kaylensmom
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped in here for cupcakes and tried a macaroon too. The macaroon wasn't fresh. The award winning spicy chocolate cupcake had one spicy bite. The rest was dry and stuck to the paper. Definitely wouldn't go again. Especially at the price.

Thank Khethiwe C
Reviewed 19 October 2016

The frosting was made with crisco- really? That slippery lip thing... ugh. I expected better. If I were only rating the Macaron I would have given it a 4.

Thank mjacobs
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

$13.95 FOR CRAPPY CUPCAKES!!!! I was not impressed, I guess anyone can get on cupcake wars.......I have had better from a box of Betty Crocker. What a waste of my time money and effort. Two stars might be too much.

Thank Jackson H
Reviewed 6 October 2016

The cupcakes and macarons here are great. We usually get the Boston Cream Pie and red velvet. It's a tad pricey, but not too bad.

Thank Matt J
Reviewed 18 August 2016

If you like cupcakes, if you like macarons, if you like them together, you're in the right place. This is a great spot for sweets. Not inexpensive and it's worth it! Best macarons in DC, period. They also have good hot chocolate. It's a small...More

Thank Merci365
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Kids
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 21:00
Thursday
10:00 - 21:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 404 8th Street SE, Washington DC, DC 20003
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Capitol Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Capitol Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 202-544-2404
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