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Sugar Sweet Sunshine

126 Rivington St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10002-2300
+1 212-995-1960
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“banana pudding” (14 reviews)
“cupcakes” (62 reviews)
“trifle” (4 reviews)
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8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
126 Rivington St, Frnt 1, New York City, NY 10002-2300
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Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

These cupcakes are absolutely fantastic! So fresh! And very reasonably priced! Don't miss the pistachio!

Thank Joan F
Debbie W, Owner at Sugar Sweet Sunshine, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2017

Hi Joan, thanks for visiting. Great tip you gave folks who are thinking of visiting....Pistachio! Cheers, debbie

Reviewed July 12, 2017

Small little bakery that serves the best cupcakes and puddings in the city. A frequent customer here (perhaps too frequent given my waistline), and the cakes are always fresh and tasty. Service is great, although at busy times you may have to wait a few...More

Thank raverusa
Debbie W, Owner at Sugar Sweet Sunshine, responded to this reviewResponded September 20, 2017

Sorry for the late response. I'm glad to see you are a frequent customer. It is what keeps us going. FYI-next time you swing by ask about our Pudding Punch Card :) Cheers, debbie

Reviewed May 22, 2017

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...More

1  Thank Katrina B
Reviewed May 11, 2017 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 reviewResponded May 12, 2017

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.

Reviewed April 3, 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...More

Thank Liz P
Debbie W, Owner at Sugar Sweet Sunshine, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2017

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

Reviewed March 26, 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...More

Thank Wanderlust2340
Reviewed November 27, 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
Reviewed November 13, 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...More

Thank Salina S
Reviewed October 30, 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
Reviewed August 10, 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...More

Thank JasperHoliday
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$100
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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
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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. Free Wifi and seating.
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