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The 6 Best Cupcake Shops In Seattle

Updated: October 6, 2021

The best things in life are sweet and these Seattle stores make the sweetest coconut cupcakes! We assessed both diner and critic reviews, analyzed top sites to determine the best cupcake spots in Seattle. Sample a lemon cupcake or a decadent chocolate ganache cupcake - both will be delicious coming from these stores!

Find the perfect Cupcakes spot

Macrina Bakery & Cafe

Bakery, $$, BelltownBakery, $$Seattle, Belltown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Foursquare, 2020

    The 15 Best Places for Cupcakes in Seattle

    Foursquare, 2020
  • Eater, 2019

    21 Seattle Bakeries That Will Satisfy Any Sweet Tooth

    Eater, 2019

Tres Lecheria

Bakery, $, WallingfordBakery, $Seattle, Wallingford
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0
  • SeattleMet, 2018

    Hey, Sweet Tooths: 7 Dessert Shops You Should Know About

    SeattleMet, 2018
  • SeattleMet, 2019

    The Best Restaurants in Wallingford Right Now

    SeattleMet, 2019

Cupcake Royale and Verite Coffee

Desserts, $$, BallardDesserts, $$Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
  • Flower Delivery Reviews

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  • Foursquare, 2020

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    Foursquare, 2020

Cupcake Royale

Desserts, $$, Capitol HillDesserts, $$Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Foursquare, 2020

    The 15 Best Places for Cupcakes in Seattle

    Foursquare, 2020
  • The Stranger, 2018

    The Best Places to Eat Sweets in Seattle

    The Stranger, 2018

Indu!ge Desserts

Desserts, FauntleroyDessertsSeattle, Fauntleroy
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Sugar Bakery & Cafe

Bakery, $, First HillBakery, $Seattle, First Hill
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • SeattleMet, 2019

    30 Places to Get Your Sugar Fix in Seattle

    SeattleMet, 2019

How does it work?

Finding the best Cupcakes spots in Seattle can take way too long. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 10951 restaurants in Seattle, 1095134 restaurant reviews, and exactly 1286 lists and articles from experts at SeattleMet and Eater and more. All with some boam magic. The spots that made the cut have been featured in SeattleMet - The Best Restaurants in Wallingford Right Now, Eater - 21 Seattle Bakeries That Will Satisfy Any Sweet Tooth and SeattleMet - 30 Places to Get Your Sugar Fix in Seattle. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. The restaurants featured above represent the best of the best in Seattle Cupcakes.

Drink pairing tips for Cupcakes

  • Sauvignon Blanc and lemon cupcake


    When considering what goes best with lemon cupcake, we recommend a glass of Sauvignon Blanc, it truly complements the dish as it highlights the lemon flavours in the wine.


  • A great drink pairing for chocolate cupcake

    Knowing what to pair with chocolate cupcake can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some red wine, particularly a glass of Cabernet Sauvignon. This, full-bodied, red wine balances the rich chocolate cupcake.

  • The perfect complement to strawberry cupcake


    Experts often pair strawberry cupcake with a glass of Chardonnay, a popular white wine.

Interesting facts about Cupcakes

  • The first ever cupcake

    Amelia Simmons is widely recognized as the first person to ever make the now-famous cupcake.

  • The record holder

    On November 2, 2011, United States’s Cupcakes fans celebrated a new world record by the cupcake, weighing 2,594 pounds.

  • For the love of lemon cupcake

    To celebrate their passion for lemon cupcake, people in United States decided to hold an annual National Lemon Cupcake Day every December 15.

Parking tips

Parking in Seattle can be a challenge. To make your life easier, we partnered with SpotHero, an innovative digital parking reservation service, so you can easily and effortlessly find parking near your selected Cupcakes spot.

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