City Cakes

City Cakes

Cupcake Shop, Bakery, and Dessert Shop · Chelsea
251 W 18th St Lowr (btwn 7th & 8th), New York, NY 10011, United States
Hours:
Open until 9:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon, Wed–Sat
    • 11:00 AM–9:00 PM
  • Sun
    • Noon–9:00 PM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
No
Menus:
Dessert
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
Outdoor Seating:
No

Incredible cupcakes and half-pound cookies! Custom & basic cakes made to order. As seen on TLC, E! Network and Food Network, Chelsea and NYC's best kept secret.

8.7/10

Based on 83 votes

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    Jennifer C.
    "Salted Caramel cupcake!!! Amazing!"(2 Tips)
    Leah G.
    "their red velvet cookie"(2 Tips)
    Gabriela G.
    "Great but my favorites are at Levain Bakery"(2 Tips)
    GourmetLive
    "Noteworthy are the pumpkin spice"(2 Tips)
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  • Mike N.

    Half pound cookies! Heavenly.

    Mike Nickerson · 1 week ago
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  • Jennifer C.

    Salted Caramel cupcake!!! Amazing!

    Jennifer C · September 13, 2015
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  • Anthony P.

    Come earlier in the day for more options. Their 1/2 lbs cookies are awesome.

    Anthony Popeo · July 27, 2015
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  • Liz D.

    The 1/2 lb cookies are no joke. Different from Levain, these are more like traditional cookies, but ginormous. Love the oatmeal and snickerdoodle. Also, buy 10, get 1 free!

    Liz Dell · July 12, 2015
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  • Leah G.

    I just devoured their red velvet cookie, it's stuffed with melted heavenly cream cheese. A must try

    Leah Geoghegan · June 26, 2015
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  • Gabriela G.

    Great but my favorites are at Levain Bakery

    Gabriela Grossmann · May 24, 2015
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  • Diane E.

    Their salted caramel cupcake gives me life!!!!! The best sin I've ever indulged in.

    Diane Eson · February 5, 2015
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  • Winson W.

    Red velvet with cream cheese cookie! Snicker doodle is really good too. $3.50 for a really big cookie! It's soft and chewy.

    Winson Wong · February 4, 2015
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  • Jillian

    Best Looking 2015 Cupcakes of 2014

    Jillian · December 25, 2014
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  • Francis U.

    OMG!! One pound cookies. Had red velvet cookie with a frosting interior!!

    Francis Udler · November 19, 2014
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  • Roniel T.

    Best cupcakes in the city

    Roniel Tessler · November 6, 2014
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  • Lynn K.

    Cupcakes taste so moist and cookies are to die for!

    Lynn Kwon-Dzikiy · August 17, 2014
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  • esther

    Reeses pieces cookie is bae

    esther · August 14, 2014
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  • Alberto S.

    The ginger one is exquisite!

    Alberto Simon · March 19, 2014
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  • Sarah P.

    Love the new flavors of this month! Oktoberfest (yes like the beer) and Pumpkin Spice! Definitely worth breaking the diet for! And they have a buy 3 or more get 1 free deal everyday!

    Sarah Pleitez · October 22, 2013
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  • Meredith M.

    You might as well go to a Wal-mart bakery, y'all, cause you'll get the same dry cake and greasy icing as this place, sadly. :(

    Meredith M · June 29, 2013
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  • Caitlin C.

    There's no denying that the cakes they make are gorgeous. But we tried a basic cookie and it didn't particularly impress compared to other spots.

    Caitlin Clements · February 10, 2013
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  • Cupcake Crusaders

    Unfortunately our Guest Crusader didn't have a good experience, but we believe in second chances!

    Cupcake Crusaders · November 6, 2012
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  • Tarun

    You can't see the place from across the street as it is in the lower level. Just walk close to the address and you can see it

    Tarun · April 20, 2012
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  • Eric S.

    The best place for cupcakes in the city! Friendlier than Billy's and tastes better too!

    Eric S. · April 1, 2012
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  • Jasmine S.

    This place blows Billy's out of the water!!!! So so so deliciously amazing treats! Thanks Mark!!

    Jasmine Serrano · January 23, 2012
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  • GourmetLive

    Food Bloggers John & Elana Iaciofane say, “City Cakes has hands down the best cakes. Noteworthy are the pumpkin spice and the Key lime, with flavorful icing that is substantial and not too sweet.”

    GourmetLive · October 11, 2011
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  • Tamara B.

    Try the Amaretto Cupcake with Sinful Buttercream Icing.

    Tamara Bennett · September 28, 2011
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  • Julian A.

    Get the half-pound cookies. It takes two days to finish one!

    Julian Andrews · August 13, 2011
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  • !:gem:!

    Cookies and cupcakes are stale and lack any sense of excitement. Go around the block to Lulu instead.

    !:gem:! · July 7, 2011
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  • Margot G.

    It is a dangerously delicious place, as you may not want to go anywhere else for cupcakes again. The red velvet cupcakes are wonderful!

    Margot G · June 5, 2011
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  • Margot G.

    The chocolate spice cookies are the best cookies imaginable! It dangerous tol

    Margot G · June 5, 2011
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  • Cristal P.

    Their cupcakes are extremely exquisite and unbelievably yummy. Im def. A BIG FAN I try to buy their cupcakes at least every week. YUM

    Cristal P · May 18, 2011
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  • Erica G.

    Best cookie in manhattan. I promise you this.

    Erica Gorochow · April 10, 2011
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  • Dev

    Right now cupcakes buy 3 get 1 free

    Dev · March 20, 2011
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  • Amanda

    Their cookies are HUGE and delicious !

    Amanda · March 4, 2011
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  • Marc S.

    Buy 3 cupcakes get 1 free at City Cakes!

    Marc Stellrecht · February 21, 2011
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  • Gilt City

    City Cakes are whimsically designed, skillfully executed, and sinfully delicious desserts that rival works of art in beauty and creative flair. We're dreaming of cream cheese frosting...

    Gilt City · December 3, 2010
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  • galfromdownunder

    This is the most outstanding giant gooey chocolate cookie in the city. It should be called the giant molten chocolate blowout

    galfromdownunder · August 21, 2010
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  • Ed M.

    The BEST place for cupcakes leave magnolia for the clueless tourists

    Ed Marshall · June 23, 2010
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