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Sprinkles Cupcakes

Sprinkles Cupcakes

Cupcake Shop and Bakery$$$$
Streeterville, Chicago
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  • Autumn S.
    "their daily keyword for a free cupcake."(8 Tips)
    John I.
    "Try the Red Velvet Cup cake.... it's amazing"(8 Tips)
    Ryan W.
    "Vegan Red Velvet cupcakes are the best vegan dessert"(3 Tips)
    Rated F G.
    "Best cupcakes in Chicago after a late night dinner"(3 Tips)
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  • Destiny E.
    Destiny Edwards2 weeks ago
    They have a cupcake vending machine!!!!
  • lino b.
    Cupcake ATM. Good gimmick.
  • Ruth S.
    Cookie cupcake and. Salted caramel cupcake were fantastic !!!!
  • Jonathan F.
    Jonathan FerreraSeptember 5, 2016
    If you have a dog, they do sell doggie cupcakes.
  • Jonathan F.
    Jonathan FerreraSeptember 5, 2016
    They have very good cupcakes. Despite the lines they get, there's only enough seats for four or five people inside.
  • Rahaf
    RahafAugust 27, 2016
    The cupcakes were fine not as good as it looks
  • Jamie I.
    Jamie IacobucciAugust 18, 2016
    dark chocolate cupcake w/sprinkles...wonderful!
  • Iryna M.
    Iryna MiroshAugust 7, 2016
    Love these cupcakes! They are the best! Marshmallow one is my favorite!!!
  • Susie H.
    Susie HarveyJune 13, 2016
    Red velvet
  • Jennifer T.
    Jennifer TaylorApril 15, 2016
    Fast & friendly service! Love the enviroment and new app!
  • Casey M.
    Casey MungerMarch 22, 2016
    Yummy cupcakes!
  • Yamilet C.
    Yamilet CortésJanuary 27, 2016
    Try the s'mores cupcake !!
  • Manal B.
    Manal BalamashJanuary 17, 2016
    You should try the red velvet cupcake 👌🏻
  • Yves GM
    Yves GMJanuary 6, 2016
    Everything
  • FJ B.
    FJ BeringDecember 30, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    If you can't find a favorite cupcake here, you don't have a pulse! Red Velvet for what it's worth!
  • Derek H.
    Derek HofferDecember 8, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Doggie cupcakes!
  • Majo Ponce C.
    Majo Ponce CDecember 4, 2015
    ATM service.
  • Brian D.
    Brian DeanNovember 29, 2015
    So good! I could eat these cupcakes daily
  • Sindre H.
    Sindre HjelleNovember 3, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    They have such good cupcakes and a lot of different flavors! Definitely coming here again
  • Jenny E.
    Jenny EarlsOctober 13, 2015
    Meh, line was awfully long for a so-so cupcake
  • SAAD
    SAADOctober 7, 2015
    Are you kidding me?? They have cupcake ATM :p you can get cupcake anytime but you gotta bring your credit card with you and your good to go
    Upvoted Sep 20
  • Jeff B.
    Jeff BeckSeptember 26, 2015
    Delicious cupcakes, and my girlfriend loved the gluten free red velvet
  • Ashley P.
    Ashley ParkSeptember 15, 2015
    GET THE SALTY CARAMEL OR BANANA CUPCAKES THEYRE MY FAVORITE! (NOTE: They dont have everything EVERY day tho)
  • Rated F G.
    Rated F GamingAugust 8, 2015
    Best cupcakes in Chicago after a late night dinner
  • Matt C.
    Matt ChudobaJune 12, 2015
    RED VELVET
  • Abdul
    AbdulJune 6, 2015
    Red velvet ❤️
  • M A.
    M ALDossaryMay 20, 2015
    A Must Try !!!! Yummy delicious Cupcake .. All the Flavors are good. Highly Recommended.
  • Helen L.
    Helen LeeMay 10, 2015
    Anything is great and so tasty. I love the red velvet cupcake. Coffee is only $2.
  • Kat M.
    Kat Medina NinoMarch 29, 2015
    A Must Stop For Grab & Go #Cupcakes! #Vegan #GlutenFree & #Vegetarian Options Too!
  • Heather M.
    Heather MurrayMarch 15, 2015
    The cutest, most overrated cupcakes in Chicago.
  • Astrid G.
    Astrid GuerraMarch 12, 2015
    Red Velvet and Cuban Coffee cupcake
  • alyssa b.
    alyssa burnsMarch 1, 2015
    Everything is great and an exceptional staff!
  • Matt D.
    Matt DickerFebruary 22, 2015
    Been here 25+ times
    Yes it's trendy, yes it's a tourist trap, yes the Cupcake ATM is kitschy...but damn these are good cupcakes.
  • Hila M.
    Hila MilaDecember 8, 2014
    They have only regular size vegan cupcake. It is so god that you won't want a small one :)
  • Paula K.
    Paula KuninDecember 8, 2014
    my favourite cupcake is the carrot cake
  • Dirk D.
    Dirk De LorNovember 21, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Use their app to check the flavor of the day.
  • Elizabeth J.
    Elizabeth JacksonNovember 9, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    We don't ever want to see this, especially with an ATM full of cupcakes, AND it's cold out here?!
  • Carolyn S.
    Carolyn SOctober 30, 2014
    My favorite are the cinnamon cupcakes!
  • Duane B.
    Duane BrownOctober 29, 2014
    Wasn't a huge fan when I ate here. I've had better.
  • Yura L.
    Yura LeeOctober 6, 2014
    $87 for 2 dozen cupcakes. These cupcakes better shit some gold. 😂😂😂
  • Alex F.
    Alex FlisOctober 5, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    They now offer mini cupcakes! Great snacks and great for sampling.
  • Alex F.
    Alex FlisOctober 5, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Get the sprinkles app to see the daily flavors... No need to wait in line if your favorite flavor isn't available. Plus it will show you the featured flavors and when they will arrive
  • Anni
    AnniOctober 4, 2014
    CUPCAKE ATM!!
  • Angela
    AngelaOctober 2, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Best cupcakes in Chicago. Red velvet cupcake, black and white, and marshmallow are my top three. Follow them on social media, they give out free cupcakes some days.
  • Yum K.
    Yum KSeptember 28, 2014
    Lemon cupcake!!!
  • Sara S.
    Sara SteigerSeptember 19, 2014
    Yummy!! Follow them on Facebook for special give always :)
  • Cindy R.
    Cindy RodriguezAugust 27, 2014
    Red velvet...
  • Emily J.
    Emily JurlinaAugust 21, 2014
    Their peanut butter chip is heaven.
  • Madeline G.
    Madeline GullettAugust 21, 2014
    Cupcakes! They are all amazing! They even have one vegan option each day. I had the vegan red velvet and it didn't even taste vegan it was that delicious!
  • Qurrat J.
    Qurrat JafferyAugust 18, 2014
    Red velvet was yum and classic.
  • Kyra K.
    Kyra KuriataAugust 9, 2014
    They were delicious
  • Todd C.
    Todd CarpenterAugust 7, 2014
    Make everyone wait while you Instagram the cupcake ATM outside.
  • Redeye Chicago
    Redeye ChicagoAugust 3, 2014
    There's a cupcake vending machine out front to satisfy your late-night sugar cravings after the storefront has closed. Read more
  • Time Out Chicago
    Time Out ChicagoAugust 2, 2014
    There’s no opening wide for these things—these are cupcakes that, for once, are of manageable size. That may convince you to eat more than one, which you probably can. Read more
  • Iman E.
    Iman ElgammalJuly 26, 2014
    The cupcake machine took our money and didn't give us our cupcake!!! We bought 3!
  • Carol P.
    Carol PiusJune 15, 2014
    Coconut and lime coconut are where it's at! Pumpkin and chai latte pretty much tastes the same
  • John I.
    John InterianoMay 13, 2014
    Try the Red Velvet Cup cake.... it's amazing
  • Maggie
    MaggieMarch 25, 2014
    The vanilla cupcake was surprisingly good!
  • Karthika V.
    Karthika VarmaMarch 18, 2014
    If you don't want to wait in line and you're craving a quick cupcake, use the cupcake ATM!
  • Eylul S.
    Eylul SavasFebruary 19, 2014
    Best cupcakes ever! Red velvet and banana-chocolate are my favorites.
  • Tiffany P.
    Tiffany Payne-GriffinJanuary 15, 2014
    Absolutely delicious batter used for the cupcakes and I loved the buttercream frosting.
  • Dan C.
    Dan CooperDecember 15, 2013
    Don't plan on being able to enjoy your cupcake(s) in the shop; it is small, with very limited seating. If you can grab one, though, go for it.
  • Courtney D.
    Courtney DuncanDecember 6, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    DARK chocolate(w/ sprinkles), chai spice, cranberry orange (in the fall), salted caramel (in the fall) and pumpkin : ). All so so good. (Especially the dark chocolate...super moist and chocolatety)
  • Mac
    MacOctober 29, 2013
    Try the cupcakes!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Sarah P.
    Sarah PerkinsSeptember 24, 2013
    Lemon, german chocolate and chocolate marshmellow were disappointing. LOVED the red velvet, best so far. Banana, cinnamon good so far. Love the daily specials! Overall very fresh.
  • josh ☯
    josh ☯September 22, 2013
    brace yourself-the atm might have a longer line than the actual store
  • Ella S.
    Ella SpeakesSeptember 21, 2013
    Atm very slow.
  • KD
    KDAugust 19, 2013
    Hands down the best cupcakes ever..worth waiting in long line
  • Silvestre L.
    Silvestre Lopez JrAugust 9, 2013
    They have cup cakes for dogs to. Non rawhide
  • Irina L.
    Irina L.July 7, 2013
    The best capcakes in the world.
  • Sonja S.
    Sonja SoutherlandJune 19, 2013
    Absolutely Delish! The cupcakes are moist and have a proper proportion of icing to cupcake. The staff was very friendly! They also sale their cupcake mix....yummy!!
  • Michelle M.
    Michelle MarieMay 9, 2013
    Today's whisper word is "Mom."
  • Kristina N.
    Kristina N.April 13, 2013
    So-so: If you're in for a Red Velvet wonder head over to Sweet Miss Givings located in the French market @ Ogilvie. Tho the seasonal varieties & aroma of warm sugar are irresistible. Round 2? Why not.
  • Yulia M.
    Yulia MaikherApril 6, 2013
    Follow Sprinkles on Facebook or Twitter for whisper words and secret deals.
  • Yulia M.
    Yulia MaikherApril 6, 2013
    Get the red velvet!
  • JC D.
    JC DSMarch 8, 2013
    I love this place...
  • kevin k.
    kevin krejcaMarch 7, 2013
    Stuffs good! Like, real good!
  • Marissa M.
    Marissa MickFebruary 23, 2013
    Cupcake ATM!!
  • Kate S.
    Kate SchafferFebruary 13, 2013
    Cupcake vending machine more fun than you'd expect.
  • M O.
    M OchoJanuary 26, 2013
    Mmmmmmm cupcakes!!
  • eryn o.
    eryn oDecember 27, 2012
    Not only do they have gluten-free red velvet cupcakes-- they're the best GF cupcakes I've ever had.
  • eryn o.
    eryn oDecember 27, 2012
    Eat a cupcake any time you want. Because they have a CUPCAKE ATM. The future is here, and it's delicious.
  • Mira U.
    Mira UncutDecember 16, 2012
    The mocha is legit!
  • Jake S.
    Jake SmithOctober 29, 2012
    If you are waiting in line, try to help keep the door closed. This insures the freshness of the cupcakes housed inside.
  • Nadia S.
    Nadia Swearingen-FriesenOctober 26, 2012
    Amazing!! Perfect presentation on the perfect treat!
  • Lizette M.
    Lizette MorazzaniOctober 15, 2012
    magnolias red velvets are ten times better. So dissapointed :(
  • Mira U.
    Mira UncutOctober 5, 2012
    The mocha is amazing!
  • Alex d.
    Alex di MauroOctober 4, 2012
    You can only buy one cupcake at a time.
  • Julia
    JuliaSeptember 23, 2012
    BEST. CUPCAKES. EVER!!!!!!!! 
  • Nykea P.
    Nykea Pippion McGriffSeptember 8, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    The Red Velvet is the absolute best.
  • Samantha
    SamanthaAugust 31, 2012
    Cupcake ATMs who could ask for more?
  • Adi N.
    Adi NanoAugust 25, 2012
    black and white is the best
  • Karissa M.
    Karissa McDanielAugust 25, 2012
    They don't always have every flavor stocked so if you need a GF cupcake, it's not a sure thing that the ATM has it. :(
  • Patrick P.
    Patrick PennerAugust 20, 2012
    Dark Chocolate is the best!
  • Trixie
    TrixieAugust 12, 2012
    The cupcake ATM outside isn't worth the long line, just go in and order, the people are so nice.
  • Anthony
    AnthonyAugust 7, 2012
    If you want to skip the line and not use the automated machine, just walk right in but the flavors are limited inside the store!
  • Kathleen N.
    Kathleen NewloveJuly 29, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    Try the Salted Caramel
  • Topshop
    TopshopJune 19, 2012
    Seriously yummy cupcakes! A random fact is that they're Ophra's favourites.
  • Brian P.
    Brian PitmanJune 15, 2012
    Get one to eat in Sprinkles, and one for later!
  • Laura B.
    Laura BJune 10, 2012
    Sadly some of the worst cupcakes I've had. They were very very dry and did not live up to expectations. The only good one was lemon coconut. Red velvet, chai, and chocolate were terrible
  • Autumn S.
    Autumn SmithJune 8, 2012
    Follow them on Twitter @sprinkleschicag for their daily keyword for a free cupcake. They give away about 50 a day!
  • Akos A.
    Akos AmaningApril 9, 2012
    All Red velvet!http://www.sprinkles.com/
  • Suzanne E.
    Suzanne EL-MoursiApril 3, 2012
    The banana is awesome guys!
  • Ryan W.
    Ryan WestMarch 24, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Vegan Red Velvet cupcakes are the best vegan dessert I've ever had- by far
  • Rebecca L.
    Rebecca LangeMarch 6, 2012
    Best cupcakes around!
  • Kayla I.
    Kayla InserraFebruary 14, 2012
    Be the first 50 customers to whisper the secret word into one of the employees ears and receive a free cupcake of your choice! Hint: Follow @Sprinkles on Twitter for the daily secret word!
  • Molly S.
    Molly SimmonsJanuary 29, 2012
    Definitely worth the stop!
  • Time Out Chicago
    Time Out ChicagoOctober 31, 2011
    There’s no opening wide for these things—these are cupcakes that are, for once, of manageable size. That may convince you that you can eat more than one, which you probably can. Read more
  • Time Out Chicago
    Time Out ChicagoOctober 20, 2011
    There’s no opening wide for these things—these are cupcakes that are, for once, of manageable size. That may convince you that you can eat more than one, which you probably can.
  • 1MsPerfect
    1MsPerfectOctober 3, 2011
    There's ALWAYS a line, but it's worth the wait
  • Barry B.
    Barry BrecheisenOctober 1, 2011
    They always have celebrities show up and their red velvet cupcake is amazing
  • Jessica Y.
    Jessica YoungSeptember 15, 2011
    Vanilla hazelnut was amazing
  • Ellen DeGeneres
    Ellen DeGeneresSeptember 9, 2011
    Nothing makes a great day better than a Sprinkles Vegan Red Velvet cupcake. It's also great if you're having a bad day. What I'm saying is: you should have one today.
  • Christopher B.
    Christopher BurdickSeptember 1, 2011
    Sign up for their feed on Twitter and get the keyword for a free cupcake every day!
  • Robert B.
    Robert B.August 27, 2011
    Cupcakes would be great with hot chocolate, but it's only seasonal.
  • Kamaria
    KamariaAugust 24, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Be prepared to wait in line sometimes. Vanilla Milk Chocolate is my fave!
  • Rick S.
    Rick SteeleJuly 23, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Red Velvet is Very Good!!
  • Lindsey W.
    Lindsey WoodyJuly 19, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    The most amazing cupcakes! Check twitter for secret words to get free cupcakes and download Sprinkles app for your phone so you always know what flavors are made each day!
  • Nina H.
    Nina H.June 21, 2011
    Red velvet is delicious. The kits they sell are fun too.
  • Kirsten M.
    Kirsten MatsonMay 4, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    The gluten free red velvet cake is delicious! So rich and moist.
  • Jordan K.
    Jordan KurthApril 4, 2011
    The vanilla cupcake is to die for!
  • Joey P.
    Joey PMarch 14, 2011
    Everyday they have a secret word that will get you a free cupcake if whispered to the staff. Usually limited to 1st 100 or so. Follow them on Twitter to find out the secret whisper word!
  • Linda N.
    Linda NguyenMarch 9, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    There is always something new to try - Love the rotating flavors. You can check the website to find out which one is currently in the bakery! Also, don't forget to whisper the word of the day!
  • Time Out Chicago
    Time Out ChicagoFebruary 11, 2011
    Thought you'd want to know: Sprinkles has been nominated for Best New Bakery in Time Out Chicago’s 2011 Eat Out Awards. Vote now! Read more
  • ShoeHefner
    ShoeHefnerDecember 23, 2010
    Red Velvet pls...
  • Kyle E.
    Kyle EggertDecember 9, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    They give away 25-100 free cupcakes a day if you become a fan on facebook and cheek their page for secret word of the day.
  • Foodspotting
    FoodspottingDecember 3, 2010
    Try the peanut butter cupcake
  • Chutima N.
    Chutima NakwarinOctober 13, 2010
    Love it
  • Becki S.
    Becki SchneiderSeptember 30, 2010
    Amazing cupcakes! Banana peanut butter... scrumptious!
  • Matt H.
    Matt HelbigSeptember 18, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Great place to get cupckaes! Try every flavor. Nomnomnom.
  • Marissa F.
    Marissa FlaxbartSeptember 2, 2010
    Pick up a "flavor card", it'll tell you which days they make which flavors.
  • Candy N.
    Candy NishimuraAugust 26, 2010
    STRAWBERRY CUPCAKES.
  • Todd C.
    Todd CarpenterAugust 21, 2010
    Pretty dang good but SugarBliss is still better.
  • Pamela C.
    Pamela CarpenterAugust 21, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Check twitter for free cupcake codes!
  • Pamela F.
    Pamela FairchildAugust 18, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    One word....YUM!
  • Nikki H.
    Nikki H. 🌻August 16, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Best cupcake there in my opinion is the Red Velvet! OMGoodness! Yum!
  • Cameroon
    CameroonAugust 14, 2010
    You have to try the lemon cupcakes... Yummy!!
  • Eric S.
    Eric SlepakAugust 7, 2010
    Lemon coconut and peanut butter chip.
  • Jessica S.
    Jessica ScottAugust 7, 2010
    You can get a "frosting shot" for 75 cents...just the awesome frosting!
  • Adrienne G.
    Adrienne GawlowskiAugust 6, 2010
    My favorite cupcake is vanilla milk chocolate. The vanilla cake is so moist with big vanilla flavor topped with milk chocolate frosting.
  • Jenny F.
    Jenny Fukumoto 🍺August 4, 2010
    They close at 7 on weekdays and 6 on Sunday...get in line by then and you'll be clear to get your cupcake fix!
  • Courtney C.
    Courtney CalinogAugust 4, 2010
    The red velvet cupcake is amazing!
  • Patrick R.
    Patrick RayJuly 29, 2010
    Sprinkles cup cakes are mad yummy. After I grab one, I go shopping on Rush street at Original Penguin. Cool area!
  • AskMen
    AskMenJuly 28, 2010
    About 10 or so flavors will be available daily & rotated on a regular basis. These palatable treats pack more flavorful wallop than most wedding cakes. Read more
  • ChicagoAndrea
    ChicagoAndreaJuly 27, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    try the lemon coconut cupcakes! then check out cityblue apparel & denim nearby for great men's & women's jeans, tshirts, jewelry & more Read more
  • Alex M.
    Alex MarinoJuly 23, 2010
    Try the cupcakes
  • Rubi A.
    Rubi AngelOctober 2, 2015
    Los cupcakes son enormes y deliciosos. Lo que no me encanto ... La atención del personal... Muy apáticos
  • Mariana L.
    Mariana LosadaNovember 6, 2014
    Los mejores cupcakes ever !! Y su Atm de Cupcakes te hacen sentir cual niño chiquito!
  • Cristian O.
    Cristian OrozcoOctober 31, 2013
    Buenisimo el cupcake gluten free! De red velvet... Pidanlo
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