Buttercup Bake Shop

Bakery, Cupcakes, Desserts
973 2nd Ave (btwn E 51st & E 52nd)
New York, NY 10022
(212) 350-4144
8:00am - 9:00pm
8:00am - 9:00pm
8:00am - 9:00pm
8:00am - 10:00pm
8:00am - 10:00pm
10:00am - 10:00pm
10:00am - 7:00pm



  • Red Velvet cupcake is by far the best in the city!! I also suggest the Peanut Butter & Jelly cupcake- jelly filled with peanut butter frosting ;)
  • Get the banana pudding and some red velvet cupcakes. Eat it all in one sitting, rinse, repeat.
  • The best Red Velvet in New York City
  • Get the vanilla vanilla cupcake, it is fantastic.
  • don't come here for coffee but definitely get the coconut cake, even though it's pretty expensive.
  • This cake is like crack. You've been warned.
  • The Buttercup Golden and Red Velvet cupcakes are excellent. And the Buttercup's Famous Banana Pudding is a must try.
  • Try the bargain ($1) chocolate chip cookie squares. Delicious!
  • Must have their banana pudding it is so so delicious!
  • We cannot stop eating the best banana pudding ever to be made! The rich and thick pudding mixed with fresh banana bites and crushed vanilla wafers gives that creamy yet crunchy cookie feel all in one.
  • The banana pudding is amazing... gives Magnolia's a run for its money.
  • Get the Hummingbird cupcake. It's is so delish!
  • Best Place in NY to Relive Elementary School. Especially with their legendary chocolate and vanilla cupcakes with buttercream frosting! They serve cakes, cheesecakes, pies, and other desserts too!
  • Buttercup golden with chocolate icing is oh-yeah-so-good. Hat tip: cup of milk for $.95.
  • red velvet cupcake is out of this world. if u like sweet. u will b in heaven :)
  • The red velvet is Delish! So is the Hummingbird!
  • Can't go wrong with red velvet or the banana pudding
  • Hidden gem of midtown. If you love buttercream frosting, incredible banana pudding and cupcakes in every variation (ube, anyone?) go here!
  • Birthday cake cupcake!!!
  • The banana pudding was amazing.

Nearby places

943 Second Ave (at E 50th St)
956 2nd Ave (at E 51st St)
248 E 52nd St (btwn 2nd & 3rd Ave)