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Buttercream Bakeshop

1250 9th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-4882
+1 202-735-0102
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“cake” (4 reviews)
“pastry” (4 reviews)
“meringue” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1250 9th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-4882
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was lead to believe this was a cupcake shop, until we went inside. The cupcakes themselves are neatly packaged in chocolate colored paper. I thought they were popovers until I read the flavors. My friend stated her Earl Grey cupcake was subtly flavoured like...More

Thank Elyse B
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

We only tried the chocolate chunk cookies and the brownie and loved them both. We plan to come down on a more regular basis to try more of their delicious baked goodies —sooner than later;-)

Thank zenborzoi
Reviewed 23 July 2018

This cute bakery has delicious, well-portioned desserts so you can choose a few to enjoy with loved ones. Artfully designed and tasty, I would definitely go back!

Thank nicoleostoyich
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Do not miss this bakery and do not skip their specialty items. Their flakies are very unique and not to mention delicious. The same goes for their cinnascone (cinnamon roll/scone). On top of great quality baked goods they have a friendly staff and good baristas.

Thank rwiede
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

After a long day of walking and sightseeing with my family, we all needed a sweet pick me up and this place did not disappoint. The cupcakes were the kids' favorite and and the brownie was to die for. A must visit when in or...More

Thank Craig S
Reviewed 18 May 2018

Whatever happened to real bakeries? Ones that smelled like an actual baker was involved. Small shops where the counter was a little sticky and the cakes were displayed in a big glass coffin, That's what Buttercream is all about. They make a variety of really...More

Thank Linda T
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

We stopped by here after brunch and bought a variety of goodies: a key lime bar, a unicorn bar, a funfetti cookie bar, an 808 bar (chocolate, macadamia nuts, coconut), a vanilla cupcake, and two chocolate chunk cookies. All excellent and we were very happy...More

Thank Teresa D
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

It’s across the street from the convention center. Very nice collection of baked goods and coffee. Go for pastry or desert

Thank Tony K
Reviewed 21 March 2018

The hardest thing about going to Buttercream was deciding what not to bring home! Every option looked delectable. The Happy Camper bar with chocolate ganache and marshmallow topping was delicious, but I loved the Cinna-bunScone even more. They also had cookies, cupcakes, and other pie/bar...More

Thank Stephanie F
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Stopped by here for an after lunch sweet and almost lost my mind over the happy camper. Thick chocolate on a buttery graham cracker crust and perfectly toasted meringue on top....divine! Stop by here if you can. My son also devoured their Key Lime bar...More

Thank Stephanie B
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1250 9th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-4882
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-735-0102
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