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Cupcakes by Sonja

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Serendra, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
(632) 8560308
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Manila Philippines
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Used to cupcakes I saw a signboard they have donuts. So with my daughter we bought different kinds. By the way, 4 pcs minimum you can have a boxed purchase. This place however is more of a take away place, since tables are really limited. Good cupcakes and donuts. don't forget to buy water to counteract the sweet aftertaste.

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

August 2016 marks Sonja's store in BGC 10th year in operation. My favorites are the Red Velvet Vixen and the Carrot Cupcakes. They also provide free drinking water upon request.

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Thank Elmo B
Willemstad, Curacao
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

A friend recommended me this place and I'm glad I checked it out. I really recommend the red velvet cupcakes. The taste is really nice, I don't like it when the chocolate taste overpowers everything. The cupcakes are fluffy and moist.

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Thank Nydia V
Zanzibar Island, Tanzania
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39 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016

Although the quality of the cupcakes has gone down over the years, it is still by far the best cupcakes I have ever had. No matter which country I buy my cupcakes in! Unfortunately had a bad experience the last time I went, as the frosting of my Red Velvet (the best one for sure!) was a bit off. They... More 

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Thank NJM88
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2015 via mobile

I would say that their cupcakes are one of the best..I just love the taste, unlike the others it was not too sweet..just perfect..!

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Thank Amie C
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68 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

Try ordering death by chocolate. It is very delicious. Other cupcakes such as peppermint cupcake are also good but my favorite is death by chocolate. The price is a little bit expensive though.

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Thank Tashjaz
Taguig City, Philippines
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

When they opened I used to get the Peppermint and the chocolate was good. Now, my favorite is the vanilla sunshine the pink one because I love pink haha! Before the icing were big and spread evenly onto the cupcake now, they're so tiny and small. I guess they're saving with cost since there are other competitors but I still... More 

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Thank DTravellingWife
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48 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

Whenever I reminisce my college days, if there's one thing I'll remember is Sonja's Vanilla Surprise. That's how delicious it is.

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Thank JasminWeigelS
New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015

The shop is always very busy, staff is efficient. Dont pay attention to the Blackboard menu, as its usually "whatever is in the glass counter" huge range though, complimentry water. Hot coffee not barrista level but ok. best idea - call in advance with an order for pickup, or grab one to take away as you pass. Very very good!

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Thank MelissaC_802014
Naga, Philippines
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15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2015

their cupcakes are really pretty and the shop is quite charming (their website is also very adorable). my personal favorite is the strawberries and cream cupcake. the red velvet isn't as good as i hoped it would be but it's still okay.

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Thank nutniykaye

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 10
Restaurant features
Takeout
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Serendra, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Manila
  • Phone Number: (632) 8560308

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?