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The Sweet Lobby

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404 8th Street SE, Washington DC, DC 20003
+1 202-544-2404
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good21%
  • Average23%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible4%
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“cupcakes” (62 reviews)
“caramel apple” (3 reviews)
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404 8th Street SE, Washington DC, DC 20003
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

yummy is the only way to describe this place. a wide variety of macaroons to choose from, and equally a good selection of cupcakes. Selections change every day, and early in the day is best to visit for all the options. I visit whenever in...More

Thank Pamela B
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

First thank you for offering a vegan cupcake. I really which you had more vegan options because it was Delicious. So light and fluffy. My purpose for coming was to purchase cupcakes for my best friend birthday. She is not dairy free but I am....More

Thank Oretha H
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We were here on 1 July late in the morning. At that hour, some listed items had already sold out. I had a chocolate cupcake with chopped hazelnuts on top. This was the moistest cupcake I've ever had from a bakery - superb. My friend...More

Thank GoGoGrana
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Georgetown gets all the hype, but this place has all the flavor. Moist cupcakes with complex flavors. We had the red dragon cupcake - it had fudge chunks, a subtle taste of orange and a kick of chili pepper. The caramel apple had plentiful apples...More

Thank egland95
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

I am not sure that this place could be any smaller. You would think if they one on cupcake wars they might have put some of the prize money and prestige to a slightly larger, more easy to find location. Either way, the cupcakes and...More

Thank maineiak07
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

I've been to this business many times before since I run residency programs and often purchase cupcakes for meetings from sweet lobby since that's about the only choice for cupcakes on capital Hill. Never been impressed with quality or the curt service. Today, 3/3, the...More

Thank Eric007Maryland
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

I have to start by saying, I absolutely LOVE cupcakes. To the point where I will buy one of each flavor that I even slightly think I'll like without inquiring about the price. I visited this establishment in search of good cupcakes a few weeks...More

1  Thank Kaylensmom
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped in here for cupcakes and tried a macaroon too. The macaroon wasn't fresh. The award winning spicy chocolate cupcake had one spicy bite. The rest was dry and stuck to the paper. Definitely wouldn't go again. Especially at the price.

Thank Khethiwe C
Reviewed 19 October 2016

The frosting was made with crisco- really? That slippery lip thing... ugh. I expected better. If I were only rating the Macaron I would have given it a 4.

Thank mjacobs
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

$13.95 FOR CRAPPY CUPCAKES!!!! I was not impressed, I guess anyone can get on cupcake wars.......I have had better from a box of Betty Crocker. What a waste of my time money and effort. Two stars might be too much.

Thank Jackson H
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Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Restaurant features
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Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 404 8th Street SE, Washington DC, DC 20003
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Capitol Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Capitol Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 202-544-2404
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