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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 good22%
  • Average23%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible3%
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“cupcakes” (66 reviews)
“caramel apple” (3 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
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404 8th Street SE, Washington DC, DC 20003
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

This was the cutest place (and love the clever name!). We arrived quite late in the evening after dinner at another restaurant, however the owner(?) was very friendly and welcoming. They were out of most of their products by then but we scored one of...More

Thank Annette R
Reviewed 24 November 2017

Nothing special, we have tried cupcakes in other states as well and no big deal, no special taste. My wife took out 6 cupcakes and stated that we have a long way to go as they were being packaged. We got back to our hotel...More

Thank bird383
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

I'm not necessarily a fan of cupcakes, none-the-less I'm compelled to source them for those among me who do appreciate exceptional examples. I was first made aware of Sweet Lobby via Cupcake Wars which they won with a beautiful and creatively constructed "Green Tea" cupcake....More

1  Thank bvlesterdesign
Reviewed 28 October 2017

It's been awhile since I've been in to the actual Sweet Lobby shop; you can find their macarons around the city. But I stopped by Eastern Market on Saturday. Their macarons are the best in the city -- and hold up to many of the...More

Thank worktotravel14
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
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Restaurant Details

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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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