Best Cupcake Shops and Bakeries in Grand Rapids

Planning a party or just have a craving for something sweet? Stop by one of these bakeries in Grand Rapids and the surrounding areas.

If you’re looking to satisfy your sweet tooth or planning a big event and need a cake or other delicious treat, there are loads of local cupcake shops and bakeries in Grand Rapids and the surrounding areas. So, whether you like classic vanilla or something a little more adventurous, there is something to satisfy every taste bud.

Peek at our list below and tell us which bakery you love – or which one we missed – in the comments section. We’ll add them!

Arnie’s Bakery and Restaurant

Leonard Street

  • Address: 722 Leonard St. NW, Grand Rapids
  • Phone: 616-454-3098
  • Hours: 7 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday

Beltline Avenue

  • Address: 2650 E. Beltline Ave. SE, Grand Rapids
  • Phone: 616-956-7901
  • Hours: 7 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 7 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday

Rockford

  • Address: 34 S. Squires St. Square, Rockford
  • Phone: 616-866-4306
  • Hours: 7:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday
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Wyoming

  • Address: 777 54th St. SW, Wyoming
  • Phone: 616-532-5662
  • Hours: 7 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 7 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday

The dinner entrees at Arnie’s all come with a cupcake from the bakery. Check out their cakes for your next event. They can bake cakes in nine different sizes and five different flavors (not including their specialties).

Cakabakery

Grand Rapids

  • Address: 919 Fulton Street E., Grand Rapids
  • Phone: 616-319-1611
  • Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday; closed Sunday

Holland

  • Address: 48 E. Lakewood Blvd., Holland
  • Phone: 616-392-3258
  • Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday; closed Sunday

This bakery, which was a runner-up on Cupcake Wars, is all about making custom cakes for their customers. Stop in for a quick treat or order something custom for a party. A two-week notice is requested for custom cakes; contact for more details.

Connie’s Cakes

  • Address: 1416 Robinson Road, Grand Rapids
  • Phone: 616-455-6214
  • Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday; closed Sunday

Connie’s received Wedding Wire’s Couples’ Choice Award for both 2016 and 2017. This local favorite makes vegan and gluten-free cakes for any kind of dietary preference.

Field and Fire

  • Address: 435 Ionia St. SW, Grand Rapids
  • Phone: 616-551-3491
  • Hours: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday

Field and Fire bakes bread fresh daily. Try a loaf of their Bread of the Month from their wood-fire ovens. Check out their cafe location, as well.

Gamma’s Cakes

  • Address: Home based in Grand Rapids
  • Phone: 616-318-5391
  • Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday

Terri (Gamma) has been baking cakes out of her home for friends and family for 30 years and decided to open her shop in 2014. Check out some of her creations on her Facebook page.

Grand Cakes

  • Address: 4460 Plainfield Ave. NE, Grand Rapids
  • Phone: 616-866-2292
  • Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday; Sunday and Monday by appointment only.

Grand Cakes makes more than just cakes. This bakery sells pies, scones, muffins, cookies, veggie bread and more. Call or stop in to place a special order.

Grand Rapids Cheesecake Company

  • Address: 2255 Alpine Ave. NW, Grand Rapids
  • Phone: 616-447-9045
  • Hours: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday

The storefront has cheesecakes, cupcakes, cannoli and more available for carry out daily. Special order a cheesecake (or cheesecake pops or bites) for your next event.

Hall Street Bakery

  • Address: 1200 Hall St. SE, Grand Rapids
  • Phone: 616-214-7604
  • Hours: 6:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday

This is the sister bakery to Wealthy Street Bakery (see further down the list). There are breads, gluten-free treats and pastries offered daily, as well as some that are offered only certain days, locations or months. Check online for the treat of the day at each location.

Le Bon Macaron

  • Address: 951 Cherry St. SE, Grand Rapids
  • Phone: 616-706-0183
  • Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday

This bakery specializes in French desserts, such as macarons and cream puffs, which are featured on weekends. Check out their baby onesies online for your little one.

Ludwick’s Bakery

  • Address: 3217 Three Mile Road NW, Grand Rapids
  • Phone: 616-540-4202
  • Hours: 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-noon Friday, call in advance for Saturday times; closed Sunday

You can now order Ludwick’s doughnut holes online. Try their hand-rolled almond blanket, cookies, biscotti and other treats.

M & M Bakery

  • Address: 1506 Grandville Ave. SW, Grand Rapids
  • Phone: 616-245-8989
  • Hours: 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday; closed Sunday

For over 25 years, M &M bakery has been delighting the Grand Rapids area. They have over 15 flavors to choose from and they make cakes for any special event. They serve both Kent and Ottawa counties.

Nantucket Baking Company

  • Address: 615 Lyon St. NE, Grand Rapids
  • Phone: 616-350-9292
  • Hours: 7 a.m.-9 p.m. daily

Nantucket’s breads are baked fresh every day, and they have 12 daily breads available, as well as others that rotate out every day. Check out their cheesecakes and tortes too.

Nothing Bundt Cakes 

  • Address: 5121 28th St., SE Grand Rapids
  • Phone: 616-734-6995
  • Hours: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday

Bundt cakes are the name of the game at this spot. Choose from a variety of sized, bite-sized-tiered and flavors like pecan praline, cinnamon swirl, classic vanilla, chocolate chocolate chip, white chocolate raspberry and others.

Sara’s Sweets Bakery

  • Address: 2211 E. Beltline Ave. NE, Grand Rapids
  • Phone: 616-988-6760
  • Hours: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday

Sara’s delivers within a five-mile radius. BOGO cupcakes are available Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Schnitz Bakery

  • Address: 1301 Fulton St. E, Grand Rapids
  • Phone: 616-988-2316
  • Hours: 6 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday; closed Sunday

Get a loaf of your favorite Schnitz bread from the bakery. They have regulars every day and special breads certain days of the week, so be sure to stop in to see what the featured day of the bread is.

Scrumptious Cupcakes and Sweetery

  • Address: Grand Rapids area
  • Phone: 616-730-1046
  • Hours: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday; closed Sunday

This bakery doesn’t have a storefront, but they offer delivery for a small fee or free pick up at the downtown market. They bake more than 30 kinds of cupcakes, and the full menu can be seen on the website.

Sugar Momma’s Bakery and Cafe

  • Address: 6504 28th St. SE, Grand Rapids
  • Phone: 616-957-2122
  • Hours: 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; closed Sunday

Sugar Momma’s makes everything from breads to cinnamon rolls to cakes, so check them out for all of your bakery needs. They also serve lunch from the cafe.

The Salted Cupcake

  • Address: 2481 32nd St. SE, Kentwood
  • Phone: 616-990-9300
  • Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday

The Salted Cupcake has certain flavors available weekly and other flavors only available on certain days. You can see the weekly menu and the full menu ahead of time on the website.

Van’s Pastry Shoppe

  • Address: 955 Fulton St. E, Grand Rapids
  • Phone: 616-458-1637
  • Hours: 6 a.m.-5:15 p.m. Monday-Friday, 6 a.m.-2:15 p.m. Saturday; closed Sunday

This family owned Dutch bakery has been around Grand Rapids since the 1920s. They serve breakfast and lunch, and it is one of the only places you can get coffee and a donut for a dollar.

Wealthy Street Bakery

  • Address: 610 Wealthy St. SE, Grand Rapids
  • Phone: 616-214-7604
  • Hours: 6:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday

There are breads, gluten-free treats and pastries offered daily, as well as some that are offered only certain days, locations or months. Check online for the treat of the day.

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