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Cupcake Delights Bakery

Bole - opposite Beer Garden Inn, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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Ranked #9 of 138 restaurants in Addis Ababa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Bakery, European
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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84% Recommend
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Old Airport
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

I've been walking by cupcakes for over a month with nary a glance in its direction. With MulMul and Munch so close I couldn't be bothered to darken Cupake's doorstep. That is, until yesterday when Munch was out of all my favorite treats and MulMul was knee deep in patrons. The atmosphere is not for me, which is not to... More

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Good cafe. Delicious food. Amazing taste. Cupcake is too sweet for me and most local Ethiopians. But loved by westerners. I love their coffee and location too. Price is expensive compared to most local restaurants; but it deserves all the price.

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Puyallup, Washington
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Cupcake was within walking distance of our hotel, so it quickly became a favorite. Super trendy, clean and good coffee. The manager was making the rounds, very personable. Since the name was cupcake, we decided to try one. It was good! It was always busy, mostly with a younger crowd of patrons. Overall, good coffee, good sweets, good location and... More

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Hoi An, Vietnam
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

I love injera and tibs, but when we were starting to get a little homesick for back-home cuisine, a friend recommended Cupcake. It was great! Their burger was the closest to a real American burger that I had in Addis, and the spicy chicken sandwich was delicious! The fajitas were equally great. Make sure to try a strawberry smoothie. The... More

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Brooklyn, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

If you want a little slice of America than this spot is reminiscent of a cute, modern bakery. The cinnamon buns are famous. Don't bother ordering the ravioli..what should I expect, but the kids loved the juice smoothies! This is a hot spot and it appears to be a place to be seen by the locals. That's the vibe I... More

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Atlanta, GA
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146 reviews 146 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

I love my sweets and realized pretty quickly that a lot of restaurants in Ethiopia just don't have desserts on the menu. So me and a fellow traveler were pretty excited to find a cupcake shop after being without desserts for a week. The place was very crowded but we received quick service. I did the traditional red velvet and... More

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Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

I called in here for a coffee as it was local to my hotel. A great place with a good atmosphere, very western modern setting. I presumed that it would be coffee and cakes but was surprised on how extensive the menu was. I went for a Chicken Fajita which was very well presented and tasted great. My only reservation... More

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Burlington, Vermont
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

This is obviously the place the see and be seen. I didn't have good luck with the food or coffee however in the 3 visits I had while staying in one of the newer hotels nearby. The macchiato was weak, and the cupcakes were dry. You're basically paying for (at more than 1 USD per small piece, which is exorbitant... More

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Chengdu, China
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

This bright, airy cafe is adorable with good service, great coffee and rich, chocolate cupcakes! We love it! And...working, fast internet. We have not tried the food, but heard it was very decent. Cannot stop drinking the espresso. Sweet place in a chaotic, but fun city.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

I enjoined every morning a coffee on the nice and clean terrace. We also bought a nice freshly made cake to take away to friends..

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