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Hey Cupcake - CLOSED

1600 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78705 (South Austin)
(512) 476-2253
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Price range: $1 - $20
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Dessert
Neighborhood: South Austin
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Good for: Families with children, Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Dessert

200 reviews from our community

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  • Italian first
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English first
Grand Prairie, Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Get the mini sampler pack for $12, you get to try all the signature flavors for less. They also have ice cream and a few beverages.

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Austin, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I found the cupcakes themselves to be on the dry side and pretty flavorless, even the carrot cake. The icing is always overwhelmingly sweet and also a bit dry. These have to be eaten while drinking a glass of milk or water because they'll suck all the moisture out of your mouth. A true disappointment considering the hype and the... More 

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Killeen, Texas
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87 reviews 87 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I'm a baker and quite cynical about eating other's baked goods. I stopped by one of their stands and I was amazed! One time I had their lemon cupcake and another time had the strawberry one. Both were the best cupcakes I've ever bought. I would love it if they would come up to my part of Texas so I... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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334 reviews 334 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We just happened to drive by and I made my husband turn around the car (blame the pregnancy sudden urges) and we both were so glad that we did! Some of the most moist and flavorful cupcakes I have had with great cream cheese frosting. The Carrot Cake cupcake was spectacular and the Double Chocolate fantastic. They were sold out... More 

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Tucson, Arizona, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

This little shiny food truck was so cute and had yummy cupcakes, we tried the pumpkin spice with cream cheese frosting. Oh my goodness! Delish! Very rich and sweet, great size for sharing!!!

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La Canada Flintridge, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

They know how to make cupcakes here. Product is fresh! Frosting has a great balance and is not too sweet. Friendly workers. It's a must if you visit Austin!

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Washington, D.C.
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

These cupcakes were pretty good, super moist with frosting that's not too sweet. Also not too pricey compared to most gourmet cupcakes. I found it on google maps but had trouble finding it in SoCo until I realized it was a silver old fashioned mobile home on the corner. Very cute.

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Jensen, Utah
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I had heard a lot about these cupcakes so I decided to give them a try. I tried the "Sweetberry" which is strawberry cake topped with strawberry cream cheese. The cupcake was a decent size, was very moist and rich in taste, overall very delicious. I think I'll come back and give some of their other flavors a try.

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Austin, Texas
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This cupcakery is head and shoulders above the competition. The cupcakes are flavorful and moist. They taste different--not just different colors of the same basic dough. The icings are delicious--not just sugar and fat but really good. The names of the cupcakes are fun, too. Highly recommend the Red Velvet and the Michael Jackson.

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San Angelo, Texas, United States
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51 reviews 51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Okay so I had set my standards high (because I am a food snob, sorry!) and was let down. The cupcakes were moist but the frosting was blah. It tasted like store-brought frosting, ugh! I was looking forward to something better that what I make at home from scratch. The airstream trailer was cool, the cupcakes were well, acceptable I... More 

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Additional Information about Hey Cupcake

Address: 1600 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78705
Phone Number: (512) 476-2253
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > South Austin
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Dessert

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