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Lavender Moon Cupcakery

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116 S Royal St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3328
703-683-0588
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
The BEST! Off the beaten path...

We tried several cupcake shops and preferred this one hands down! Moist cake with creamy frosting... The lemon blackberry was yummy!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
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Malabar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We tried several cupcake shops and preferred this one hands down! Moist cake with creamy frosting... The lemon blackberry was yummy!

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Love these cupcakes. Better than the other gourmet cupcakes in the area. These are adult cupcakes with a sophisticated flavor. They are too expensive to give to kids to gulp down and not enjoy the refined flavor.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Very nice cupcakes! Not quite as good as Georgwtown Cupcakes but very good and nice staff. Easy to get in and out

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Alexandria, Virginia
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Many varieties of cupcakes are available. All are wonderful, but nothing can top their lemon curd cupcake.

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Alexandria, VA
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Its off the beaten track (that is S Royal) if all you do is walk on King street. I live in OT and have sampled every cupcake place, this is ONE and ONLY place I will purchase a cupcake from. Their assortment is plentiful and during the summer months, ooh, those peach and strawberry cupcakes make my mouth water.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The pace is very tiny. They have some kind of unique flavors, but I wasn't all that impressed. They were a bit dry and pretty small (that's actually not a bad thing) as long as the price is in line with the service. Worth trying certainly and now that Crumbs has gone out of business, they can compete.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

One of our favorite spots to visit in Old Town, this is a delightful little spot to buy a sweet treat, and it's usually worth it to buy some to go. They have a rotation of flavors that range from boldly yummy (I had a wonderful bourbon chocolate once) to a little too far out there for my tastes. The... More 

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Washington, DC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Had the bourbon cupcake, which was great, also was doing Flat Stanley for a friend in Illinois and the nice lady at the counter let me take some pics of all the cupcakes in the case! Support this business!!

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Tallahassee, FL
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I have been to all the cupcake shops in Alexandria and lavender moon is by far my favorite and the choice of my family and friends who have visited from out of town. The flavor combinations are incredible and the cake is always moist but not sticky like at other shops around town. If I'm not baking them myself I... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 via mobile

I've tried cupcakes across the region, and Lavender Moon's are among the best. The cake is well-baked and moist, and the frosting is superb. The size is also regular size, so no over the top huge icing on a little cake. The chocolate and lemon curd are among my favorites!

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Additional Information about Lavender Moon Cupcakery

Address: 116 S Royal St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3328
Phone Number: 703-683-0588
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 116 S Royal St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3328
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
  • Neighborhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: 703-683-0588
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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