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Lavender Moon Cupcakery

116 S Royal St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3328 (Old Town)
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Ranked #13 of 648 Restaurants in Alexandria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Neighborhood: Old Town
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Neighborhood: Old Town
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English first
Baltimore, Maryland
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53 reviews 53 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

My girlfriend who lives just outside of Old Town took me to Lavender Moon after we had lunch. She took cupcakes home to her husband and after trying them, I also took a dozen home. This place is incredible and well worth a stop!

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Super close to our hotel/conference location so ended up stopping here. So good! The staff was super friendly and helpful in choosing which flavors to get as well.

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Alexandria, VA
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475 reviews 475 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The cupcakes here are special! A full menu of options with intriguing combinations of flavors that are sure to satisfy the most discriminating tastes. The enthusiastic staff describes each type with both knowledge and excitement so it is difficult to buy only one. Each day adds special selections to a basic set of choices.( Be sure to include at least... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We went all through DC trying cupcakes at Sprinkles, Baked and Wired, and Georgetown Cupcakes. This place is one of our top two for the Red Velvet Cupcake. (Sprinkles was the best, in our opinion.) Good cupcakes!

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Des Moines, Iowa
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68 reviews 68 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

After reading the reviews, I had to check this cupcakery out. The entry was dark, and the room you must walk through to find the counter (and any other human beings) looks like it is our of alice-in-wonderland, but dingy and dusty. With this being the entrance, and the counter back in a dark corner in the next room, it... More

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Washington DC
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I actually was in the process of patronizing another cupcakery in the area but after reading the other TripAdvisor reviews I decided to give this place a try and I'm glad I did. It's the cutest most quaint store situated in Old Town Alexandria with the most delightful young lady who waits and goes through the entire list of options... More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Place doesn't open til 11am. I guess they make so many for the day and that is it. Stopped and got a cupcake and said we would be back later to get some to take home as we were leaving the next morning ( before 11am ). They closed at 8pm, we got there at 7:10pm and they were already... More

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Land O Lakes, Florida
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154 reviews 154 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Wanted something sweet so we stopped in here. They had several different flavors and were pleased to tell you about them. They were normal sized cupcakes and not the great big ones that most cupcake shops seem to sell. They all sounded so good so we tried 4 different flavors and not one of us was disappointed. Would definitely go... More

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Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
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83 reviews 83 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014 via mobile

This was a little hole in the wall but worth finding for a little sweet treat for the family. When we walked in, I expected a case of small amounts of interesting flavors but only recall six and not the Guiness I wanted to tru. The frostings were love, love, loved. However, the cupcake section for three out of four... More

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114 reviews 114 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We stopped in here and had 2 of Lemon Lavender Chiffon. Ended up taking home 2 of the Chocolate Turtles with Pecans and Caramel and 1 Smores. We liked them all just wish they would have put more pecans on/in the Choc/Trtl/Pcn/Crml.

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