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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: Lunch

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  • 25
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  • 7
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  • 3
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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
Best cupcakes in town

Slightly off the King Street stretch in Olde Town Alexandria, but well worth the extra block walk. Against Alexandria Cupcake, these win- hands down. Our go to place for special occasion dessert. The are baked fresh and don't keep well, but in my house they do not last more than a day, so it is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
John B
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Alexandria, Virginia
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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Slightly off the King Street stretch in Olde Town Alexandria, but well worth the extra block walk. Against Alexandria Cupcake, these win- hands down. Our go to place for special occasion dessert. The are baked fresh and don't keep well, but in my house they do not last more than a day, so it is rarely a problem.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

On my visit visit I had the peach/blueberry. It was light and airy and the buttercream frosting was to die for. So good I went back the next day and had the lemon/blackberry - just as good loved the lemon flavor. Don't pass this little gem up !!!!

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Malabar
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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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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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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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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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