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Cakelove

4150 Campbell Ave. Suite 105, Arlington, VA 22206
703.933.0099
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English first
Centreville, Virginia
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219 reviews 219 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I have been here on a few occasions and always have high hopes only to have them not met. The service is fine, the cupcakes taste like they come from a cheap cake mix. I wonder why this place is still in business.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

bad hours, bland desserts, pricy! save your calories for georgtown cupcakes! there are many choices w/i walking distance.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We have stayed in the Shirlington Area many, many times and have walked the shopping/dining area on many occasions. We have gone into Cakelove every single time and it now has become a joke. We only go in to see what they do not have! We have gone in at all times of the day and have never, ever purchased... More

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US
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

I'm really not a cupcake fan, but a pastry chef friend of mine really wanted to try this place out. The service was really friendly, I will give it that, but I didn't prefer the cupcakes. On two separate occasions, I tried both the regular cupcake and the gluten free. I found both cakes very dry. The icing was just... More

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Washington, DC
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53 reviews 53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

Heard so much about this place that I couldn't wait to try it. Been twice as I had hoped my first experience was not a true indication of the level of quality. Sadly, it was. I have never had such dry tasteless cake in my life. The icing wasn't much better. Bleeckkkk....

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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68 reviews 68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

I've had cakes from here for several years at different occassions and I have never been that impressed. I think they are overrated and overpriced. Maybe it's just been bad luck.

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Woodbridge, Virginia, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

Large assortment of cupcakes. It was ok. Kind of pricey. I think I need to give it another try. But it was kind of cool.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

How often do you actually find buttercream frosting made with real butter? Well, you can taste the butter and feel it melt in your mouth. Yum! The lightness of the frosting is well balanced by a heavier cake. What a welcome change from the usual "me-too" so called artisan cupcake baker cashing in on a trend, where art-over-substance box-mix ho-hum... More

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San Diego, California
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155 reviews 155 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

I want to like Cakelove, but it's hard to when it's so expensive! I know that cupcakeries and specialty cake shops are all expensive, but it kind of hurts to spend that much on a small cake. I got a brown velvet cake and it was just okay. The cake was pretty dense, and the flavors of the cake and... More

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Valdosta, GA
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

This place has the best cupcakes I've had in a long time with new and interesting flavors that I haven't had before. I had a chocolate cupcake with cheesecake filling frosting. It was amazing.

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