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Kara's Cupcakes

855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA
650 326-2253
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English first
Toronto, Canada
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84 reviews 84 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

How can anyone go to the mall without stopping in? I could not. Went every day of my stay. Too few days, too many cupcakes.......Best bet, go first thing in the morning for the best selection.

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Auckland
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46 reviews 46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

I tried one of your gluten cupcakes earlier this week. It was amazing. One of the best pieces of baking I have had in 5 years of being gluten free. Thank you so much!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

What can I say, I love cupcakes! Kara's provides an excellent cupcake fix! Their Swiss buttercream (I believe that is what it is...) on some of their cakes (the filled raspberry chocolate, for example) is absolutely superb! The cakes are tender and moist. What more could a cupcake lover ask for?!

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Palo Alto, California, USA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Gluten free cupcake was great. My wife loved it. For a couple of bucks it is better than bringing home flowers.

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Toronto, Canada
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84 reviews 84 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

I love cupcakes..................the variety is great and the quality is even better. Best bet - do take out and sit outside and people watch and enjoy each cup cake to the last crumb. Always worth visiting

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Fremont, California
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399 restaurant reviews
919 helpful votes 919 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Yummy cupcakes - generally buy just one so have to browse and choose the best. There are several locations for Kara's cupcakes. Our favorite is this one in Palo Alto and when in wine country, the one at Oxbow Market in Napa is awesome too. So yummy - eat slowly.....enjoy And you end up with a happy face! Cheers -... More

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San Francisco, California
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78 reviews 78 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

I love these cupcakes, they are full of flavor, baked fresh daily and worth a splurge every now and then! They are a bit pricy, and sometimes have more frosting than cake. I've taken them home a couple times, only to have the icing slide off in the box, which is frustrating. So eating one while shopping at Town and... More

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Oahu, Hawaii
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41 reviews 41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

Found this place by accident while visiting the University. It was so tasty&moist. There was a line &they have milk! So much variety,too. I recommend this sweet shop of cupcakes.

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Lompoc, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

Bought a couple of these to share with family. Very sweet and moist. Packaged in a sturdy cardboard traveling box which kept them safe and whole!

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calif
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92 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Cupcakes are really good (and expensive) because they use quality ingredients. Like it better than Sprinkles.

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