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Cupcake Magician

54 Monmouth Street, Red Bank, NJ 07701
732-530-5700
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Ranked #14 of 119 restaurants in Red Bank
Cuisines: Bakery
Most recent review
- Aug 21, 2014
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English first
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

I'm really having a hard time believing the bad reviews. I've been to this place a couple times and their cupcakes are extremely unique. NEVER have I had a cupcake that mimics breakfast. Their Pancake and Bacon cupcake is soooo good! I've had from there, their boston cream pie, the Elvis and cookies and cream. I'd definitely give this place... More

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Manalapan, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I went to the cupcake magician after it was recommended, and was also a prize for winning a contest, by a teacher. I didn't win but I still wanted to see what all the fuss was about. Plus the description I received was mouth watering. So I headed out to red bank to try theses god sent from heaven cupcakes.... More

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Edison, New Jersey
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34 reviews 34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We stumbled upon Cupcake Magician after having lunch in Red Bank, and decided to stop in for dessert. There was a large variety of cupcakes to choose from. I ended up getting a Peanut Butter Explosion Cupcake. It tasted good, but did not have the strong peanut butter taste I expected from a peanut butter "explosion". Overall we enjoyed our... More

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holmdel nj
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

With all the Greta cupcakes around, don't bother with this place. They look beautiful but they are tasteless.

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New Jersey
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

We had these cupcakes for Christmas dinner dessert! I ordered in advance and they were ready and tasted marvelous! It is so nice to support a local business that makes such GREAT stuff!

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45 reviews 45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Mr. Magician, I wanted to like you, I really did. I have given you chance after chance to amaze me, and quite honestly you were just..... ..another average cupcake. This place is a little overrated. Don't get me wrong, I've never had a "bad" cupcake, but it just wasn't what I hyped it out to be. I have tried everything... More

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Red Bank, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

These are the best cupcakes in town. More creative flavors, fresher and moister cake, and tastier icing than Sugar Rush. And Carlo's -- with its oily, crisco-y "buttercream" -- is a distant third. The people that run Cupcake Magician are extremely friendly and accommodating. Oh yeah: the cupcakes are cheaper here, too. By the way, the magician way back at... More

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Upper Saddle River, New Jersey
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

An unplanned stop at Cupcake Magician in Red Bank turned out to be the highlight of my cupcake experiences! These cupcakes are delicious -- we bought the Peanut Butter Explosion, the Tiramisu, and the Chocolate Cannoli -- and it was so difficult narrowing the selection to these three. The cupcakes were wonderful! Being from Northern NJ and frequenting Manhattan, I've... More

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Hazlet, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

These cupcakes are awesome. They offer a great variety of flavors. Each cupcake that I have had tasted incredible. My favorite flavor was chocolate mint. The store is clean and cupcakes are displayed nicely. Service has always been very pleasant. Without a doubt my favorite cupcake bakery in the area.

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Wanamassa, New Jersey, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

They have so many different and unique flavors to choose from that it's difficult to narrow it down to just one. I found it easier to purchase a few mini size cupcakes just so I could have a variety and not feel like a pig. As you near the shop you can smell the cupcakes baking. Vanilla fills your nostrils...... More

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