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Coastal Cupcakes

7210 Wrightsville Ave, Wilmington, NC 28403-7223
910-256-1122
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Ranked #126 of 538 restaurants in Wilmington
Cuisines: Dessert
Description: The best cupcakes I have ever had
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Description: The best cupcakes I have ever had
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

All week long we drove by this cute little shop that advertised cupcakes. Finally, on our last full day with an hour before they closed I got to pay them a visit. The cupcakes were very good but stale from sitting out all day. They were also sold out of some of the specialty cupcakes. If you go try to... More

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Milwaukee, WI
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53 reviews 53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013 via mobile

We make it a habit to find cupcake shops on our travels and have visited some of the best cupcake shops in America. This was a nice little shop in downtown Wilmington with another location near Wrightsville Beach. As some others commented, there is just a small counter to stand at or a bench outside but we didn't stop to... More

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Mocksville, North Carolina
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

There were approximately 10-12 flavours including a vegan choice. Only a park bench outside the place to sit. We got a half dozen cupcakes for 14$ A couple of the varieties were a bit dry and the tops were a bit hard at this 3pm stop. The visit was good, but not a must stop for during our next trip... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

Coastal Cupcakes was featured on a tourist map of Wilmington, so we thought that was a good sign. When we walked in, it was so bare that I could hardly believe my eyes. They had so few cupcakes on display, such a small variety and so few decorations, it was as if they weren't ready for walk-in customers to be... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013 via mobile

I love cupcakes, so every city we visit, we scope out the local cupcakery. The cake had a very nice flavor and airy consistency. They had a nice frosting to cake ratio. The team cheese frosting was okay, but nothing spectacular. I'd try another bakery.

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013 via mobile

Stopped in for our first visit & my daughter loved the cupcakes we got! That day they were also selling cake pops! The girl working that day was not very helpful & acted annoyed when I asked questions! Prices are not displayed & so we had to ask & the variety of flavors was limited! I thought there would be... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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109 reviews 109 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

Thought we'd stop by and try them but first visit we weren't sure if they were even open, no cars in lot. Went in and we must have disturbed the girl that was running the place because she had an attitude the entire time. We would ask questions and she seemed much more interested in the messages she was getting... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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133 reviews 133 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

We stopped by fo an afternoon snack, but found that the place doesn't have seating, so we took our cupcakes to go. The red velvet was good - the cupcake itself was a bit dry, but the cream cheese frosting was excellent and the two paired up well.

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Lansing, Michigan
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

I absolutely LOVED my red velvet cupcake with cream cheese frosting, and I have had LOTS of red velvet cupcakes. My husband also loved the Peanut butter chocolate cupcake. The Angel cupcake we split. It was okay, but nowhere near as good as our others. It's also a little overpriced, especially since the cupcakes aren't that big(sugar shack in Lansing,... More

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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52 reviews 52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

It was early afternoon & they had only 3 flavor options left. They were ok, a little dry & def not worth gourmet prices. Go a couple blocks over to Hot Pink- theirs are to die for!!!

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