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Seaport Village, San Diego, CA 92101
6197027188
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lavender is the best

All the cupcakes we tried are good, but the lavender are fantastic. Such a unique item. Nice place to sit down and enjoy or take home. If you're in Seaport Village I would recommend a stop here.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 11, 2014
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Carlsbad, California
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Palm Desert, California
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102 reviews 102 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Wanting a break from walking around Seaport Village in San Diego's harbor, I opted for a cuppa and a cupcake. I should have settled for just the coffee. A small variety of cupcakes were offered in the display case ... not all looked fresh. I chose a 'chocolate-mocha' ... ample amount of icing on top hid the tinest little cupcake,... More 

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Hanover, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Best selection of cupcakes I've seen. Every year during SDCC we get a dozen to split while waiting in line for panels! I've never had one I didn't like and the flavor selection is unique! Still can't find a place near home with as good of cupcakes!!

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Gilroy, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Great for a hot day sitting and people watching having a cold cone after lunch along the coast My first time here but will be going back very good

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Carlsbad, California
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79 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

All the cupcakes we tried are good, but the lavender are fantastic. Such a unique item. Nice place to sit down and enjoy or take home. If you're in Seaport Village I would recommend a stop here.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Their lavender cupcakes are amazing. Not too sweet, just moist enough. I was in heaven. Also there were cool accessories for sale like Hello Kitty and fairy cupcake liners, and hello kitties and fairies attached to toothpicks you can stab into your cupcakes. Nice homey feel to the place. Nicely decorated.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013 via mobile

This place had a neat little variety of sweets, cake pops, cake balls, cupcakes, macaroons and maybe more. We had some cake balls and 5 different flavors if macaroons, and it was all yummy! Went back another day to get some more! Try the macaroons if you've never had one, such a delightful treat!

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Acworth, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

Frosted Robin's are pretty but there isn't anything about them that you can't replicate at home or even do better! I prefer my buttercream icing to theirs and the cake had a cornbread texture, wasn't very moist.

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Palmdale, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

Now this isn't an easy review to do for me. Not very macho for me to write about cupcakes. However, I gotta say, you ladies had it going on. The whole family tried one of the little cupcakes and were instantly impressed. great flavor, great variety, fair price, and pleasant girls behind the counter.

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Putnam, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

I was here on Christmas day so this may account for the lackluster service. BUT, I had a red velvet cupcake and it was average at best.

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Phoenix, AZ
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

First a disclaimer - I wanted ice cream. The cupcakes were very pretty, but I was not impressed. I thought the chocolate cupcake did not have good flavor and was dry. However, the Banana Dark Chocolate Mocha iced was Amazing! So, I highly recommend the drinks. My friend was very happy with the cake bite-lollypop.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Seaport Village, San Diego, CA 92101
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: 6197027188

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Dessert
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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