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Cupcake Emporium

6 East State Street, Savannah, GA 31401 (Downtown)
912-341-8014
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Ranked #129 of 762 restaurants in Savannah
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $10
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Takeout, Dessert
Neighborhood: Downtown
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  • English first
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English first
Dallas, Texas
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

the coffee was not fresh and the clerk was very rude asking me what my ethnicity is..Are you native American?..She is there to sell cupcakes not to question where or who we are!..

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Haw River, North Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

We went on vacation in July and spent the week in Savannah. We saw the cupcake place and I wanted a cupcake. That was a mistake. It cost me $3.16 for a cupcake. The cupcake was coconut. There was not even a hint of coconut flavor. It was a plain cupcake with vanilla icing.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I have NO idea why people are raving about these cupcakes. The icing is SOOOO sugary. And the cake was stale and dry. It was like a Walmart cupcake.

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Ameliasburg, Canada
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48 reviews 48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Note -- we were here for a snack/dessert, a category missing from the options below so I checked coffee/tea which seemed to be the closest. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ We were on a day trip from Hilton Head and on a stop from the Old Savannah Trolley tour. Walking through the historic part of the city mid-afternoon, we saw Mabel's and decided it... More

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Mamaroneck, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

While spending the weekend in Savannah we indulged our sweet tooth in a cupcake tasting tour...after devouring the selections at Sweet Carolina's we had to try Cupcake Emporium to see how it compared...the reviews were amazing and our hopes were high. We split the Mabel's Famous cupcake....and I couldn't even finish my half. The icing was sickingly sweet and the... More

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Savannah, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Mabel's Cupcakes are the best cupcakes in town...hands down, my favorite. I have been a regular fixture in this place since I discovered it over St. Patrick's Day. The cupcakes are moist and delicious. The frosting is delicate and doesn't overwhelm your palate. I haven't tried them all, but my favorites are Mabel's Famous and the Salted Carmel! If you... More

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Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
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76 reviews 76 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Best cupcakes I've had. My favorite is Mabel's Buttercream. Have also tried Dreamcicle, Confetti, Red Velvet, Georgia Pecan and Chocolate icing vanilla cake. They are all wonderful! Service is sometimes slow and it is crowded at times, but they are well worth the wait. The store on State is closing, but you can find the new store on Ellis Square.... More

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Gainesville
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Never cared for macaroon's before I tried them at Mabel's. The honey & cream macaroons are a blissful bite if deliciousness. The cupcakes are pretty amazing as well. Worth the stop!

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Birnamwood, Wisconsin
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

This place was right next to our hotel and we just had to try after walking by several times. The cupcakes were awesome! Super moist and great prices! We have tried other cupcake places in the area and this place was hands down the best!

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Hawkinsville
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

OMG, I've never had cupcakes so good! Also, their macarons were fabulous. I will always visit this place when in Savannah!

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