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Carytown Cupcakes

2820-C West Cary Street, Richmond, VA 23221
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Ranked #251 of 1,265 restaurants in Richmond
Cuisines: Dessert
Most recent review
- Mar 31, 2014
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72% Recommend
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English first
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014 via mobile

I recently went there for my birthday. The appearance is great, but it turns out thats all they have going for them. I was enjoying my coffee watching the girls make delicious cupcakes through the glass window when I saw a girl eating a bag of chips and what looked like to be her lunch OVER THE CUPCAKES. Then she... More

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Spotsylvania, Virginia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We stayed at Grace Manor Inn and were treated to cupcakes from here with our breakfasts. What a find, the tiramisu and salted caramel were way over the top. I had to stop in and buy a few more to enjoy so we bought eight for later. They had a Mother's Day cupcake with an orchid flower on top which... More

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Taipei, Taiwan
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54 reviews 54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

We tried two cupcakes here. We did like red velvet!! Umm the lavender one tasted a little bit weird like soap. :/

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Roanoke, VA
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We were in the Richmond area for a long weekend and a friend recommend we check out Carytown. Being the TripAdvisor addict that I am I looked up places to eat and found this cute little shop where we could stop in for dessert...found out the owners had been featured on Cupcake Wars and also found a Groupon for $8... More

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Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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112 reviews 112 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

The shop is quaint and welcoming, with a large viewing window where you can sit and watch the team decorate cupcakes. The ladies were so proud of their flavors and took time to answer our ingredients questions and make recommendations on their most popular. We tried the Lemon cupcake with cream cheese icing and it was delicious. Then we tried... More

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32 reviews 32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Had a Groupon for half off ... what a bargain ... very good and an excellent variety. My 6 and 3 year olds loved watching the kitchen staff at work thru the big glass window and the seating was great for relaxing ... we will be back!

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61 reviews 61 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

I guess I was expecting more but they were hys over cooked cupcakes to me. And I had the nerve to buy 2 for $6.00. Really?

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Richmond, Virginia, United States
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Average cupcakes for above average prices. Good cakes, but too heavy and rich on the icing - we had a variety; Banana, Oreo-Peanut Butter, Carrot Cake, and others. Nice atmosphere to sit and enjoy the cupcakes there. Nice staff, and to-go boxes were packaged nicely and allowed the food to travel well.

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Manassas, Virginia, United States
20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

First of all the bright pink building is very eye catching and the interior was very nicely decorated. Many different types of cupcakes. Certainly something for everyone...vegan, gluten free, special flavors, and regular standby's like vanilla and red velvet. The cupcakes are $2.75 a piece. Discounted prices on 1/2 and whole dozens.

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Prince George, Virginia
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84 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

I tried a banana based cupcake and one with chocolate and caramel. A little heavy on icing/filling, but delicious. I like the fact that they are served room temperature, so I can enjoy them right there. ( I don't care for them chilled, although that may maintain freshness.) They are definitely small for the price.

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