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“Decadent and Delightful” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Cupcakes on Denman

Cupcakes on Denman
1168 Denman Street | Denman store, Vancouver, British Columbia V6K2G6, Canada (Downtown)
+1 604-558-4986
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Ranked #679 of 2,804 restaurants in Vancouver
Price range: $1 - $28
Cuisines: Bakery, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Delivery, Dessert
Neighborhood: Downtown
Description: Located on Denman Street in Vancouver, across from Raincity Grill. A popular, retro-styled Vancouver-based retail bakery, Cupcakes specializes in whimsical cupcakes, cakes and other nostalgic baked goods made fresh daily. Co-founded by best friends Heather White and Lori Joyce in 2002, Cupcakes bakes their products from scratch and use preservative-free, basic ingredients, offering customers fresh batches of yummy goodness daily.
Lynnwood, WA
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46 restaurant reviews
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82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
“Decadent and Delightful”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

We tend to treat ourselves to a cupcake from this shop on Denman after walking the length of Sunset Beach. I am especially fond of the Red Velvet, my wife loves the Blue Hawaiian,and my daughter the Sweet Sixteen. They are very sugary, so definitely go in looking for something to satisfy your sweet tooth.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Vancouver, Canada
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66 reviews 66 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
“Pretty but bland tasting cupcakes”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013 via mobile

Cupcakes,real,old fashioned ones that mom used to make were delicious,moist and delightful. These are not. The cupcakes themselves are dry and the icing it way over the top to try to compensate for that. Too bad. The store is cute,the girls nice,but the product is over priced and simply not anything special. The location on Denman street is prime,near English Bay.

    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Vancouver, Canada
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“good food, selection is hit and miss”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

We go after work, after dinner, usually.
I understand it's the end of their day, but its also time for some people to come by and buy dessert. So, why are they usually out of the most popular flavors by 6 pm?

Visited January 2013
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North Vancouver, Canada
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“just cupcakes”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

I'm not sure I understand the cupcake craze. They are big and pricey - and in the end sugary treats - didn't taste or feel anything special. Although the tshirts look cool....

Visited March 2012
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Vancouver, Canada
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Cupcakes”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2012

Looks delicious and luxurious. Sadly, these are a bit overindulgent. Can't have these too often as they are quite sweet, but moist as well. Good for a nice little treat.

Visited October 2012
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