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“Better than all the rest” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Lavender Moon Cupcakery

Lavender Moon Cupcakery
116 S Royal St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3328 (Old Town)
703-683-0588
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Ranked #1 of 24 Dessert in Alexandria
Certificate of Excellence
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Dining options: Lunch, Coffee & Tea
Neighborhood: Old Town
Northern Virginia
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Better than all the rest”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013 via mobile

I am still dreaming of the chocolate blackberry cabernet cupcake I had earlier today. I cant even describe it, it was out of this world. my son had chocolate with peanut butter mousse. My son is 5 and did not appreciate the sophisticated mousse so I scraped it off and happily ate it myself. I had a very hard time deciding which flavor to try, they all looked yummy. This is my second time at the shop and it is quickly becoming a favorite.

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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
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English first
Portland, Oregon
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84 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Rated a 91”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

Everywhere we travel my 17 year old daughter, who has been baking cupcakes since about 10 years old, tries and rates cupcakes. These must have been very good as she gave them a 91.

Visited June 2012
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Alexandria, Virginia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Love this little place!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

Try the red velvet. The frosting was delicious. Also loved the chocolate truffle. Cute seating area. I was told all cupcakes are organic as well. I've been twice and both times had yummy cupcakes.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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114 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Decadent and *so* worth it.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

The quintessential cupcake shop with traditional and inventive options that change daily. The ladies are always gracious with their descriptions and soo pleasant. I never miss it when in town and can't walk out with out 'one for the road'. It isn't often that something looks that perfect and tastes even better.
The red velvet, vanilla and triple cholocate were our birthday celebration order but the peanut butter chocolate tasted like a Reese cup dream and the coconut macaroon didn't make it out of the store - it called for an emergency to sit down and immediately indulge! It was a tough call as there were several options for the day and the sweet potato chocolate chip and smores cupcakes looked gorgeous.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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60 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Yummy Cupcakes”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

Found this wonderful cupcake place. They have a large selection of tasty treats. This was our midmorning snack. The Red Velvet cupcake thast I had was heavenly. Our coffee was the perfect drink to offset that cake!

Visited December 2012
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