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“Great Cupcakes” 4 of 5 stars
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Cupcake
433 King St, Charleston, SC 29403-6232
843-853-8181
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Ranked #6 of 29 Coffee & Tea in Charleston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $3 - $4
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Dessert, Bakeries
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dessert, Delivery, Late Night, Takeout
Description: Cupcake’s locally-owned bakery churns out innovative concoctions using the finest all-natural ingredients, like real vanilla beans, sweet cream butter, fresh fruit & rich chocolate. We top them with our signature homemade icing, colorful sprinkles, Reese's, Andes candies, chocolate covered almonds, chocolate chips & more. Enjoy one of 9 daily favorites or try one of our 50 seasonal specials!
Roanoke, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“Great Cupcakes”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

Was visiting a friend in for the weekend and had lunch downtown and one of my requests was to go to Cupcake. I had the Caramel Macciatto and it was scrumptious. The black and white was good too. Cupcakes were displayed nicely in this tiny little shop.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
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66 reviews 66 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Tiny shop with lovely cupcakes”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012 via mobile

Tried it for the 1st time today, cakes are very moist but the icing is very sweet and over powering to the point I had to take it off and just eat the cake. I didn't think it's the best cupcakes I've had but it's in the top 5. Price per cupcake is kinda average at $2.50 or $3. But i do love the different types of cupcake they offer like peach cobbler and banana pudding.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Charleston, South Carolina, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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“average cupcake”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

It doesn't taste any better than a ready mix box from the store. It's about the same. I've given it 3 chances and still it hasn't wowed me.

Visited May 2012
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Cowpens, South Carolina, United States
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32 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“These cupcakes are truly exceptional.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

The special flavors of these cupcakes are a must-try, especially the salted caramel chocolate! The usual flavors are good also, with the Red Velvet being our choice.

Visited September 2012
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
“Delishhhhhhh!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012 via mobile

Sought out this place only coz I saw their ad mentioning Martha and Ellen saying they had the best cupcakes. Got the Chocolate Monkey which I swear tasted just like Ben & Jerry's Chunky Monkey ice cream which I like. Also got the White Chocolate Rasberry which was delicious. My husband elected not to have any and since I could not eat both at the same time, I saved a half from each for the next night and it was still moist and so delicious the next day too. Even though I thought there was too much icing I still ate it all! I don't normally buy cupcakes coz I think they are inflated costing cakes but these were ok priced and I just wanted to see if they really had the best. I believe they certainly lived up to that reputation.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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