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Hey Cupcake

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1600 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-3522
+1 512-476-2253
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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1600 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-3522
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hey Cupcake is a true Austin icon that must not be missed, not to mention their cupcakes are the BEST ever! Strawberry and Red Velvet are my favorites.

Thank Chad D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the little trailer that started it all. You should go with your friends and all get a different flavor. That way, you can all try a bite, or spend the rest of your trip arguing who got the best one! ;)

Thank blumphotography
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They've got a variety of cupcakes. You can get traditional vanilla or spice it up with some of their specials. While this is a great place, it's not so great on a hot day with all the sugar in these sweet treats. I'd recommend during...More

Thank sseitz94
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stopped by late and they were out of almost everything. I got a strawberry cupcake and even though it had probably been baked much earlier in the day, it was still soft and delicious, even the next afternoon. The cream cheese frosting was really...More

Thank JetsettinDaisy
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The berry cupcakes were quite good - a little sweet for me, but my wife enjoyed them. The proportions of the icing to the cake was good, and these were definitely fresh and moist. Next door is a cute little lemonade stand, shaped like a...More

Thank RoundTheWorld2010
Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

I was worried about going here as although I like cupcakes, I really don't appreciate the big gross toppings most places put on them. I had the red velvet and it was prefect! Awesome cupcake base and the icing was delicious. The guy serving was...More

Thank Jess-C01
Reviewed May 9, 2017

Super cute airstream popping cupcakes out like there's no tomorrow. A cupcake is a cupcake, then there are Hey Cupcakes... Try them.

Thank Steeeel
Reviewed April 28, 2017 via mobile

Great cupcakes! We got the sampler, so we could taste several. Strawberry was my favorite, with carrot cake coming in second. The chocolate is really good if you're a chocoholic.

Thank Pam Y
Reviewed March 18, 2017

I strive to find the best red velvet cupcakes wherever I may visit. This truck definitely has one of the best ones I've tried. Moist and the cream was not crunchy but soft, just enough sweet to balance the red velvet....yum!!!!! oh, there is seating...More

Thank CarriePCT
Reviewed March 8, 2017

as you wait in line, the anticipation is great waiting for such a delicious cupcake. It is worth the wait

Thank kuzikaatz
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Late Night
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Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1600 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-3522
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > South Austin
  • Neighborhood: South Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-476-2253
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