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Lavender Moon Cupcakery

Certificate of Excellence
Old Town
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116 S Royal St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3328
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Alexandria, Virginia
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This cupcake shop always has a great seasonal selection. They also offer gluten free cupcakes and take special orders for smaller cupcakes. The staff is always friendly and helpful.

Thank Rebecca951
Alexandria, Virginia
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

As a former New Yorker from the city of famous cupcakes (magnolia, etc), I moved to Old Town several years ago and tried a cupcake. WOW. I was in love. So much so I had them supply cupcakes for my wedding. They were such a hit!! They have a nice variety and are always very fresh and moist. I happen... More 

Thank brittanyhinkle
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Very tasty, I wasn't disappointed at all, sometimes the icing can be too sweet but it was perfect! Thanks so much each time that I have visited the cupcakes are wonderful!

Thank susan B
McConnellsburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

I found the cupcake shop to be cute and clean. The cupcake that I personally had was a lemon cupcake with blackberry icing. The icing was fresh & fabulous, but the cupcake itself tasted more like a heavy corn muffin, I expected light and spongy. Customer service was personable and charming.

Thank Summer R
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35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

I'm really, really, REALLY into these cupcakes. I'm not really phased by a four-star cupcakery these days, and wasn't even intending on trying Lavender Moon even though I was staying around the corner at the Hotel Monaco. However, the management at Hotel Monaco must have predicted my ambivalence and decided to intervene because upon arriving in my room, we had... More 

Thank Aloisiks
Germantown, Maryland
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Im in my search for a great cupcake here in Alexandria ever since ive moved into town. I havent found it yet sadly but Lavender Moon is better than Alexandria cupcake. They had moist cupcakes. The place is a little dark and i think could use a little more light and color. The flavors werent that amazing but at least... More 

Thank Grizelle N
Alexandria, Virginia
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2016

Lavender Moon has the best cupcakes. Ever. And I do enjoy my cupcakes. There is just the right amount of frosting. And it is always delicious. They density and sweetness of the cupcakes is just right. The variety is also spectacular. I love this place.

Thank C B
Alexandria, Virginia
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194 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2016

I thought I could get my fill with one cupcake...but couldn't resist another. Perfect cake with a not too sweet icing. Delicious!

Thank 349Charles25
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 4, 2016

I've been here several times while visiting the DC area, and the cupcakes are amazing - much better than the ones you have to wait in long lines for! They never disappoint -creative flavors and always delicious! I especially love the GF flourless chocolate! Also, they have amazing customer service - I had a special request, and they went above... More 

Thank Kduda
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2016

great little cupcake shop. However, the store needs to move it's cupcake display to the front of the store so everyone walking buy can see!

Thank David G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 S Royal St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3328
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
  • Neighborhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: 703-683-0588

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?