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Molly's Cupcakes

#177 of 8,223 Places to Eat in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
Lincoln Park
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2536 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60614-1712
+1 773-883-7220
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 am
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Molly's has the best cupcakes. I have tried several cupcakes around the city and always go back to Molly's. Great taste, quality, presentation, and price. Recently tried a cake from Molly's and it was absolutely delicious, too.

Thank Katrinka M
Chicago, Illinois
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39 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Molly's cupcakes redefine what a cupcake is. Mouth watering fine desserts with creative and delicious flavors. Can't find anything that compares to this. Try: peach cobbler, blueberry cheesecake, crime brûlée, Ron Bennington if you like chocolate, cake batter and you will never want to eat a normal cupcake again...

Thank lectu
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the place on Saturday evening. Coffe is very tasty, but the cakes' taste is quite artificial. Price/ quality ratio is ok.

Thank JCA10000
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

The location is great, just a few blocks from our hotel. As soon as you walk in, you hear smooth R&R music which was very relaxing and you see customers playing board games. As far as he cupcake, well let's just say it's okay. I ordered the butterscotch for myself, so-mores for my niece and a build your own for... More 

Thank Shawanda H
Eloy, Arizona
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63 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

This place has the best cupcakes I have ever tasted. They have a wide array of flavors, so everyone should be able to find one they like!

Thank DynamicFly
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

Just loved this place! The décor inside was so cute! The cupcake was wonderful! A must place to go!!!

Thank BERTERNIEWaikiki
Oak Forest, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

I knew we were in for a life changing treat when I saw that they sell their buttercream frosting straight up in a cup with a spoon!! We brought my daughter here on her 13th Birthday!! Seriously, sugar is our vice and if you are going to be be bad, just skip the rest and go straight to Sweet Mandy... More 

Thank JennyBorman
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

The most amazing gourmet cupcakes! Soooo delicious! Worth every calorie! A must stop to taste location if you're in Chicago.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Bonn, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

I had the banana cupcake with chocoate frosting and it was absolutely divine!! Definitely go here, do not miss it!

Thank ReisendeKiwi
Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

We dropped by Molly's on a cycling foodie tour of the city and it was a memorable stop. Beautiful moist cakes and your choice of frosting, cream cheese is lovely as is caramel.

Thank Brendan M

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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
Average prices
$3 - $10
Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2536 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60614-1712
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Lincoln Park
  • Neighborhood: Lincoln Park
  • Phone Number: +1 773-883-7220

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

Staying in Lincoln Park

Neighborhood Profile
Lincoln Park
Head to the North Side of Chicago for a stroll through one of the city’s greenest neighborhoods. Lincoln Park boasts over 1200 acres of green space complete with a free zoo open to visitors year-round. This pedestrian-friendly neighborhood is lined with parks, row homes, boutiques, taverns, and nature. Lincoln Park itself borders the lakefront area offering peaceful views of the water and the Chicago skyline. The Lincoln Park Conservatory is one of the most popular attractions in the area, with the Chicago History Museum a close second. Armitage Avenue is where you’ll find great shopping from high-end retailers and small boutiques, whereas Clark Street houses cafes and restaurants. For more highbrow entertainment, walk along Lincoln Avenue to find some of Chicago’s finer museums and theaters.
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