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Molly's Cupcakes

#150 of 8,289 Places to Eat in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
Lincoln Park
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2536 North Clark St., Chicago, IL 60614
+1 773-883-7220
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We came across this little gem on our way to the pier. And I'm so glad we did. We bought the carrot, cake batter, peach, butterscotch, and birthday cake cupcakes. The butterscotch cupcake was the best cupcake I've ever tasted.

Thank mynameOhio
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

SO GOOD. Loved my cupcake, would definitely recommend if you're in the area. Only had one GF option - flourless chocolate with filling, but it was definitely delicious. 4.15$ US for a filled cupcake (but worth it)

Thank jedmonds9
Cobleskill, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good cupcakes with interesting combinations of flavors! We were able to split them and share for a great dessert.

Thank therese l
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cupcake industry is booming in Chicago, growing as fast as pizza parlors, hot dog stands, sushi restaurants and steakhouses. And every critical survey lists Molly's Cupcakes among the best in Chicago. Best of all, Molly's has added another location closer to our downtown home. The original is at 2536 North Clark Street. The other is at 419 East Illinois... More 

Thank Taylor B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely love!! Have tried other bakeries, but always return to Molly's. The cupcakes are moist and tasty, and a good variety is offered. Recently purchased a birthday cake and it was amazingly good. Highly recommend!

Thank Katrinka M
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is hands down the best cupcake shop ever! They have a variety of flavors, not just the usual chocolate or vanilla. The top flavors have got to be cake batter (instead of filling there's cake batter) and the Cookie Monster (which has cookie dough inside and is topped with a cookie). They're each just sweet enough and super... More 

Thank Toni P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in here for the 1st time and the atmosphere and of course the cupcakes were delicious. The staff was patient as we asked about the many cupcakes on display. We had the eclair, the Ron Bennngton and the salted caramel and all were great. Highly recommend.

Thank busy_traveler
Naperville, IL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

LOVE these cupcakes and was glad this location opened! You really can't go wrong with any of their cupcakes and the staff has always been pleasant when I was there. I've ordered for parties too and they were very accommodating esp when I was running late to pick the cupcakes up. Some of my favorite cupcakes are cake batter, carrot... More 

Thank AG0623
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2017 via mobile

The Cupcakes looked better and they tasted good. Seeing that they won Cupcake Wars, I was drawn into their store. I ordered their chocolate chip cookie cupcake. I think it's very creative to be able to put cheesecake, peach cobbler, and creme brûlée flavors into Cupcakes and see them turn out great. I just visited Chicago for a few days.... More 

Thank Sydney T
Palos Heights, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

Oh my gosh cant wait to go back ..Had the chocolate peanut butter ... fresh ..staff was very very nice clean...cant wait to go back.... The variety it all looked so good

Thank 141cobalt07

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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
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions
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 North Clark St., Chicago, IL 60614
  • 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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