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East End Cupcakes

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426 Fore St, Portland, ME 04101-4028
+1 207-228-3304
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good34%
  • Average20%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
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426 Fore St, Portland, ME 04101-4028
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Reviewed August 6, 2014

When my friend was showing me around Old Port (right next to her home town) she insisted that we go and grab a cupcake at East End. The little cupcake shop was very cute inside and had a display of cupcakes at the counter. Although...More

Thank Kara S
Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

2 red velvets to go... with cream cheese frosting. Excellent cupcake. $ 2.50 each in Portland Maine on a saturday afternoon.

Thank Skippounet
Reviewed July 22, 2014

I recently stopped by here to try some cupcakes. I bought two - chocolate and sea salt caramel and oreo cookie. I was not sure whether to buy the oreo or red velvet and the assistant at the counter said they had the red velvet...More

Thank kmc4601
Reviewed June 30, 2014

It's easy to see why this place was featured on the TV show Cupcake Wars. Lots of decadent choices and everything was fresh with delicious frostings.

Thank TexasTraveller56
Reviewed June 7, 2014

Little cupcake shop-not sure they sell anything else-we were there specifically for the cupcakes! They have cute, simple pink boxes to take your cupcakes home in. Small, but delightful variety from which to choose. When we were there, choices included: lemon, cinnamon toast crunch, red...More

Thank Baglen
Reviewed February 17, 2014

Leaving Gritty's downtown Portland and stumbled upon this place on the same street a few doors down. Small place, with just a small counter of cupcakes however thats all they needed. I ordered the sampler on V-Day and it included all their large cupcakes shrunk...More

Thank lip89
Reviewed December 14, 2013 via mobile

The cupcakes, although tasty were dry, almost as if they were leftover from a previous day. However the buttercream frosting made up for it.

Reviewed November 23, 2013

My husband and I found East End Cupcakes when we were checking out the area near our hotel. I love cupcakes and I love butter cream frosting. We walked in and I immediately loved the decor. I liked my cupcake a lot but I didn't...More

Thank kits55
Reviewed November 6, 2013

Wow, so disappointed in these cupcakes. Stopped in while visiting Portland. Wondering how this place won Cupcakes Wars? However the icing was good but the cupcake left us dying of thirst.

Thank JonesieNC
Reviewed October 29, 2013

Salted caramel frosted chocolate cupcake. The end! Ok just kidding, but that one is a must try. I have no idea how she gets the frosting so perfectly smooth and silky and sweet but not TOO sweet. Wish there were more choice of flavors.

Thank lapeen2
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:30 am - 6:30 pm
10:30 am - 6:30 pm
10:30 am - 6:30 pm
10:30 am - 6:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 426 Fore St, Portland, ME 04101-4028
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-228-3304
  • E-mail
This place is amazing. It definitley should be on your list. Best cupcakes I ever ate and an amazing selection. I just emailed them hoping they will ship to New York.