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140 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3617
+1 919-929-2100
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2015

I chose this expensive bakery to celebrate a special event. The display was beautiful and the people working there were very nice and attentive. However, the cupcakes were a HUGE disappointment! I got a variety of flavors and the sentiment of my tasters (including myself) was to skip the expensive bakery and make them myself. Nice packaging, but the inside... More 

Thank D B
Mebane, NC
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85 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2015

The cupcakes here are very fresh and so delicious. It is very difficult to decide which one to select for a sinful dessert. Hint: the cupcakes are much better if you can discipline yourself to wait and allow the dessert to come to room temperature. These little delights are sooooo good! Our granddaughter also had some gelato to enjoy while... More 

Thank bdonleycott
Charlotte, North Carolina
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2015

We visited Sugarland for the first time this past Memorial Day weekend. We were all looking for a dessert of some sort. 3 of us ended up getting Gelato (it was good, but we'd just come back from a trip to Italy 3 wks ago, where they have phenomenal Gelato), and 1 had a carmel/chocolate cupcake. The Gelato was good,... More 

Thank Debbie A
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81 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

We went to chapel hill with family and friends. Walking on franklin we happened to look in the window. My kids went nuts. Had to go in. We got desert to go. Got home and devoured it. Lucky we were in town 1 more night. Had to go again the next night. This time we got ice cream and gelato.... More 

Thank smiledaily
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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45 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 13, 2015

Sugarland is our go to spot for dessert! There is always a vast array of amazing cupcake choices: Chocolate covered strawberry and grasshopper are always delicious, as well as cakes, gelato and frozen martinis. Go with friends and each get something different, so you can try lots of the amazing flavors!

Thank KDKfromNC
Mexico City, Mexico
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777 reviews
456 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 232 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 3, 2015 via mobile

This is a nice place to relax and have a sweet break. Ice cream is great, specially pomegranate and blood orange. Martinis made with ice cream also great.

Thank MTorre
Summerville, South Carolina
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57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2015

Cupcakes were old, tasteless and dry. Staff acted like they couldn't be bothered and the owner was too busy chatting with some girlfriend when we went to complain.

1 Thank mephdude
Winston Salem NC
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209 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

Can't go wrong at Sugarland. Gelato, tart, cupcake, pot de creme. All superb. Pot de creme was served with chocolate cup, saucer and spoon. Unique and delicious.

Thank janicewriting6
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2015 via mobile

I've been here quite a few times. I had their mousse cake and loved it and when I went back to have it again it was completely different. It tasted so much like alcohol and sugar, I ate two bites and threw it out. I have tried their cupcakes and occasionally they are great but it's a gamble. I've had... More 

1 Thank Amber B
Durham, North Carolina
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2014

A place for great cakes, cupcakes, and gelato. In central Chapel Hill, steps from the oldest part of UNC campus

Thank Steven Y

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3617
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 919-929-2100

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