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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This store was mentioned during a tour so curiously won and I had to try them. There was a good choice and it was towards the end of the day. The flavors were varied with some unusual items. I bought 3 different cupcakes and sampled...a little of them all before I developed a sugar coma. They were moist with an unmistakable flavor. The frosting was creamy and did not taste like a mouth full of sugar. Price was good for the quality. Service was friendly and helpful. A great place for a treat.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed December 15, 2020

Love the cupcakes with several gf options. My splurge. Would have gotten 5 stars, but the person behind the counter wasn't masked. Cupcakes are 5 stars.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed December 10, 2020

I have been dying to try their cupcakes and yesterday I was running errands and decided I needed a treat. I went to their Front St location and what a cute place! Great assortment of cupcakes which made it difficult to choose. The flavors were...heavenly, the fillings were perfect, and their buttercreams are divine! Instead of ordering a sheet cake for a bridal shower...it will be TPC's cupcakes.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed October 22, 2020

My wife loves cupcakes! We were in town for our anniversary and I had done some research prior to our arrival. The Peppered Cupcake (TPC) did not let us down. They had great customer service along with great tasting cupcakes. The customer service felt like...we were talking to a family member we had not seen in a while that was glad to see us. You will not be able to eat all of them in one night. Please be patient when you arrive. They fix your cupcakes when you get there not a minute before. I wish they would mail their cupcakes. Go by when you are in the area and get a bite of heaven on this side.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed September 27, 2020

My husband and I went here for the first time Sept.2020 We have have many cupcakes, living in NH we seem to have an abundance of cupcake bakeries!! However, these were the most unique we have had. The very nice woman who waited on us...( i think the owner) was very patient and explained all about each one we choose. We had the traditional chocolate w/ white buttercream, praline bourbon pecan, which my husband loved and the Bananas Foster. We had to heat the "bananas" and then pour on top of the cupcake. It was the most delicious ever! Just like having bananas Foster with cake!! Next time we return to Wilmington, we will be sure to stop hereMore

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 17, 2020 via mobile

Wife and I stopped here because we read about their Gluten Free cupcakes. We each order a GF cupcake and sat inside to eat our savory treats. I can honestly say it was the best gluten free cupcake I ever had. Not the cheapest place...but you get what you pay for here.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed August 14, 2020 via mobile

Service was beyond amazing! She was so kind and patient while we asked about different flavors. She even advised us on some things to do around Wilmington! The cupcakes were AMAZING! Tons of flavor and the cupcakes were moist and so delicious! The tiramisu cupcake...was to die for, as was the pina colada! Definitely making a trip back to try the peppered cupcake which interestingly enough peaches and chili! Great service and cupcakes! Hard to beat!More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed March 9, 2020

Simply the BEST EVER cupcake that we have ever tasted, by far. My husband & I were visiting Wilmington, NC last weekend, and looked up restaurants and hot spots to eat, and the Peppered Cupcake came up, and even though my husband & I are...both dieting, we both said that hey were in a different area, so forget the diet, lets give it a try, and boy oh boy are we glad that we did. It was the most delicious cupcake the we have ever tasted. So good that we both had two (2) , yes we really went off our diet that day, but trust me it was so worth it. We like them so much that we bought several for my daughters college softball team and their family members that was playing out in NC. Our only wish would be that we would get a Peppered Cupcake bakery by our home in Dutchess County NY. This was so worth going off our diet for the day. It is so sad that we don't have a place like this near our home. Also the worker there were so friendly and the place itself was decorated adorable and was very clean. So say that we were very impressed is an understatement.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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521tabitham, Owner at The Peppered Cupcake, responded to this reviewResponded March 10, 2020

Joy, WOW! So kind of you to take the time to share your experience..I love it!!!! Thank you!

Reviewed February 17, 2020

What an adorable little shop! The cupcakes are def made with love and you can taste it. I will come back here every time we are in Wilmington.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 12, 2020

Best cupcakes in town for sure, never had a bad one!! All kinds of different flavors, there is sure to be one for all tastes buds.

Date of visit: January 2020
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  • The Peppered Cupcake is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 5
    • Service: 5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5