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433 King St, Charleston, SC 29403-6232
843-853-8181
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Wed 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thu - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Dayton, Ohio
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We discovered this shop after dinner one night. The store has a variety of typical and unique flavors of cupcakes. They also have a variety of mini cupcakes if you don't want a big one. Inside there is limited seating to eat them immediately or you can have them box them up for later. The other unique quality is that... More 

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Thank MariS45419
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For the last three years, I have ordered two dozen cupcakes from here as a surprise treat for a group that goes to Charleston, SC once a year. PROS: easily accessible in prime shopping area of historic Charleston, helpful and friendly staff, vegan/gluten free options, basic flavors available every day with special flavors available on rotating days (schedule on their... More 

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Thank Cynthia M
Southern Maryland
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cupcake is a cute little shop w/ a great variety of cupcakes. The red velvet cupcake was my favorite. Deliciously moist w/ the right amount of sweetness.

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Thank TenJaney
Charleston, South Carolina
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Different flavors every day other than 3 staples of Red Velvet, Choc & Vanilla. Friendly atmosphere and staff. Pricing is on par. They even do events, like my graduation party I ordered 35 mini-cupcakes custom. Were a hit at the party!

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Thank KristinaDownSouth
Irving, Texas
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90 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I consider myself a cupcake connoisseur. Frosting good but cupcake was dry. Not a the top of my list to go to again

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Thank Irving_TexasAnneB
Boston, Massachusetts
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90 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

We tried the salted caramel chocolate cupcake and it was divine. Very moist, delicious filling and tasty frosting. What more could you ask for? One of the best cupcakes that I have ever eaten.

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Thank travel43_11
Pawleys Island, South Carolina
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

Cupcakes are my favorite and this place is superb. This location is a little hard to drop into but still make the effort

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Thank dorisadawson
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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80 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

I stopped by Cupcake looking for a small piece of cake for my husband's birthday. Normally it doesn't eat cake but I wanted something small to celebrate the occasion. I brought home 3 mostly chocolate cakes. They were really pretty in the box. He said he would just take a bite of one of them. It was so tasty that... More 

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Thank 812Jackie
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016

I know everyone's favorite part of a cupcake is the frosting, but I snagged a bite of my daughter's chocolate cupcake and it was divine! Moist, great flavor and a great texture. The two employees that were there were really nice and personable, too. I tried the caramel cheesecake (cupcake size) and it was really good. The only thing I... More 

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Thank Andrea L
Vicksburg, Michigan
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113 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

I had to stop here, it was my birthday and I deserve a cupcake 😁. I decided on the Red Velvet cupcake. It was very good. I ate the frosting first before I got to the the actual cake part. I enjoyed immensely .

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Thank DentalDiva67

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$3 - $4
Cuisine
American
Meals
Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 433 King St, Charleston, SC 29403-6232
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: 843-853-8181
Description
Cupcake’s locally-owned bakery churns out innovative concoctions using the finest all-natural ingredients, like real vanilla beans, sweet cream butter, fresh fruit & rich chocolate. We top them with our signature homemade icing, colorful sprinkles, Reese's, Andes candies, chocolate covered almonds, chocolate chips & more. Enjoy one of 9 daily favorites or try one of our 50 seasonal specials!

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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?