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433 King St, Charleston, SC 29403-6232
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
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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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We bought a dozen cupcakes in a variety of flavors. The staff was great at helping us to decide on which ones we wanted. The flavors were all great. Our whole family really enjoyed them all. Wonderful place to cure a sweet tooth.

Thank nikibeeler
Dayton, Ohio
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

Thank MariS45419
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks 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 

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 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

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.

Thank TenJaney
Charleston, South Carolina
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

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!

Thank KristinaDownSouth
Irving, Texas
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90 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

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

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 bubbles 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.

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 bubbles 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

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 bubbles 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 

Thank 812Jackie
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank Andrea L

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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
$3 - $4
Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Seating
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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
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?