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Sweet Carolina Cupcakes

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$$ - $$$
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Coligny Plaza Shopping Center, 1 N. Forest Beach Dr, Unit 203, Hilton Head, SC 29928-6484
+1 843-342-2611
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

when the sweet tooth hits, head here. There are many ice cream parlors on HH island but not many cupcake places. This one is definitely worth your time. A nice selection of rotation flavors. All are fresh and delicious. Prices are reasonable for the high quality cupcakes.

Thank Beth G
Marietta, Ohio
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016

What a sweet little place to come to. In coligny plaza, they have great cupcakes with the most frosting i have ever seen.

Thank janiswinemiller
Columbus, Ohio
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

Sweet Carolina Cupcakes offers a rotating variety of fun treats. It's not cheap, but the cupcakes aren't small, either. They can easily be shared between two people. If you're in the area for vacation, stop by at the beginning of the week to get a flavor schedule so you know when they'll have what you're most interested in. I recommend... More 

Thank Megan S
Fairfax County, Virginia
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

Yes, the cupcakes are expensive*, and they do vary in degree of deliciousness. The menu varies by day of the week. The beautiful, almond "wedding cake" cupcakes were absolutely outstanding. This is not a flavor you see in every cupcake shop, so go on a Thursday when they offer them. *We spent almost $50 after tax. (Taxes are high in... More 

Thank Victoria R
Mason, Ohio
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58 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

Prior to coming to Hilton Head, one of my wife's friends told her that we absolutely needed to get Whoopie Pies at Sweet Carolina Cupcakes. On our second day there we went to try them out, and were not disappointed. I gained 10 pounds eating just one! (Ok, maybe I exaggerated a bit...) They are fantastic! I highly recommend them.... More 

Thank Jim W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

We bought Sweet Carolina and Red Devil to try, and decided we would try other flavors next day as we got used to paying for good cupcakes at home and sometimes more than they cost here. Well...the SC frosting tasted good, RD's one - not so much, and both cupcakes were just not moist enough, they were fresh but bland... More 

Thank travelmonkeys_145
Medina, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

We bought four cupcakes and a muffin this week and all were very good. The coffee cake muffin was a favorite as was the banana cream cupcake. You'll want to take a box home.

Thank EricMedina_Ohio
Dalton, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

Oh my goodness, they are total goodness. Stop by for a cupcake but be prepared to pay $5. Pricey but sweet. Ask for their signature flavor.

Thank BethMorrison6
Charleston, West Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

These cupcakes are awesome! The best cupcake I ever had. We enjoyed the sweet carolina cupcake and the carrot cake whoopee pie. I will definitely be back before we leave for the week. Plus we love they are Marshall fans as we are from Huntington, WV as well and fans of Marshall!

Thank cassandramclain33
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

These cupcakes are good. We enjoyed the Hot Fudge Sundae cupcake (escept for the nuts, just a personal preference). The Sweet Carolina was good. The icing is delicious. The Sea Turtle was good too. They are expensive, but fun for a special treat. They are also very filling so we split them.

Thank celia0812

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Coligny Plaza Shopping Center, 1 N. Forest Beach Dr, Unit 203, Hilton Head, SC 29928-6484
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Hilton Head
  • Phone Number: +1 843-342-2611

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