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Cups and Cakes Bakery

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451 9th St., San Francisco, CA 94103
+1 415-437-2877
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Tue - Fri 10:00 am - 6:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Reviewed November 12, 2016

We stopped just to get a free sample of popcorn and ended up buying some kettle corn. They also have caramel corn which was excellent. They have cupcakes in all sizes and flavors. It's at pier 39 upstairs. The staff was also very helpful with directions and other advice.

Thank melock
Port washington, NY
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178 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed September 1, 2016

I try to find the best cupcakes in every city I travel too. This was in walking distance from our hotel, so I started here. The store is very small, and I almost walked past it. The people are friendly and seem to be pretty hard working with orders, even though the shop didn't have any other people in it... More 

Thank Christirdh
Los Angeles
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed March 4, 2016

I've been to Cups and Cakes Bakery on a few occasions when I have stayed in SOMA. It's a nice little shop that has both mini and standard cupcakes. The selection is somewhat limited and changes daily. On the whole, I would say they are good and worth the price, but there is nothing particularly special about them that would... More 

Thank sunrisew
Charlotte, NC
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362 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
Reviewed July 5, 2015

My family of 4 came by this bakery after eating our supper in Pier 39. This was a neat bakery with a lot of different cup cake options which my kids really liked. It is in a great location close by many attractions such as the sea lions in Fisherman's Wharf. If you are around Pier 39 and looking for... More 

Thank jesselodge
San Francisco, California
1 review
Reviewed January 26, 2015

Overpriced and under flavoured, Paid 75 dollars for 12mini cupcakes with frosting and printed image delivered as a gift, packaging was not impressive, did not look like I spent close to that amount, the kids were underwhelmed too, some were left over. Very disappointing.

Thank Sma H
San Diego, California
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191 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed November 6, 2014 via mobile

Wanted something sweet so stopped in late one afternoon and got 4 mini cupcakes. All had good flavor but we're in the dry side, but again, it was in the later afternoon. Even so, the red velvet cupcake was great... And I generally don't like red velvet but got one based on reviews and glad I did.

Thank Greg G
Basel, Switzerland
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109 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed August 17, 2014

My husband and I are on a quest for the best cupcakes ever - and we have a winner here! The bakery itself is very small - if there are many people one may even need to wait outside for their turn. Everyday there are different selections available - not countless ones, which ends up ensuring the ones you get... More 

Thank Dindi_SE
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7 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed July 17, 2013 via mobile

I live in the UK & was visiting San Francisco with my boyfriend to celebrate his 40th birthday. I wanted to suprise him with a cake on his birthday but having never visited San Francisco before I didn't know where to start in looking for a good bakery. After searching the Internet I came across Cups & Cakes & I'm... More 

Thank hunnybunny77
Escalon, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed June 5, 2013

i am diabetic and I wanted to get something sweet to eat (allowed to eat), and I came across "cups and cakes". they are delicious. I ordered gluten free and sugar free. DELICIOUS. they have all kinds of flavors. my cupcakes were a little expensive, but it was worth every bite. they are on 9th st, 2 blocks north of... More 

Thank jani1956
Broomfield, Colorado
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed November 29, 2012

I found Cups and Cakes by accident, just by walking by! The small bakery had wonderful scents wafting out the door. Lucky me that I stopped by during their buy one, get one free happy hour. The cupcakes were so flavorful and moist. They could be described as heavenly! My only regret is that I didn't stock up!

Thank Paige B

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
$2 - $5
Open Hours
10:00 am - 6:30 pm
10:00 am - 6:30 pm
10:00 am - 6:30 pm
10:00 am - 6:30 pm
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 451 9th St., San Francisco, CA 94103
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > SoMa
  • Neighborhood: SoMa
  • Phone Number: +1 415-437-2877
We specialize in cupcakes of all sorts of imaginative flavors, from bacon to booze! We do just about anything you can imagine, including *custom* flavors. That's right, tell us what you want, and we'll make it happen!

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South of Market (SoMa), has an urban and sophisticated vibe, but you're more likely to find big nightclubs and lots of industrial loft residences than you are to find boutique shopping. Although it’s the epicenter for tech startups in the city, visitors will be able to do more than just business - museums, top quality restaurants, and the San Francisco Giants now call this neighborhood home. Most of its freeway-sized streets may not capture the same character as other neighborhoods in the city, but pockets of charm, like South Park, can still be found throughout its side streets.
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