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Cako Cupcakes

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211 Ofarrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102-2118
(415) 399-1869
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11:30 am - 7:30 pm
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Ann Arbor, MI
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87 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

Carrot cake cupcake was impressive, and so was the macaroon ice cream sandwich. But the other cupcakes we tried were VERY disappointing. The cup cake itself was dry and mealy, and the icing was chalky/waxy/? (I'm not very good with culinary descriptions)

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Thank annarborsef
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

The Macarons were amazing! We came across this place by accident in Union Square and I am so glad we did! We will return before we leave town!

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Thank Jessica Heeren P
jennifer d, Manager at Cako Cupcakes, responded to this review

Jessica, Thank you for visiting our store! We're glad you enjoyed the macarons! More 

Jacksonville, Florida
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Cako Bakery was a very nice bakery with friendly employees! The location was very nice for us because it was almost right across from the Villa Florence which is where we stayed. Also, their cupcakes are delicious!

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Thank chanswiki
Jennifer D, Manager at Cako Cupcakes, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! Please visit us again when you're in town! More 

Houston, Texas
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Do yourself a favor and try the Lemon Blueberry cupcake...IT. IS. AMAZING! I could eat one every day. My hotel was a fairly close to cako, so I actually tried to eat one every day! Okay, maybe it was just 2 days in a row. Unfortunately, my plan was soiled as I went too late on the 2nd day and... More 

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Thank Jessica B
Jennifer D, Manager at Cako Cupcakes, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review! The Lemon Blueberry is one of our newer flavors and we love hearing the feedback! More 

Melbourne, Australia
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966 reviews
402 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 305 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

The team here are really lovely and their cupcakes are good too. Had the tiramisu and my wife the red velvet Nice people and very convenient

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Thank Dara-Khmer
Jennifer D, Manager at Cako Cupcakes, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your visit! Please come back and try our other flavors. More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

As Cako was very close to my hotel I stopped there everyday but one during my recent trip to San Fransico for an afternoon snack. The cakes are really great with many interesting combinations. I particularly liked the samosa cupcake. The macaroons are light and airy and melt in your mouth. The prices are a little high, but the cakes... More 

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Jennifer D, Manager at Cako Cupcakes, responded to this review

Thank you for stopping by Madeline. Please visit us again the next time you're in town! More 

Detroit
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174 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

At $3.50/cupcake I was hoping for something great. Or at least really good. I got AMAZING!! They're reasonably priced & superior on quality/taste/selection. I definitely recommend going!

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Thank Casheta
Jennifer D, Manager at Cako Cupcakes, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words! More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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111 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

A good selection of gourmet cupcakes, friendly service, worth a stop in for dessert. We had the Tiramisu and Salted Caramel, both scrumptious.

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la
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

had a sample of this in the mall. They have a stand at the Westfield mall . The sample they had was the chocolate cupcake with choc frosting, very rich but not too sweet. I would have bought some but very full!

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San Angelo, Texas, United States
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130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I had no idea that this place was involved in Cupcake Wars until after I came back from my trip, and I can see clearly why....they are THAT delicious! We ordered a plethora of different types, the banana cream and Samoas being my faves! I am going back to San Francisco for these babies!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
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Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 7:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 7:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 211 Ofarrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102-2118
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Union Square
  • Neighborhood: Union Square
  • Phone Number: (415) 399-1869

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Union Square
Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army in the Civil War, this grand square has become the city's premier shopping and entertainment district containing the largest number of upscale department stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theaters in the city. It's a large open area where tourists and locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by, enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and sightseeing, If feeling the pulsating energy of the city is on your agenda, Union Square is the place to soak it in.
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