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The Yellow Leaf Cupcake Company

#21 of 110 Bakeries in Seattle
#389 of 3,441 Places to Eat in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence
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2209 4th Ave, Seattle, WA 98121-2024
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Little Rock, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I for one am not a sweets person, however the Yellow Leaf tempts me. They have an array of cupcakes that are not your usual run of the mill Betty Crocker type. The flavors are wonderful, this trip I fell in love with the Boston Cream Pie cupcake. Yum-O!!!! You can eat in or take go.

Thank punkinlr
Mount Prospect, Illinois
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42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After reviewing some of the reviews we decided to stop here. We got there in the late afternoon and all the cupcakes were 40% off. We had a variety of cupcakes for our group of four. Red Velvet, pancake and bacon, Mexican cookie, Belgian chocolate, lemon cream and chocolate chip cuppie. The only one we didn't live was the Mexican... More 

Thank mfrs
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13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a yummy egg breakfast sandwich. Savory and nice after taste. Fun environment and friendly staff. Even picked up a peanut butter cookie for later.

Thank Elia M G
Denver, Colorado
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267 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

So many cupcake flavors and macaroons. By far the tastiest of them all was the pancakes and bacon cupcake. The taste was spot on. The staff was super sweet and the decor rocked.

Thank travelingtoday
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

We had to get cupcakes from this place every time we visited Seattle. They were really delicious. The cake was very moist and the frosting was delicious and not too sweet. Great combination of flavors. Wish we had this place where we live. Highly recommend this place. It is better than another cupcake shop near Pike place market.

Thank 2gether_Forever
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

Stopped by for a cup cake treat. The cake tasted burnt and the frosting was terrible. I felt sick for hours afterwards. I do not recommend stopping at this business.

Thank Diane F
Algoma, Wisconsin
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101 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016 via mobile

Not sure what all the hype is about. Decent food, no better or worse then many other places I've been. Friendly staff. Go early (before lunch at least) if you want the pancake bacon cupcakes.

Thank JamesW12
Algoma, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016

Get the cheddar square. I mean it. Do it. Crusty cheese top, soft biscuit and buttery. I've never had anything quite like this delicious cheese bread. The staff was lovely. Go early for the famous pancake and bacon cupcake. Delightful little shop.

Thank lstonewinter
Seattle, Washington
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015 via mobile

Found this place by accident. Picked up two cupcakes and enjoyed every single bite. The cake part is moist and so flavorful, the frosting is light and enhances but doesn't overwhelm like some cupcake places. People very friendly. Can't wait to try more flavors.

Thank bvoquin
Millerton, Pennsylvania
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179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

My wife and I stopped in based off trip advisor reviews. It was 15-20 minutes prior to closing but all the chairs were up on the tables. The employees seemed a little annoyed. In my opinion the cupcakes were not that great. Also got a latte as they just dumped their drip coffee.

Thank YourMomLovesToast

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2209 4th Ave, Seattle, WA 98121-2024
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Belltown
  • Neighborhood: Belltown
  • Phone Number: 206-441-4240

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