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“For the cupcake lovers”
Review of Sweet Sensations - CLOSED

Sweet Sensations
Cuisines: British, Cafe
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Dining options: Delivery, Outdoor Seating
Description: Cupcake cafe on the main road in San Pedro, Costa Rica.
Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

Different flavors daily, well made, nice place (a bit small) and good beverages, like the lemonade peppermint.

1  Thank Miah C
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Reviewed February 24, 2015

Sweet sensations used to be my favorite cupcake shop! i used to visit them almost every week and every time i needed a cake for special occasion they were my #1 option. But the last couple of months the quality is SOOO BAAAD! Since the cupcake shop was sold in November quality has dropped considerably! On Friday i bought 6 cupcakes and half of them I'm pretty sure were baked 2 days before because they were like really hard the cake was like 2 fingers.
Emily used to take such a good care of the business and costumers and at this point i wish the new owners do the same sadly everytime we ask about the quality the people from the shop tend to get mad. but for now i would probably recommend to look for another place and avoid the disappointment.

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Thank Valevillalobos
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Reviewed December 13, 2013

This is a quaint little cafe (about 8 tables) that has incredible cupcakes and muffins, and Bardú coffee that you can't find in the stores. It's a great place to work or study and has free WiFi. The owner is British and speaks both English and Spanish. They have 6 different flavors every single day, and a total of almost 100 flavors I believe. The owner posts the flavors of the day on the cafe's facebook page: http://facebook.com/wwwSweetSensationsCom. I've searched far and wide around San Pedro and San Jose and just can't find cafes like this that let you sit for as long as you want (as long as you order something obviously). Highly recommended.

Thank JeffreyFriend
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emilyewilson, Owner at Sweet Sensations, responded to this reviewResponded January 12, 2014

So glad you enjoy Sweet Sensations - hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed April 6, 2013 via mobile

I was looking for a small cake for my best friend birthday and i wanted a real red velvet cake not a vanilla cake painted red like i usually see here in costa rica. I found emily via fb page and i talked to her and realized she wasnt costa rican so i gave it a try! She was really friendly and took my order even if i need it in a really short term! The cake was absolutely AMAZING it was real red velvet, the frosting was great and the work she did with the fondant was perfect! Looove that place and i would recommend it to anyone!

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2  Thank Valevillalobos
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emilyewilson, Owner at Sweet Sensations, responded to this reviewResponded August 5, 2013

I'm so glad you liked the cake! Thanks for the order!

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Reviewed February 4, 2013

I have been to Sweet Sensations twice and have been happy with the food and service both times. The first time I bought 2 cupcakes to go, which were delicious, but second experience was much better. I got the brownie sundae which included layers of cupcake, brownie, chocolate ice cream and whipped cream. It was certainly a rich treat but perfect for when you have a major sweet tooth. The staff was pleasant and helpful. The atmosphere could not be cuter with the pink and blue decor. It is on the more pricey side of things in Costa Rica. Then again, it is the only cupcake bakery I've seen in the area. I'd love to see them offer a few more flavors and variety. I will certainly be back!

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Thank MaryClark R
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