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“very good!”
Review of Cupcakes on Denman

Cupcakes on Denman
Ranked #35 of 61 Bakeries in Vancouver
Price range: $1 - $25
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Delivery
Neighborhood: West End
Description: Located on Denman Street in Vancouver, across from Raincity Grill. A popular, retro-styled Vancouver-based retail bakery, Cupcakes specializes in whimsical cupcakes, cakes and other nostalgic baked goods made fresh daily. Co-founded by best friends Heather White and Lori Joyce in 2002, Cupcakes bakes their products from scratch and use preservative-free, basic ingredients, offering customers fresh batches of yummy goodness daily.
Cambridge, Canada
Level 3 Contributor
23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“very good!”
Reviewed July 1, 2013

Came to Vancouver from Ontario to visit, and thought to myself " Why not check out the cupcake store that I see on TV while I am here". I was not disappointed. We actually stopped at two different stores, and this was the better of the two. The owner was very friendly and my husband and her had a great laugh. The cupcakes here were fresher and I even bought two lip balms. Would buy another cupcake again.

  • Visited June 2013
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Toronto, Canada
Level 4 Contributor
19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Overpriced sugar bombs. Bad treatment of staff.”
Reviewed June 14, 2013

I wanted to like them but was so disappointed. The icing is so sugary, you can actually feel the sugar grains. The cake is dry and ...plain. Also, I witnessed the manager being mean to one of her staff. The staff looked like a new young hire and the manager had a very condescending attitude towards her (in front of me). I feel bad that I did not cancel my order on the spot because of that.

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank Ibtissem
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Lyon, France
Level 6 Contributor
240 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“My birthday cupcake!”
Reviewed May 12, 2013

Received a big, red velvet cupcake from Cupcakes for my birthday. Came with a candle too. The frosting was delicious, the cupcake was moist and flavorful. Definitely recommend this place for all the cupcake connoisseurs out there. A Vancouver gem!

  • Visited May 2013
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Vancouver, Canada
Level 5 Contributor
46 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Delicious”
Reviewed May 7, 2013

Get the Red velvet cheesecake or the Diva....i know I know...I don't care...delicious.

Look for the yellow taxi outside and you have found it. Or get a giant cupcake for a friends birthday.

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Thank JustinC604
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Nelson, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
135 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Great Dessert spot.”
Reviewed April 29, 2013

We had to check out this "cupcake" phenom which seems to be popping up all over. I am not a cake person, but I tried a coconut one and it was delicious.

Visited April 2013
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Thank RobynG178
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