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“We love the cup cakes and food”
Review of Crushcakes & Cafe

Crushcakes & Cafe
Ranked #1 of 3 Dessert in Carpinteria
Restaurant details
Ventura, California
Level 6 Contributor
261 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“We love the cup cakes and food”
Reviewed September 16, 2012

We have been big fans of their cup cakes for a long time but were not aware they served breakfast and lunch. On our last visit to Carpinteria, a friend had told us about the great breakfast she had at Crushcakes & Cafe, so we decided to have breakfast there. We loved it! I had the red velvet bread pudding and my wife had a breakfast burrito. We both shared each others breakfast and we really enjoyed it. We will be going back very soon to try the lunch but if it's anything like our breakfast was, I'm sure we will enjoy it. And the cup cakes are good too!

Visited September 2012
Thank Dan C
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  • English first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
San Antonio
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Coffee Heaven”
Reviewed August 26, 2012

The coffe drinks are unique and delicious1 Teas too! cupcakes are yummie. Pass on the sandwiches (soso) but the salads redeem.

  • Visited July 2012
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Thank grandmaharvey
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Burbank, California
Level 5 Contributor
59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Amazing cupcakes better than homemade”
Reviewed August 25, 2012

We went in here just for the cupcakes the first time. These "cupcake bakeries" have seemed to pop up all over the place and i have never gone to one place that i thought was worth the money, or even one that i wanted to ever try again, including Sprinkles cupcakes..But this place......OMG seriously delicious. Very soft, well textured cupcakes. Good very light frosting (doesnt' leave a film on the roof of you mouth from all the lard or butter and doesn't make your teeth hurt because it's so sweet!) We have had the carrot, coconut, and crushcake flavors in the past. All were seriously good. We never get more than 4 between the 2 of us because we know if we were to get 6 or a dozen they would all be eaten. We have also eaten at their cafe which is excellent as well. Healthy organic fresh food, soups, sandwiches, breakfast....it's all good. We really enjoyed with place!

Visited August 2012
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Palm Desert, California
Level 6 Contributor
115 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Cupcake wonderful, Food OK”
Reviewed August 20, 2012

Started with a salad, the produce was wonderful and fresh, order your dressing on the side. My salad was overly dressed and very vinegary. My family enjoyed there sandwiches, said they were dry.
The cupcakes were outstanding, we each had a different one and sampled each others. They were all so good I can't pick a favorite!

Visited August 2012
Thank LoriJM
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Los Angeles
Level 6 Contributor
346 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
“not just CUPCAKES-great food ! great "GIRL" place!”
Reviewed August 5, 2012

Got here about 3pm on a Saturday and was happy to see Breakfast is served all day.. but then I saw the "Adult Toasted Cheese Sandwich with BACON ! Yum and it comes with Tomato Basil soup!
My friend and I love to come to Carpinteria to walk and visit all the great little shops-love that they are all unique! So is Crushcakes-!
Back patio isn;t very shaded but on a nice evening or early in the day might be niice, tables inside have room for a small group-great vibe-kinda quiet and fun artsy murals on the wall!
The only negative is that it was Saturday at 3pm and there were only 2 kinds of cupcakes left.. wow! So much for coffee and dessert.. but the sandwich and soup was EXCELLENT !
Plenty of parking in a free lot out back-easy to find just off Linden Ave !

  • Visited August 2012
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Thank BackRoadsUSA
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