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“Pleasant patio and eclectic organic menu.”
Review of Crushcakes & Cafe

Crushcakes & Cafe
Ranked #16 of 76 Restaurants in Carpinteria
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Reviewed January 20, 2013

Where else can you get gluten free and vegan cupcakes as well as organic, hormone-free menu items? There’s spacious seating inside with pleasant music, but my favorite hangout is their back patio, with a quirky fountain, old style outdoor furniture and potted plants which make you feel like you are sitting in your own walled-in patio with free wi-fi.
Menu selections include large salads, with dressing on the side, sandwiches, and of course cupcakes made from scratch each morning with lots of frosting in flavors from bananas foster to red velvet. The best part is that food is served on real plates, and their four flavors of iced tea are served in glasses. To-go cups are available, but everything tastes better in a glass with free refills. Food prices are higher due to their organic ingredients, but you have to love a place that serves breakfast all day, alongside grilled panini or an adult grilled cheese with added sauteed tomatoes, jalapenos and onions.

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Reviewed January 15, 2013

Fun carp regular spot for a coffee, sweet, or lunch. We gals sip and chat while letting our daughters dance across the street. Love the entrepreneur spirit of the female owner...now 3 or 4 locations (and counting)!

Thank Clare S
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Reviewed December 11, 2012

Some foks love frosting, this is their spot. My cupcakes (we sampled several) were more frosting than cake. Store is very noisy, hard to hear counter clerk, if you want to converse use the patio tables

Thank CarpBooksFan
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Reviewed November 5, 2012

We loved the red velvet pancakes for breakfast! In addition, there was a variety of cupcakes to satisfy any sweet tooth.

Thank Hartes62012
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Reviewed November 5, 2012 via mobile

We came in for cupcakes but had breakfast and thoroughly enjoyed it. Best in town! Super fresh ingredients. Loved watching them make and decorate cupcakes as we ate. Wonderful atmosphere.

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Thank Cassi W
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