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Kara's Cupcakes

) #7 of 11 Bakeries in Palo Alto #110 of 287 Places to Eat in Palo Alto €€ - €€€
855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94301-2305
+1 650-326-2253
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  • Very good40%
  • Average0%
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“cupcakes” (17 reviews)
“red velvet” (4 reviews)
“frosting” (4 reviews)
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855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94301-2305
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Reviewed 20 August 2016

Special cupcakes is what it is all about. They have a good variety, and each is special in its own right. Great at any age.

Thank Breakfast-42D2
Reviewed 28 April 2016

I don't understand people who don't like frosting, who eat the cake or the cupcake but eschew the best part. You know who you are. Don't go to Kara's Cupcakes. All the fun will be lost on you, unless you take along a pal who...More

Thank 198maribethh
Reviewed 29 March 2016

We stumbled on this place at the right time while browsing nearby shops. Good selection of cupcakes, and a big thumbs up from our group. Not too heavy, and no overkill on the icing. BIG MISSED OPPORTUNITY: No coffee!

Thank PacPete
Reviewed 14 November 2015

The cupcakes here came as a sugar injection into our bloodstream after a long business day. They were nice and tasty although the place is a bit pricy.

Thank TheGlacierist
Reviewed 14 November 2015

The first time we went here, we had vanilla cupcakes and they were divine! Moist, flavorful, and delicious. We came back a second time and decided to try some different flavors (red velvet, chocolate, lemon, and vanilla again). The vanilla was still great and the...More

Thank CalebnZan
Reviewed 25 October 2015

We were celebrating 4 family birthdays and found Kara's Cupcakes online. The hardest part is choosing which variety...Raspberry! (delish!) Meyer Lemon! Red Velvet! various Chocolate! They also carried tiny cupcakes so you could get a guilt free assortment. They were nicely decorated with cute decorative...More

Thank RAINBOW1
Reviewed 19 October 2015

Kara's Cupcakes are our go-to cupcakes in the Bay Area. Kara offers regular size and mini cupcakes in delicious flavors. My daughter loves the Gluten Free options which look exactly the same (and imho taste even better) than the regular cupcakes. Kara's cupcakes also offer...More

Thank 100Sharone
Reviewed 18 June 2015 via mobile

Awesome treats after eating pizza next door and walking around Stanford University all day. Our family each picked different flavors for dessert to eat in the car ride to San Fran. The staff were super friendly and accommodation since the little ones kept changing their...More

Thank ramona0101
Reviewed 19 November 2014

Of course you can easily make a entire batch of cupcakes for what you will pay for 2 cupcakes at Kara's. But they do have interesting flavors, gluten free offerings, and mini cupcakes, which you are less likely to find at home. They are not...More

Thank Colleen D
Reviewed 1 June 2014

How can anyone go to the mall without stopping in? I could not. Went every day of my stay. Too few days, too many cupcakes.......Best bet, go first thing in the morning for the best selection.

Thank Pinky23_10
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Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Restaurant features
Takeout
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 18:00
Monday
10:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 19:00
Thursday
10:00 - 19:00
Friday
10:00 - 19:00
Saturday
10:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94301-2305
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-326-2253
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