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Sarkara Sweets - CLOSED

201 SE 2nd Avenue Unit 110, Gainesville, FL 32601
+1 877-986-2253
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good5%
  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
9 Aug 2014
“I want to love this place, but..”
17 Jun 2014
“Fun atmosphere and great cupcakes”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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201 SE 2nd Avenue Unit 110, Gainesville, FL 32601
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1 - 10 of 19 reviews

Reviewed 9 August 2014

I have great respect for local businesses who arrive on the Gainesville scene with something different. Unfortunately for Sarkara Sweets, that something is a bland cupcake which also happens to cost $4. This is now my 7th or 8th cupcake, and it's all the same....More

Thank Emil T
Reviewed 17 June 2014

This place is the definition of cute. I love this place because you can choose pre made cupcakes or make your own(only at a certain time of day). After you chose your cupcake you can sit in their dining area and play board games. Would...More

Thank Katie W
Reviewed 17 May 2014 via mobile

I was disappointed. All the cupcakes were soggy. We did get them to go and ate later... But they were kept inside where they should have been ok.

Thank gatorRPH1990
Reviewed 4 April 2014

I've been to Sarkara three times now, each time hoping that if I tried something different, I'd see what all the hype was about. Nope. I bought a few create-your-owns, a few off the shelf, and even some of their non-cake options. All three trips...More

Thank BadLlama17
Reviewed 30 September 2013

This small shop in downtown Gainesville is a hidden treasure. I've been in a lot of cupcake shops but had never encountered one that they will custom make your cupcake, until now. In this place you choose your cake flavor, filling, and frosting and for...More

Thank Cdiep1
Reviewed 12 September 2013

I tried their watermelon cupcakes which I really liked and would try to recreate. The person I went with tried a pumpkin spice cake with cheesecake frosting. Hers was not very good. It tasted pretty artificial. It's an atmosphere where you can just hang out...More

Thank slg_venus
Reviewed 20 July 2013

Carrot Cake Cupcake and Raspberry Lemonade Cupcake, AWESOME. The atmosphere was great, quiet and colorful, good coffee. The lady at the front was very sweet.

Thank scrappingmama
Reviewed 2 July 2013

These cakes are incredibly moist. I'm so tired of dense vegan baked goods. This place has a ridic amount of flavors. My favorite was the lemon tea cupcake with green tea frosting. I was also able to sample the Cherry Limeade, which actually tastes bubbly...More

Thank DetectiveMongoose
Reviewed 28 April 2013

Okay, I posted a review on another site (Yelp) but their stupid filter removed it. So I'm posting it here. (The cupcake in the picture is the one I ordered.) "Okay, this place had the single worse cupcake I ever had. The sad part is...More

Thank Mauhe A
Reviewed 15 April 2013

Sakura sweets is located in down town gainesville near the hippodrome in a tiny little shop. It is so cute & have never walked in with out being greeted by a smiling employee. The cup cakes can be a little pricey but it is so...More

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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
Sunday
14:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
14:00 - 22:00
Thursday
14:00 - 22:00
Friday
14:00 - 22:00
Saturday
14:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 SE 2nd Avenue Unit 110, Gainesville, FL 32601
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 877-986-2253
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