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433 King St, Charleston, SC 29403-6232
+1 843-853-8181
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10:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Mon - Wed 10:00 - 19:00
Thu - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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APO
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80 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

My daughter became a teenager so we got 6 cupcakes to share. All of the flavors were delicious but I especially liked the basil lemon. Great place.

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Thank mmedrek
Charleston, South Carolina
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Every time I have company in town, I always make a point to bring them here. The bakery never disappoints. They use a lot of frosting, the cake portion is always moist, and the actual size is huge. I normally eat half then and eat half later. The best part is that they rotate out flavors not only monthly, but... More 

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Thank hgwilliamson21
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Go have a couple of the mini's. Perfect way to end the evening and we did one time or for a afternoon delite!

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Thank DebLCar
Post Falls, Idaho
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64 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

I was craving a cupcake but as I am allergic to wheat I find it difficult to find a good tasting cake anywhere. They only have one gluten free a day, but it was amazing. The day i was there is was a vanilla with chocolate chips, Their frosting is super sweet but very creamy.

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Thank PostFalls
St. Augustine, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Excellent gluten free cupcake. Only one type, but I was fine with that. Nice taste, lots of icing. My girls loved the gluten cakes too

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Thank Christa Z
Suwanee, GA
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Some of the best cupcakes I've had in a while. Delicious frosting and moist cake. I had the black and white cupcake and the praline and cream cupcake. A must stop if you are on King Street!

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Thank G8trgirl01
Richmond, Virginia
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180 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We were on King Street on our way to dinner and came across this cupcake store. All their cupcakes are half price after 10pm and they close at 11pm. Since we had a birthday girl back at the condo, we bought 16 cupcakes. I, personally, had the strawberry cupcake and vanilla cupcake. Both were good and moist The strawberry cupcake... More 

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Thank Just_a_normal_mom
Long Island, New York
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We stopped in for ice cream after dinner. The server was a pleasant young lady. My wife had a small cone which she could not finish and I ordered a small cup of mint chocolate chip and chocolate chip. I usually order two scoops but the portions are very large. Prices are very reasonable for the quality and portion size.

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Thank sspeter
San Diego, California
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47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Chocolate cupcake was dry. Would have liked it if it was more moist. I would probably try a different bakery. Not worth the special trip (park and walk) to the place.

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Thank Teresa20002014
Arlington, Virginia
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We liked this place so much we went back twice for dessert - especially as the flavors change from day to day. There's a large board with the different flavors listed and which day they are available. We probably had 8 different kinds (big enough for sharing) but my favorite was the chocolate salted caramel - yum. Also have cake... More 

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Thank megkocher

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$4
Cuisine
American
Meals
After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 17:00
Monday
10:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 19:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 433 King St, Charleston, SC 29403-6232
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 843-853-8181
Description
Cupcake’s locally-owned bakery churns out innovative concoctions using the finest all-natural ingredients, like real vanilla beans, sweet cream butter, fresh fruit & rich chocolate. We top them with our signature homemade icing, colorful sprinkles, Reese's, Andes candies, chocolate covered almonds, chocolate chips & more. Enjoy one of 9 daily favorites or try one of our 50 seasonal specials!

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?