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Cupcake DownSouth

433 King St, Charleston, SC 29403-6232
+1 843-853-8181
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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10:00 - 19:00All hours
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433 King St, Charleston, SC 29403-6232
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Reviewed 11 August 2013 via mobile

The cupcakes where okay. Nothing special...my local cupcake shop has amazing fillings. The coconut cupcake was decent but the vanilla with chocolate was plain. Too much icing on top. Tried the shop because I love cupcakes but we'll skip next time around.More

Thank MoultonFamily
Kristin C, Public Relations Manager at Cupcake DownSouth, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2013

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We are sorry that your experience did not exceed your expectations. We do have some cupcakes that have great fillings like cheesecake, and maybe you can try that one next time! We hope...More

Reviewed 7 August 2013

Charleston local here, and I just came back from another successful trip to the Cupcake on King Street. My family and I have been going to the Cupcake for years and they never disappoint! This time we took three out-of-towners with us and they were...More

Thank Archaeolog
Kristin C, Public Relations Manager at Cupcake DownSouth, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2013

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review! We are thrilled that you enjoyed your cupcakes! Thank you for bringing your guests in for a sweet treat! Great suggestion for seating when our store is full! Marion Square is beautiful! Thank...More

Reviewed 27 July 2013

Just had keylime cupcake here, and it tasted great. The wife and daughter each had vanilla and both said that theres was wonderful as well. Recomend this stop to anyone in the charelston area.

Thank Leland H
Kristin C, Public Relations Manager at Cupcake DownSouth, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2013

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review! We are thrilled your enjoyed your cupcakes! We hope you have a sweet day and hope to see you again soon!!

Reviewed 25 July 2013

Cupcakes were fresh, but a lot more frosting than I usually like, particularly when it is very sweet (as this one was). They have the traditional flavors (vanilla, chocolate, and combinations of the two) as well as more unique flavors, but all seem to come...More

Thank Mithena
Kristin C, Public Relations Manager at Cupcake DownSouth, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2013

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review! We value your experience and we are so happy to hear you enjoyed our cupcakes. We do put sprinkles on almost all of our flavors, but we are always happy to ice you...More

Reviewed 21 July 2013

We walked 2 miles to get to this place........so we wouldn't feel so guilty later. We had the chocolate cupcake with vanilla buttercream which was my favorite. We took 2 to go, one being vanilla cake with vanilla buttercream the other being vanilla cake with...More

Thank Barbara0414
Kristin C, Public Relations Manager at Cupcake DownSouth, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2013

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a response! We are so happy to hear that the trip was well worth your walk! Thanks for walking miles to come to Cupcake!! We are so glad you enjoyed your cupcakes and can't wait...More

Reviewed 20 July 2013 via mobile

My wife and I have been to a lot of cupcake places only to be disappointed. Not here! We missed this place on our last trip but will be on our list for places to stop when we come back. This are not your store...More

Thank LPN1
Kristin C, Public Relations Manager at Cupcake DownSouth, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2013

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review!! We are so happy you stopped in on your trip this time and enjoyed your cupcakes! We hope you had a great rest of your trip and look forward to seeing you again...More

Reviewed 15 July 2013

Absolutely a must - great place for a little dessert!!!! Various flavours available and they were all delicious.

Thank sharbers155004
Kristin C, Public Relations Manager at Cupcake DownSouth, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2013

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review! We are so delighted you enjoyed your cupcakes!! We hope you have a sweet day and look forward to serving you again soon!!

Reviewed 11 July 2013

This adorable little cupcake place is a must-visit site for sugar officienados. Fresh cupcakes baked each day, and they aren't so large that you will keel over from a sugar high. Place has a real 50's feel... really nice for a snack.

Thank B B
Kristin C, Public Relations Manager at Cupcake DownSouth, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2013

We are so thrilled you enjoyed your cupcake! Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review, we are thankful for our customers! We hope you have a sweet day and look forward to serving you again soon!!

Reviewed 5 July 2013 via mobile

Limited seating is a huge disadvantage to this quaint spot. I could deal with that if the cupcakes were great. Instead though they are nothing special. I tried the Bannana Pudding cupcake. It was ok. I hate half if it and threw the other half...More

Thank Amy R
Kristin C, Public Relations Manager at Cupcake DownSouth, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2013

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about your experience. We greatly value our customer's experience and your feedback allows us to become even better. We are so sorry we were not able to exceed your expectations. As you experienced,...More

Reviewed 29 June 2013

Our family of 6 stopped by the cupcake after dinner at Coast. The cupcakes were pretty good. The service was average. The lady waiting on us really hinted that she could make our order "to go". We stayed and enjoyed but it was pretty sterile...More

Thank Keith G
Kristin C, Public Relations Manager at Cupcake DownSouth, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2013

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review! We are so thankful you stopped in our store and enjoyed the cupcakes! We are so sorry we did not exceed your expectations while you dined with us. We will be working with...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$4
Cuisine
Meals
After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 19:00
Monday
10:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 19:00
Thursday
10:00 - 23:00
Friday
10:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
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
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Description
Cupcake DownSouth’s three locally-owned bakeries bake innovative concoctions using the finest all-natural ingredients, like real vanilla beans, sweet cream butter, fresh fruit, and rich chocolate. We top them with our signature homemade icing, colorful sprinkles, candies, chocolate-covered almonds, chocolate chips, and more. Enjoy one of our nine daily favorites or try one of our 50 seasonal specials!
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