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Hey Cupcake

1600 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-3522
+1 512-476-2253
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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1600 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-3522
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

We stopped here for dessert after a birthday dinner and were pleased by the selection but disappointed that they were out of carrot cake cupcakes. The other selections were quite good, however, so we still ate well.

Thank ruralbob
Reviewed 27 November 2017

This was a hit with my out of town guests, especially the kids! My cupcake was very moist and would definitely order again. Double dose is the best!

Thank Debbie S
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

So I finally made it to this cupcake joint. I think I had really big expectations because I’ve heard it’s great. Well. The flavour selection was boring. The two I got were mediocre. The icing tasted like there’s animal shortening used instead of more of...More

Thank Katelyn C
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Cute, retro trailer that serves cupcakes! I really adored the ambiance and retro patio furniture for patrons. Will visit again!

Thank lindsaywk
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

I’ve never had giant, delicious cupcakes like these! Loved the Pink frosting! My favorite cupcake was the vanilla with chocolate frosting. The trailer is so cute!

Thank desiree_s_a_83
Reviewed 4 July 2017

The wife said this was a must-do in Austin but in the end it was so unremarkable, it was not worth ordering and waiting the couple of minutes.

Thank James M
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Hey Cupcake! Need a quick desert then this place is for you. After walking around South Congress fir the day we ended here by having a cupcake. It was full of chocolate and tasted great. Very soft and flavorful. They have great selection of types...More

Thank Homestyle68
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Hey Cupcake is a true Austin icon that must not be missed, not to mention their cupcakes are the BEST ever! Strawberry and Red Velvet are my favorites.

Thank Chad D
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

This is the little trailer that started it all. You should go with your friends and all get a different flavor. That way, you can all try a bite, or spend the rest of your trip arguing who got the best one! ;)

Thank blumphotography
Reviewed 29 May 2017

They've got a variety of cupcakes. You can get traditional vanilla or spice it up with some of their specials. While this is a great place, it's not so great on a hot day with all the sugar in these sweet treats. I'd recommend during...More

Thank sseitz94
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1600 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-3522
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > South Austin
  • Neighbourhood: South Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-476-2253
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