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Cupcake DownSouth

1213 Lincoln St, Columbia, SC 29201-3135
+1 803-212-4949
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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1213 Lincoln St, Columbia, SC 29201-3135
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A bakery dedicated to cupcakes. I bought mixed dozen. Every one was amazing. the after dark bourbon cupcake has now taken the lead as my favorite sweet ever. Big cupcakes with a mound of frosting! staff was friendly, airy clean kitchen where the cupcakes are...More

2  Thank em l
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

we tried these out and literally they were very beautiful, but kind of dry and dense. I don't know, but I've had better cupcakes that were far more moist and much less expensive. at $17 for half a dozen cupcakes, I guess I was expecting...More

Thank indiemommy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's hard to find gluten free treats let alone awesome ones. Icing, especially was perfect. Not too sweet. However, my granddaughter thought her regular cupcake was a bit dry. But she also thought the icing was perfect.

1  Thank Sarah F
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

This store is really cute and they have a great selection of cupcakes. I tried the salted Carmel. It looked great but I was disappointed with it. I felt they tasted ok...not bad by any stretch but just average.

Thank kkar602
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Found this little spot searching for good cupcakes in Columbia. The location is perfect, the atmosphere clean and friendly, and the cupcakes were good.

1  Thank David P
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Nice small cupcake spot. Many choices but a little on the expensive side for what you get. Staff was nice.

Thank bebeep405
Reviewed 4 June 2017

First time to a Cupcake shop! They had a great selection. We all got something different, The shop itself was colorful and interesting. My grandson enjoyed the glass lamp filled with sprinkles.

1  Thank lambka
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We live near enough to the famous Georgetown Cupcake (which we love) that we wanted to see how these compared. They were also quite tasty. The frosting is VERY sweet and the cake portion is a bit firmer then we are used to at GC,...More

1  Thank VacationKermit
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped in here for some cupcakes after a visit to the zoo. Such a great experience watching them make the cupcakes and even tho they are expensive it is so worth it ! A must go!

1  Thank wiitravelots
Reviewed 5 April 2017

My husband and I both agreed that the cupcakes that we had were among the best ever. I loved the sea salt, caramel chocolate and the pecan pie. Definitely a treat worth savoring!

1  Thank Karen D
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Sarah F
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$3 - US$4
Restaurant features
Seating, Delivery, Takeout
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Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1213 Lincoln St, Columbia, SC 29201-3135
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-212-4949
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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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