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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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“cupcakes” (218 reviews)
“carrot cake” (19 reviews)
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09:00 - 22:00All hours
1600 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704-3522
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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
Reviewed 24 May 2017

I stopped by late and they were out of almost everything. I got a strawberry cupcake and even though it had probably been baked much earlier in the day, it was still soft and delicious, even the next afternoon. The cream cheese frosting was really...More

Thank JetsettinDaisy
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The berry cupcakes were quite good - a little sweet for me, but my wife enjoyed them. The proportions of the icing to the cake was good, and these were definitely fresh and moist. Next door is a cute little lemonade stand, shaped like a...More

Thank RoundTheWorld2010
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

I was worried about going here as although I like cupcakes, I really don't appreciate the big gross toppings most places put on them. I had the red velvet and it was prefect! Awesome cupcake base and the icing was delicious. The guy serving was...More

Thank Jess-C01
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Super cute airstream popping cupcakes out like there's no tomorrow. A cupcake is a cupcake, then there are Hey Cupcakes... Try them.

Thank Steeeel
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Great cupcakes! We got the sampler, so we could taste several. Strawberry was my favorite, with carrot cake coming in second. The chocolate is really good if you're a chocoholic.

Thank Pam Y
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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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