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Kara's Cupcakes

855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94301-2305
+1 650-326-2253
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good38%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
22 Jan 2018
“Yummy, yummy!”
23 Jul 2017
“Good Cupcakes, with Gluten Free Options”
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855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94301-2305
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

They offer a gluten-free option, however after testing several “gluten-free” cupcakes at different times (on different days) with a gluten detecting test (Nima Sensor), all results came back showing gluten. The gluten-free cupcakes are not safe for Celiacs, but may be safe for gluten intolerants...More

Thank GoSeeGlutenFree
Reviewed 14 March 2018

If you put gluten free cupcakes on your menu then you need to have them. Was told the “chef” didn’t feel like making them today. I come here once a year and always visit there several times. Sad to miss out..

Thank gapeach453
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Great cupcakes with yummy fillings. They have a variety of flavors, and they have mini cupcakes if you don't want to indulge too much

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Loved walking around this cute, quaint shopping center to find this treat. Tasted the Chocolate GF cupcAke with butter chocolate icing. The cupcake was tasty and soft with super yummy icing. Wish the had even more GF options.

Thank ljanegrl
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Kara's cupcakes is a cute place to stop and grab a cupcake. They have many flavors and is very similar to a Sprinkles. It is in a great location and is a cute place for photos.

Thank the2travelingsisters
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Due to the helpful staff I was able to order a Birthday treat for a friend in Cali from my home in England! It was really simple to sort out - the staff were really helpful over the phone and the online ordering system was...More

Thank Niamh C
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Special cupcakes is what it is all about. They have a good variety, and each is special in its own right. Great at any age.

Thank Breakfast-42D2
Reviewed 28 April 2016

I don't understand people who don't like frosting, who eat the cake or the cupcake but eschew the best part. You know who you are. Don't go to Kara's Cupcakes. All the fun will be lost on you, unless you take along a pal who...More

Thank 198maribethh
Reviewed 29 March 2016

We stumbled on this place at the right time while browsing nearby shops. Good selection of cupcakes, and a big thumbs up from our group. Not too heavy, and no overkill on the icing. BIG MISSED OPPORTUNITY: No coffee!

Thank PacPete
Reviewed 15 November 2015

The cupcakes here came as a sugar injection into our bloodstream after a long business day. They were nice and tasty although the place is a bit pricy.

Thank TheGlacierist
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Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Restaurant features
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94301-2305
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-326-2253
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