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5617 N Illinois St, Indianapolis, IN 46208-1554
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10:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Tue 10:00 - 19:00
Wed 10:00 - 07:00
Thu - Sat 10:00 - 20:00
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Each Gen Con, we make sure to check out the food truck from the Flying Cupcake! The only reason for four stars is that the cupcakes are often way too sweet, but if you have a serious sweet tooth, this cannot be missed!

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Thank Shae E
Indianapolis, Indiana
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Bought my friend a cupcake for her bday. She loved it. I love how they're big and beautifully decorated and just enough, well more than enough. But the flavor is good and always moist to perfection.

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Thank Lizmc09
Cincinnati, Ohio
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

We have had many different flavors at The Flying Cupcake. Out of five of us, four of us love the Burt Reynolds cupcake the most. We did have an experience with dry cupcakes on one trip, but I don't produce perfection 100% of the time either. I wish the Burt Reynolds cupcake was on the truck too.

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Thank SeriousJesster
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

Every cupcake I have ever tried from Flying Cupcake has been delicious. Regardless of what you choose, you will leave satisfied!

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Thank AnaMaria A
Tulsa, Oklahoma
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

We came to indianapolis for a volleyball tournament and was looking for some good cupcakes. Came to flying Cupcakes and maybe because it was a Sunday, the selection very limited. I chose a wedding cake cupcake (plain vanilla with white icing). It was very dry. We bought several and at $3.95 each, I feel I wasted my money.

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Thank Charlyn T
indianapolis
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47 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

My fav spot for a sweet treat, the selection is unique. The cupcakes are always crafted with natural ingredients and u can taste the quality. The chocolate salted caramel, pink champagne, strawberry lemonade, chocolate ganache, and here comes the bride are all worth the try- decadent and indulgent. Prices range from $3 to $4 each well worth it and they... More 

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Thank mamalila
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69 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

I love cake. I probably love cake too much, but I don't love pie or ice cream so I like to think my cake love is normal. Anyway, I tend to visit small bakeries and cupcake shops as we travel. A girl's gotta have her cake, right? Exactly. After traveling for several months and trying many lesser cupcakes I couldn't... More 

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Thank Traci B
Lawrenceburg, Indiana
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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

I had the cinnamon cupcake and it was SO good. Lots of icing which I love. Perfect after dinner dessert. There a few cute little tables inside if you want to stay and eat your cupcake there.

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Thank KPerdiew
Battambang, null, Cambodia
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015

I had the maple pecan cupcake. It was incredibly tasty, and gluten free. Everything from the looks, to taste and texture were top notch. Thank you!!

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Thank SLMNM
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

My sister and I like to try to things, and we are certainly glad we tried this place. The cupcakes were not only creative looking, but tasted very decadent. The staff were very friendly! My favorite thing is that they have gluten free and vegan cupcakes that are delicious! (:

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Thank Sarah G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 07:00
Thursday
10:00 - 20:00
Friday
10:00 - 20:00
Saturday
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5617 N Illinois St, Indianapolis, IN 46208-1554
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
Description
(317) 396-2696

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?