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The Flying Cupcake

5617 N Illinois St, Indianapolis, IN 46208-1554
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“cupcakes” (65 reviews)
“sweet tooth” (3 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
5617 N Illinois St, Indianapolis, IN 46208-1554
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Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

Not super impressed with the cupcakes. Very dry; my Guinness and Bailey’s cupcake was barely chocolate flavored, let alone Guinness. I would probably go back during the morning hours to sample something fresh baked, and since we went at 7:30 pm it’s possible they were...More

Thank Heather K
Reviewed 7 January 2018

The Flying Cupcake never disappoints. I have tried several and they have all been delicious. The cake is moist, flavorful, and sometimes laden with a sweet surprise, such as the chocolate chips in the red "Velvet Elvis" cupcake. The icing is generously applied, which I...More

Thank Jacquelyn V
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Stopped by on our way to visit colleges in the area and purchased a few cupcakes. GF Buckeye, Chocolate. Wheat: Coconut, Raspberry, and black bottom. The gluten-free were moist and tasty. Coconut was amazing.

Thank DublinKatie317
Reviewed 26 June 2017

I ordered a chocolate sea salt cupcake. It was very moist, flavors were balanced, and all in all it was just a really well-done cupcake. It's a bit more expensive than in other shops ($4-5) but if you're going to eat one cupcake every so...More

Thank Phil G
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Adorable shop with delicious cupcakes! Stopped in on a whim during a lunch break for a teachers' conference. Clerk suggested the "Here Comes the Bride". Quite possibly THE BEST cupcake I've ever eaten.

Thank Ana R
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

And they're under $5. Nice balance between cake and frosting, some craft cupcake places go overboard on frosting

Thank BatGuano30
Reviewed 18 April 2017

These cupcakes are my favorite! I love that they don't look absolutely perfect, you can tell they are homemade and a human decorates them, they don't look too perfect. They taste delicious and I love their selection of fun flavors! I am a traditionalist and...More

Thank Brittany B
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We grabbed a cupcake from their food truck parked outside the Convention Center in Indianapolis. They were $5 and very yummy. Larger than average. We purchased chocolate with chocolate frosting. Cupcake was better to me than the frosting ... I would like to have tried...More

Thank Queen-Traveler
Reviewed 26 March 2017

When you have to have a cupcake, The Flying Cupcake isn't a bad choice, just second place to Gi-Gi's.

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Visited the Flying Cupcake food truck at GenCon last year and am still obsessing over their cupcakes! The chocolate/peanut butter was amazing!

Thank Shae E
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 AM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5617 N Illinois St, Indianapolis, IN 46208-1554
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
(317) 396-2696
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