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Scratch Cupcakery

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315 Main St, Cedar Falls, IA 50613-2757
+1 319-277-7855
09:00 - 19:00
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Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 19:00
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Waterloo, IA
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I keep trying cupcakes every time I travel, trying to find something that even comes close to Scratch. Epic fail. We have the best right here, and a better price than anywhere. Not only does Scratch have AH-MAZING cupcakes, they really care about the community they serve. Thanks, Scratch, for feeding my cake addiction.

Thank RandSonthebeach
Cedar Falls, Iowa
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you can think of a flavor or a combo, they have it. On top of that they are scrumptious!!! If we have out of town guests our go to experience is Cedar Falls uptown with a wonderful fantastic stop at Scratch; the old Ben Franklin when I was growing up.

Thank J D
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Scratch cupcakes are absolutely delicious. I'm kind of plain so I usually go for Oh, Happy Day or the Prince and Princess cupcakes, but I have tried others and they are all so good! I definitely recommend visiting here if you are in Cedar Falls.

Thank Haley R
Cedar Falls, Iowa
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These cupcakes are rich, from the word "go." They are almost too rich to eat at one setting. Definitely not low cal, low fat.

Thank 50613
Collierville, Tennessee
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family had a get together recently and to celebrate a couple of birthdays we decided to get twelve different cupcakes to please everyone. The plan was successful! The worker at the store was so helpful I asked if he was the owner, to which he responded he wished. Everyone loved the variety of flavor seven cutting them in half... More 

Thank Cvilltrvlr
Waterloo, Iowa
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61 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Scratch has the best cupcakes that I've ever had. There are several places these days that offer upscale specialty type cupcakes but I have yet to find any that come close to Scratch Cupcakes.

Thank DennisRD
Storm Lake
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50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

Our college son took us here and his friends work and help make the best cupcakes I think I have ever tasted!

Thank Russ C
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Scratch cupcakes are the best that can be found in the Cedar Falls/Waterloo area! Lots of variety and a great local business to support!

Thank wheedance
Lakeland, Florida
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

Visit this place a few times per year when in Cedar Falls. Cupcakes are always fresh, with a few new flavors and variations on occasion. Nice seating facing Main Street which makes for good people watching. Will be back in May!

Thank bob k
Cedar Falls, Iowa
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

These cupcakes are unbelievable!! They are so tasty, moist and full of flavor. Each cupcake had a special frosting to enhance the flavors. The shop reminds us of an old time ice cream shop. It's a must stop in downtown Cedar Falls.

Thank Jean R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$5
American, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315 Main St, Cedar Falls, IA 50613-2757
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Cedar Falls
  • Phone Number: +1 319-277-7855

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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?