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Candle Ready Cakes

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197 Main St, Dubuque, IA 52001-7661
+1 563-845-0794
10:00 - 18:00
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47 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Very good cup cakes different selection every day very friendly staff nice looking store great looking cakes also

Thank frankatdbqcanvas
Dubuque, Iowa
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301 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Good selections to cover many people desires. Need to show early before they run out of cakes Frosting is fantastic, but the cakes are what my wife and others always talk about after eating them.

Thank Robert F
Madison, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Cupcakes were good. Shop is very cute! Stopped at around 5 on Saturday, wish there had been more choices buy it was late in day.

Thank Colleenwis
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

My family believes they are cupcake connoisseurs and have established strict standards in their assessments. The cupcakes tested were dreamsicle, choc banana, choc chip and salted caramel peanut. All of the cakes were light, we prefer a denser cake, and didn't have the flavor we were hoping for. The frosting was light and airy and matched the cakes well. We... More 

Thank Jpfive
Chicago, Illinois
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17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

We had ordered a cake for a party, and we were happy with the results. Although, some of our requests for the cake seemed to have been overlooked and designs that we asked for were neglected. The quality of design and cake were still good. The staff we encountered were friendly and helpful.

Thank Veratomlan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

Atmosphere is cute. Purchased a carrot cupcake and a peanut butter cake ball. Cake ball was okay. Cupcake was good.

Thank Debra M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

The cupcakes are amazing! The class was excellent! These are real gourmet cupcakes. The service is great as well.

Thank Sara R
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47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

The best cupcakes in town! The red velvet is the best in my opinion! They have a great selection and even offer gluten free for $2.25 per each cupcake! You must visit for a great dessert!

Thank WanderlustSydney123
Dubuque, Iowa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015

I wish I could give this place a higher rating but it's not more than average. Cupcakes are nothing special. Don't taste different than cupcakes from a cake mix box.

Thank T L
Peosta, Iowa
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21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2015

I have frequented Candle Ready Cakes for both personal and business needs. Each time, the cupcakes and cake pops have been a well-received hit, and all items have disappeared quickly. The tiny cake pops are especially popular, as they are portable bites of goodness, without being to sweet. Favorites are red velvet, chocolate and white. Each are decorated in a... More 

Thank Amy G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 197 Main St, Dubuque, IA 52001-7661
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Dubuque
  • Phone Number: +1 563-845-0794

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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?