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The Cupcake Lounge

) #8 of 38 Bakeries in Ottawa #344 of 2,380 Places to Eat in Ottawa ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , Gluten Free Options
6 By Ward Market Sq, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 7A1, Canada
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good26%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“cupcakes” (71 reviews)
“red velvet” (4 reviews)
“byward market” (11 reviews)
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10:00 - 22:00All hours
Canadian, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
6 By Ward Market Sq, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 7A1, Canada
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1 - 10 of 85 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing and creative flavours, always fresh and lots of icing for every bite. Extremely nice staff and custom orders.

Thank sweetissassy
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Always stop in when nearby. Delicious cupcakes. Different flavours daily. Perfect frosting. Thick sweet and creamy.

Thank spinnychick
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We used to go there 3 years ago to get a scrumptious cupcake. Went there today and was disappointed to see how smalk the cupcakes were. 4,75$ +tax for a tiny cupcake. They might still be good but I'll have to pass. Sorry.

Thank halifaxcub
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Regular cupcakes were $4 each. So many good ones we wanted to try so we opted to get 6 for $12. A little more gluttonous and a little more frugal. I personally liked the banana cupcake. Only five seats but cosy. Long to go back....More

Thank Rick M
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I visited the cupcake lounge in the Ottawa market, we paid 9 dollars for 2 cupcakes. It was good, but too expensive!

Thank Shaunaottawa
Reviewed 26 November 2016

The cupcakes here are quite good and I would definitely recommend. Moist, rich, generously covered in sweet icing. However, for the price they aren't particularly good value.

Thank jdw862
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

If you want something delicious and you like cupcakes this place is for you. Very small and personable staff. Great place to have a glass of wine with the flavour of the day. It's a must if you're visiting the city

Thank Louise B
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Delicious cupcakes and such a variety to choose from. Not a place id go to regularly as $$$ however for an occassional treat most definetely. Staff were so friendly.

Thank oshawafamily
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Tried The Cupcake Lounge for the first time spontaneously while looking for a nice cafe to get some work done. The amount of cupcake selection they had was positively-overwhelming, I wanted to try them all! I ordered an almond raspberry cupcake and a small white...More

Thank Maimuna A
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I work in the Market and decided that forecasting a tough day it was the perfect time to grab these pricey delights. Had the raspberry and blueberry cake. Delicious I understand they are luxury treats hence the price and they probably have crazy rent expenses...More

Thank Natalie l
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Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 By Ward Market Sq, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 7A1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
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