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Vanilla Bake Shop

512 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1404
+1 310-458-6644
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good52%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“cupcakes” (22 reviews)
“red velvet” (3 reviews)
“tasty treats” (2 reviews)
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10:00 - 18:00All hours
512 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1404
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Reviews (42)
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Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

We were in the area and googled to find somewhere to buy a birthday cake. Great little bakery with a good selection. If cakes and cupcakes. Added bonus was they had little 'happy birthday' signs and candles, so a one stop shop. Bought a selection...More

Thank caroline s
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

I'm eating a macaroon as I type this. So good! Crisp on the outside and creamy and soft inside. I've also eaten a lemon cupcake with a fresh raspberry on top of it that was outstanding! Nothing I've had is disappointing! Parking was about a...More

Thank ajthepoolman
Reviewed 24 September 2016

I stopped here on 9/19/16 and got 3 minis (3 for $6): vanilla, red velvet and oreo. The vanilla was by far the most delicious - sweet and creamy with some sugar sprinkles on it.

Thank Dlbos
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Their cupcakes are moist and tasty. But, I can't say anything great about their service. Poor customer service left a bad taste in my mouth.

Reviewed 20 July 2016

This stylishly simple cake shop is just a couple blocks off Santa Monica's pedestrian main thoroughfare. Go. It has pleasant service, a few tables, and ... ultra-high-quality cupcakes and cakes. Get off the chain store drag and go have a bite. Strongly recommended.

Thank sbabones
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Delicious! Birthday trip to Santa Monica - needed some tasty treats to celebrate. Vanilla Bake Shop was a lucky find. The cupcakes were moist and flavorful. The staff was very helpful in making selections. I would definitely recommend!

Thank Jocmallory
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

My son and I stopped by for a treat after visiting the Santa Monica Pier. As the owner of a small town bakery myself; I seek out bakeries/cupcake shops when I travel. My 20 yr old son and I selected 6 mini cupcakes- the Key...More

Thank honeydew72
Reviewed 20 March 2016

So for those of you who are in the know, this is THE place for cupcakes, mini's and regular, dirt cakes and cakes of all kinds. I have seen Chef Amy Askins, on numerous cooking shows, and she and her staff do not disappoint. Probably...More

Reviewed 24 February 2016

Mostly cupcakes, and thankfully also available in a petite guilt free size! Excellent bite sized tarts. Squares of various varieties too. Beautiful contemporary wedding cakes. Least I forget, the have terrific pops perfect for parties. Flavorful, a nice diversity from other places that have pretty...More

Thank AtlantaLadybugBarb
Reviewed 11 September 2015

A great little bakery offering a massive range of cupcakes. We took a walk from our hotel to track down the bakery for my daughters birthday. They had a great selection and the server was very helpful in explaining what each one was and what...More

Thank Dean B
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Restaurant Details

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US$ 20
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Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
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: 512 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1404
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-458-6644
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