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The Peppered Cupcake

105 S Front St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4453
+1 910-399-1088
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“cupcakes” (270 reviews)
“banana pudding” (20 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
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105 S Front St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4453
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Reviewed yesterday

This establishment should be on everyone's MUST DO list when visiting the Wilmington Downtown! We got two to eat there and two to go. I overheard the owner mentioning a second location at Racine Commons opening soon. By far the best dessert location that we...More

Thank NHNavyLDO
Reviewed 3 days ago

Cupcakes are not all alike, this is too good to miss. Plus Old Books is just down the street, a cupcake and a great book. Perfect!

Thank MS649673
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Never cared much for cupcakes before, but these are worth every calorie! The owners are super nice too! Used them for a wedding and they were delish!

Thank Donna L
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

In a world of gourmet cupcakes everywhere, The Peppered Cupcake stands out. Not only are the flavors creative and they look so pretty, they are DELICIOUS! This is a must see Place when in Wilmington. The staff is incredible - true southern hospitality. I tried...More

Thank sconset1
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

I came to the Peppered Cupcake and didn't order a " peppered" cupcake. What the heck? Not like me! I got dazzled by the other flavors, panicked, and "settled for" a sweet potato molasses cupcake. It was excellent cake. Moist and had an icing filling...two...More

Thank NCValuTraveler
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

This is easily one of the BEST cupcakes I've ever had. Puts some NYC joints to shame. Nice family establishment with some of the best cupcakes around. Wish I had more stomachs to enjoy it all, will be back when we return next year.

Thank constrife
Reviewed 28 July 2017

We wanted to do a food tour but were not available when it was offered. So, we created our own!! Stop 5-Peppered Cupcake for dessert. I visited this shop about 2 years ago and was totally blown away by the flavors and freshness! Sadly, I...More

Thank KatzTravels
Tabitha M, Owner at The Peppered Cupcake, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2017

Hi Katz, thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. I am sadly disappointed you were not pleased this go around, but I do thank you for giving us another try. If you do decide to stop in again ask for Tabitha...More

Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We bought 3 flavors. All were great. Very moist and fresh! Lemon poppy, bourbon pecan pie and mango pepper. I would definitely go back.

Thank Q8998YSkimberlys
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Nice selection of cupcakes - was a great treat to start our vacation after lunch! Friendly service- attentive

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This is ALWAYS on the list of places to go! When her beau had had a family reunion to attend, these cupcakes were what they wanted to share with everyone. If you have the Yelp app, there is a free cupcake offer. Check their website...More

Thank Is4bel2
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steve c
16 February 2015|
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Response from T M | Reviewed this property |
No it a gourmet cupcake spot.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 4
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 S Front St, Wilmington, NC 28401-4453
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-399-1088
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The Peppered Cupcake is a gourmet cupcakery. Our mission is to provide even the most sophisticated palette with creative, exciting, irresistible, gourmet cupcakes that will give a whole new twist to the cupcake concept. Each of our gourmet cupcake recipes are baked fresh and from scratch daily using fresh ingredients. Off the hook! Our slogan is what inspires us to think outside of the box when it comes to our next creation. We are constantly inventing and reinventing our recipes to please our sophisticated Foodies. Our cupcakes are unique combinations inspired by some of our favorite dishes. Some sweet, some savory, some a combination of both. Southern influences have also made an impact by incorporating a Southern flare into some of our cupcakes such as the Sweet Tater & Molasses with pork cracklings. We also use liquors and liqueurs and sometimes they make it into the cakes;) Need we say more?
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