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Vanilla Bake Shop

512 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1404
+1 310-458-6644
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good51%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“cupcakes” (23 reviews)
“red velvet” (3 reviews)
“tasty treats” (2 reviews)
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512 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1404
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1 - 10 of 38 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have travelled all over the country. Our daughter's highlight of traveling is to find a cupcake shop. We have had Crumbs, Sprinkles, Georgetown and local bakery cupcakes, VANILLA Bake shops is the best we have every had. This will definitely be on our most...More

Thank Petite_traveler31825
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 10 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 23 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 17 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.

Thank CHRISTINE P
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

Thank AARDVARKKILLER
Reviewed 23 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
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roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the
famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles
weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa
Monica pier spins high above the water, while park
revelers scream with delight riding the roller
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Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 18:00
Monday
09:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 19:00
Thursday
09:00 - 19:00
Friday
09:00 - 19:00
Saturday
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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