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Happycakes Cupcakery

278 Nc Highway 24 Ste A, Morehead Crossings Shopping Center, Morehead City, NC 28557-2531
+1 252-773-0160
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good8%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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278 Nc Highway 24 Ste A, Morehead Crossings Shopping Center, Morehead City, NC 28557-2531
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It doesn't get much better than this. If you like cupcakes, then you will love these. They make award winning, cupcake wars, cupcakes that are so good they sometimes sell out by lunch time. So get there when they open!! They have many different kinds,...More

Thank johnpI1979TS
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

HappyCakes is fantastic!! We always get them for special occasions. We tend to prefer the more "normal" flavors like Vanilla Dream or Strawberry. Never had one we didn't like. I wish they offered the small "two bite" cupcakes as well as the regular ones.

Thank Sally W
Reviewed 13 September 2017

The cupcakes are delicious, moist, always fresh, and the most unique flavors and decorative toppings you can imagine. They deserve to be winners of the Cupcake Wars. But beyond the cupcakes, the place is just large enough for some small tables, a place to sit...More

Thank wblawson54
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

The cupcakes sold here are the best I've ever tasted and I'm a serious baker. They're so moist and flavorful, I have to limit my visits - this place could quickly become addictive. My favorite is their Decadent Chocolate.

Thank MSME22
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Loved this place! Great cupcakes! Young women working there are so friendly and helpful! Cupcakes were a big hit with the teens and adults! Best of all, the cupcakes were super-delicious! ❤️❤️❤️

Thank Bonniebrig
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

This place is cool and is splendid. Best cupcakes anywhere. No wonder they won Cupcake Wars!! Always excellent. Always.

Thank JandLA14
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

I went today to purchase some cupcakes for my husbands promotion. They are a little pricey but worth it in my opinion because they are made with all-natural ingredients. They looked so good that I ate one before I could surprise my husband! I purchased...More

Thank Abbygail G
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We love this place when we come into town and this summer we're celebrating 3 birthdays (me, my mother and my brother). The variety served each day is very nice and we appreciate the chocolate variety too. My only suggestion is to consider offering gluten...More

Thank Eileen D
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We were responsible for preparing the diner for 13 person during a family vacation at the beach. Being a dessert lover, I was looking around Emerald Isle for ideas. We can not do pastry at the beach and spend hours in the kitchen 😋 I...More

Thank Mariejana
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

The cupcakes and the cookies the size of your head are just amazing! Homemade every day!!! You have to try this cozy little bakery on your way to the beach!!

Thank Authordixon
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Judy I
21 June 2015|
Response from HappyCakes C | Property representative |
On our busiest days, we bake nearly 2,000 cupcakes!:) And every single cupcake is baked FRESH, so you are never going to be sold a day-old cupcake:)
Tammy B
2 June 2015|
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Response from HappyCakes C | Property representative |
Hello Tammy B! We do offer gluten free chocolate cupcakes every Saturday!:) They are made with a variety of different buttercreams/frostings, and they are made in limited supply, so you are welcome to call us at 252.773.0160... More
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 278 Nc Highway 24 Ste A, Morehead Crossings Shopping Center, Morehead City, NC 28557-2531
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Morehead City
  • Phone Number: +1 252-773-0160
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