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Kara's Cupcakes

3249 Scott St, San Francisco, CA 94123-2605
+1 415-563-2253
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“cupcakes” (92 reviews)
“ice cream” (4 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 20:00All hours
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
3249 Scott St, San Francisco, CA 94123-2605
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1 - 10 of 123 reviews

Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

I picked up 2 dozen mini gluten free cupcakes for a small birthday gathering and they were DELICIOUS!!! I don't think I've had a better gf cupcake anywhere! If you are grain-free as well, Kara's has a flourless cupcake that is to die for. Tastes...More

Thank Lynette F
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Decided to give this place a try due to the Trip advisor reviews. My friend and I walked in the door to take a look at the selection....while looking at the cupcakes...We saw a few small flying bugs near the miniature cupcakes and a few...More

Thank TravelNurse123
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Found this gem on Trip Advisor wanting something to satisfy my sweet tooth. Picked up 8 cupcakes (you can't try just one...also bringing some home for the kids). Tried Kara's Carrot, Java, and Chocolate Velvet. Soooo soooo good. Frosting is really good and cake was...More

Thank Justlynn J
Reviewed 19 April 2017

I've been living in SF since 2000, and Kara's cupcakes are one of my favorite all time SF foods. Do yourself a favor and get a s'mores and a lemon. I've tried all the flavors and these are hands down the best.

Thank bschoolbound
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Even though the cupcake fad has been over for years, this is still a good place for a sweet treat that is fun to eat.

Thank Alzor S
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Overpriced for cupcakes, $3.50 for a small one but the cupcakes are moist and the topping on the Chocolate Velvet cupcakes, which are my favorite. The best place to pick up cupcakes is at this site, they're fresher than at other Kara's locations. The cupcakes...More

Thank Chartreuse
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Impossible to choose which flavor you like more! They offer regular and small size cupcakes. You can take them with you in a cute box, or just eat them in the store immediately (why to wait to enjoy them?)!

Thank Georgios B
Reviewed 1 September 2016

I look for the best cupcakes in every city, which brought me to Kara's. The store is very friendly with a couple counter seats and a couple seats outside to enjoy your cupcakes. They offer both regular size and mini cupcakes. Their vanilla cupcake was...More

Thank Christirdh
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Stopped in after dining for a special treat. Staff was very friendly. Described cupcakes in great detail. Recommending cupcakes with ice cream. Decadent but worth the trip

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 16 November 2015

I recently visited and purchased 4 cupcakes. Loved the boxes the boxes they use to pack the cakes. Not a smushed one in the bunch. Great treat to end the day

Thank Daveda24
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remnants can be seen at the Palace of Fine Arts), much
of the land was filled and flattened to accommodate a
world’s fair. That ample space has given way to a
jogger’s paradise at the northern edge of the city.
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  • Value
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Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 18:00
Monday
10:30 - 20:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 20:00
Thursday
10:00 - 20:00
Friday
10:00 - 20:00
Saturday
10:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3249 Scott St, San Francisco, CA 94123-2605
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Marina District
  • Neighbourhood: Marina District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-563-2253
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