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3766 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-4224
+1 619-296-4173
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“cupcakes” (42 reviews)
“cheesecake” (4 reviews)
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3766 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-4224
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

After a disappointing dinner nearby, we head off to Babycakes for coffee. The cupcakes look incredible but they are far from the best I've tried. The cake is slightly dense , not airy as I like them to be, but the icing is not overly...More

Thank unhappytraveller123
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Great cupcakes and amazing service. Was on vacation in Southern California when my daughter turned 2. Told the gentleman who was helping us it was her birthday and he brought out her cupcake on a plate with a candle and happy birthday wrote in raspberry...More

Thank mn700vforce
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Since moving into the neighborhood I've visited more regularly (than my hips would like), but I can't help it! I generally only partake in the cupcakes and coffee, so I cannot speak to the bar side, but the cupcakes are delicious, I recommend the blood...More

Thank 11calypso11
Reviewed 23 January 2017

The miniature cupcakes were the best I've eaten, flavorful, moist, rich, interesting. I didn't love the full size but the minis are 2 die 4. They have an excellent buttercream frosting and are not so overwhelming you feel stuffed after. A moderate eater can choose...More

Thank aaardvark
Reviewed 14 November 2016

This place was good, it just wasn't comfortable. There were limited low tops and we were stuck with high top. I had soup and salad. It was good.

1  Thank Dawn F
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

There is such a wide variety to choose from. Its hard to pick just one. On top of that the cake decorating skills are beyond awesome.

Thank Anita B
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

My last day here before I flew out to Denver my brother and I ran into this wonderful place, first of all I love the name! We had to stop in, boy we were in for a treat, Dirty Iced Chai, Iced Americano and a...More

1  Thank Karigonzrbls
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Fantastic cupcakes!! The most unusual flavors - blood orange, tres leches, caramel apple... They are a decent size (not little at all, unless you go for the minis). Besides the rich and decadent butter cream, the cream and fruit fillings make these cupcake cuties awesome!!...More

Thank Marvella V
Reviewed 10 October 2016

I bought two cupcakes a few days ago. One was Babycakes one. It was pretty good. Cheesecake taste in middle with some chocolate chips. It was unique and flavorful. The other was the classic vanilla and it literally was the worst cupcake I have ever...More

1  Thank kariensean
Reviewed 7 October 2016

If you find a place that you like you keep on going back. My wife and Iand friends were in San Diego for four days. For three of those days we had breakfast at Babycakes. We never did get to eat a full breakfast there...More

Thank MartyG60950
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3766 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-4224
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-296-4173
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