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Al Este del Salon de Patines 50m, San Pedro 11501, Costa Rica
+506 2225 0102
11:00 - 19:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 19:00
Sat 11:00 - 18:00
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Different flavors daily, well made, nice place (a bit small) and good beverages, like the lemonade peppermint.

Thank Miah C
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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2015

Sweet sensations used to be my favorite cupcake shop! i used to visit them almost every week and every time i needed a cake for special occasion they were my #1 option. But the last couple of months the quality is SOOO BAAAD! Since the cupcake shop was sold in November quality has dropped considerably! On Friday i bought 6... More 

Thank Valevillalobos
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 December 2013

This is a quaint little cafe (about 8 tables) that has incredible cupcakes and muffins, and Bardú coffee that you can't find in the stores. It's a great place to work or study and has free WiFi. The owner is British and speaks both English and Spanish. They have 6 different flavors every single day, and a total of almost... More 

Thank JeffreyFriend
emilyewilson, Owner at Sweet Sensations, responded to this review

So glad you enjoy Sweet Sensations - hope to see you again soon! More 

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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2013 via mobile

I was looking for a small cake for my best friend birthday and i wanted a real red velvet cake not a vanilla cake painted red like i usually see here in costa rica. I found emily via fb page and i talked to her and realized she wasnt costa rican so i gave it a try! She was really... More 

2 Thank Valevillalobos
emilyewilson, Owner at Sweet Sensations, responded to this review

I'm so glad you liked the cake! Thanks for the order! More 

Memphis, Tennessee
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2013

I have been to Sweet Sensations twice and have been happy with the food and service both times. The first time I bought 2 cupcakes to go, which were delicious, but second experience was much better. I got the brownie sundae which included layers of cupcake, brownie, chocolate ice cream and whipped cream. It was certainly a rich treat but... More 

Thank MaryClark R
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112 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2012

At the end of a two week tour of Costa Rica, what better way to celebrate than order a round of cupcakes for the tour group. Emily could not have been more helpful in coming up with our little request for 8 individually designed cupcakes, beautifully decorated to represent the animals and birds that we saw on the trip. Needless... More 

2 Thank lizziesbirds
San Jose, Costa Rica
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2012

This is the best bakery in San Jose! the cupcakes are to die for and are intricate and delicious. The staff is very nice and bi-lingual. They have reallll cupcakes...something impossible to find anywhere near as good in san jose or in the costa rica i have seen thus far. absolutely amazing and super friendly staff!

3 Thank mschwartz27
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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101 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2012 via mobile

I had looked up this little place before I went to Costa Rica and I was happy to find that it's within walking distance from where I was taking Spanish classes. Emily, the owner is very sweet and accommodating. I had the vanilla cupcake and got the chocolate one to go. The coffee was decent - it was the only... More 

3 Thank Fatmahal
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2012

First of all I have to say that I am not too much into sweet things and for sure no cupcake fanatic. To be honest I did not even know what a cupcake was before trying one at this awesome place.... Trying one of those delicious chocolate cupcakes was just something else... Soooo delicious and you can taste that it... More 

Thank vauxdvihl
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2012

While in San Jose for a few days, I visited this cafe every day. The cupcakes are literally the best cupcakes I have ever tasted. The base of the cupcakes are so moist, light and fluffy and the fondant frosting is simply delicious. After the first cupcake, I was dreaming of my next one! Luckily the flavours change every day... More 

4 Thank DXCLondon

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Delivery, Outdoor Seating
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Al Este del Salon de Patines 50m, San Pedro 11501, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Pedro
  • Phone Number: +506 2225 0102
Cupcake cafe on the main road in San Pedro, Costa Rica.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?