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21 N Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA 91103-3608
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10:00 - 19:00
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Sun 10:00 - 18:00
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Fri 10:00 - 21:00
Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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Pasadena, California
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

Loved all of the flavors I tried (4 of them) - very cute and clean store. You can order in advance for a party. There is a place inside to eat your cupcake (but really its not for eating inside - buy after a local dinner and eat as you stroll "Old Pasadena"

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Thank Wendy W
Torrance, California
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78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016

My daughter and I were shopping and decided to stop in for a small snack. They had just opened and there was no crowd. You have a choice of mini or regular. So to get a taste of various flavors we ordered 4 mini of different flavors, coconut, strawberry shortcake, carrot, & vanilla. We split the mini in 2 so... More 

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Doylestown, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

This place is so cute! They have regular & mini size cupcakes! You can get 6 mini cupcakes in a "to go" box for $11! They are so moist and cute! I got the mini size of chocolate mint, tiramisu and strawberry. Mmmmm! :)

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Thank iparker5611
Brunswick, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

I stopped in at Dot's while on a business trip. The caramel cupcake I tried was incredibly moist and delicious with a really tasty frosting. In a word, excellent!

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Thank Jeff P
Riverside, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

Cupcakes were moist and delicious. I especially loved the strawberry, dulce de leche and cinnamon cupcakes. Very tasty. Cupcakes are average priced for cupcakes these days, but they're great tasting and worth a treat.

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Thank L L
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015

Super cute, decorated, unique sugar artworks! $3 / piece seems expensive but for a birthday gift or a special treat, it's reasonable. Comes in a cute box, cute packaging, cute store!

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Thank Suzanne S
Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015

I've been a customer of Dot's for several years. They never disappoint. Dot's recently accommodated my order for my daughter's school. Everyone loved the assortment of cupcakes. Two locations to serve you. If you're in a rush, try the location on Arroyo and park at the neighboring hotel. The other location in on Old Town where parking can be a... More 

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Thank Willieboxing
Pasadena, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015

Even though I didn't find the flavor selection here particularly original or unusual, the cupcakes are still tasty. And serious cupcake aficionados may truly appreciate the size of these cupcakes: they are not massive and loaded with frosting, which means more cupcakes and less guilt. Go for it.

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Thank Ray Q
Chicago
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2015

We stopped in and picked out some mini cupcakes. They tasted fresh and flavorful and we will definitely be back for more. Favorite flavors so far: mint chocolate, strawberry shortcake, hazelnut.

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Thank Charlotte P
Washington,DC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2015 via mobile

I am a sucker for a good cupcake. So many places disappoint, but Dot's is not one of them! Located in Old Pasadena, the store is small, but they have a great selection of both regular and mini cupcakes. The cakes are moist, and the icing is in perfect proportion. A treat after walking around, for sure!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 18:00
Monday
10:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 19:00
Thursday
10:00 - 19:00
Friday
10:00 - 21:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 N Fair Oaks Ave, Pasadena, CA 91103-3608
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?