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The Cupcake Counter

229 W Madison St, Chicago, IL 60606-3403
+1 312-422-0800
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good11%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible22%
19 Jul 2016
“Cupcakes - yes”
25 Apr 2016
“Delicious Cupcakes!”
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229 W Madison St, Chicago, IL 60606-3403
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Reviewed July 19, 2016

If you want fresh cupcakes with lots of frosting, stop here. If you aren't looking you will walk right by this place as it is close to Dunkin Donuts and at first appears to just be a door. Fresh made cupcakes and they are delicious....More

1  Thank Oregonmsc
Reviewed April 25, 2016

Absolutely delicious cupcakes! I get some every time I am in town. Only downside is the hours as I think they close early during the week and aren't open on the weekends. Definitely worth it to stop in! It's delicious!

Thank marysarose13
Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

We got 4 cupcakes half the.cake was dry. The lemon cupcake icing was good. The.brown sugar cupcake was the.best. too many cupcake places out there I wouldn't go back.

Thank Autumn M
Reviewed September 7, 2014

I didn't go into the actual store which was right around the corner from the hotel, but someone brought my group these cupcakes. They were so delicious. They were actually still warm when we got them! Many flavors - red velvet, carrot, white, chocolate. They...More

Thank gottahavefaith
Reviewed July 26, 2014

We lucked upon the Chicago Cupcake food truck, and I'm so glad that we did! The cupcake is a cheesecake cupcake -- delicious. We tried the creme brûlée cupcake, and it was SO good. The owner was really nice and friendly too. If you run...More

Thank MeganHernando_MS
Reviewed February 28, 2014

I just went to this cupcake place for the very first time. I got an oreo cookie cupcake which was $3.50, but was charged a total of $4.42. The math didn't add up so I ask the girl why it was so much. She said...More

Thank zmp66
Reviewed June 20, 2012

nothing special. I wouldn't go here again. We stopped in on our way back to hotel. We should have gone to Panera.

Thank Liz91274
Reviewed March 21, 2011

Glad this is in here because they are one of the least impressive restaurants in the Loop. When they were new we used to encourage lots of business with them and we used them for catering to our needs for larger events. However one day...More

Thank Antony T
Reviewed August 10, 2010

Oreo cupcakes, with an Oreo cookie baked inside. I think that says it all. Believe it or not, its even better than it sounds. Moist and delicious. This was without question, the best cupcake I've ever had in my life. I called the shop the...More

1  Thank Traderjoey
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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  • Address: 229 W Madison St, Chicago, IL 60606-3403
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-422-0800
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