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Crumbs Bake Shop

303 W Madison St, Chicago, IL 60606-3309
+1 312-263-6500
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good15%
  • Average27%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
25 Oct 2016
12 May 2016
“Average but nice”
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303 W Madison St, Chicago, IL 60606-3309
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

Nice, cozy sitting area. Delicious cupcakes that are not overly sweet. Some quirky and creative decorations depending on the time of year.

Thank born_t0_travel
Reviewed 12 May 2016

I thought the variety was creative, however the flavors I ate tasted too similar. Typically, one would make a buttercream and then add flavoring, etc. I think adding paste is much more effective without ruining the texture. As with most cupcake places, the icing is...More

Thank WackaDoodad
Reviewed 28 April 2015

first, i do not gravitate towards desserts but wanted to try these cupcakes! My husband and I split the apple crumb cupcake - it was moist and delicious! On the second day we had the peanut butter- it was a little rich for us, but...More

Thank Pghmommy
Reviewed 18 February 2015

I decided to give Crumbs a try since I was visiting the Water Tower even though I read many bad reviews before. I purchased the Happy Birthday to You cupcake. It was dry and had no real flavor. The icing was hard. I would recommend...More

Thank Lenore F
Reviewed 31 December 2014

Okay, so their obviously visible menu has prices listed BUT when you pay they are charging you 75 cents to a dollar MORE per cupcake with the excuse that the light is off on the menu and they haven't had a chance to update it...More

2  Thank JillT13
Reviewed 3 July 2014

We first ran across Crumbs in NYC. It was less than 2 minutes away from our hotel. We were so excited. This time we brought two dozen home for friends and family. Our favorite are the lemon, apple cobbler, and carrot. If there's a Crumbs...More

Thank classyk
Reviewed 3 June 2014

While attending a conference in Chicago a colleague of mine and I visited Crumbs at Water Tower Place. Paid $3.50 for an obviously several days old milkshake cupcake. Stale cake, hard frosting and like eating cardboard. Have visited other locations before but will never again...More

Thank David T
Reviewed 26 April 2014

Sharing a red velvet cupcake with a girlfriend was a great way to take a break after hours of shopping along Magnificent Mile. The cupcake was moist and tasty - yummy! We will definitely try other flavors on our next return visit.

Thank Anne S
Reviewed 26 April 2014 via mobile

The display and cupcakes look delicious at first, but I've had plenty of better cupcakes. Maybe its the one I tried, but hopefully others are better for the price

Thank RyanTravels24
Reviewed 13 April 2014

I love to bake cupcakes so I started a cupcake crawl. Everytime I am going somewhere I look up the cupcake stores nearby. This is in a tiny shop but did not disappoint. $3.95 for a large cupcake and had lots to choose from. Loved...More

Thank padelt
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10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 303 W Madison St, Chicago, IL 60606-3309
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-263-6500
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