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Molly's Cupcakes Iowa City

14 S Clinton St, Iowa City, IA 52240-3912
+1 319-333-1297
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cupcakes” (72 reviews)
“peach cobbler” (5 reviews)
“red velvet” (5 reviews)
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14 S Clinton St, Iowa City, IA 52240-3912
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

We came across Molly's after having dinner at The Airliner. What an adorable shop! They had (tethered) swings for seats at the counter. This really makes you feel like a kid again. Childhood memorabilia is tastefully decorated all through the shop. We got a dozen...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Pam S
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

Molly’s Cupcakes. Yes please! The store is adorable with swings for chairs at the counter. The cupcakes, however, are truly superb. S’mores, cookie dough, chocolate raspberry, Boston cream pie, brownie batter, the list goes on. Everything we tried was amazing. Texture, flavor, originality and presentation...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank shelsmiles
Reviewed July 29, 2018

For those who skip dessert while dining out in downtown Iowa City, Molly's offers a cheap and delicious alternative. Why pay $10 for a restaurant dessert, when one can get a cupcake for $2-$3?

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank bamboola
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Love Molly's! Such a fun place with amazing cupcakes! Also have visited the one in NYC! Yummy goodies!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank BethS13
Reviewed June 15, 2018

I love Molly's and was so thrilled to find this in Iowa! I can't say enough about how delicious the peach cobbler cupcake is - the fact that the frosting is chilled and not overly sweet really makes this unique!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 423MichelleM423
Reviewed June 3, 2018

Cupcakes are delectable, service it great - willing to help fine something for everyone - vegan, gluten free, lactose intolerant. Everyone found a delicious cupcake and we all loved sitting on their unique chairs at the counter. Added plus is their support for the local...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank michele854
Reviewed April 23, 2018

wonderful selection. great tastes. fresh. very friendly service. fair prices. yea, i'd go back again.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank john e
Reviewed April 9, 2018

My entire family loves the cupcakes from Molly's. They beg for me to bring a dozen home every time I am in Iowa City. They are made with such love and care...they are like no other cupcakes we have had before. If you stop in,...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Bill K
Reviewed April 2, 2018

We stopped by Molly's after several students said it was a must visit. I thought the variety of cupcakes was very good and creative. Our group of 4 tried 4 different cupcakes. All were yummy but nothing that has left a lingering memory or craving.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank stltraveler67
Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

Molly's was our first stop in Iowa after reading a recommendation in a travel magazine. We definitely did not regret this trip! Cute atmosphere, friendly service, and delicious cupcakes! After this sweet treat swing around the corner to the Iowa taproom for the perfect date...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Bird91
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 S Clinton St, Iowa City, IA 52240-3912
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Iowa City
  • Phone Number: +1 319-333-1297
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