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The Mixing Bowl

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4120 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23230-3302
+1 804-359-4224
08:00 - 15:00
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Tue - Fri 08:00 - 17:00
Sat 08:00 - 15:00
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Richmond, Virginia
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83 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

The Mixing Bowl has changed owners and locations several years ago and it is not what it was back then. It still has some very good cakes, pastries and pie though.

Thank gordo412
Richmond, Virginia
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2015

the owner was so rude towards me i couldn't imagine actually ordering anything - i have never ordered a cake from a "high-end" bakery before and she did not make the process easy at all. she (the woman who claimed to be the owner) talked to me in a very condescending manner, as if i were wasting her time. i... More 

1 Thank swb_rva
North Carolina
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101 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2014

We used to buy their cookies quite often however the quality has gone down. Either they changed their recipes or ingredients. But the quality is not what it used to be.

Thank DJF1958
Richmond, Virginia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2013

I have never been treated so poorly in a establishment. I walked out and cancelled my order because the staff was so rude. I asked to speak to the manager and was told that the manager was unavailable and I never received a call. I wouldnt recommend this place to anyone!!!!!!

1 Thank My3hearts
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2013

The Mixing Bowl made a custom birthday cake for my nephew's birthday. It was perfect. I have never been a fan of fruit/jelly filled cakes because they always are too sweet or artificial. He wanted a raspberry filled chocolate cake with whipped cream frosting. It was to die for. The raspberry filling was delicious. This is was the first time... More 

Richmond, Virginia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2013

First, allow me to say that I met with and looked into three other bakeries for our wedding cake before learning about The Mixing Bowl. The one of the others was VERY rude, and all were unable to do a simple damask design, and in the end, their cakes were not nearly as tasty. When my mom and I met... More 

1 Thank KristinandDave
Richmond, Virginia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2011

Heard of their good reputation so wanted to try to get a special birthday cake for my mother's 60th birthday. I have no problem with paying for quality and that's what I was looking for but that is not what I received. Ordered the cake three weeks prior to the birthday and they asked what time I wanted to pick... More 

8 Thank CandCL
Richmond, Va
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2009

Great Richmond tradition! I was married last year and they provided my BEAUTIFUL cake, everythign about my experience was wonderful along with everyone I have recommended to them. I have never heard a bad thing about them! Not to mention the cake is the best I tasted, and the prices were very reasonable for the size of the cake. Everyone... More 

2 Thank loveitlocal
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2009

Rude employee, poor packaging…messed up the wedding cake! I purchased a small two-tiered wedding cake (for 35-people) from the Short Pump location for my sister's wedding. It was to be picked up on a Sat morning and travel 2-1/2 hours away for a ceremony Sun night - I expressed this when I ordered the cake. When I picked the cake... More 

4 Thank mrstoe
Austin, Texas
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2008

Totally amazing, delish.

Thank Cesca W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4120 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23230-3302
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-359-4224

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