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The 5 Best Cupcake Shops In Oakland

Updated: May 2, 2022

The best things in life are sweet and these Oakland stores make the sweetest coconut cupcakes! To bring you only the best cupcakes in Oakland we analyzed top review, articles, and ranking sites. So go ahead and enjoy the best vegan cupcakes and ganache glazed sponges on offer from the venues below!

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Gregory's Gourmet Desserts

Desserts, $, WaverlyDesserts, $Oakland, Waverly
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 4.5
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Sugarsweet Cookie + Cake Studio

Desserts, FrickDessertsOakland, Frick
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Angel Cakes Cupcakes

Bakery, $$, Produce & WaterfrontBakery, $$Oakland, Produce & Waterfront
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 5.0

James and the Giant Cupcake

Bakery, Produce & WaterfrontBakeryOakland, Produce & Waterfront
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Mochill - Oakland

Desserts, $, HawthorneDesserts, $Oakland, Hawthorne
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.5

How did we curate these results?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 28999 restaurants in Oakland, 3104661 restaurant reviews, and exactly 2955 lists and articles from experts at Eater and more. All with some boam magic. Yes, we even looked at Eater - 15 Excellent Pies in San Francisco and the East Bay to pull this list together. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

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