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Occasionally Cake

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8859 Richmond Hwy, Alexandria, VA 22309-1508
+1 571-384-6400
10:00 - 19:00
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Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016

I got my daughter a groupon for a 2-hour cake decorating class here, something she has wanted to learn for a long time. She had a fabulous time in the class. She learned the basics of preparing a cake, then on a styrofoam cake base she learned to do a crumb coat. The group then started out learning to do... More 

Thank TroisChatsLies
Fort Mill, South Carolina
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83 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016

I found a deal for a dozen cupcakes on groupon. We also saw that they were a previous winner of cake wars, and it does appear they make some amazing cakes. The cupcakes were beautiful and they were even had gluten free. The frosting was amazing on my gluten free, but the cake part was very dry. As for our... More 

Thank BrittanyP38
Alexandria, Virginia
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161 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016

My husband gave me a Groupon for the cupcake class in April. I had a fun time meeting other sugar junkies and we all learned to make cute cupcakes from fondant cutouts and buttercream frosting. The cupcakes were pre-made for us (thanks!) and that way we were able to focus on the decorating. We even got to taste different fondant... More 

Thank kendallc-h
Bowie, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our cupcake decorating class this morning with Christina. She was an excellent instructor and was patient and kind all the way. I attended with my daughters and their excitement was most obvious as we made st. Patrick's day theme decorations from fondant. We definitely appreciate the craft put into making beautiful and attractive cupcakes even more after... More 

Thank weseetheworld5
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Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

I went to Occasionally Cakes to redeem a Groupon that I had purchased last year. It appeared that the shop was only open for pick-ups. There were only a few flavors to choose from. I've had these cupcakes from the Old Town location years ago and they were spectacular! Light, fluffy cupcakes with beautifully drizzled frosting..... These-- not so much.... More 

Thank Foodie-for-life315
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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128 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 436 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2014

Purchased a dozen specialty cupcakes using a groupon here for my daughter's birthday. I was excited to have all of the different flavors, and they looked pretty. However, the flavor of all of them were....good. They were okay. I was expecting something dynamic, but no one could tell that these were specialty. My guests thought I just made them. The... More 

6 Thank Christine H
Warsaw, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2014

My friend and I were wandering around Alexandria and found this place. What a pleasant surprise! Even though the selection was a little limited, it still offered a variety of flavors. I tried the cherry limeade and the lemon drop. Both we absolutely delicious! I wish I would've gotten more! I will agree with other reviews that the frosting was... More 

Thank rjd21
Fairfield, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2014

While visiting a friend in Alexandra, we stopped at Occasionally Cake to try some cupcakes. I ordered a Lemon cupcake and my friend ordered the Reeses cupcake. My cupcake was good, but the Reeses cupcake was way too sweet. My friend couldn't even eat half of it. It was a very cold day out so I was excited when I... More 

1 Thank ktmk13
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2013

My friend bought cake pops from this place and her family loved them! I loved the decor as my daughter love cupcake themes. It was cute and had a great variety of cupcakes and cupcake themes knick knacks you can buy!

Thank Candice S
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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165 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2013

I had one of the best cupcakes from this bakery. It was an almond cupcake with chocolate ganache and coconut cream icing. It was better than an actual almond joy! They had a big selection of cupcakes to pick from that were unique flavors. The other person with me bought the pomengrante cupcake with orange buttercream icing and said it... More 

Thank kmc4601

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Restaurant Details

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10:00 - 19:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8859 Richmond Hwy, Alexandria, VA 22309-1508
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +1 571-384-6400

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