We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Babycakes

3766 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-4224
+1 619-296-4173
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (5 reviews)
“cupcakes” (39 reviews)
“cheesecake” (4 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
American, Cafe
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
3766 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-4224
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (58)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 56 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to Babycakes 3 times for breakfast. This time I went there for lunch. I highly recommend you order the Very Berry Chicken Salad. It's incredible. Babycakes also has a full bar. And definitely save room for a cupcake - or take a box-full...More

Thank GareThere
Reviewed 3 June 2017

We chose to host an intimate bridal shower at Babycakes. The event was held outside, on the back patio. The staff could not have been more welcoming or helpful. They allowed us to come in advance to decorate the space. We used their brown linens...More

Thank Deborah W
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We picked this place because I wanted food but was also craving dessert. Spaces to sit inside and outside, both in front and behind. Was satisfied with our food, the nachos were huge! Cupcakes were delish too.

Thank frolikchocoholik
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Well seasoned and well prepared breakfasts. (Never been here for lunch.) But the cupcakes are the stars here. So don't be afraid. Stress that insulin. Go for the cupcakes!

Thank Mashuggi M
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

The brunch was amazing. The cupcakes look even better. Come for breakfast, lunch, coffee and a cupcake.

Thank NEfuller21
Reviewed 12 March 2017

After a disappointing dinner nearby, we head off to Babycakes for coffee. The cupcakes look incredible but they are far from the best I've tried. The cake is slightly dense , not airy as I like them to be, but the icing is not overly...More

Thank unhappytraveller123
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Great cupcakes and amazing service. Was on vacation in Southern California when my daughter turned 2. Told the gentleman who was helping us it was her birthday and he brought out her cupcake on a plate with a candle and happy birthday wrote in raspberry...More

Thank mn700vforce
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Since moving into the neighborhood I've visited more regularly (than my hips would like), but I can't help it! I generally only partake in the cupcakes and coffee, so I cannot speak to the bar side, but the cupcakes are delicious, I recommend the blood...More

Thank 11calypso11
Reviewed 24 January 2017

The miniature cupcakes were the best I've eaten, flavorful, moist, rich, interesting. I didn't love the full size but the minis are 2 die 4. They have an excellent buttercream frosting and are not so overwhelming you feel stuffed after. A moderate eater can choose...More

Thank aaardvark
Reviewed 15 November 2016

This place was good, it just wasn't comfortable. There were limited low tops and we were stuck with high top. I had soup and salad. It was good.

1  Thank Dawn F
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Parma Cucina Italiana
761 reviews
.16 km away
Pho Fifth Avenue
16 reviews
.09 km away
Crest Cafe
187 reviews
.06 km away
Nearby Attractions
Marston House Museum
69 reviews
.62 km away
Escape Game SD
113 reviews
.36 km away
Lockdown Escape Rooms
49 reviews
.62 km away
San Diego Private Tours - Journeys with Julie
56 reviews
.68 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Babycakes staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 00:00
Monday
09:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 00:00
Thursday
09:00 - 00:00
Friday
09:00 - 01:00
Saturday
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3766 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-4224
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-296-4173
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing