Hey Cupcake!

Cupcake Shop, Food Truck, and Bakery
1511 S Congress Ave (at Elizabeth St SE), Austin, TX 78704, United States
Hours:
Open until 10:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Sat
    • 11:00 AM–10:00 PM
  • Sun
    • Noon–10:00 PM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
No
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)
Outdoor Seating:
Yes
8.6/10

Based on 160 votes

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  • What you need to know
    Kelsey C.
    "Sweetberry, Michael Jackson, 24 carrot, luv cake are the best."(9 Tips)
    Robert D.
    "When in doubt, get the Sweetberry cupcake."(5 Tips)
    Austin, Texas
    "airstream on Congress and Elizabeth"(3 Tips)
    Lindsey R.
    "If you've never had Red Velvet...you must try it here!!!"(9 Tips)
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  • cupcakes
  • michael jackson
  • sweetberry
  • red velvet desserts
  • airstream
  • cake
  • great value
  • cute
  • delivery
  • family-friendly
  • good service
  • pumpkin
  • ice cream
  • casual
  • carrots
  • music
  • homemade food
  • chocolate
  • strawberry cream cheese
  • vanilla
  • Amanda M.

    Good cupcakes- best to get there early or else the will have sold out of some of their menu!

    Amanda Moreland · July 6
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  • Austin, Texas

    No trip to Austin is complete without grabbing a bite to eat from a food trailer. Check out the Hey, Cupcake! airstream on Congress and Elizabeth for a sweet treat. Read more

    Austin, Texas · March 13
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  • Micah G.

    Get the free creme injection!

    Micah Gray · January 18
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  • Anna W.

    Near the Smile! mural

    Anna Weiss · December 12, 2014
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  • Sebastian R.

    Pretty much a necessary stop whenever passing through. The cupcakes are pricey but also rather large and very delicious.

    Sebastian Rivas · September 19, 2014
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  • Andy F.

    Loved the ice cream with bits of cupcake

    Andy Feliciotti · September 15, 2014
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  • Darden R.

    Red Velvet and 24 Carrot cupcakes the best.

    Darden Rice · August 18, 2014
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  • Kassiann F.

    Too bad I couldn't have any cupcakes..... Cross contamination with coconut. Ugh!

    Kassiann Foradory · July 16, 2014
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  • Piyush A.

    Nothing beats double dose

    Piyush Agrawal · July 3, 2014
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  • Jenn S.

    Red velvet!

    Jenn Stivers · May 19, 2014
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  • Sean

    Cupcakes out an airstream...

    Sean · May 18, 2014
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  • Sara

    Very good food truck.

    Sara · January 31, 2014
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  • Serious Eats

    The cupcakes at this trailer turned storefront have a notoriously sweet buttercream frosting.

    Serious Eats · December 16, 2013
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  • Jasen B.

    They do not offer any forks/utensils. WTF - gotta eat w/my hands.

    Jasen Beemer · September 27, 2013
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  • Sarah E.

    The red velvet wasn't amazing

    Sarah Engelbrecht · September 24, 2013
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  • zac m.

    Double Dose is my personal favorite. We put it on the Favor Delivery app this week so you can get it brought anywhere in central Austin.

    zac m · July 30, 2013
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  • Texas T.

    Was not good.

    Texas Tornado · July 27, 2013
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  • Crystal C.

    Sweetberry & 24 Carrot for the win!

    Crystal Cuellar · July 26, 2013
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  • Ash H.

    For serious sweet tooth's only!

    Ash Hathaway · July 1, 2013
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  • Sebastian P.

    I love John Lemon

    Sebastian Pando · May 7, 2013
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  • Nick M.

    Another food truck but this one is for dessert

    Nick McGlynn · March 29, 2013
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  • Lindsey R.

    Now it's a permanent spot on SoCo! If you've never had Red Velvet...you must try it here!!!

    Lindsey Rendon · March 19, 2013
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  • TC C.

    You can't go wrong with "The Standard"

    TC Conway · March 8, 2013
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  • Social N.

    They have a new cupcake called Mint Rushmore...if you love mint chocolate, this is a must-have!

    Social News Network · February 18, 2013
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  • Melissa H.

    Sweetberry (strawberry cake, strawberry cream cheese frosting) is so yummy! You can make it a whipper snapper with free, not fat free, cream injected in the middle :)

    Melissa H · February 15, 2013
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  • Clarke R.

    Try out the 24 Carrot if you want to #SBLAD

    Clarke Rahrig · January 19, 2013
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  • Jeff B.

    Try the Red Velvet -

    Jeff Bacon · December 15, 2012
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  • Jason D.

    Be prepared to wait.

    Jason D · November 23, 2012
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  • Saurah

    Try the seasonal Pumkinator! So yummy!

    Saurah · November 9, 2012
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  • Lizzzzzzay

    GET THE PUMPKINATOR!!! Amazing! Nom! Nom! Nom!

    Lizzzzzzay · October 3, 2012
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  • Michael B.

    It's Pumpkinator time.

    Michael Bannister · September 15, 2012
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  • Christy L.

    Michael Jackson cupcake for the win!

    Christy Latz · July 9, 2012
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  • Nani C.

    This please is amazing and red velvet is great

    Nani Cerda · May 28, 2012
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  • Melissa C.

    New john lemon is so gooooood

    Melissa C. Peña · March 25, 2012
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  • Kelsey C.

    Best place ever. Sweetberry, Michael Jackson, 24 carrot, luv cake are the best. Can't go wrong with any of them though.

    Kelsey C · March 22, 2012
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  • Traci P.

    Michael Jackson!! Amazing!!

    Traci Peterson · March 1, 2012
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  • exfm

    This cupcake truck is to die for. It parks near 6th street during SXSW. Eat a damn cupcake!

    exfm · February 23, 2012
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  • Nicholas R.

    Michael jackson = best cupcake I ever had!

    Nicholas Ruggiero · February 16, 2012
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  • Kelly G.

    Get the Michael Jackson and add whip cream to the center

    Kelly Garrett Zeigler · January 27, 2012
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  • dino d.

    seasonal cupcake bliss : the pumpkinator!

    dino de León · October 23, 2011
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  • National Post

    Tasty sweets such as the Michael Jackson (chocolate cupcake with cream cheese frosting) and 24 Carrot (carrot cake with cream cheese top). Read more

    National Post · September 16, 2011
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  • Missy

    Watch out for the busy bees! They love them some sweet cupcakes.

    Missy · September 5, 2011
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  • KeepR R.

    When you order your cupcake ask for a "whipper snapper"

    KeepR RUnusual · July 28, 2011
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  • Parents Magazine

    All the desserts are homemade and all-natural.

    Parents Magazine · July 18, 2011
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  • CultureMap Austin

    If you dig Hey Cupcake's style, you can order t-shirts and other cute cupcake memorabilia on their website.

    CultureMap Austin · July 8, 2011
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  • L. O.

    strawberry cupcake! strawberry cream cheese is so good for icing!

    L. Ocampo · June 8, 2011
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  • Henry K.

    Michael Jackson all the way!

    Henry Kittredge · June 2, 2011
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  • Robert D.

    When in doubt, get the Sweetberry cupcake. You won't be disappointed.

    Robert DT · April 23, 2011
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  • Christopher D.

    Ask for a sticker! They give 'em out!!!

    Christopher Davis · April 6, 2011
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  • Luis M.

    The Strawberry cupcake is a hot commodity. It always runs out so get it if it's available!

    Luis Mendoza · March 21, 2011
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