Member Since: 3/9/2013
First off, the cupcakes are the best in Madison, and aside from Grandma's the best I've ever had. They were also beautifully presented, in a tower that more than one guest complimented. We ordered half again as many as we needed, and all but six were eaten or taken home by the end of the night.
Further, the service was phenomenal. The owner was very generous with his time, walking us through the options and making sure we received what we wanted. There were a lot of people with dietary restrictions at our wedding, and he made it very easy to make sure their needs were met. Ours was a relatively small order for them, but he still met with us twice, threw in free delivery and attended a walkthrough meeting at the venue.
There were no hiccups or complications, we got what we asked for and more. I was delighted that Cupcakes a Go Go provided the cake at my wedding.
Member Since: 10/22/2011
I have used Cupcakes-A-Go-Go for not only my wedding but for birthdays, work events and just because. Their flavors are amazing, their cupcakes are moist and the customer service is outstanding! I've been to other weddings that used other vendors for the their cupcakes and Cupcakes-A-Go-Go is hands down better tasting. They are so accommodating with the flavor choices as well as creating a "cut cake" for my husband and I. I truly can't express how happy we were with them overall and my guests can't stop commenting on how great the cupcakes were. My mouth is watering just thinking about them!
Member Since: 12/24/2010
Cupcake a go go has great customer service and the cupcakes are incredible! Every time we go to Madison we stop in to buy some. The creme brulee cupcakes are the best! They also designed the cupcake flavor tags to match our wedding invites. The cupcakes disappeared so fast and our guests had nothing but rave reviews! We couldn't have been happier with them!
Member Since: 2/10/2013
Who knew this amazing Cupcake place also made fantastic cakes?! Wade was extremely professional and made one of the most beautiful (and yummy!) cakes we ever had! The cost was half as much as other places, with a very low delivery cost. Thank you Wade!
Member Since: 11/18/2013
My wife and I, back when we were looking for deserts for our wedding didn't want the traditional type of cake. We don't like fondant because it's too sugary plus, we couldn't decide on a single flavor of cake. It seemed to plain to us.
So, on our search we found Cupcakes A-Go-Go Cafe! The second we stepped into the shop we were both blown away by the smell and the flavors all displayed right as you walk in. We set up an appointment to meet, hoping our expectations would be met.
We got to try multiple flavors and fell in love with 4 we HAD to have: Red Velvet Pomegranate, Carrot Cake, Champagne and my personal favorite, THE IRISH TRIFECTA! My wife also fell in love with all of the French Macaroons and wanted to use them (in our wedding colors).
Everything was in motion. We had enough cupcakes for all of our guests and then some (approx 150-200 cupcakes and a whole macaroon tree) with a nice macaroon tree that they created just for us! All we feared is the price.
For everything we had gotten, including the service and speed of the operation, our price was next to nothing. A wedding cake at most bakeries would have been more. Cupcakes at some of the other 'popular' locations would have cost more. But we felt like we were getting a HUGE DEAL.
Did I mention they have cupcakes TO DIE FOR? Everything is so rich, sweet and succulent it's crazy (but NEVER too rich).
Both my wife and I tend to return to the cafe every so often just for a cupcake or two...or six.
We will eternally and forever convince our friends and family to go and use Cupcakes A-Go-Go whenever they have an event needing deserts.
Thank You Wade. You are truly amazing.
Member Since: 2/2/2012
We were originally excited to work with Cupcakes-A-Go-Go because they were able to do the flavors we wanted; Chocolate Stout cake with and Irish Cream frosting and a second cake on top with real tiramisu. We thought we had found the perfect place to have our wedding cake made. We made sure (twice) that they knew how far away our reception was and paid the delivery fee upfront. Imagine my surprise when I get a phone call in the middle of my rehearsal informing me that I owe an additional $40 for delivery because they didn't realize how far away our venue was, but not to worry they would still deliver the cake. After I explained to him how ridiculous this was, especially becuase we had even gone back to their store to make sure weeks earlier that they had the correct address, he said he would talk to the owner and call me back. Five minutes later he called, apologized and said that there was no extra fee. I appreciate that but it doesn't change the fact they caused a lot of extra stress I really didn't need at that point. To top it all off, when we cut into our special cake on our wedding day the chocolate stout was perfect but the "real" tiramisu I had ordered...it was tiramisu flavored cake and the ladyfingers were only used as decor so they were rock-hard and inedible. Not happy. What was the point of paying almost $200 for a cake we pretty much threw away?
We are truly sorry that you were disappointed with your wedding cake and with our service. As you can see from the other reviews on this site, our wedding clients are of the utmost importance to us. We truly cherish the privilege of baking for a coup...
Member Since: 8/13/2008
Wade and Laura at Cupcakes A-Go-Go are phenomenal. They were a blast to work with, made sure we were always kept in the loop as cake/cupcake plans progressed, and were tremendously flexibly and accommodating. Everything was delivered and set up on time and looked terrific!
And of course, the cupcakes and cutting cake were *unbelievable!* I now understand why CAGG has been "Best of Madison" year after year! We had a few "regular" flavors (yellow and chocolate) but then had some more "adventurous" flavors too: Champagne, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough and (my favorite!) Red Velvet Pomegranate. Our guests raved about the cupcakes, and I am still getting great feedback nearly a week after our wedding!
If you are looking for a great baker who is a ton of fun to work with and delivers fantastic results, Cupcakes A-Go-Go is your place!
Member Since: 11/20/2012
My husband and I decided to go with cupcakes-a-go-go for our wedding in July 2013 and we could not be happier with our choice!
Cupcakes-a-go-go is hands down, the best cupcake joint in Madison. My husband and I consider ourselves experts since we spent months “researching” (aka tasting and comparing) cupcakes all over Madison, WI. We decided to book cupcakes-a-go-go for our wedding because they have the perfect ratio of cupcake to icing, have tons of flavors and they were happy to make us a vegan and gluten free options for some of our guests.
Wade, one of the owners, was a pleasure to work with. He worked with me right up until the big day and everything went off without a hitch. Our guests couldn’t stop raving about the taste and presentation! Also, the gluten free and vegan options were delicious!
Ultimately they are affordable, easy to work with and make FANTASTIC cupcakes and wedding cakes!
Member Since: 9/1/2012
These were the best cupcakes I've ever had hands down. The display was gorgeous and exactly what we wanted.
Member Since: 7/8/2012
This place is fantastic! The cupcakes are amazing and the service is just as good. I think my mom initially found their website but once we read the menu we had to go try them. It was about an hour drive one way but totally worth the trip. The tasting was fantastic; we sat down with one of the owners (Wade) and went through everything. Every flavor we tried was amazing! We decided on having five flavors of mini cupcakes for our wedding. We had leftover food at the end of the wedding...but no leftover cupcakes! Good thing we had them set some aside for us. I think the lemon raspberry and the triple chocolate cookie dough were the first to disappear. We had so many compliments on the cupcakes in the days following the wedding. People couldn't say enough about them. The 6" cake we had was fantastic as well. The peanut butter frosting was amazing! Wade asked if he could deliver the cupcakes early so he could do it himself, rather than sending an assistant to do it. That was great, and not a problem for us since our coordinator set them out on the table for us. We plan on going back and picking some cupcakes up for our anniversary...hopefully sooner as well!
Member Since: 10/17/2012
I had an absolute pleasure working with Cupcakes A-Go-Go to get the delicious treats ready for my wedding reception. The cupcakes were perfect and so divine! Our guests were raving about them for a while following the wedding.
Cupcakes A-Go-Go worked on helping me and my husband on figuring out the perfect amount of regular sized and mini cupcakes for our 150+ guests. And we had over 7 different flavors prepared! So every guest was able to try a few different cupcakes.
Additionally, my mother-in-law is gluten intolerant, so we had a special order of cupcakes for her. Wade was so great about making sure that all the gluten-free cupcakes are packaged separately to avoid any cross contamination.
In short, I can't imagine a better dessert vendor for my wedding: top-notch quality, phenomenal service, and just hand down, the most delicious cupcakes I have ever tried!!!
Member Since: 2/14/2012
We loved our cupcakes! We did the minis in 5 different flavors so people would have options and could sample different ones. They were a huge hit with our wedding guests!! We will be sure to use them again for other events!!
Member Since: 6/13/2011
We decided to do cupcakes instead of a wedding cake and they were a hit!! We were very pleased with our flavors, the taste and the service. We received many compliments on our cupcakes!
Member Since: 11/16/2011
We decided to go with six flavors of mini cupcakes and they were delicious! I recommend the creme brulee cupcake! Our guests loved them. They had stands available to rent, but we decided to make our own. They arrived later than planned, but they still frosted 600 minis on the spot and they looked great.
Member Since: 8/13/1999
We had a mini cupcake display for our reception and guests are still talking about it! Everyone loved the choices and each one was delicious! The crew at Cupcakes a Go Go were great to work with and helped us a lot with selection and ideas.
Member Since: 1/2/2012
My, now, husband and I are from Sheboygan, WI and planned our wedding to be in the Dells. All of our planning was through email and phone calls. Our entire wedding was small, with a total of 30 people, so we decided to have cupcakes instead of a traditional cake. We ordered 50 cupcakes for our reception and, having never been there before, asked to have 10 each of their top 5 best sellers. We told them when we needed them and when we went to pick them up, the manager actually came out of the back room to greet us and wish us well on our wedding! The cupcakes were beautiful and the flavors sounded savory. Peanut Butter Overdrive, Lemon with Raspberry, Red Velvet with Pomegranite, Oreo Cookie Overdrive, and Chocolate with Sea Salt! We couldn't have asked for a better ending to our perfect day. I HIGHLY recommend this place for ANY event. Not only did they provide us with delicious cupcakes, they were very easy to communicate with, have really good pricing, and made our overall experience a pleasant one.
Member Since: 8/12/2009
We had a great experience working with Wade and Laura and the rest of the team. Everything tasted so yummy, it was really important for us to find someone who would make really unique favors and they did just that. We had a slight mix up with our order on the day of but other than that everything was great. I would definitely recommend them and know that I will be using them again in the future.
Member Since: 1/1/2011
Our guests were pleasantly surprised to see our offering of cake pops instead of traditional cake! Cupcakes-a-go-go was easy to work with and were open to design & color ideas I wanted!
Member Since: 7/31/2008
My cupcakes were beautiful, tasted amazing, and were the talk of the wedding. We did minis and they were perfect to have multiples!
Member Since: 11/22/2011
You don't have to continue reading this review as it's totally fine if you just call Wade and Laura or any of the staff over at Cupcakes-A-Go-Go right now and schedule your tasting. Your search is over, they win! Ok, so seriously, their cupcakes are so good that I drove from Chicago to have them at my wedding. After eating their cupcakes I've let Wade know that a Husband Wife Chicago branch is waiting to be trained the secrets. They have been so helpful with all the crazy stuff we kept throwing and are thankful that the chaos of wedding planning didn’t exist when it came to our dessert spread. We spent what feels like a year of our lives preparing for the the big day and I can’t believe everything went so well. Having a spread of fun cupcakes flavors on our dessert table was well played. The guests loved them and there were different flavors to satisfy everyone. Nothing tastes like their cupcakes and maybe it has a lot to do with the fact that they aren't one of those big corporate beasts that send a cheaply prepared batter to it's 50 stores so they can put on a pound of nasty frosting. Cupcakes-A-Go-Go uses fresh ingredients and knows more about the chemistry behind baking that i knew even existed. Oh and we did have them make a small cake for us. The cake had CRAZY layers of frosting that looked so amazing and a multicolor layered inside. We are beyond ourselves as to how satisfied we are with this company and if you're still reading this then you kinda made a mistake because the other guy that has your wedding date that read only the first sentence is talking to Wade right now scheduling his tasting. HURRY!!!
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