Swirlz Cupcakes

cupcakes make people happy®


Swirlz® is Chicago's original Cupcake Shop, established in 2006, located in historic Lincoln Park and down the street from DePaul University.

Swirlz began by creating batters, butter creams, fillings and garnishes daily in true artisanal style, using all fresh and many local ingredients. This quality and integrity has never been compromised. Swirlz classic buttermilk cakes are made using Grassland Farm's European style butter in both their cakes and light whipped Italian butter creams.

As of their 10th anniversary in September of 2016, Swirlz had created more than 1500 unique flavors. They carry cupcakes, mini cupcakes, mini custom cake items, gorgeous and delicious cakes, brownies, a full line of Gluten-Free cupcakes, offered daily and a line of 18 Vegan Gluten-Free cupcake flavors that may be found at 27 IL Whole Foods Market stores, as well as from Swirlz.

Large catered events and DIY weddings are their specialties. Swirlz cupcakes have received National accolades for "Best of" cupcakes. The store is cozy and a friendly staff is always there to "make people happy", but Swirlz can deliver all over Illinois.






705 W. Belden Ave

Chicago, Illinois




M-Sa 10am-7pm
Su closed

December 24 open 10am-5pm

Closed: New Years Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, November 21st and 22nd, December 25th and 26th


Swirlz Gluten-Free & vegan gluten-free

Swirlz has been making moist and delicious gluten-free cupcakes and cakes since 2006. In true Swirlz style, all batters, fillings and butter creams are made fresh every day, using dedicated equipment.

Using a premium custom-sourced mix of sweet rice, brown rice flours and tapioca, Swirlz gluten-free cupcakes and cakes are known for their consistency as well as their safety and reliability. Swirlz cupcakes are sent out on a regular basis for random PPM testing.

Swirlz Vegan Gluten-Free cupcakes are also known for being consistently delicious as well as for their safety and reliability. Using the same custom blend of rice flours and dedicated (vegan) equipment, Swirlz vegan gluten-free cupcakes and cakes are free of dairy, wheat, egg and gluten.

Nut free varieties are available upon request as any nut on premise has dedicated equipment. Swirlz vegan gluten-free cupcakes and cakes do contain soy.

Some ingredients that we purchase were processed in a plant that also processes known allergens under good manufacturing practices.


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Place an order for pickup or delivery through ChowNow                           (Deliveries powered by Uber Rush)

by phone or email

Do you need a custom order? Give us a call and we will be happy to take your order over the phone or through email.


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Place an oder for immediate delivery through UberEats.

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swirlz highlights

In our 10 years of business, we are proud to share a few of the accolades we have received in our pursuit to make people happy.


"the twelve best cupcakes in america"

We made it to #1 Best Cupcakes in America according to TABElog!


"best cupcakes in the u.s."

Food & Wine Magazine named us one of the Best Cupcakes in the U.S.


"we found the 10 best cupcakes in chicago"

Northwestern students loved our Chocolate Caramel Pretzel .

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Swirlz Cupcakes

705 W. Belden Ave

Chicago, Illinois



Mon-Sat: 10am-7pm

Closed Sundays

December 24 open 10am to 5pm

Holiday Closures: New Years Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, November 22nd and 23rd, December 25th and 26th



Telephone: 773.404.2253

Email: swirlzcupcakes@gmail.com

Donation Inquiries: swirlzdonations@gmail.com

Free Wedding Tastings and Wedding Inquiries: swirlz.weddings@gmail.com


swirlz is a proud partner with Whole Foods Market, Green Grocer, Fresh MarketPlace & Bobby’s Bike HIKE