Mermaids Bakery

14 ratings $
60% of 5 votes say it's Celiac friendly

1543 Champa St, Denver, CO 80202 Directions

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Not celiac
1 year ago
Not celiac friendly

Yes, they do have a limited selection of GF cupcakes. definitely not a gluten-free facility as you can see from the huge workspace and blenders in the front window when you come in the door. I did mention to them that the gluten-free cupcakes were on the bottom underneath the regular cupcakes so there is definitely the potential for some uncontaminated cupcakes to become contaminated once they are in the display case. The girl at the counter was so new she just didn't get it and when I mentioned it to a person who seemed to be in charge there she didn't seem to care. As she told me, " it's not a gluten-free facility and there's always a chance of cross contamination. That's mentioned on our website. it only matters if you're Celiac". Mmmm, OK..... That just tells me you don't understand the full depth of gluten sensitivity. therefore I would not be able to tell a Celiac they would feel safe in this place but those of us who are Gluten Sensitive may or may not notice anything from a Mermsid cupcake. I have Hashimoto's so I don't get any intestinal symptoms. So, I ate the cupcake. The texture wasn't very dense and a little bit firm but not dry. The frosting was very light and fluffy and not overly sweet which I thought was good. So all in all, I'd say it was a solid grade B /B+ GF cupcake. Not as good as my favorite (2Good2be) but definitely better than a lot of others I have tried. The main reason the Mermaids didn't get four stars from me was due to the attitude of the woman running the kitchen. even though she is making GF cupcakes she seems to have little knowledge as to the depth of food sensitivities.

Celiac
2 years ago

Tasted great but not feeling so great. I suspect cross contamination

Celiac
2 years ago

cross contamination! Everything is made in same kitchen as wheat cupcakes.

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line up of Gluten Free cake and cupcakes

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The GF cupcakes.... Under the regular ones!
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Celiac
2 years ago

Salty caramel cupcake was good and moist. A little spongy but awesome to have a safe gf cupcake. I'll be back!

Not celiac
3 years ago

Best gf cupcakes in town, hands down

Celiac
4 years ago

Amazing amazing amazing!! Delicious cupcakes - fresh and they offer variety! It is not a dedicated facility but they have an impressive cross contamination process (you can read about it on their site). Seriously one of the best cupcakes I've ever had - including those before I was diagnosed celiac. Go - it's awesome!!!

5 years ago

Deliciously not too sweet cupcake!!! I'm From New York and have had some of the best! This is excellent!!

Not celiac
5 years ago

I loved the cupcake, but I didn't really like the frosting. I had the chocolate carmel cupcake which was very sweet and tasty.

6 years ago

I've ordered from Mermaids 3 or 4 times. While I'm thrilled that they have GF cupcake options I've always found their cupcakes to be a little dry.

6 years ago

I have died and gone to gluten free heaven!!! Seriously delicious!!

Celiac
6 years ago

Top notch gluten free cupcakes with tons of different flavor combinations.

7 years ago

This place is amazing. So amazing, in fact, that we are having them do our wedding cakes, all gluten free. This will be the third time we've had them bake gluten free for parties, and we've never been happier with the results.

7 years ago

Hands down the best chocolate cupcake I have had in years! It was just like my moms chocolate cake that I have been unable to eat since I was a kid! Thank you Mermaids thank you !! The coconut macaroons were incredible too!

Not celiac
7 years ago

They have a large selection of gluten free cupcakes. Most of them have buttercream frosting. If you call ahead they will put your order in a box for you. They sell out fast. they also make custom orders for cakes and other items!

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