Where Can I Find Delectable Desserts when I Visit San Diego?

November 21, 2021

Save room for dessert when you’re coming to San Diego. If you happen to have a sweet tooth, you’ll love America’s Finest City. In fact, this sunny, inviting West Coast destination is well-known for its customized, decadent, and highly pleasing dessert options—and you’re free to skip the main meal if you wish! If your mouth is watering about now, keep reading for a rundown of some of the best places to get delicious desserts in San Diego, brought to you by the friendly staff from Sunrise Inn San Diego, your top choice when you’re looking for comfortable, budget-friendly San Diego hotels.

The Milk Bar

This popular SD location is known for its tasty selection of flavored milks, which can be mixed together into even more palate-satisfying milkshakes. As far as dessert options go, the gourmet cookies come highly recommended.

Location: 2940 Lincoln Avenue in North Park

The Baked Bear

Made-to-order ice cream sandwiches are what this San Diego dessert destination is known for locally. But these aren’t just any ordinary ice cream sandwiches. The ones here are sprinkled with a choice of donuts, brownies, Fruity Pebbles, freshly baked cookies, and much more.

Location: 4516 Mission Blvd.

Donut Bar

The Oh My Birthday Cake donut is one of the many sweet treat options you’re welcome to sample while at Donut Bar. The impressive menu here is full of similar innovative creations that can easily cap off your meal. The menu changes daily, so feel free to stop back often during your San Diego visit.

Location: 631 B Street

Figaro Dessert Café

If you find yourself craving a delicious dessert later in the evening, come here, since Figaro is open until 11 p.m. daily. It’s a low-key spot that offers an assortment of dessert possibilities that include cakes and pastries. Your sweet treat can be combined with coffee or espresso.

Location: 3011 University Avenue

Up2You Café

The name says it all with this San Diego dessert place. The specialty here is uniquely topped crêpes, which can be enhanced with things like ice cream. There’s also a decent selection of drinks to have with your dessert-themed crêpes or waffles. For something a bit different, try a Nutella banana shake.

Location: 7770 Vickers St #101

Bing Haus

If you’re all about ice cream when it comes to dessert, you’ll be glad you found out about Bing Haus. While fairly new to the San Diego dessert scene, this place has already earned rave reviews thanks to its rolled ice cream. The flavors offered will also have your mouth watering before you even take a bite.

Location: 4425 Convoy Street #216

Extraordinary Desserts

A lively café with a fun, inviting vibe, Extraordinary Desserts lives up to its name with an appetizing assortment of gourmet desserts. Recommended options include crème brûlées and flower-topped cakes.

Locations: 1430 Union Street and 2870 Fourth Avenue


If you prefer something a bit different to satisfy your sweet tooth, try some of the Taiwanese shaved snow served here. You’ll have a choice of a mind-blowing selection of flavors plus toppings that can be customized to further enhance your tasty treat.

Location: 4609 Convoy Street B

With such a variety of tasty delights to choose from in San Diego, you’ll want to stay for a while, so reserve your room today at Sunrise Inn San Diego. When they’re looking for comfortable yet cheap hotels, San Diego visitors will be amazed by our unbeatable rates as well as our spacious rooms, stunning views of the harbor, and proximity to the best dining options and most popular attractions in America’s Finest City. Call one of our friendly staff members today at (619) 223-5544 to make your reservation.

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