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The 7 Best Dessert Shops Near North Park, San Diego

Updated: May 2, 2022

Have a sweet tooth? Treat yourself to the tarts, cakes, and mousse desserts at these North Park restaurants. We analyzed the top blogs, restaurant review sites, and food publications to find the best desserts in North Park. If you’re after paper-thin crepes or a decadent lava cake you will find the desserts dreams are made of at these venues.

Find the perfect Desserts spot

An's Dry Cleaning

Desserts, $, North ParkDesserts, $San Diego, North Park
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0
  • Eater, 2020

    17 Dessert Spots With Takeout and Delivery Options

    Eater, 2020
  • Hoodline, 2019

    5 top gelato spots in San Diego

    Hoodline, 2019

Blackmarket Bakery

Bakery, $$, North ParkBakery, $$San Diego, North Park
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2020

    17 Dessert Spots With Takeout and Delivery Options

    Eater, 2020
  • Eater, 2019

    21 Essential San Diego Bakeries

    Eater, 2019

Figaro Dessert Cafe

Desserts, $, North ParkDesserts, $San Diego, North Park
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

The Milk Bar

Desserts, $$, North ParkDesserts, $$San Diego, North Park
Google: 3.5
Yelp: 3.0

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Pop Pie

Desserts, $$, University HeightsDesserts, $$San Diego, University Heights
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2020

    15 Essential San Diego Pie Shops and Purveyors

    Eater, 2020

Paleo Treats

Desserts, $, Normal HeightsDesserts, $San Diego, Normal Heights
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

The Incredible Cheesecake Company

Desserts, $, Normal HeightsDesserts, $San Diego, Normal Heights
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Choosing the right spot for Desserts can be tough, especially if you’re exploring new restaurants. We analyzed 624 lists and articles from top sources like Eater and Hoodline, 10162 San Diego restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 823905 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. Yes, we even looked at Eater - 21 Essential San Diego Bakeries, Hoodline - 5 top gelato spots in San Diego and Eater - 15 Essential San Diego Pie Shops and Purveyors to pull this list together. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. The ten options above are the best of San Diego Desserts.

Questions & answers

RustiCucina, Cori Pastificio Trattoria, and One Door North are the highest-rated dessert spots that are good for a date night in North Park.

One Door North and The Smoking Goat are the highest-rated upscale spots for dessert in North Park.

Cori Pastificio Trattoria, One Door North, and The Smoking Goat are the highest-rated dessert spots for take-out in North Park.

Sipz is the highest-rated vegan dessert place in North Park.

RustiCucina, Cori Pastificio Trattoria, and One Door North are the highest-rated late-night spots for desserts in North Park.

Drink pairing tips for Desserts

  • The perfect match for your vanilla bean ice cream

    When having vanilla bean ice cream, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Champagne, a popular sparkling wine.

  • Brachetto d'Acqui and chocolate ice cream


    If your food palns include Ice cream, then you should consider helping it along with some red wine. We find that a Brachetto d'Acqui, with its hits of berry blend, serves as the best pairing to the dish.

  • The ideal drink pairing for strawberry ice cream

    Knowing what to pair with strawberry ice cream can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some pink wine, particularly a glass of Rosé. This, off-dry, pink wine balances the fruit strawberry ice cream.

Fun facts about Desserts

  • A new chocolate spread record

    Andre Ortolf knows that you can never have too much of a good thing. They proved this by eating 15 ounces of chocolate spread, setting a world record in the process!

  • A big feat in 2014

    On June 28, 2014, The United States’s Desserts fans celebrated a new world record by the strawberry ice-cream, weighing 3,010 pounds.

  • History lesson

    Do you like neopolitan ice cream? It was invented during 1900s in beautiful The United States.

Parking tips

We’ve all experienced the struggle of finding good parking near restaurants in North Park. To make your life easier, we partnered with SpotHero, an innovative digital parking reservation service, so you can easily and effortlessly find parking near your selected Desserts spot.

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