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The 9 Best Dessert Shops In Berkeley

Updated: May 2, 2022

Craving cannoli and root beer floats? These are the Berkeley Restaurants that make the best desserts in town. We analyzed millions of reviews from top sites to bring you only the top options for desserts in Berkeley. Skip the main course and sample the pecan pies and creme brulees at the great spots below!

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Sweet Adeline Bakeshop

Bakery, $, BerkeleyBakery, $Berkeley
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater

    15 Excellent Pies in San Francisco and the East Bay

    Eater
  • Eater

    21 Of The Best Bakeries In The East Bay

    Eater

Cinnaholic

Bakery, $$, Downown BerkeleyBakery, $$Berkeley, Downown Berkeley
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline

    Craving Desserts? Here Are Berkeley's Top 5 Options

    Hoodline
  • Hoodline

    The 5 best bakeries in Berkeley

    Hoodline

Crixa Cakes

Bakery, $$, BerkeleyBakery, $$Berkeley
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater

    15 Excellent Pies in San Francisco and the East Bay

    Eater
  • Eater

    21 Of The Best Bakeries In The East Bay

    Eater

Nunu's Desserts with Soul

Desserts, $$, BerkeleyDesserts, $$Berkeley
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 5.0

Cupcakin' Bake Shop

Bakery, $, BerkeleyBakery, $Berkeley
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Lavender Bakery and Cafe

Desserts, $, BerkeleyDesserts, $Berkeley
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Lush Gelato

Desserts, $, BerkeleyDesserts, $Berkeley
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • CultureTrip

    The Top Dessert Spots In Berkeley's Gourmet Ghetto

    CultureTrip

Little Gem Belgian Waffles

Desserts, $, BerkeleyDesserts, $Berkeley
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

Amausaan Uji Matcha

Desserts, $$, Downown BerkeleyDesserts, $$Berkeley, Downown Berkeley
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Why is this list better than others?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. We analyzed 1901 lists and articles from top sources like Eater, Hoodline and CultureTrip, 28808 Berkeley restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 3104661 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. Yes, we even looked at Eater - 21 Of The Best Bakeries In The East Bay, Hoodline - The 5 best bakeries in Berkeley and CultureTrip - The Top Dessert Spots In Berkeley's Gourmet Ghetto to pull this list together. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Recurring questions

Chez Panisse, Gather, and Angeline's Louisiana Kitchen are the highest-rated upscale spots for dessert in Berkeley.

Chez Panisse, Gather, and Angeline's Louisiana Kitchen have outdoor seating and dessert in Berkeley.

Chez Panisse, Gather, and Angeline's Louisiana Kitchen are the highest-rated dessert spots that are good for a date night in Berkeley.

Chez Panisse, Gather, and Angeline's Louisiana Kitchen are the highest-rated late-night spots for desserts in Berkeley.

Angeline's Louisiana Kitchen, Creekwood, and Revival Bar & Kitchen are the highest-rated dessert spots for a pick-up order in Berkeley.

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