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The 8 Best Dessert Shops Near Downtown, Seattle

Updated: October 6, 2021

Have a sweet tooth? Treat yourself to the tarts, cakes, and mousse desserts at these Downtown restaurants. We analyzed the top blogs, restaurant review sites, and food publications to find the best desserts in Downtown. 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

Shug's Soda Fountain + Ice Cream

Desserts, $$, DowntownDesserts, $$Seattle, Downtown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2016

    Eat Dessert First at These Sweet Seattle Shops

    Eater, 2016
  • Female Foodie

    The Best Dessert In Seattle: 16 Local Favorites

    Female Foodie

Cupcake Royale

Desserts, $$, DowntownDesserts, $$Seattle, Downtown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • The Stranger, 2018

    The Best Places to Eat Sweets in Seattle

    The Stranger, 2018
  • Female Foodie

    The Best Dessert In Seattle: 16 Local Favorites

    Female Foodie

If you travel further

R&M Dessert Bar

Desserts, $$, First HillDesserts, $$Seattle, First Hill
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • The Stranger, 2018

    The Best Places to Eat Sweets in Seattle

    The Stranger, 2018
  • Infatuation, 2018

    Where To Get Dessert After 11pm

    Infatuation, 2018

Hood Famous Café + Bar

Tea & Coffee, $$, International DistrictTea & Coffee, $$Seattle, International District
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • SeattleMet, 2019

    30 Places to Get Your Sugar Fix in Seattle

    SeattleMet, 2019
  • The Stranger, 2019

    20 Unique Seattle Waffles to Try for National Waffle Day

    The Stranger, 2019

Lady Yum

Desserts, $, Denny TriangleDesserts, $Seattle, Denny Triangle
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5
  • Foursquare, 2020

    The 15 Best Places for Macaroons in Seattle

    Foursquare, 2020
  • Zagat, 2017

    6 Must-Try Treats at Seattle's Top-Rated Bakeries

    Zagat, 2017

Sugar Bakery & Cafe

Bakery, $, First HillBakery, $Seattle, First Hill
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • SeattleMet, 2019

    30 Places to Get Your Sugar Fix in Seattle

    SeattleMet, 2019

Good Neighbor Cafe

Tea & Coffee, $, MinorTea & Coffee, $Seattle, Minor
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0

Tous Les Jours

Bakery, $$, South Lake UnionBakery, $$Seattle, South Lake Union
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.5

Why these restaurants?

Finding the right spot to satisfy your Desserts craving shouldn't be a full-time job. These results are brought to you by boam, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 10951 Seattle restaurants, 1095134 reviews, and 1286 top lists and articles from the likes of Zagat, SeattleMet and Foursquare. These top contenders have appeared in Zagat - 6 Must-Try Treats at Seattle's Top-Rated Bakeries, SeattleMet - 30 Places to Get Your Sugar Fix in Seattle and Foursquare - The 15 Best Places for Macaroons in Seattle. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal as the industry adapts to COVID-19. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With boam, money never makes the list. The ten options above are the best of Seattle Desserts.

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