Best dessert in New York

Check out the top dessert in New York, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Milk Bar Williamsburg
1. Milk Bar Williamsburg
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116 local reviews
382 Metropolitan Ave, Brooklyn
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 347-799-2732
CafeBakeryStore
Katie
Two words, CEREAL MILK. If you were the kid who liked to drink the milk after some sugary cereal - don't miss…
Helene & Michael
Cookies, Coffee, and alcoholic milkshakes make this the best after-dinner dessert spot. Or you can skip…
David
If you like dessert, this is a must-visit, unique NYC dessert place! Their "cereal milk" and "crack pies" are…
1. Milk Bar Williamsburg
1. Milk Bar Williamsburg
host-0host-1host-2
116 local reviews
382 Metropolitan Ave, Brooklyn
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 347-799-2732
Katie
Katie
Two words, CEREAL MILK. If you were the kid who liked to drink the milk after some sugary cereal - don't miss this awesome, unique dessert…
Helene & Michael
Helene & Michael
Cookies, Coffee, and alcoholic milkshakes make this the best after-dinner dessert spot. Or you can skip dinner and just go here to have…
David
David
If you like dessert, this is a must-visit, unique NYC dessert place! Their "cereal milk" and "crack pies" are world famous and delicious!…
2. Butter & Scotch
2. Butter & Scotch
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70 local reviews
818 Franklin Ave, Brooklyn
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
+1 347-350-8899
BarBakeryStore
Melissa
Dessert and cocktail bar Butter & Scotch has rotating seasonal drink themes in a retro diner-decorated space. …
Genevieve
They have dessert and cocktails, what else could you ask for? The girls who run this place are awesome.
Jordan
A bar that only serves amazing dessert. Get the birthday cake. Doesn't matter if it's your bday.
2. Butter & Scotch
2. Butter & Scotch
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70 local reviews
818 Franklin Ave, Brooklyn
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
+1 347-350-8899
Melissa
Melissa
Dessert and cocktail bar Butter & Scotch has rotating seasonal drink themes in a retro diner-decorated space. There are boozy shakes, too,…
Genevieve
Genevieve
They have dessert and cocktails, what else could you ask for? The girls who run this place are awesome.
Jordan
Jordan
A bar that only serves amazing dessert. Get the birthday cake. Doesn't matter if it's your bday.
3. Martha's Country Bakery
3. Martha's Country Bakery
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73 local reviews
36-21 Ditmars Blvd, Queens
Closed · Opens 6:00 AM
+1 718-545-9737
BakeryStorePoint of interest
Maya
Dessert heaven. If you wanna sit and eat, they have table service. If you wanna take treats to-go, order at…
Sonam
This place is a dessert lovers paradise! You will find a variety of tasty looking baked goods.
Angelo
Enjoy coffee and dessert while enjoying their outside seating on a beautiful day.
3. Martha's Country Bakery
3. Martha's Country Bakery
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73 local reviews
36-21 Ditmars Blvd, Queens
Closed · Opens 6:00 AM
+1 718-545-9737
Maya
Maya
Dessert heaven. If you wanna sit and eat, they have table service. If you wanna take treats to-go, order at the counter.
Sonam
Sonam
This place is a dessert lovers paradise! You will find a variety of tasty looking baked goods.
Angelo
Angelo
Enjoy coffee and dessert while enjoying their outside seating on a beautiful day.
4. ChikaLicious Dessert Bar
4. ChikaLicious Dessert Bar
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29 local reviews
203 E 10th St, Manhattan
Closed · Opens Thursday 3:00 PM
+1 212-995-9511
BarStorePoint of interest
Akari
This is a DESSERT restaurant where they serve you 3-4 courses of desserts. But the portions are small enough…
Gigi
The dessert is consistently good and well crafted. Its edible art! Warm chocolate tart is a classic favorite &…
Ashley
Best dessert in town. If you have the $20 for the 3 course pre fixe, do it. If you don't, head across the…
4. ChikaLicious Dessert Bar
4. ChikaLicious Dessert Bar
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29 local reviews
203 E 10th St, Manhattan
Closed · Opens Thursday 3:00 PM
+1 212-995-9511
Akari
Akari
This is a DESSERT restaurant where they serve you 3-4 courses of desserts. But the portions are small enough that you don't feel heavy…
Gigi
Gigi
The dessert is consistently good and well crafted. Its edible art! Warm chocolate tart is a classic favorite & Pink peppercorn ice cream was…
Ashley
Ashley
Best dessert in town. If you have the $20 for the 3 course pre fixe, do it. If you don't, head across the street for the best cupcakes. We…
5. The Chocolate Room
5. The Chocolate Room
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31 local reviews
51 5th Ave, Brooklyn
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 718-783-2900
CafeStorePoint of interest
Matt
Name says it all. If you love chocolate, you'll love it here. For kids and (maybe even more) adults. Pair…
Marisa
A dessert restaurant? Yes. For real. The menu also has wine/liqueur pairings. Best chocolate layer cake EVER…
Ellis
A unique cafe specializing in high-end chocolate desserts, handmade ice creams, coffee, dessert wines, and…
5. The Chocolate Room
5. The Chocolate Room
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31 local reviews
51 5th Ave, Brooklyn
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 718-783-2900
Matt
Matt
Name says it all. If you love chocolate, you'll love it here. For kids and (maybe even more) adults. Pair dessert with beer, wine or coffee…
Marisa
Marisa
A dessert restaurant? Yes. For real. The menu also has wine/liqueur pairings. Best chocolate layer cake EVER. And for Guiness fans: a…
Ellis
Ellis
A unique cafe specializing in high-end chocolate desserts, handmade ice creams, coffee, dessert wines, and beers from around the world.
6. Cha-An Teahouse
6. Cha-An Teahouse
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22 local reviews
230 E 9th St, Manhattan
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 212-228-8030
CafeRestaurantFood
Rebecca
Traditional Japanese Tea House has amazing small brunch meals, dessert baskets, spectacular tea service, and a…
My go to place for "coffee dates" that are green tea + homemade mochi dessert. It's upstairs, so quieter and a…
Eunice
Cute Japanese dessert shop that I always bring my friends to. There's often a line but it's worth the wait if…
6. Cha-An Teahouse
6. Cha-An Teahouse
host-0host-1host-2
22 local reviews
230 E 9th St, Manhattan
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 212-228-8030
Rebecca
Rebecca
Traditional Japanese Tea House has amazing small brunch meals, dessert baskets, spectacular tea service, and a bathroom experience you MUST…
Sandra
My go to place for "coffee dates" that are green tea + homemade mochi dessert. It's upstairs, so quieter and a bit hidden from that busy…
Eunice
Eunice
Cute Japanese dessert shop that I always bring my friends to. There's often a line but it's worth the wait if you like Japanese dessert and…
7. Serendipity 3
7. Serendipity 3
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45 local reviews
225 E 60th St, Manhattan
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
+1 212-838-3531
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Eloden
This restaurant is a little overhyped. The food is terrible but the desserts are delicious. Save some time and…
Caitlin
Fun at the holidays, it has been a movie location and is a celeb haunt (Hilfiger, Bieber recently). Go for a…
Roger
Famous dessert place. Go for the frozen hot chocolate. The food is very average. Expect a 2 hour wait during…
7. Serendipity 3
7. Serendipity 3
host-0host-1host-2
45 local reviews
225 E 60th St, Manhattan
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
+1 212-838-3531
Eloden
Eloden
This restaurant is a little overhyped. The food is terrible but the desserts are delicious. Save some time and skip the food; put in your…
Caitlin
Caitlin
Fun at the holidays, it has been a movie location and is a celeb haunt (Hilfiger, Bieber recently). Go for a bit of lunch and a huge…
Roger
Roger
Famous dessert place. Go for the frozen hot chocolate. The food is very average. Expect a 2 hour wait during peak time.
8. Milk Bar East Village
8. Milk Bar East Village
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71 local reviews
251 E 13th St, Manhattan
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 646-692-4154
CafeBakeryStore
Katie
The chocolate malt cake truffles are the best chocolate dessert I've ever had (and just $4 for a pack of 3).
John
Dessert! Crazy desserts like cereal milk ice cream and blueberry cornflake cookies. An NYC staple.
Carmel
Amazing dessert! I highly recommend the cereal milk ice cream.
8. Milk Bar East Village
8. Milk Bar East Village
host-0host-1host-2
71 local reviews
251 E 13th St, Manhattan
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 646-692-4154
Katie
Katie
The chocolate malt cake truffles are the best chocolate dessert I've ever had (and just $4 for a pack of 3).
John
John
Dessert! Crazy desserts like cereal milk ice cream and blueberry cornflake cookies. An NYC staple.
Carmel
Carmel
Amazing dessert! I highly recommend the cereal milk ice cream.
9. Cafe Lalo
9. Cafe Lalo
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78 local reviews
201 W 83rd St, Manhattan
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 212-496-6031
CafePoint of interestFood
Jaclyn
Famously known for the scene in You've Got Mail, this restaurant is also well known for it's plethora of…
Lauren
And dessert!!!!!! SUCH good dessert! If you like the movie "You've Got Mail", you'll recognize this place as…
Michelle
Great place for dessert! You may remember a scene from the movie " You Got Mail" with Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan…
9. Cafe Lalo
9. Cafe Lalo
host-0host-1host-2
78 local reviews
201 W 83rd St, Manhattan
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 212-496-6031
Jaclyn
Jaclyn
Famously known for the scene in You've Got Mail, this restaurant is also well known for it's plethora of delicious dessert options…
Lauren
Lauren
And dessert!!!!!! SUCH good dessert! If you like the movie "You've Got Mail", you'll recognize this place as the restaurant where Tom…
Michelle
Michelle
Great place for dessert! You may remember a scene from the movie " You Got Mail" with Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan when you visit. Bring cash as…
10. The Hungarian Pastry Shop
10. The Hungarian Pastry Shop
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91 local reviews
1030 Amsterdam Ave, Manhattan
Closed · Opens 7:30 AM
+1 212-866-4230
BakeryCafeStore
Ben
Fantastic romantic place for evening dessert or mid-day book read. Famous for, woody Allen movie and of course…
Laura
After St John the Divine a Hungarian dessert with a coffee!
Prerna
Cute little pastry shop with good coffee and dessert.
10. The Hungarian Pastry Shop
10. The Hungarian Pastry Shop
host-0host-1host-2
91 local reviews
1030 Amsterdam Ave, Manhattan
Closed · Opens 7:30 AM
+1 212-866-4230
Ben
Ben
Fantastic romantic place for evening dessert or mid-day book read. Famous for, woody Allen movie and of course the superb pastry. Try the…
Laura
Laura
After St John the Divine a Hungarian dessert with a coffee!
Prerna
Prerna
Cute little pastry shop with good coffee and dessert.
11. Veniero's Pastry
11. Veniero's Pastry
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62 local reviews
342 E 11th St, Manhattan
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+1 212-674-7070
BakeryCafeStore
Helen
This is a great Bakery & Cafe when you are looking for a tradition Italian dessert. Know for the cheesecakes,…
Nazanin
A hidden gem that is one of the few authentic Italian dessert places left. It's been around forever for a…
Jonathan
Authentic Italian pasticerria and cafe. They create delicious desserts like cannoli, cheesecake and biscotti…
11. Veniero's Pastry
11. Veniero's Pastry
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62 local reviews
342 E 11th St, Manhattan
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+1 212-674-7070
Helen
Helen
This is a great Bakery & Cafe when you are looking for a tradition Italian dessert. Know for the cheesecakes, rainbow cookies, delicate…
Nazanin
Nazanin
A hidden gem that is one of the few authentic Italian dessert places left. It's been around forever for a reason - its delicious and very…
Jonathan
Jonathan
Authentic Italian pasticerria and cafe. They create delicious desserts like cannoli, cheesecake and biscotti. Save room for dessert!
12. Pies 'n' Thighs
12. Pies 'n' Thighs
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241 local reviews
166 S 4th St, Brooklyn
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 347-529-6090
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Sireen
Fried chicken headlines a menu of Southern specialties, including signature pies for dessert. Ranks amongst…
Katie
Fried chicken headlines a menu of Southern specialties, including signature pies for dessert.
Michael
Fried chicken headlines a menu of Southern specialties, including signature pies for dessert.
12. Pies 'n' Thighs
12. Pies 'n' Thighs
host-0host-1host-2
241 local reviews
166 S 4th St, Brooklyn
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 347-529-6090
Sireen
Sireen
Fried chicken headlines a menu of Southern specialties, including signature pies for dessert. Ranks amongst the 10 Top fried chicken…
Katie
Katie
Fried chicken headlines a menu of Southern specialties, including signature pies for dessert.
Michael
Michael
Fried chicken headlines a menu of Southern specialties, including signature pies for dessert.