Jacksonville's 4 best spots to score desserts, without breaking the bank

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Got a hankering for desserts?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable dessert hot spots in Jacksonville, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to satisfy your cravings.

1. Whit's Frozen Custard of Mandarin

Topping the list is Whit's Frozen Custard of Mandarin. Located at 11362 San Jose Blvd., Suite #3, the spot to score desserts, ice cream and frozen yogurt is the highest-rated cheap dessert spot in Jacksonville, boasting five stars out of 72 reviews on Yelp. 


As to what the business is known for, "Superior frozen custard because we spare no expense in obtaining the highest quality ingredients!" it notes on Yelp in the section explaining specialties. "We offer three flavors made fresh daily: vanilla, chocolate and a rotating daily flavor."

2. Dreamette

Next up is Dreamette, situated at 3646 Post St. With 4.5 stars out of 163 reviews on Yelp, the spot to score ice cream, frozen yogurt and desserts has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for a cheap option.  

Yelper Karen C., who reviewed Dreamette on Nov. 27, wrote, "I love this place! There are so many choices available for shakes and sundaes. The seasonal flavors available for shakes were awesome, too."

3. Aroma Corner

Aroma Corner, a spot to score coffee, tea and desserts, is another much-loved, cheap go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 97 Yelp reviews. Head over to 11757 Beach Blvd., Suite #9, to see for yourself.  

Marllie P. noted, "This place serves boba the way it should be, not frozen or too mushy. It's prepared perfectly with the right texture. Besides the fantastic drinks, this place offers a variety of desserts."

4. Jeremiah's Italian Ice

Last but not least, there's Jeremiah's Italian Ice, a local favorite with 4.5 stars out of 68 reviews. Stop by 9891 San Jose Blvd., Suite #6, to hit up the spot to score desserts, ice cream, frozen yogurt and shaved ice the next time you're in the mood for cheap eats. 

If you're hungry for more, we found these details on Yelp about Jeremiah's Italian Ice.

Regarding the business's signature items: "Authentic Italian ice, ice cream and gelati are all served up in a vibrant, fun atmosphere," it states on Yelp in the section about specialties.

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