Minneapolis' 4 best spots to spend big on desserts

Bar La Grassa | Photo: Carissa E./Yelp

Craving desserts?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best high-end dessert outlets in Minneapolis, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to satisfy your cravings.

1. Bar La Grassa

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Topping the list is Bar La Grassa. Located at 800 Washington Ave. North in North Loop, the wine bar and Italian spot, which offers desserts and more, is the most popular high-end dessert spot in Minneapolis, boasting 4.5 stars out of 1,246 reviews on Yelp. 

Bar La Grassa specializes in Italian cuisine. Following an entree, choose from a variety of sweet treats including a pineapple ginger ricotta tarte or the gjetost cheesecake.

2. Burch Steak And Pizza Bar

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Next up is Uptown's Burch Steak and Pizza Bar, situated at 1933 Colfax Ave. South. With four stars out of 533 reviews on Yelp, the steakhouse, which offers pizza, desserts and more, has proven to be a local favorite for those looking to indulge. 

The dessert menu features a variety of plated sweets or cakes by the slice. The restaurant also offers a selection of ports and dessert wines.

3. Edwards Dessert Kitchen

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North Loop's Edwards Dessert Kitchen, located at 200 N. Washington Ave., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the fancy cocktail bar, which offers desserts, ice cream and frozen yogurt and more, four stars out of 120 reviews.

The dessert and cocktail bar is located in the renovated Lowry Building with exposed brick and wood flooring. The dessert options are made fresh daily featuring items like chocolate hazelnut mousse and key lime cheesecake.

4. Al's Place

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Al's Place, a speakeasy and creperie that offers desserts and more in Marshall Terrace, is another pricey go-to, with four stars out of 36 Yelp reviews. Head over to 2500 University Ave. NE to see for yourself. 

The speakeasy offers live music every Friday and Saturday followed by a DJ. The dessert menu features a chocolate hazelnut crepe, flourless chocolate torte, maple bourbon bread pudding and more.

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