Got a hankering for desserts?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable dessert spots in Nashville, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to venture when cravings strike.
1. Las Paletas Gourmet Popsicles
Topping the list is Las Paletas Gourmet Popsicles. Located at 2911 12th Ave. South in Bellmont Hillsboro, the spot to score ice cream and frozen yogurt and desserts is the highest-rated affordable dessert spot in Nashville, boasting 4.5 stars out of 486 reviews on Yelp.
Owners and sisters Norma and Irma Paz grew up eating Mexican paletas made with fresh fruits, vegetables and nuts. The business launched in 2001 featuring the frozen treats similar to an ice pop.
2. The Soda Parlor
Next up is Edgefield's The Soda Parlor, situated at 966 Woodland St. With 4.5 stars out of 322 reviews on Yelp, the arcade and fashion spot, serving desserts and more, has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for an inexpensive option.
The Soda Parlor offers a variety of floats, shakes and sundaes. On the menu, look for the root beer float with vanilla ice cream, the Cookie Monster with brownie waffles, cookie butter and cookie cough ice cream and the peanut butter ice cream milkshake. Dairy free ice cream options are also available.
3. Nashville Sweets
Edgefield's Nashville Sweets, located at 803 Woodland St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the budget-friendly bakery, which offers desserts, cupcakes and more, 4.5 stars out of 49 reviews.
Nashville Sweets serves a menu that changes daily, but it will offer items like cupcakes, cake pops, cookies, macarons, cake gems and more.
4. La Michoacana Deluxe
La Michoacana Deluxe, a spot to score desserts and ice cream and frozen yogurt in Heron Walk, is another much-loved, inexpensive go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 25 Yelp reviews. Head over to 903 Gallatin Pike South, Suite D to see for yourself.
La Michoacana Deluxe offers fruit filled ice cream and Mexican style popsicles. Look for flavors like avocado, mango, Nutella, pistachio and more.
5. Sweet Creations Pie Bakery
Over in Buena Vista, check out Sweet Creations Pie Bakery, which has earned 4.5 stars out of 28 reviews on Yelp. Dig in at the spot to score desserts and more by heading over to 942 Jefferson St.
The locally owned bakery is best known for the variety of pies including pecan, apple, peach, sweet potato and more. On the menu, look for the specialty pies like bourbon pecan or chocolate fudge.