The last course comes first on Oct. 14, National Dessert Day, which gives you the perfect excuse to indulge in the sweet treat of your choice.
Columbus has plenty of quality dessert spots, so which to choose? To help you plan your outing, here’s a roundup of the top dessert destinations, delivered by Hoodline using Yelp data and our own secret recipe.
1. Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams
Topping the list is Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams. Located at 59 Spruce St. in Downtown, the spot to score ice cream, frozen yogurt and desserts is the highest-rated dessert spot in Columbus, boasting 4.5 stars out of 362 reviews on Yelp.
2. Wali Dessert
Next up is the Gables' Wali Dessert, situated at 1440 Bethel Road. With four stars out of 47 reviews on Yelp, the spot to score ice cream and frozen yogurt has proven to be a local favorite.
3. Brown Bag Deli
German Village's Brown Bag Deli, located at 898 Mohawk St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the deli, which offers cookies, brownies, sandwiches and more, 4.5 stars out of 324 reviews.
4. Bake Me Happy
Bake Me Happy, a bakery that offers coffee, tea and desserts in Merion Village, is another much-loved go-to, with five stars out of 85 Yelp reviews. Head over to 106 E. Moler St. to see for yourself.
5. Resch's Bakery
Finally, over in Leawood, check out Resch's Bakery, which has earned 4.5 stars out of 155 reviews on Yelp. You can find the bakery, which offers doughnuts, cupcakes and more, at 4061 E. Livingston Ave.