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.
San Diego has plenty of quality dessert spots, so which to choose? To help you plan your outing, here’s a roundup of the top such destinations, delivered by Hoodline using Yelp data and our own secret recipe.
1. S3 Coffee Bar
Topping the list is S3 Coffee Bar. Located at 6171 Mission Gorge Road, Suite 102 (between Twain and Vandever avenues) in Grantville, the coffee and tea spot is also the highest-rated dessert destination in San Diego, boasting 4.5 stars out of 517 reviews on Yelp.
2. Oasis Ice Cream Parlor
Next up is Egger Highlands's Oasis Ice Cream Parlor, at 1832 Coronado Ave. (between Saturn Boulevard and 18th Street). With 4.5 stars out of 317 reviews on Yelp, the spot to score ice cream, frozen yogurt and desserts has proven to be a local favorite.
3. Dia del Cafe
North Park's Dia del Cafe, at 2873 Adams Ave. (at Utah Street), is another top choice. Yelpers give the spot to score coffee, tea and desserts five stars out of 80 reviews.
4. Daisy's Amazing Cakes
Daisy's Amazing Cakes, a bakery that offers desserts and more in Ridgeview/Webster, is another much-loved go-to, with five stars out of 90 Yelp reviews. Head over to 1701 49th St. (between Date and Elm streets) to see for yourself.
Over in North Park, check out Sipz, which has earned four stars out of 759 reviews on Yelp. You can find the vegetarian spot, which offers desserts and more, at 3914 30th St. (between University and Lincoln avenues).