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Extraordinary Desserts

1430 Union St., San Diego, CA (Downtown)
619-294-7001
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Ranked #31 of 4,078 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Neighborhood: Downtown
Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night, Dessert
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Dallas, Texas
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138 reviews 138 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

I am amazed at any negative reviews of this place. Did you have a fight with your girlfriend? Or are you a contrarian that just can't stand to have something (or somebody?) come highly rated? Whatever it is, you aren't to be believed. This place is fabulous. We had the Fresh Fruit Lemon Tart, the Gluten-free Chocolate Mousse Cake, and... More

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Birmingham, Alabama
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

It is hard to choose when you enter the restaurant. Thank goodness they let you make several passes in front of the beautiful dessert cases before you have to choose. My husband had the Viking, I had the Caramel Chocolate cake...both were very good but we should have shared!

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Chicago, Illinois
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96 reviews 96 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We came here due to reviews of the desserts. My friends and I order what we all wanted and we all tasted each other's dishes. It was pretty good. They had a rose lemonade that was good and different. I really enjoyed that. From what we tried, the best was the Ivoire Royale. I would definitely go back if I... More

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Boynton Beach, FL
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

My friend told me about this place and convinced me to try it. Visiting from South Florida, I'm all about checking out places I haven't been to in San Diego. It was a Monday night and the restaurant was half empty. It's a good thing he said because otherwise there would be long lines. We ordered five desserts which came... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I have eaten at a lot of great restaurants. This has to be one of the best desserts ever. Presentation beautiful. Desserts move out so fast, they are not dried out. Kid friendly. Portions enough for two. BLT with Avocado is delish. Eat light because dessert is worth the wait. Warning the Lemon Bread pudding is lemon strong.

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Oklahoma
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

My 2 Friends took me to their favorite "Dessert" place, and my Goodness, my eyes popped out from the beautiful cakes, pies, pastries etc. I can't imagine how I can eat such beautifully decorated cakes and pastries. We ordered sandwiches. I had GRAVLAX-STYLE SALMON /AVOCADO / TOMATO / MISO MAYONNAISE / LIME Other than the delicious taste, it is also... More

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San Diego
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I'm the uber foodie. And it's hard to impress me. Extraordinary Dessert not only "wows" but has me taking every friend visiting San Diego to its Little Italy location. Decadent, complex, layers of flavor, aesthetically appealing and quality ingredients are the words that best describe Karen Krasne's creations. Don't get me wrong....the price of the good stuff (everything in the... More

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San Diego, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Incredibly delicious and flavorful desserts that are created to first, grab your attention with their eye-catching decorated tops. Sometimes it's the oozing caramel, or chocolates, but always with the edible flowers topping these masterpieces. As I begin to approach the restaurant my mouth begins to water and my eyes begin to widen when my imagination runs wild with what they... More

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New york
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309 reviews 309 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

I have been to this restaurant almost every time when I visit San Diego. It was a joy just looking at the various dessert displayed. When you get into the shop, the hostess took our information about the number of party and asked us to wait for 5-10 minutes. While waiting, she asked us to look at the desserts and... More

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Anaheim, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

This is an absolute must if you are in San Diego. The most wonderful desserts on display and guess what? They taste even better than they look. A little pricey but worth every single penny. The grilled cheese sandwiches are also really good. My husband had cheddar and bacon jam, OMG! Really amazing! Mine was Havarti & green chili, so... More

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Address: 1430 Union St., San Diego, CA
Phone Number: 619-294-7001
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown

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