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Swoon Dessert Bar

3139 University Avenue, Apt/Suite, San Diego, CA 92104
+1 619-528-0875
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Ranked #430 of 4,041 restaurants in San Diego
Price range: $0 - $10
Cuisines: Dessert
Dining options: Late Night, Dessert
Description: Seasonal and unique desserts crafted before your eyes starting at 5 pm. Locally sourced ingredients. Tapas style desserts encourage you to explore new flavors and textures. Three course dessert flights Fridays and Saturdays. Hand crafted coffee drinks, showcasing local roasters, and Tea Gallerie teas by day. Most of the menu is available gluten free using cup4cup flour.
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Dining options: Late Night, Dessert
Description: Seasonal and unique desserts crafted before your eyes starting at 5 pm. Locally sourced ingredients. Tapas style desserts encourage you to explore new flavors and textures. Three course dessert flights Fridays and Saturdays. Hand crafted coffee drinks, showcasing local roasters, and Tea Gallerie teas by day. Most of the menu is available gluten free using cup4cup flour.
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English first
Miami Beach
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Let me start by saying that I NEVER eat dessert. I just don't like it. If there's a cheese plate, I'm in. Otherwise I pass it on to my neighbor. Sweets are just not my thing. I fully expected to have the same scenario play out on my visit to Swoon. So imagine my surprise when I looked down and... More

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san diego, ca
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

You might expect to find desserts like this at a high-end place in Paris or London. But this gem is right here in North Park. When most people take that first bite, it takes them a few minutes to wrap their brain around the complexities and nuances of flavors. This is no ordinary dessert place; don't expect to find apple... More

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Los Angeles
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111 reviews 111 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

What a unique concept for dessert?--watching the chef prepare his creations in front of you. The mix of ingredients and flavors are masterpieces.

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OKLAHOMA CITY
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

While dining out, our group stopped at the newly opened Swoon for dessert. We each had the fixed prix of 3 courses plus a caracara sorbet starter. All flights were an incredible and imaginative blend of flavors and textures... totally unbelievable! Swoon also offers a wide variety of top-shelf coffees and teas for pairing with dessert. The wait staff are... More

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Denver
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

As a special guest prior to opening night, We did not know what to expect from such a unique store. We were amazingly surprised. Ian and Evan treated us to a five course dessert extravaganza. As they continued to work on the next course they answered our questions about tastes being consummated and the very unique spices involved. They remained... More

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