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Extraordinary Desserts

2929 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-5919
619-294-2132
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Ranked #52 of 4,044 restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $10
Cuisines: American, Dessert, Ice Cream
Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
New York City, New York
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116 reviews 116 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The line in the evening was down the sidewalk so we decided to return the next day in the afternoon. No line. Great! Cakes approx $10 each slice. Slices not huge, but we didn't finish anyway... because the calories weren't worth it. I regretted what I did eat - eaten because we had paid so much! Would never go again.... More

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Sugar Hill
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Excellent dessert. Cute atmosphere. We went here on a recommendation from a friend since we were visiting the area. We got a tiramisu dessert and split it. It was amazing. Loved the presentation as well. It was so pretty I didn't want to eat it! Perfect date spot after dinner!

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San Diego, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Very good desserts....everything I have tried has been very good.....the prices are a little high but overall worth trying if you are in the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Must visit. Exercise caution as dessert portions are huge. Very good tea selection, which they properly brew. We ordered 3 different cakes, Shangrila was my favorite.

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Houston, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I truly enjoyed this dessert place! It's quiant and the desserts here are delicious! I would definitely recommend sharing a dessert with one or, even, two people as the portion sizes are ginormous! I had the chocolate chip bread pudding with ice cream and absolutely fell in love with it! I wish I could have finished it all! I also... More

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Palm Desert
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63 reviews 63 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

And if you come at night be prepared to wait for a while. But it is worth it. The place is not called Extraordinary Desserts for nothing. Amazing delights. I highly recommend. You won't be disappointed.

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chicago, illinois
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79 reviews 79 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

You will not know what to chose. Options abound across the board: fruity to chocolaty. Take time to look at all the display cases. We shared five different desserts and all were crazy good. Paninis (with a side of really flavorful olives) were tasty. Cesar salad had anchovies (!) yes, that's how you do it!! Staff was extremely helpful upon... More

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Denver, Colorado
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52 reviews 52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

OMG, head turning number of options. My chocolate fantasy. I always visit when I am nearby. The effort that goes into each dessert definitely shows. The ice cream flavors are so good.

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Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

My son brought my husband and me to this restaurant for lunch midweek while we were visiting him. The lunch menu is basically paninis...we had the turkey panini, which were very good. The main reason we were there was for the desserts, which welcome you in a large case upon entering. You are given an order slip to note the... More

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Massachusetts
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62 reviews 62 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

It is a cute spot, and given the nice weather we didn't mind waiting in line - but we did wait at least 30 to 40 minutes in line to get in (this was a Friday night so perhaps it isn't always so crowded). Once you finally make it up to the counter it is a bit challenging to pick... More

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