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Extraordinary Desserts

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American, Dessert, Ice Cream
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2929 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-5919
619-294-2132
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10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 8:30 am - 12:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Romance
Special occasions

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  • 311
    Excellent
  • 145
    Very good
  • 49
    Average
  • 26
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Desserts nearly too beautiful to eat!

Stopped here recently at the recommendation of a friend. The desserts truly are extraordinary. Decorated with fresh flowers they are almost too pretty to eat. I had a mango and passionfruit cheesecake that was sinfully delicious- about halfway through I discovered it had a fresh mango filling... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
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New York City, New York
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Special occasions
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New York City, New York
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124 reviews 124 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Stopped here recently at the recommendation of a friend. The desserts truly are extraordinary. Decorated with fresh flowers they are almost too pretty to eat. I had a mango and passionfruit cheesecake that was sinfully delicious- about halfway through I discovered it had a fresh mango filling and nearly squealed with delight! It was well worth the price. We stopped... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

When you come to San Diego downtown areas you have to go to this place. You can have lunch or dinner, but you have to save room for their unbelievable desserts. This is the main event!!!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We tried a variety of desserts during our stay here. All the desserts we tried were all beautiful to look at and delicious to eat. It was always very hard to decide on what to try. You walk in and there are a bunch of full cakes, some candy, cake bars, cake slices and individual cakes. They have tables inside... More 

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Clovis, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This place feeds the eyes first. The beautiful pastries created with the utmost care is a sight to behold. It was a challenge choosing what to order. I opted for what I hoped for was a healthier option: a napoleon slice. My husband had the apple cake. When our desserts were served, the plating was a different story. The pastries... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Some of the best dessert I have ever ate. Large serving may account for the $8 piece of cake. We had a chocolate cake and tarimasu that was awesome.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

The desserts were amazingly beautiful. Some were better than others. Personally I love there desserts that incorporate lavender. Good options of teas and coffees. Great little setting, can't always find seating....but worth ordering anyways. The desserts and coffee and drinks are very pricey, we would go for a special occasion. Delightful place to indulge!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Tons of delicious choices! My wife and i decided to order a slice of the Viking cake. It was chocolate dulche de leche - or something like that. In one some kind of best cake award. And it did not disappoint. I loved the vibe of the restaurant and will definitely go back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I love this place! There is usually a long line out the door, but it's worth every minute of the wait. The desserts are to die for and I love that the menu changes every night.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The magnitude of the display cases will bring you to your knees! You've never seen anything like this -- anywhere. Luscious desserts of all types...everything perfectly delicious. tho expensive. Worth every calorie!!

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Truly extraordinary! Large servings to share and soooo delicious. You won't be disappointed. It's expensive though.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2929 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-5919
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: 619-294-2132

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 10
  • Cuisine: American, Dessert, Ice Cream

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?