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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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8:30 am - 11:00 pm
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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: Lunch, Dessert, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Coffee & Tea, Late Night, Takeout

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  • 315
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  • 146
    Very good
  • 50
    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
Dulce De Amazing

Dulce De Leche Chocolate Cake is absolutley ridiculous!! One of the best chocolate cakes ever! A must have in San Diego!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
Shellstexas
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Graham, Texas
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Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
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Graham, Texas
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42 reviews 42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

Dulce De Leche Chocolate Cake is absolutley ridiculous!! One of the best chocolate cakes ever! A must have in San Diego!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Came here on a cooler San Diego evening and it was great. Between 5 people we ordered 5 deserts and all were delicious. However I have to say the chocolate creme brûlée was something I have never tried and it blew me away. It is a must try when coming here.

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Orlando, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

By far the best food we have had in San Diego during our week long vacation. After a shoddy Taco Tuesday we decided to try Extraordinary. So glad we did! We ordered the Dulce de Leche Cheesecake that is big enough for 3 and also ordered the Chocolate Croissant Bread Pudding which is also huge. Outstandingly delicious. Taking half of... More 

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San Marcos, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

My husband and I stopped by last Friday after catching a show at the Civic theatre. He had a pineapple pastry with Bavarian crème filling and I had a slice of their Shangri-La cake. My husband pastry was tasty, but nearly enough pineapple to satisfy the sweet tooth. The Shangri-La cake looked promising, but the cake was so dry it... More 

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Oklahoma
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110 reviews 110 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We stopped by after an early dinner on a Saturday night. Prepare to wait in line for about 30 minutes before you can order. They have inside and outside seating. The dessert was excellent and beautiful. The coffee also hit the spot. About $13 for a double coffee and piece of cake big enough for two. Yum.

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New York City, New York
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79 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 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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MV
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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362 reviews 362 reviews
305 restaurant reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
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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55 reviews 55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
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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14 reviews 14 reviews
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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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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 10
  • Cuisine: American, Dessert, Ice Cream

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, 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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?