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Extraordinary Desserts

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1430 Union St, San Diego, CA 92101-3406
619-294-7001
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8:30 am - 11:00 pm
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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
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New York
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137 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Don't let the dessert name fool you. Breakfast. Lunch. Dinner. And DESSERTS. A fantastic find on Union Street. Panini or Grilled-Cheese sandwiches. Large bowls of healthy salads. Save room for desserts. In our case, a lemon bar with marshmallow. Pucker up sour (and sweet).

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Thank eawnyc
Los Angeles
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103 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Came here on a recommendation from a friend. Though this place mostly serves dessert, it does have some entrees. Fairly wide selection of cakes and ice cream. The kids had grilled cheese which was fairly generous size for kids menu. For dessert we had passion fruit cheesecake, strawberry buttermilk ice and toasted coconut ice cream. The cheesecake was about $13... More 

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Braintree, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

We popped in here to grab a dessert to have back at our hotel and the staff was snobby and a bit rude. Asking us many times if we were dining in or to go, despite the fact that the first person we spoke with gave us a little clipboard we were writing the order on. Then she couldn't figure... More 

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San Diego, California
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26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

We just went for desserts and coffee. The desserts were very very good. If the review was for the food and the food alone, I would put five dots. The reason I'm putting three dots instead is because I probably won't go there again due to other reasons. I was confused by the place to be honest. It wasn't nice... More 

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1 Thank Risingravity
Moreno Valley, California
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141 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

The desserts really are extraordinary. They look more like works of art than something edible. When you walk through the door you are greeted by a beautiful case of extraordinary desserts. There's usually a line out the door but fortunately, on the evening of my visit, there was not much of a line. I ordered only one dessert this time... More 

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San Francisco, California
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203 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

This place gets crazy packed even after 10pm at night. They have a huge area for your to sit and enjoy your dessert and catch up with your friends or family. It might be hard to hear though as having that many people in an open space, can be difficult to hear. They sell everything here from birthday cakes to... More 

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Thank Edwin R
San Diego, CA
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42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

This is the cream of the crop for desserts! Superb desserts, salads, cheese platters as well as creative lemonades and drinks. Dessert sizes or portions are huge. Love this place. Often you can buy gift cards at the local Costco so you save 20%.

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Thank bossings
Tucson, Arizona
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77 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

We visit every time we come to San Diego awesome desserts its mine and my family's favorite dessert place they have way to many freshly made desserts to list and every time we go there's always something different to choose.

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Thank Rene M
San Francisco, California
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Ordered to go-the Viking and it was a bit too sweet and chocolatety but not extraordinary especially for the price $10 for a slice of cake. I also got some kind of strawberry pastry and that was $6 and there were supposed to be two strawberries but I only got one. Definitely expensive and my goodness to the lady who... More 

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San Diego, California
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

Mouth watering dessert restaurant. Very fancy desserts, we did takeout. Wanted to try the cheesecake but there were pecans in the crust and my husband is allergic to nuts. It was hard for me to decide, but got the creme brûlée. Yum yum.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, 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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1430 Union St, San Diego, CA 92101-3406
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 619-294-7001

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