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Extraordinary Desserts

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1430 Union St., San Diego, CA 92101-3406
+1 619-294-7001
10:00 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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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We came in the afternoon when there were not too many people in there. Desserts looked fabulous--- we wanted to try them all . There were 7 of us so we had a pretty wide selection between ourselves minus our 4 year old nephew who wanted a cookie and who did not want to share. The desserts tasted as fabulous... More 

Thank couchpotatonolonger
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276 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great spot to walk to after dinner in Little Italy. Amazing selection of fabulous desserts. Sharing is recommended. Service was atrocious the night we visited but the desserts made up for it .... once that happened!

Thank DennisG50
Davie, Florida
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81 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After reading the reviews I decided to visit the place since it was within walking distance of my hotel. The store is super cute and they have a big dessert selection. In my opinion, the desserts are way too big. I had the lemon bread pudding and it was pretty good. Be ready to overeat or throw away half of... More 

Thank lxd0yo4
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52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lines out the door, have to stand in line, order, given a number and wait. You can preorder a cake and then they will have it prepared when you get there.

Thank QuantumCoco
San Diego, California
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127 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We live a few blocks from here so I've tried many of the desserts and brought guests as well. Some items are really well done and others just look beautiful. This last visit was for me so I chose the Passionfruit torte. The layers of passionfruit soaked cake plus custard and fresh fruit all topped with merengue tasted great. The... More 

Thank Donna c
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109 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whenever I'm in San Diego, I try to go to this place. So far I've been there 4 times and I'm happy with the experience I had there-service and food. I like their coffee and sandwiches too. Like the modern look and fell of the restaurant. A minus, it's hard to find parking.

Thank Tsion A
Azusa, California
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Oh my...simply amazing sweets but order with the intent of sharing...mixed our order with a bit of it all, but could have had two for all four of us.

Thank martinaY3158FR
Pueblo, Colorado
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444 reviews
280 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

The desserts are out of this world. I can't even begin to describe these amazing culinary perfections. Be prepared for the Chaos that ensues as you walk into the shop. They hand you a small clip board and direct you to a line of people gathered around these display cases filled with out of this world delights. This is their... More 

Thank Kenmarsam
Crofton, Maryland
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2017

We got into this restaurant just before the crowds showed up -- it's very popular. The food is very creative -- delicious salad. I ordered an American Beauty -- a wine spritzer with rose water and rose petals floating in it. Not something you'd want every day, but fun. The one thing that annoyed my brother was the surcharge. Evidently,... More 

Thank happytrails410
near Milwaukee, WI
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223 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2017

We were a little early for our lunch date, and we took the time to peruse the extremely large dessert case. We had to eat dessert first! The linzer something was not overly sweet and and garnished with a fresh strawberry. We proceeded to have a wonderful lunch of paninis and salad, all attractive, well-prepared, and with fresh vegetables. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:30 am - 11:00 pm
8:30 am - 11:00 pm
8:30 am - 11:00 pm
8:30 am - 11:00 pm
8:30 am - 12:00 am
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: +1 619-294-7001

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