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Extraordinary Desserts

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2929 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-5919
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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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Was recommended this place by a friend. Is more of a lunch place IMO but then you won't be needing dinner! Salad delicious as was onion dip. After an hour whittling down dessert to have actually found it was a bit rich for me as was tempted by chocolate which don't usually have. Service was exceptional and they changed it... More 

Thank wheatenfrise
Lake Forest, California
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had a nice lunch and enjoyed a fresh salad. Our group then shared 5 different desserts which were outstanding. The chocolate bread-pudding was over the top. The fresh tarts were tasty and the cakes were nothing short of awesomeness. Great service too,

Thank jimwlakeforest
Depoe Bay, OR
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

These folks take baked desserts seriously! And present them beautifully decorated with flower petals and fresh fruits. Wish we'd made room for a piece of their carrot cake (picture 2). The dense, dark cheesecake brownie put me in a chocolate coma. Yes. Yes, it did. Wonderful. Prices are reasonable for these results. We elected to take away rather than eat... More 

Thank Jean F
San Diego, California
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have been to the other Extraordinary Desserts location in Little Italy many, many times, but came to this location for the first time this past weekend since my boyfriend and I were headed to the zoo right after. Big mistake. This location is teeny tiny compared to the Little Italy one, with a very poor layout and inefficient ordering... More 

Thank twopeasonepod
Glendale, Arizona
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104 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Don't let the line dissuade you, it's worth the wait. Everything here looks fabulous and our selections certainly were. Hubby had the lemon bar topped with a mile of lightly toasted meringue and a flower. I loved my La Bette Noir cake- large enough for 2-3 delectable sittings so get it to go even if you are dining in.

Thank mitimom
Baltimore, MD
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126 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Extraordinary Desserts is the perfect name for this divine bakery. They have two locations in San Diego, one in Little Italy, one in Hillcrest. We visited the Hillcrest location. It was smaller than I expected, but as soon as you walk in you are greeted by the most beautiful, inviting desserts. We ordered 3 for our group of 2 children... More 

Thank oklybb
las vegas
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347 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group of four stopped by for a mid-afternoon dessert frenzy after a mediocre lunch at the Island Prime. All we can say is Extraordinary Desserts is extraordinary. It was a bee hive of activity and each beautiful dessert had exquisite flavors. We will return!!!

Thank gapcmp
El Centro, California
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73 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

These desserts are amazing. And to top it off they serve breakfast and lunch and it also amazing! Great coffee too.

Thank 843stevenv
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The dessert here is TO DIE FOR! The presentation is beautiful. The food is delicious. It is a really cool atmosphere. Highly recommended!

Thank Jane S
Guantanamo, Cuba
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love their cheesecake! Plus it comes decorated in rose pedals! Perfect for a romantic Valentines date!

Thank Jeremy C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, 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: 2929 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-5919
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: 619-294-2132

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