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Extraordinary Desserts

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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
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Solana Beach, California
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201 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Everyone raves about this place. They have super beautiful fancy desserts that are impressive. Cakes will cost you around $50 and desserts are around $10. They have tons of cool teas that they serve in teapots. It is a great fun place to go with a few friends to have dessert or drink tea.

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Thank beachmamaesq
Dallas, Texas
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69 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The desserts are amazing and you can definitely make yourself sick here because everything looks so good you'll want to sample more than one. Even with the taste living up to expectations this place is extremely expensive so I wouldn't give this place 5 stars for that reason.

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Thank Brady D
Elk Grove, California
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79 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very pricey for desserts. The ambience was casual and romantic in the evening. Lots of seating for customers and free water, which is needed. The desserts are very pretty looking. The Vietnamese coffee ice cream was particularly good. The chocolate chip ice cream was not - we didn't get any chocolate chips in our ice cream!

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Thank chickabeegrrl
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44 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

One of my friends is a local from San Diego - and she always brings me & anyone who is visiting her to this place. I have eaten their dessert a few times over the years. In my opinion, the best item they have is the blueberry coffee cake (which one of the employees told me is their best seller).... More 

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Thank Sheila M
san francisco, United States
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can't get any better than this place for deserts. I highly recommend. Kinda of kick back place with patio dining. We always have dinner elsewhere and then drive here.

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Thank Duane B
Tucson, Arizona
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Since my husband and I are gluten-free, we were delighted to be offered a choice of 4 desserts. Our selection was a flour-less chocolate cake topped with a plethora of fresh fruit with whipped cream on the side. This portion could easily serve 3 people. Each bite was beyond delightful. This tart has to be the best dessert we have... More 

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Thank Karen Ferguson T
Palm Desert, California
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the most delicious tea here; it was a highlight to my evening. However, I didn't notice that the small tea was $7.00 until I got home. Yikes! Lemon tart was good too!

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Thank Roosie13
Saint Louis, Missouri
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Desserts that are dream-come-true beautiful: all the right kinds of gooey and gorgeous, garnished with orchids and flowers - the desserts here are ridiculously over the top and amazing. The atmosphere was industrial cafeteria meets cavernous barn. The people watching was spectacular. I don't know if this is a tourist mecca or if locals frequent Extraordinary Desserts, who cares? Bring... More 

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Thank nappiedee
Lexington, Kentucky
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant was really good. A lot of vegetarian options. Several tea options. It was quite expensive though. For 3 of us to eat, drinking water, each got a dessert our bill was $84. The sandwich was great but not worth that much money. The sandwiches came with a side of olives (yuck). My friend only went to the restaurant... More 

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Thank CrazyCrayon1
Las Vegas, Nevada
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26 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was amazing! Go here hungry and on a cheat day! We made this our lunch stop and ate all desserts which were fantastic. Wish i could've eaten them all.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Gluten Free
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Families with children
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: 2929 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-5919
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: 619-294-2132

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