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Extraordinary Desserts

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2929 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-5919
+1 619-294-2132
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2929 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-5919
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Reviewed January 14, 2013

I've heard so much about this desserts place. (2,000+ reviewers on Yelp can't be wrong, right?) So I thought I would go check it out while I was in the area. My review is for their Balboa Park location. The cafe itself is nicely decorated...More

Thank DChoi99
Reviewed January 14, 2013

We found this while looking for dessert options after dinner. This place is incredible if you are looking for beautiful, original and tasty desserts. I ordered the au chocolate. it was very rich. it could definitely be shared. There were four others in my group....More

Thank leojtracnik
Reviewed January 13, 2013

You'd think that a place calling itself Extraordinary Desserts is really full of itself, right? Wrong! It totally lives up to its name and even surpasses it. I'm not kidding--believe me, I'm hard to please.

Thank GlootsMan
Reviewed January 12, 2013 via mobile

Be prepared to be confused and mind boggled beyond limits. For the amount of selections this place has ill have to spend months visitng to just sample each one... They look so beautiful and taste heavenly. A must visit for any one with a sweet...More

Thank ReYo30
Reviewed December 28, 2012

Now this was a big little surprise! Little did we know that when we walked in to simply get a dessert, we would be greeted by a glass display of artwork. The beauty of these desserts made it hard to choose from - my husband,...More

Thank CheerySkiGirl
Reviewed December 14, 2012

I went there with my best friend. She lives in San Diego and highly recommended this place. I totally forgot about my diet plan while I got there. The dessert was just too beautiful to eat. We ordered two or three of them and all...More

Thank SeaYourSunshine
Reviewed December 8, 2012

Quality here is great, but prices are too high. There are equally excellent dessert places that are more friendly to the wallet. Ambiance is nice, nothing special.

Thank SDBeachbum
Reviewed December 4, 2012

The desserts are not cheap, and neither is the pot of Birthday Present tea, but it is probably the best tea I have ever had. The chocolate desserts are very decadent and the wait staff very helpful.

1  Thank 31Chris
Reviewed November 30, 2012

If you love chocolate and have a sweet tooth, this is the place for you. All I can say is incredible from presentation to taste. Everytime I visit San Diego, I have to visit this place - the toughest part of the visit is deciding...More

1  Thank mayfair57
Reviewed November 26, 2012

Panini's are fantastic! The desserts were just averaged, presentation of the dessert is much better than it tastes. Service was not good and the comp'd us for the bad service. I might go back for the panini's!!

1  Thank rosbaker
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Debbie M
August 19, 2016|
Response from Jane S | Reviewed this property |
Yes at both locations you can sit. The atmosphere is cool and fun
August 18, 2016|
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Response from Jane S | Reviewed this property |
The one near balboa park is very small, the other location is downtown and much bigger
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions
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: +1 619-294-2132
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