Top 10 Dessert Spots in Santa Monica, CA
#10 Pink Chicken
1524 Montana Ave (310) 395-6048
Open every day of the week, Pink Chicken specializes in delicious desserts. Created by Stacey Fraser and originally based out of Amagansett, New York, Pink Chicken was first a childrens dress line and has now expanded into a restaurant.
#9 Uplifters Kitchen
2819 Ocean Park Boulevard (310) 664-8868
Open Monday through Saturday, Uplifters Kitchen is a small bakery and coffee shop that takes pride in sourcing all of its ingredients locally. Each pastry Uplifters bakes is made in house and within a small batch in order to bring you the most premium product. The menu is seasonal.
#8 Forty Carrots
315 Colorado Ave (310) 985-6427
Open every day of the week, Forty Carrots offers everything from freshly pressed juice to soft serve frozen yogurt. Their ingredients are organic whenever possible and their prices are impeccable.
#7 Cold Stone Creamery
1824 Wilshire Boulevard (310) 453-7653
Open every day of the week with multiple locations all across the US, Cold Stone Creamery is an ice cream parlor that serves almost every flavor imaginable. Choose from fresh ice cream, shakes, smoothies or cake as the options are endless at Cold Stone Creamery. Many consider Cold Stone Creamery to be the ultimate ice cream experience as you will receive only the highest quality ingredients in a custom ice cream creation prepared right before your eyes.
#6 Foster’s Freeze
1530 Pico Boulevard (310) 452-0996
Open every day of the week, Fosters Freeze is the king of soft serve desserts. Since 1946, Fosters Freeze has been blessing California with its traditional line of soft serve along with made-to-go fries and hamburgers. Some regard Fosters Freeze as one of the first fast-food chains to develop on the West Coast.
#5 Salt & Straw
240 North Larchmont Boulevard (323) 466-0485
Open every day of the week, Salt & Straw is a delectable artisan ice cream shop. Salt and Straw has been open since 1996 and is always sporting new and interesting flavors of ice cream for the neighbourhood to try, like earl grey tea.
624 South La Brea Ave (310) 362-6115
Open every day of the week, Republique is a french restaurant serving everything from seared foie gras to normandy butter souffle. French fanatics visit Republique to get an authentic taste of french delicacies.
#3 Alcove Cafe & Bakery
1929 Hillhurst Ave (323) 644-0100
Open Every day of the week, Alcove Cafe & Bakery is known for offering a variety of delightful cuisine to satisfy all palettes from meat lovers to vegetarians. Paninis and sandwiches are Alcove’s specialities but their baked goods are to die for.
#2 Churros Calientes
11521 Santa Monica Boulevard (424) 248-3890
Open Tuesday through Sunday, Churros Calientes is a one stop shop for all things churro related. Come prepared to wait as this restaurant dons lines out the door! People come far and wide to taste what Churros Calientes has to offer. Artisanal churros are all the rage.
#1 Lady Chocolatt
12008 Wilshire Boulevard (310) 442-2245
Open every day of the week, Lady Chocolatt is a chocolate experience! There are over 300 chocolates to try at this family owned delicatesse. Lady chocolat is known for offering chocolates with the perfect balance of taste and texture. Plus, every chocolate is all natural with no preservatives or additives shipped directly from its Belgian Atelier to LA.