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7 Sweet Spots To Grab Dessert in LA

Don’t know about you, but we’re always down for a lil’ something sweet. There is no shortage of amazing cake shops, ice cream parlors, and delectable treats around LA. The city is dripping with top notch dessert finds to satisfy a sugar rush. It was hard to pick the best sweet spots in the city, but we think you’ll agree with every choice on this delicious list. Hurry and finish up that dinner, dessert is calling.

Urban Dessert Lab

Location: 7901 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90046

A-list celebs, foodies, and locals all flock to Urban Dessert Lab in WeHo, for their all-inclusive dessert menu. Made exclusively from oat milk, all of their desserts are tasty and comfortable for everybody! From Cookies to Brûléesants™ (Brûléed Croissants!) to Soft Serve, UBL is the first dessert shopppe in the world to feature all oat-milk based soft serve. So get in line with everyone else, because this NYC-based spot is here to stay! They are open from Tuesday to Sunday, between 12pm-8pm on weekdays, and 12pm-10pm on weekends.


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Diddy Riese Cookies

Location: 926 Broxton Ave, Westwood

If you’re looking for delicious freshly baked cookies and even a mouthwatering ice cream sandwich, Diddy Riese won’t disappoint. This place is perfect for a post-date sweet treat and late night eats, staying open till midnight and even 1 am on weekends.The best part? The prices are absolutely unbeatable. Seriously, who doesn’t love amazing treats at an even better price? Don’t let the long line bum you out, service is quick and trust us, its worth every minute.

Pro tip: Bring the cash, they don’t accept cards.

Better than Sex

Location: 7166 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles

For a restaurant to call itself Better Than Sex, it’s got to live up to the name, and this spot 100% does. If you’re looking for just dessert in LA, make a plan to visit this place where the theme is a bit naughty. They have a fun menu full of sexy wordplay that will only elevate date night with bae. Hosting a Bachelorette Party is such a breeze here too because you’ll be giggling with your girls all night long. We suggest to order the Popcorn Pimp Cheesecake, Peanut Butter Perversion, or Cookie Nookie Pie, they all pair well with their amazing cocktail selection.

Salt & Straw

Location: Various across Los Angeles

Salt& Straw ice cream shop has people booking flights just to get a taste of their delicious flavors. Here’s what makes them so unique: they’ve created curious flavors worth trying. Be adventurous and try out their pear and bleu cheese, honey lavender, or even strawberry balsamic with black pepper. There are even limited batches available with even crazier combinations so there’s always something new to try. If you can’t decide on one flavor, grab an ice cream flight and try 4 different flavors. They also have freshly made waffle cones in house too and serve pints of ice cream. Plus if you’re wanting a bit more,  you can order anything from their website.

Bottega Louie

Location: 700 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles

Bottega Louie is a European dream with a hint of Paris and Italy. While it is a delicious restaurant, it also has an amazing bakery and pastry counter. They are well known for their macaroons and provide authentic patisserie quality treats. With a vibrant upbeat environment, you feel like you’re walking the streets of Europe. Whether you take the treats to go, call in and order a cake ahead, or stay for the vibes and enjoy it sitting down, Bottega Louie is your getaway in Los Angeles.

Dolly Llama

Location: Various locations across Los Angeles

Photo-worthy dessert treats are made here. Dolly Llama is known as the waffle master with bubble waffles, amazing ice cream and toppings to go along with it. Dominating the waffle scene in LA since opening, Dolly Llama serves to prove waffles don’t need syrup. With its fun aesthetic and interactive environment, these yummy treats will have you Instagramming and indulging.


Location: Various  locations across Los Angeles

SusieCakes is all things dessert. With cakes, cookies, cupcakes, and many more sweet treats, this is your stop. Every location is picturesque in teal and their windowed cake display screams for selfies. Good luck deciding what you’re gonna get because  they have so many yummy options. But we love SusieCakes because they are a one stop shop to pick up customized cakes for special events and celebrations.

Now that you have your sweet fix, check out these affordable date night spots in LA.