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Where to get the Best Cheesecake & The Best Tasting

In a city filled with plenty of dessert options, there’s no better place to get your sweet tooth fix than LA. We’ve got so many fine restaurants and cake shops serving up some of the best dessert and one of those options is….you guessed it…CHEESECAKE. Can you believe it? It’s true. When people think about where to get the best cheesecake, LA is full of places that have the best tasting.  From fruit toppings to fruit fillings, you will find plenty of delicious and satisfying cheesecakes full of unique flavors. We decided to put our tasting buds to work and went all around the city to find the best cheesecake. You’ll be surprised where we found them. Here are 5 places to get the best cheesecake in LA.

1. Tatel

Location: 453 N Canon Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Tatel is a famous restaurant in Beverly Hills. Mostly because its owned by some soccer and basketball studs (Rafael Nadal, Pau Gasol, Cristiano Ronaldo ring any bells?), but it also has a WORLD FAMOUS CHEESECAKE. This fine-dining restaurant is reminiscent of the 1920’s prohibition styled cocktails bars with a modern twist featuring a lovely outdoor patio perfect for happy hour drinks or a dessert nightcap. Their world-famous cheesecake is one of the best in LA and is a highly recommended try when dining at Tatel. Expect a very creamy and tender cheesecake that literally melts in your mouth with a side of vanilla ice cream. The flavor is light, a little vanilla-y, and baked to perfection. When you think about where to get the best cheesecake, you must put this one at the top of your list.

2. Avra Beverly Hills

Location: 233 N Beverly Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

If you can’t get into Tatel , than we suggest to head on over to Avra. They bring the coast of Greece to the heart of Beverly Hills. The restaurant features plenty of fish options and appetizers such as hummus, grilled octopus, and crab cake. But the selections for desserts are equally as impressive! Save room for Avra’s decadent chocolate yogurt cheesecake with raspberry-rosewater sauce topped off with chocolate bark. This cheesecake is utterly mouthwatering and packed with amazing flavors that will satisfy any cheesecake lover. It’s the perfect balance of sweet chocolate and tart raspberry. 

3. Harriet’s Cheesecake Unlimited

Location: 1515 Centinela Avenue, Inglewood, CA 90302

Operating since 1983, Harriet’s Cheesecakes Unlimited is an iconic cake shop offering more than 60 handcrafted gourmet cheesecakes. Many people in LA know that Harriet’s is where to get the best cheesecake. Truly one of a kind and available by the slice, there is so much to choose from. A slice is priced at $9, and the 8” inch daily baked whole cheesecakes go for $35.00. There are also 10” inch options and more. Expect to find flavors including banana split, peanut butter chocolate, apricot, white chocolate, strawberries n cream, banana pudding, peaches n’ cream, and their popular sweet potato flavor (trust us you’ve never had cheesecake like this!).

4. Marino Ristorante

Location: 001 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038

Marino Ristorante not only serves up warm and inviting Italian food, but it also serves an amazing cheesecake. The restaurant features a contemporary interior but has seen an influx of Hollywood’s most glamorous stars, business owners, and politicians through the decades. With locally sourced ingredients, the menu features authentic Italian favorites such as eggplant parmigiana, antipasti, and fresh salads. But the best thing. you’ll have here is their signature dessert “Torta de Ricotta,” a divine ricotta cheesecake made with crushed graham on the bottom and has a subtle flavor and texture.n You’ll be able to taste notes of orange and lemon in this cheesecake. It’s light enough to finish off a whole hearty meal. 

5. Sweet Lady Jane

Location: 203 N. Larchmont Los Angeles, CA 90004

With locations in Beverly Hills, Calabasas, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, Larchmont (our go-to) and more, Sweet Lady Jane is one of LA’s most charming bakeries that offer beautifully decorated cakes, cupcakes, pies & tarts, cake jars, treats, and cheesecakes. You will find the “Triple Berry Cheesecake,” “New York Cheesecake,” and “Oreo Cheesecake.” When you taste any of these options, you’ll most likely declare that these are the best cheesecakes you ever tasted.This lovely bakery is such a cute place to grab a treat with your mom, sister or best pals. 

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