Best dessert in Chicago

Check out the top dessert in Chicago, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Mindy’s HotChocolate
1. Mindy’s HotChocolate
host-0host-1host-2
77 local reviews
1747 N Damen Ave, Chicago
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 773-489-1747
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Vanessa & Charlie
What happens when a James Beard Award winning dessert chef opens a full restaurant? One of the hottest…
Elisa
This is one of my favorite restaurants in the area. It has it all: fish, seafood, meat, salads and the best…
Patrick
Jaw-dropping desserts (James Beard nominee five years running now) and well-executed comfort food; a great…
1. Mindy’s HotChocolate
1. Mindy’s HotChocolate
host-0host-1host-2
77 local reviews
1747 N Damen Ave, Chicago
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 773-489-1747
Vanessa & Charlie
Vanessa & Charlie
What happens when a James Beard Award winning dessert chef opens a full restaurant? One of the hottest restaurants in Chicago for 10…
Elisa
Elisa
This is one of my favorite restaurants in the area. It has it all: fish, seafood, meat, salads and the best macaroni and cheese in Chicago…
Patrick
Patrick
Jaw-dropping desserts (James Beard nominee five years running now) and well-executed comfort food; a great night on its own, or come for…
2. Masouleh
2. Masouleh
host-0host-1
10 local reviews
6653 N Clark St, Chicago
+1 773-262-2227
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Fabian
Within this unassuming storefront lies the best Iranian food in the city. Warm BYOB featuring Persian cuisine…
Masha
Warm BYOB featuring Persian cuisine with vegetarian options plus baklava & ice cream for dessert.
2. Masouleh
2. Masouleh
host-0host-1
10 local reviews
6653 N Clark St, Chicago
+1 773-262-2227
Fabian
Fabian
Within this unassuming storefront lies the best Iranian food in the city. Warm BYOB featuring Persian cuisine with vegetarian options plus…
Masha
Masha
Warm BYOB featuring Persian cuisine with vegetarian options plus baklava & ice cream for dessert.
3. Artopolis Bakery, Cafe & Agora
3. Artopolis Bakery, Cafe & Agora
host-0host-1
12 local reviews
306 S Halsted St, Chicago
Closed · Opens in 6 minutes
+1 312-559-9000
BakeryCafeLiquor store
Chris
This is another great Greektown gem. You can order a full meal or simply go here for pastry and coffee. Their…
Thomas
My favorite dessert shop - great for large groups
3. Artopolis Bakery, Cafe & Agora
3. Artopolis Bakery, Cafe & Agora
host-0host-1
12 local reviews
306 S Halsted St, Chicago
Closed · Opens in 6 minutes
+1 312-559-9000
Chris
Chris
This is another great Greektown gem. You can order a full meal or simply go here for pastry and coffee. Their baklava is wonderful as you…
Thomas
Thomas
My favorite dessert shop - great for large groups
4. Bang Bang Pie & Biscuits
4. Bang Bang Pie & Biscuits
host-0host-1host-2
161 local reviews
2051 N California Ave, Chicago
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 773-276-8888
BakeryParkStore
Haley
Good for breakfast and dessert. Great outdoor patio area. Famous in this area and also located near the…
John
Amazing biscuits and an incredible rotating pie selection, great for breakfast or dessert after lunch. Cool…
Sean
Great for breakfast, light lunch, or dessert. Their pie is a well known staple comfort food in Chicago!
4. Bang Bang Pie & Biscuits
4. Bang Bang Pie & Biscuits
host-0host-1host-2
161 local reviews
2051 N California Ave, Chicago
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 773-276-8888
Haley
Haley
Good for breakfast and dessert. Great outdoor patio area. Famous in this area and also located near the California/Milwaukee blue line stop…
John
John
Amazing biscuits and an incredible rotating pie selection, great for breakfast or dessert after lunch. Cool outdoor seating area as well!
Sean
Sean
Great for breakfast, light lunch, or dessert. Their pie is a well known staple comfort food in Chicago!
5. Patisserie Coralie
5. Patisserie Coralie
host-0
8 local reviews
600 Davis Street, Evanston
Open · Closes 7:00 PM
+1 847-905-0491
BakeryCafeFood
Christopher
The best French pastries in town and Julius Meinl coffee... no extra explanation needed! It's fantastic for an…
5. Patisserie Coralie
5. Patisserie Coralie
host-0
8 local reviews
600 Davis Street, Evanston
Open · Closes 7:00 PM
+1 847-905-0491
Christopher
Christopher
The best French pastries in town and Julius Meinl coffee... no extra explanation needed! It's fantastic for an afternoon meet-up or a…
6. Oceanique
6. Oceanique
host-0
7 local reviews
505 Main Street, Evanston
Closed · Opens 5:30 PM
+1 847-864-3435
BarNight clubRestaurant
Christopher
Mark and Renee's restaurant is a mainstay of the Evanston restaurant scene. They've been serving delicious,…
6. Oceanique
6. Oceanique
host-0
7 local reviews
505 Main Street, Evanston
Closed · Opens 5:30 PM
+1 847-864-3435
Christopher
Christopher
Mark and Renee's restaurant is a mainstay of the Evanston restaurant scene. They've been serving delicious, thoughtful, classic yet…
7. Lickity Split Frozen Custard
7. Lickity Split Frozen Custard
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26 local reviews
6056 N Broadway, Chicago
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 773-274-0830
StorePoint of interestFood
Patty
Wonderful place for dessert, serving mixed with all sorts of ingredients, or make your own combination...also…
Myron And Edward
A great place for dessert, this place offers old-school candy by the pound and delicious frozen custard. …
Keith And Chip
Truly a Chicago icon and gem. Must stop dessert for warm, and cold, weather.
7. Lickity Split Frozen Custard
7. Lickity Split Frozen Custard
host-0host-1host-2
26 local reviews
6056 N Broadway, Chicago
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 773-274-0830
Patty
Patty
Wonderful place for dessert, serving mixed with all sorts of ingredients, or make your own combination...also offers cupcakes, cookies, and…
Myron And Edward
Myron And Edward
A great place for dessert, this place offers old-school candy by the pound and delicious frozen custard. Custard flavors always include…
Keith And Chip
Keith And Chip
Truly a Chicago icon and gem. Must stop dessert for warm, and cold, weather.
8. Molly's Cupcakes
8. Molly's Cupcakes
host-0host-1
40 local reviews
2536 N Clark St, Chicago
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 773-883-7220
BakeryStorePoint of interest
Irene
Perfect for dessert or for coffee
Tyler
Dessert - best cupcakes around
8. Molly's Cupcakes
8. Molly's Cupcakes
host-0host-1
40 local reviews
2536 N Clark St, Chicago
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 773-883-7220
Irene
Irene
Perfect for dessert or for coffee
Tyler
Tyler
Dessert - best cupcakes around
9. Chicago French Market
9. Chicago French Market
host-0
33 local reviews
131 N Clinton St, Chicago
Closed · Opens in 6 minutes
+1 312-575-0306
Point of interestEstablishment
Carly Hana
Year-round, indoor marketplace providing permanent, convenient & personal access to local artisans &…
9. Chicago French Market
9. Chicago French Market
host-0
33 local reviews
131 N Clinton St, Chicago
Closed · Opens in 6 minutes
+1 312-575-0306
Carly Hana
Carly Hana
Year-round, indoor marketplace providing permanent, convenient & personal access to local artisans & purveyors. Pick up a smoothie, crepe or…
10. Black Dog Gelato
10. Black Dog Gelato
host-0host-1
70 local reviews
859 N Damen Ave, Chicago
Closed · Opens 2:00 PM
+1 773-235-3116
StorePoint of interestFood
Jason
Unusual does not accurately describe this gourmet gelato and sorbet. Good luck choosing between the goat…
Kok Keng
Very popular local gelato store and a wide variety of flavors. Most of their gelato winds up on the…
10. Black Dog Gelato
10. Black Dog Gelato
host-0host-1
70 local reviews
859 N Damen Ave, Chicago
Closed · Opens 2:00 PM
+1 773-235-3116
Jason
Jason
Unusual does not accurately describe this gourmet gelato and sorbet. Good luck choosing between the goat cheese-cashew caramel, sesame fig…
Kok Keng
Kok Keng
Very popular local gelato store and a wide variety of flavors. Most of their gelato winds up on the neighborhood restaurants' dessert menus…
11. Cafe Selmarie
11. Cafe Selmarie
host-0host-1
59 local reviews
4729 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 773-989-5595
BakeryStoreRestaurant
Cynthia
The cafe is open year-round with al fresco dining available from late spring through early fall on our patio…
Mallory & Patrick
One of our favorite neighborhood restaurants-- good for breakfast, lunch, or dinner! Outdoor dining in the…
11. Cafe Selmarie
11. Cafe Selmarie
host-0host-1
59 local reviews
4729 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 773-989-5595
Cynthia
Cynthia
The cafe is open year-round with al fresco dining available from late spring through early fall on our patio in Giddings Plaza. Contemporary…
Mallory & Patrick
Mallory & Patrick
One of our favorite neighborhood restaurants-- good for breakfast, lunch, or dinner! Outdoor dining in the warm months right on Giddings…
12. Kopi Cafe
12. Kopi Cafe
host-0host-1
34 local reviews
5317 N Clark St, Chicago
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 773-989-5674
CafeRestaurantPoint of interest
Dorie
I recommend this coffeehouse for drinks and dessert. Fun front area that has floor seating with pillows and a…
Leah
A cozy spot for coffee, tea or dessert.
12. Kopi Cafe
12. Kopi Cafe
host-0host-1
34 local reviews
5317 N Clark St, Chicago
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 773-989-5674
Dorie
Dorie
I recommend this coffeehouse for drinks and dessert. Fun front area that has floor seating with pillows and a cute travelers shop in back.
Leah
Leah
A cozy spot for coffee, tea or dessert.