Best dessert in D.C.

Check out the top dessert in D.C., reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. The Liberty Tavern
1. The Liberty Tavern
host-0host-1host-2
14 local reviews
3195 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington
Open now
+1 703-465-9360
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Fiza
Great neighborhood restaurant/bar in restored historic building. Fresh in-season entrees. Breads, pastas, saus…
Ray
Great neighborhood restaurant/bar in restored historic building. Fresh in-season entrees. Breads, pastas, saus…
Aaron & Laura
Seasonal fare and brunch. Also a pretty good bar.
1. The Liberty Tavern
1. The Liberty Tavern
host-0host-1host-2
14 local reviews
3195 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington
Open now
+1 703-465-9360
Fiza
Fiza
Great neighborhood restaurant/bar in restored historic building. Fresh in-season entrees. Breads, pastas, sausages, desserts all made in hou…
Ray
Ray
Great neighborhood restaurant/bar in restored historic building. Fresh in-season entrees. Breads, pastas, sausages, desserts all made in hou…
Aaron & Laura
Aaron & Laura
Seasonal fare and brunch. Also a pretty good bar.
2. Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe
2. Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe
host-0host-1host-2
32 local reviews
1517 Connecticut Avenue Northwest, Washington
Open now
+1 202-387-1400
CafeBook storeFood
Christopher and Rebecca
Unique bookstore/restaurant, great food (breakfast, lunch, or dinner) and delicious desserts to satisfy a swee…
Cathy
Where else can you browse and buy books, then hit the bar, and grab some brunch/lunch/dinner/dessert? All whil…
Yemisi
Lovely 24hrs bookstore, coffee shop and cocktail bar with some of the best desserts!; a favorite of mine
2. Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe
2. Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe
host-0host-1host-2
32 local reviews
1517 Connecticut Avenue Northwest, Washington
Open now
+1 202-387-1400
Christopher and Rebecca
Christopher and Rebecca
Unique bookstore/restaurant, great food (breakfast, lunch, or dinner) and delicious desserts to satisfy a sweet tooth.
Cathy
Cathy
Where else can you browse and buy books, then hit the bar, and grab some brunch/lunch/dinner/dessert? All while people watching.
Yemisi
Yemisi
Lovely 24hrs bookstore, coffee shop and cocktail bar with some of the best desserts!; a favorite of mine
3. Roscoe's Pizzeria
3. Roscoe's Pizzeria
host-0host-1host-2
25 local reviews
7040 Carroll Avenue, Takoma Park
Open now
+1 301-920-0804
BarRestaurantFood
Larry and Paulette
Best pizza in DC area. Salads, soups, desserts. Nice service & atmosphere. Full bar. 10 min walk from Takoma m…
Anne
The best pizza on the East Coast! All fresh ingredients, baked in a wood fire oven. Full bar, salads, desser…
Larry And Paulette
Best pizza in DC area. Salads, soups, desserts. Nice service & atmosphere. Full bar. 10 min walk from Takoma m…
3. Roscoe's Pizzeria
3. Roscoe's Pizzeria
host-0host-1host-2
25 local reviews
7040 Carroll Avenue, Takoma Park
Open now
+1 301-920-0804
Larry and Paulette
Larry and Paulette
Best pizza in DC area. Salads, soups, desserts. Nice service & atmosphere. Full bar. 10 min walk from Takoma metro station or catch Ride-On …
Anne
Anne
The best pizza on the East Coast! All fresh ingredients, baked in a wood fire oven. Full bar, salads, desserts, fun atmosphere. Five star…
Larry And Paulette
Larry And Paulette
Best pizza in DC area. Salads, soups, desserts. Nice service & atmosphere. Full bar. 10 min walk from Takoma metro station or catch Ride-On …
4. Sticky Fingers Sweets & Eats
4. Sticky Fingers Sweets & Eats
host-0host-1host-2
20 local reviews
1370 Park Road Northwest, Washington
Open now
+1 202-299-9700
BakeryCafeFood
Sandra
Absolutely must visit! Best of the best desserts and vegan too!
Bianca
Vegan and non-vegan desserts! Cupcake Wars Champion.
Chris
Vegan bakery and cafe type food.
4. Sticky Fingers Sweets & Eats
4. Sticky Fingers Sweets & Eats
host-0host-1host-2
20 local reviews
1370 Park Road Northwest, Washington
Open now
+1 202-299-9700
Sandra
Sandra
Absolutely must visit! Best of the best desserts and vegan too!
Bianca
Bianca
Vegan and non-vegan desserts! Cupcake Wars Champion.
Chris
Chris
Vegan bakery and cafe type food.
5. Capital City Cheesecake
5. Capital City Cheesecake
host-0host-1host-2
16 local reviews
7071 Carroll Avenue, Takoma Park
Closed now
+1 301-270-7260
CafeBakeryFood
Autumn
Location and outdoor seating are the best parts. Regular food is not as good as some other options, but the d…
Larry and Paulette
Restaurant/cafe/bakery. Friendly service. Nice food and excellent desserts. Relaxed west coasty atmosphere. Fr…
Jennifer
Outstanding little desserts! Fabulous pecan waffles on weekends. Great coffee, breakfast sandwiches, lunch men…
5. Capital City Cheesecake
5. Capital City Cheesecake
host-0host-1host-2
16 local reviews
7071 Carroll Avenue, Takoma Park
Closed now
+1 301-270-7260
Autumn
Autumn
Location and outdoor seating are the best parts. Regular food is not as good as some other options, but the desserts are good.
Larry and Paulette
Larry and Paulette
Restaurant/cafe/bakery. Friendly service. Nice food and excellent desserts. Relaxed west coasty atmosphere. Free wifi. 10 min walk from Tako…
Jennifer
Jennifer
Outstanding little desserts! Fabulous pecan waffles on weekends. Great coffee, breakfast sandwiches, lunch menu, and indoor or outdoor seati…
6. Co Co. Sala
6. Co Co. Sala
host-0host-1host-2
4 local reviews
929 F Street Northwest, Washington
Closed now
+1 202-347-4265
RestaurantBarNight club
Elizabeth
If you love chocolate, this is the place for you! They have amazing desserts, drinks and even chocolate cover…
Jen
They have a drink called a Fetish that is chocolate infused vodka with a strawberry puree that is to die for. …
Jen
They have a drink called a Fetish that is chocolate infused vodka with a strawberry puree that is to die for. …
6. Co Co. Sala
6. Co Co. Sala
host-0host-1host-2
4 local reviews
929 F Street Northwest, Washington
Closed now
+1 202-347-4265
Elizabeth
Elizabeth
If you love chocolate, this is the place for you! They have amazing desserts, drinks and even chocolate covered bacon on macaroni and chees…
Jen
Jen
They have a drink called a Fetish that is chocolate infused vodka with a strawberry puree that is to die for. The whole menu is chocolate th…
Jen
Jen
They have a drink called a Fetish that is chocolate infused vodka with a strawberry puree that is to die for. The whole menu is chocolate th…
7. Pete's New Haven Style Apizza
7. Pete's New Haven Style Apizza
host-0host-1host-2
17 local reviews
1400 Irving Street Northwest, Washington
Open now
+1 202-332-7383
Meal deliveryRestaurantFood
Zahara
Awesome pizza and daily salads. Crust is super yummy. Pluc good desserts.
Abigail
Great pizza by the slice and gluten free pizza! They also serve salad, antipasta, beer, wine and dessert in a …
Milli
Best delivery pizza in the city, hands-down.
7. Pete's New Haven Style Apizza
7. Pete's New Haven Style Apizza
host-0host-1host-2
17 local reviews
1400 Irving Street Northwest, Washington
Open now
+1 202-332-7383
Zahara
Zahara
Awesome pizza and daily salads. Crust is super yummy. Pluc good desserts.
Abigail
Abigail
Great pizza by the slice and gluten free pizza! They also serve salad, antipasta, beer, wine and dessert in a casual atmosphere.
Milli
Milli
Best delivery pizza in the city, hands-down.
8. Leopold's Kafe Restaurant
8. Leopold's Kafe Restaurant
host-0host-1host-2
15 local reviews
3315 Cady's Alley Northwest, Washington
Open now
+1 202-965-6005
BakeryBarRestaurant
Marc
Great food, great desserts, great service and scenery.
RR
Best overall Austrian food/dessert options in DC metro area
renos
Great Austrian food and desserts in a cozy setting
8. Leopold's Kafe Restaurant
8. Leopold's Kafe Restaurant
host-0host-1host-2
15 local reviews
3315 Cady's Alley Northwest, Washington
Open now
+1 202-965-6005
Marc
Marc
Great food, great desserts, great service and scenery.
RR
RR
Best overall Austrian food/dessert options in DC metro area
renos
renos
Great Austrian food and desserts in a cozy setting
9. Dean & DeLuca
9. Dean & DeLuca
host-0host-1host-2
16 local reviews
3276 M Street Northwest, Washington
Open now
+1 202-342-2500
Grocery or supermarketBakeryCafe
Ayesha
A wide variety of ready-made options, sushi, wines, desserts, and artisanal breads and cheeses to choose from-…
Rachel
High-end grocer with a wide selection of prepared foods, sushi, and desserts as well as a limited selection of…
Briana
Gourmet Grocery Market
9. Dean & DeLuca
9. Dean & DeLuca
host-0host-1host-2
16 local reviews
3276 M Street Northwest, Washington
Open now
+1 202-342-2500
Ayesha
Ayesha
A wide variety of ready-made options, sushi, wines, desserts, and artisanal breads and cheeses to choose from--just a few minutes away!
Rachel
Rachel
High-end grocer with a wide selection of prepared foods, sushi, and desserts as well as a limited selection of produce, cheeses, specialty s…
Briana
Briana
Gourmet Grocery Market
10. Windows Cafe & Market
10. Windows Cafe & Market
host-0host-1host-2
30 local reviews
101 Rhode Island Avenue Northwest, Washington
Open now
+1 202-462-6585
CafeConvenience storeGrocery or supermarket
Cheri and Cliff
Bigger than your average convenience store, with most things you could need, and a sandwich/dessert shop to bo…
Jamie
Small but well curated selection of wines. Also has a cafe with sandwiches and coffees. This is not "Fit for F…
Caterina & Francesco
The closest place for a snack or groceries. But, oh, the cakes!
10. Windows Cafe & Market
10. Windows Cafe & Market
host-0host-1host-2
30 local reviews
101 Rhode Island Avenue Northwest, Washington
Open now
+1 202-462-6585
Cheri and Cliff
Cheri and Cliff
Bigger than your average convenience store, with most things you could need, and a sandwich/dessert shop to boot!
Jamie
Jamie
Small but well curated selection of wines. Also has a cafe with sandwiches and coffees. This is not "Fit for Foodies" but is good for basics…
Caterina & Francesco
Caterina & Francesco
The closest place for a snack or groceries. But, oh, the cakes!
11. Eastern Market
11. Eastern Market
host-0host-1host-2
181 local reviews
225 7th Street Southeast, Washington
Closed now
+1 202-698-5253
FoodPoint of interestEstablishment
Elizabeth
Old and historic market in beautiful brick building. Ingredients, food vendors, desserts, flowers, artisans. B…
Aysha
Cute weekend market with local vendors and the historic (indoor) Eastern Market with great desserts, butchers …
Rebecca
Take a walk through the original open stall market that anchors Capitol Hill and gives the neighborhood around…
11. Eastern Market
11. Eastern Market
host-0host-1host-2
181 local reviews
225 7th Street Southeast, Washington
Closed now
+1 202-698-5253
Elizabeth
Elizabeth
Old and historic market in beautiful brick building. Ingredients, food vendors, desserts, flowers, artisans. Best Crab Cakes and Seafood Sal…
Aysha
Aysha
Cute weekend market with local vendors and the historic (indoor) Eastern Market with great desserts, butchers and an awesome classic Diner.
Rebecca
Rebecca
Take a walk through the original open stall market that anchors Capitol Hill and gives the neighborhood around it its name. Pick up the fixi…
12. Grassroots Gourmet
12. Grassroots Gourmet
host-0host-1host-2
22 local reviews
104 Rhode Island Avenue Northwest, Washington
+1 202-629-2040
BakeryFoodStore
Joe
Great coffee and baked goods for breakfast and dessert. You won't find any better in the city!
Kelly
Best cupcakes and desserts made with the best ingredients
Rossen
Grassroots Gourmet is a family bakery that uses fine ingredients to bake from scratch.
12. Grassroots Gourmet
12. Grassroots Gourmet
host-0host-1host-2
22 local reviews
104 Rhode Island Avenue Northwest, Washington
+1 202-629-2040
Joe
Joe
Great coffee and baked goods for breakfast and dessert. You won't find any better in the city!
Kelly
Kelly
Best cupcakes and desserts made with the best ingredients
Rossen
Rossen
Grassroots Gourmet is a family bakery that uses fine ingredients to bake from scratch.