Best dessert in New Orleans

Check out the top dessert in New Orleans, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Angelo Brocato
1. Angelo Brocato
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59 local reviews
214 N Carrollton Ave, New Orleans
Closed · Opens Tue 10:00 AM
+1 504-486-0078
StoreFoodPoint of interest
Stephanie
Incredible place for dessert! Angelo Brocato's is beloved by locals for the gelato and Italian dessert selecti…
Cale
A fantastic little Italian dessert shop with the best gelato and cannolis in town. I highly recommend the salt…
Erica
So many first dates happening in this old school cafe/dessert shop. Gelato, fancy coffees, spumoni and lots o…
1. Angelo Brocato
1. Angelo Brocato
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59 local reviews
214 N Carrollton Ave, New Orleans
Closed · Opens Tue 10:00 AM
+1 504-486-0078
Stephanie
Stephanie
Incredible place for dessert! Angelo Brocato's is beloved by locals for the gelato and Italian dessert selection.
Cale
Cale
A fantastic little Italian dessert shop with the best gelato and cannolis in town. I highly recommend the salted caramel gelato.
Erica
Erica
So many first dates happening in this old school cafe/dessert shop. Gelato, fancy coffees, spumoni and lots of cookies and cakes!
2. Jacques-Imo's
2. Jacques-Imo's
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87 local reviews
8324 Oak St, New Orleans
Closed · Opens Tue 5:00 PM
+1 504-861-0886
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Tim
A monumental uptown restaurant that serves rich New Orleans fare in a unique, busy setting. Prices are not out…
Betsy
A monumental uptown restaurant that serves rich New Orleans fare in a unique, busy setting. Prices are not ou…
Christy
Interesting (always tasty) menu...even more interesting atmosphere. Never a dull moment at this place. Catch l…
2. Jacques-Imo's
2. Jacques-Imo's
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87 local reviews
8324 Oak St, New Orleans
Closed · Opens Tue 5:00 PM
+1 504-861-0886
Tim
Tim
A monumental uptown restaurant that serves rich New Orleans fare in a unique, busy setting. Prices are not outrageous, though I wouldn't say…
Betsy
Betsy
A monumental uptown restaurant that serves rich New Orleans fare in a unique, busy setting. Prices are not outrageous, though I wouldn't sa…
Christy
Christy
Interesting (always tasty) menu...even more interesting atmosphere. Never a dull moment at this place. Catch live music next door at the Map…
3. Cafe Du Monde
3. Cafe Du Monde
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103 local reviews
800 Decatur St, New Orleans
+1 504-525-4544
CafeStoreFood
Joel & Lindsey
This is a MUST. Get beignets and a cafe au lait. They only take cash and don't serve anything else except vari…
Devin
Famous place for coffee and beignets. Its basically fried dough with a bunch of powdered sugar on top but it c…
Cathy
252 local Airbnb hosts recommend Famous place for coffee and beignets. Its basically fried dough with a bunch…
3. Cafe Du Monde
3. Cafe Du Monde
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103 local reviews
800 Decatur St, New Orleans
+1 504-525-4544
Joel & Lindsey
Joel & Lindsey
This is a MUST. Get beignets and a cafe au lait. They only take cash and don't serve anything else except various non alcoholic drinks. Grea…
Devin
Devin
Famous place for coffee and beignets. Its basically fried dough with a bunch of powdered sugar on top but it comes out hot and fresh. The li…
Cathy
Cathy
252 local Airbnb hosts recommend Famous place for coffee and beignets. Its basically fried dough with a bunch of powdered sugar on top but …
4. Sucré
4. Sucré
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31 local reviews
3025 Magazine St, New Orleans
Closed · Opens Tue 9:00 AM
+1 504-520-8311
CafeBakeryStore
Greg & Margie
Gorgeous desserts, gelatos, candies, and coffees. The macarons are a local favorite and often feature New Orle…
Brian
Sucré is an artisan dessert and confection experience established in 2007. Sucré’s modern approach to gelato, …
Danetta
The mothership of all dessert emporiums. Crazy-good homemade chocolates, gelato, macaroons and custom dessert…
4. Sucré
4. Sucré
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31 local reviews
3025 Magazine St, New Orleans
Closed · Opens Tue 9:00 AM
+1 504-520-8311
Greg & Margie
Greg & Margie
Gorgeous desserts, gelatos, candies, and coffees. The macarons are a local favorite and often feature New Orleans flavors like king cake and…
Brian
Brian
Sucré is an artisan dessert and confection experience established in 2007. Sucré’s modern approach to gelato, desserts, chocolates, macarons…
Danetta
Danetta
The mothership of all dessert emporiums. Crazy-good homemade chocolates, gelato, macaroons and custom desserts. Open early at 7 am and ope…
5. Pizza Delicious
5. Pizza Delicious
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85 local reviews
617 Piety St, New Orleans
Closed · Opens Tue 11:00 AM
+1 504-676-8482
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Cathy
New York style pizzas, pastas, salads, and desserts with a frequently changing menu and day-to-day specialties…
Michael
New York style pizzas, pastas, salads, and desserts with a frequently changing menu and day-to-day specialties…
Neesa
Perfect for a casual pizza night! Love the outdoor area with the lights! Also has space heaters on chillier ev…
5. Pizza Delicious
5. Pizza Delicious
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85 local reviews
617 Piety St, New Orleans
Closed · Opens Tue 11:00 AM
+1 504-676-8482
Cathy
Cathy
New York style pizzas, pastas, salads, and desserts with a frequently changing menu and day-to-day specialties pies. Beer on draft. Voted #1…
Michael
Michael
New York style pizzas, pastas, salads, and desserts with a frequently changing menu and day-to-day specialties pies. Beer on draft. Voted #1…
Neesa
Neesa
Perfect for a casual pizza night! Love the outdoor area with the lights! Also has space heaters on chillier evenings.
6. Mandina's Restaurant
6. Mandina's Restaurant
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43 local reviews
3800 Canal St, New Orleans
Closed · Opens Tue 11:00 AM
+1 504-482-9179
BarRestaurantFood
Cathy
Though it's in Mid-City, this is one of my favorites and it's a New Orleans local classic. There are about a d…
James
Though it's in Mid-City, this is one of my favorites and it's a New Orleans local classic. There are about a …
Holis
Classic, old school New Orleans food. Try the turtle soup!
6. Mandina's Restaurant
6. Mandina's Restaurant
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43 local reviews
3800 Canal St, New Orleans
Closed · Opens Tue 11:00 AM
+1 504-482-9179
Cathy
Cathy
Though it's in Mid-City, this is one of my favorites and it's a New Orleans local classic. There are about a dozen local, multi-generational…
James
James
Though it's in Mid-City, this is one of my favorites and it's a New Orleans local classic. There are about a dozen local, multi-generationa…
Holis
Holis
Classic, old school New Orleans food. Try the turtle soup!
7. Oceana Grill
7. Oceana Grill
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6 local reviews
739 Conti Street, New Orleans
Open · Closes 1:00 AM
+1 504-525-6002
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Cathy
Excellent wait staff, the gumbo is delicious, and extremely flavorful. Don't forget dessert, especially the ch…
Alec
Excellent wait staff, the gumbo is delicious, and extremely flavorful. Don't forget dessert, especially the ch…
Alec
Excellent wait staff, the gumbo is delicious, and extremely flavorful. Don't forget dessert, especially the ch…
7. Oceana Grill
7. Oceana Grill
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6 local reviews
739 Conti Street, New Orleans
Open · Closes 1:00 AM
+1 504-525-6002
Cathy
Cathy
Excellent wait staff, the gumbo is delicious, and extremely flavorful. Don't forget dessert, especially the cheesecake. Crab cakes will hav…
Alec
Alec
Excellent wait staff, the gumbo is delicious, and extremely flavorful. Don't forget dessert, especially the cheesecake.
Alec
Alec
Excellent wait staff, the gumbo is delicious, and extremely flavorful. Don't forget dessert, especially the cheesecake.
8. St. Roch Market
8. St. Roch Market
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110 local reviews
2381 St Claude Ave, New Orleans
Closed · Opens Tue 7:00 AM
+1 504-609-3813
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Andy
Food, drinks, desserts...something for the whole group. Try the Oyster happy hour and a bottle of champagne t…
Amy
Many vendor inside this fabulous 'upscale' food court. Not upscale in terms of $ but just don't compare it …
Kerrie
This has everything you may want to order--esp if you are not sure what you want. Cool enclosed market with b…
8. St. Roch Market
8. St. Roch Market
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110 local reviews
2381 St Claude Ave, New Orleans
Closed · Opens Tue 7:00 AM
+1 504-609-3813
Andy
Andy
Food, drinks, desserts...something for the whole group. Try the Oyster happy hour and a bottle of champagne to start the evening.
Amy
Amy
Many vendor inside this fabulous 'upscale' food court. Not upscale in terms of $ but just don't compare it to a mall food court. Each ve…
Kerrie
Kerrie
This has everything you may want to order--esp if you are not sure what you want. Cool enclosed market with bar, food venues, desserts, jui…
9. Bakery Bar
9. Bakery Bar
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11 local reviews
1179 Annunciation St, New Orleans
Closed · Opens Tue 11:00 AM
+1 504-265-8884
BakeryBarStore
Joel & Lindsey
Great cocktails with delicious desserts and small plates. Definitely get a piece Doberge cake!
Joe
This place is hard to pin down. If you have a sweet tooth but also want to drink then this is your spot. We li…
Karen
Drink and Eat Cake ;-). Used to be the local speak easy...
9. Bakery Bar
9. Bakery Bar
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11 local reviews
1179 Annunciation St, New Orleans
Closed · Opens Tue 11:00 AM
+1 504-265-8884
Joel & Lindsey
Joel & Lindsey
Great cocktails with delicious desserts and small plates. Definitely get a piece Doberge cake!
Joe
Joe
This place is hard to pin down. If you have a sweet tooth but also want to drink then this is your spot. We like to stop here after a meal. …
Karen
Karen
Drink and Eat Cake ;-). Used to be the local speak easy...
10. Bywater Bakery
10. Bywater Bakery
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20 local reviews
3624 Dauphine St, New Orleans
Closed · Opens Tue 7:00 AM
+1 504-336-3336
BakeryStoreFood
Cathy
Enjoy authentic New Orleans cakes and pastries. Or get your coffee to go while on the move. $3 breakfast past…
Betsy
New to the bakery scene in New Orleans with yummy, reasonably priced pastries and desserts.
Jeff
New place that has excellent pastries and breakfast cups.
10. Bywater Bakery
10. Bywater Bakery
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20 local reviews
3624 Dauphine St, New Orleans
Closed · Opens Tue 7:00 AM
+1 504-336-3336
Cathy
Cathy
Enjoy authentic New Orleans cakes and pastries. Or get your coffee to go while on the move. $3 breakfast pastry selection daily. Full cafe …
Betsy
Betsy
New to the bakery scene in New Orleans with yummy, reasonably priced pastries and desserts.
Jeff
Jeff
New place that has excellent pastries and breakfast cups.