Best places to celebrate National Dessert Day in SD

What better excuse to satisfy that never-ending sweet tooth than to celebrate National Dessert Day on Wednesday, Oct. 14?

With all the decadent desserts and unique treats we have around town, there are plenty of places to choose from. Make a day of it and try some of the best that San Diego has to offer.

Café Gratitude

What to get:

? Irresistible: A raw, vegan coconut cream pie with dark chocolate swirl and date crust

? Surrendering: A vegan, gluten-free brownie with coconut cashew milk ice cream and chocolate sauce

Price: $9-$10

1980 Kettner Blvd., Little Italy .

Extraordinary Desserts

What to get:

? Dulce de leche cake

? Pumpkin crème brulee

Price: $10-$13

1430 Union St., Little Italy.

Nomad Donuts

What to get:

? Vegan ube taro coconut donut

? Peanut butter maple bacon donut

Price: $3-$4

4504 30th St., North Park.


What to get:

? Cobbler crepes made with fresh apples and berries

? Churros with dulce leche dip, ice cream and Mexican hot chocolate

Price: $8

4346 Bonita Rd., Bonita.

Le Parfait Paris

What to get:

? Éclair au chocolat

? Ludi’s Macaron: A macaron made with raspberry cuts and pistachio crème

Price: $2-$7

555 G St., downtown.

Blush Desserts

What to get:

? Macaron ice cream sandwiches

? Ferrero Nutella chocolate cupcake

Price: $5

4817 Convoy St. Kearny Mesa.


What to get:

? Ice cream sandwiches. Choose from multiple cookie and ice cream flavors.

Price: $3

1038 Garnet Ave., Pacific Beach.


What to get:

? Red velvet cupcake

? Blood orange cupcake

? Marble Monkey cupcake

Price: $5-7

3766 Fifth Ave., Hillcrest.

Sirena Gourmet Seafood Restaurant

What to get:

? Raw carrot cake

? Coyota: a Mexican pastry with piloncillo, mango, strawberry and vanilla ice cream

Price: $9-$11

1901 Columbia St., downtown.

Source: DiscoverSD