Desserts - Best of 2016

Published May 19, 2016

Let's face it, with the number of sweet treats at our fingertips, it's a good time to have a be a dessert connoisseur. These local dessert shops make everything from gourmet cupcakes and exotic chocolates to delicious pies and exotic international pastries. With all of these options, we're thankful that A-List voters have vetted the best of the best.

Winner
2016 Winner

1. Extraordinary Desserts

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"I have never in my entire life met such rude and discourteous individuals as in this establishment. The last time I..." via asirkin

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Multiple Locations
  • Nominee for: Desserts
    Multiple locations
  • Bridget Rose Delights, Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, 4138 Alabar Way Oceanside Oceanside CA 92056
    Nominee for: Desserts
    4138 Alabar Way, World Map Oceanside, CA
  • Nothing Bundt Cakes - San Diego, Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, Cupcakes, Bakery, 5624 Mission Center Road, Suite B Mission Valley San Diego CA 92108
    Nominee for: Desserts
    Multiple locations
  • Elizabethan Desserts, Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, Bakery, Cupcakes, 114 North El Camino Real Encinitas Encinitas CA 92024
    Nominee for: Desserts, Cupcakes
    114 North El Camino Real, Encinitas Encinitas, CA
  • Heaven Sent Desserts, Inc., Specialty Food and Drink, Great Meals, Weddings, Desserts, Romantic Restaurant, Cakes, Caterer, Bakery, 3001 University Ave North Park San Diego CA 92104
    Nominee for: Desserts
    3001 University Ave, North Park San Diego, CA
  • In The Mix Yogurt, Specialty Food and Drink, Ice Cream Shop, 13450 Poway Rd Poway Poway CA 92064,In The Mix Yogurt, Specialty Food and Drink, Ice Cream Shop, 13450 Poway Rd Poway Poway CA 92064,In The Mix Yogurt, Specialty Food and Drink, Ice Cream S
    Nominee for: Frozen Yogurt, Desserts
    13450 Poway Rd, Poway Poway, CA
  • Kona Kakes, Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, 5401 Linda Vista Road, Suite 402 Linda Vista San Diego CA 92110
    Nominee for: Desserts
    5401 Linda Vista Road, Suite 402, Linda Vista San Diego, CA
  • Café Zucchero, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, 1731 India St San Diego CA 92101
    Nominee for: Desserts
    1731 India St, Little Italy San Diego, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Desserts
    148 West El Norte Parkway, Escondido, CA
  • Nominee for: Desserts
    1847 Main Street, World Map Ramona, CA
  • CHEESECAKE FACTORY, Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, Bakery, 7067 Friars Rd Linda Vista San Diego CA 92108
    Nominee for: Desserts
    7067 Friars Rd, World Map San Diego, CA
  • The Elegant Truffle, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, 1111 Scott St San Diego CA 92106
    Nominee for: Desserts
    1111 Scott St, San Diego, CA
  • Retro Candy & Toys™, Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, 213 North Main Avenue Fallbrook CA
    Nominee for: Desserts
    213 North Main Avenue, Fallbrook,
  • Location
    Nominee for: Desserts
    20 Main St, Vista Vista, CA
  • Michele Coulon Dessertier, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, 7556 Fay Ave La Jolla CA 92037
    Nominee for: Desserts
    7556 Fay Ave, La Jolla, CA
  • Just Fabulous Pastries, Food Specialty Food and Drink Weddings, Cakes Desserts, 4564 Alvarado Canyon Rd  Suite A San Diego CA 92120
    Nominee for: Desserts
    4564 Alvarado Canyon Rd Suite A, San Diego, CA
  • Beach Sweets, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, 5022 Newport Ave San Diego CA 92107
    Nominee for: Desserts
    5022 Newport Ave, Ocean Beach San Diego, CA
  • Nominee for: Desserts
    3930 5th Ave, Hillcrest San Diego, CA
  • Swoon Dessert Bar, Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, 3139 University Avenue North Park San Diego CA
    Nominee for: Desserts
    3139 University Avenue, North Park San Diego,
  • Dolce Italia, Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, Ice Cream Shop, 679 Rancho Santa Fe Road San Marcos CA 92078
    Nominee for: Desserts
    679 Rancho Santa Fe Road, San Marcos, CA
  • Rum Cake Lounge, Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, 5725 Kearny Villa Road Kearny Mesa San Diego CA 92123
    Nominee for: Desserts
    5725 Kearny Villa Road, Kearny Mesa San Diego, CA
  • Vivapops, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, 3330 Adams Ave San Diego CA 92116
    16. Vivapops
    Nominee for: Desserts
    3330 Adams Ave, San Diego, CA
  • Centifonti's, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, La Mesa Blvd La Mesa CA 91941
    Nominee for: Desserts
    La Mesa Blvd, La Mesa La Mesa, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Desserts
    2116 Main St, Julian, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Desserts
    1126 Orange Ave, Coronado Coronado, CA
Contest Overview
  • 45,642
    Total Votes
  • 29,146
    Voters
  • 153
    Winners

The 2016 San Diego A-List awards are based on more than 45,000 votes from local San Diego-area experts.

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