Take Your Sweets Out for Sweets: Best Dessert Shops in the Desert
Give your sweet tooth what it’s been looking for, and indulge in some of the tastiest locations for desserts in the desert. Enjoy this guide while you’re on the hunt to find the best dessert shops located in Las Vegas. Your summer trip to Sin City this year is going to be the sweetest one yet!
“Stressed is desserts spelled backwards.”
Our first location is Holsteins: Bam-Boozled Shakes & Desserts, found on Las Vegas Blvd. inside The Cosmopolitan. You know that saying “he’s acting like a kid in a candy store?” Holsteins makes it acceptable for a grown up to act like a kid when it comes to their dessert menu. This perfect dessert location in Sin City offers the ultimate dessert for adults, a “boozie” milkshake, which is perfect for your Las Vegas vacation! Holsteins is the perfect location for that happy hour dessert you’ve been looking for, and also offers lunch, dinner, and late-night menus. Get your dessert on the right way.
“The best things in life are sweet.”
Another must-eat location for dessert in the desert is more of a local hotspot called BabyStacks Cafe. If you are living in Vegas or only visiting for the weekend, we are positive that sooner or later you will be on the hunt for breakfast, and not just any breakfast but a breakfast that is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth. BabyStacks offers the perfect combination of breakfast and dessert with their classic pancake menu! If you think breakfast time is too early to be thinking about desert, then you are mistaken. BabyStacks offers a variety of hotcakes such as red velvet, banana cream pie, German chocolate, and many more to satisfy your sweet tooth. With four different locations available throughout the city, this local spot is a must for all!
“A party without a cake is just a meeting.”
The Strip House
Next up, The Strip House: an iconic New York steak restaurant, located inside Planet Hollywood on the famous Las Vegas Strip. Once entering the location, you will be greeted by an old-world style mixed with modern sophistication accompanied by a farm to fork style menu. On this locally sourced menu, you will find everything from a seafood bar to fresh salads and steaks to die for. With all this amazing food available on the menu, make sure you save room for the ultimate dish available, the Strip House signature 24-layer chocolate cake. If your mouth is watering now, just wait until you order a slice for yourself. When making this signature dish, 12 layers are dedicated to chocolate cake, 11 layers consist of chocolate filling, and the top layer is a special French semisweet chocolate ganache to add that final touch. The Strip House dessert menu is also filled with many other mouthwatering sweets, so when you’re out on Las Vegs Blvd., don’t forget to indulge in the chocolatey madness.
“Life is short, eat dessert first.”
Jean Philippe Patisserie
If you are obsessed with sweets in any form, then you must make your way to Jean Philippe Patisserie inside the Bellagio. This chocolate shop is a world class European-style candy store that will make you feel like you are in dessert heaven. When you enter this one of a kind sweet tooth wonderland, you will be greeted by a unique and amazing chocolate fountain from floor to ceiling, with different types of melted chocolate trickling down. When shopping through this dessert shop, you will be able to pick from cookies, cakes, and many other chocolatey dishes. When stopping by Jean Philippe’s, on your hunt for the best dessert in the desert, make sure you treat yourself to more than just one dessert. Remember, you’re in Vegas, and what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas.
“Cake is the answer. Who cares what the question is.”
First making a name for themselves as the world’s first cupcake bakery in Beverly Hills, Sprinkles provides nothing but the freshest baked treats in well over 20 locations. All cupcakes produced at Sprinkles consist of fresh ingredients, their signature dot on top, and handcrafted sweetness for all to enjoy. Not only does Sprinkles offer bakery style cupcakes, but dessert lovers can also indulge in ice cream and cookies to hit the perfect dessert trifecta. The Las Vegas Sprinkles location can be found along The LINQ’s avenue, between the Strip and the High Roller. Something new that Sprinkles has brought to the dessert world is their unique Cupcake ATM. Here you can browse through the many different flavors to pick from, insert your method of payment, and out comes your sweet treat. Try out one of Sprinkle’s sinfully delicious desserts while enjoying your stay in the desert.
“Chocolate is nature’s way of making up for Mondays.”
Luv-it Frozen Custard
Another local sweet spot in Sin City is Luv-it Frozen Custard, selected as “The Best” in the State of Nevada. The Luv-it Custard stand has been serving the Vegas community since 1973 and has only gotten better throughout the years. This famous custard family is known for their amazing sundaes, but also provide shakes, cones, and malts for everyone to enjoy the custard in their favorite form. Locals of Las Vegas are well aware of this unique custard family tradition, but more and more tourists are making their way to experience Luv-it first hand, located within walking distance of the Stratosphere Casino, Hotel, & Tower. Luv-it also likes to keep things fresh, offering flavors of the month as well as flavors of the day. Get out and enjoy this sweet treat today to help cool off during some of the hottest months in Las Vegas history.
“Save room for dessert.”
Last, but certainly not least, is the Tommy Bahama located inside Town Square. This location is unique because it is both a clothing store as well as a restaurant. We know what you’re thinking, how can they specialize in clothing and food? With 20 years of restaurant experience, Tommy Bahama has gone above and beyond when it comes to making a name for themselves in the restaurant scene, opening some of the best upscale-dining locations throughout the states. These restaurants are known for chef-inspired dishes, unique cocktails, and service that will encourage all guests to visit again. Indulge in some of their sweet treats such as their specialty martinis like the Pineapple Paradisio, that will make you feel like you are in your very own version of paradise. If you’re not looking for something to wet your whistle, we encourage you to save room for the desert at Tommy Bahama. Continuing with the paradise island theme, the restaurant offers a Pina Colada Cake that will have your taste buds screaming for more.
Now that you know where to go for the best sweets in Sin City, it’s time to get out there and start exploring! We encourage you to find some of the most unique locations, and let us know what you think. When looking for desert in Las Vegas, you will never be disappointed.