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Best desserts in Atlanta



There’s no doubt about it, Yelpers will travel for good food. Whether you’re inside the perimeter (ITP) or outside the perimeter (OTP), we can all agree that Atlanta has a very diverse dining scene. Desserts are no exception. From gelato and poffertjes to baklava and apple pie, there’s something for every sweet tooth. 

We tapped into Yelp’s data science team to find the sweetest destinations in Atlanta worth visiting. So polish that sweeth tooth, save room for dessert and buckle up. We’re going for a ride down sugar lane!

Methodology: This is a list of the top dessert spots in Atlanta. We identified the top dessert spots in Atlanta (Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry and Rockdale counties) then ranked those spots using a number of factors including the total volume and ratings of reviews between January 1, 2001 and July 7th, 2021. This list looked at the top dessert spots in Atlanta. All businesses were marked open on Yelp as of July 26, 2021. When available, all businesses on this list have a passing health score as of July 26, 2021.

Photo by Voga Italian Gelato on Yelp

Must try: any of their authentic Italian gelato flavors

Photo by Tiff H on Yelp

Must try: fusion bowl followed closely by fleecy

Photo by Laquia H on Yelp

Must try: Gluten-free flourless mascarpone berry tart

Photo by Krystal A on Yelp

Must try: poffertjes

Photo by Dawn W on Yelp

Must try: baklava


Photo by Tricia G on Yelp

Must try: chocolate fudge cake

Photo by Maya C on Yelp

Must try: rustic apple pie


Photo by Victor P on Yelp

Must try: passion fruit cake

Photo by Andrew K on Yelp

Must try: flourless chocolate cake


Photo by Zambawango on Yelp

Must try: carrot cake


Photo by Lindy F on Yelp

Must try: lemon meringue tart


Photo by
Pearl’s Tea – Suwanee on Yelp

Must try: brown sugar boba milk tea and crème brûlée and cream


Photo by Paul K on Yelp

Must try: almond succés and pistachio cake

Photo by Instead of Flowers on Yelp

Must try: butterscotch bars

Photo by Bonnie H on Yelp

Must try: cinnamon bun

Be sure to follow our Collection so you can easily plan your delicious trip. You can even sort by distance! Which one are you visiting first?


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