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Top cheesecake in every state



Sweet or savory, dense or fluffy, mini or jumbo slices, you can’t go wrong with cheesecake. This classic dessert is so beloved that we honor it with National Cheesecake Day (July 30). While New York style might be the first to come to mind for many, cheesecake is quite limitless when it comes to flavors and variations. The following list of favorites includes a full spectrum, including many classical choices and a few options that might shock you. Who knew that seafood cheesecake was so popular? Join us in celebrating cheesecake for all it is and grab a slice or two.

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Photos from: Moose-AKA’s in Denali, AK; Banham’s Cheesecake in Phoenix, AZ; Coconuts in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Hands down the best cheesecake…EVER. Creative flavors that stimulate your taste buds.  You can go multiple times and taste something new each time.

Yelp Elite Lorena S. on Doll Babee Chessecake
Photos from: Adela’s Country Eatery in Kaneohe, HI; S.K.Y. in Chicago, IL; Rawnaissance Desserts in Louisville, KY

The food was awesome from start to finish. The shrimp and alligator cheesecake is ridiculous! It was really the reason we went there and well worth the trip.

Yelp Elite Brian N. on Jacques-Imo’s Cafe
Photos from: Muddy Paws Cheesecake in Saint Louis Park, MN; Broadway Oyster Bar in St. Louis, MO; Modern Love in Omaha, NE

The staff were friendly, patient and extra kind which I thoroughly appreciated especially with being overwhelmed of all the choices on the menu and just trying to absorb that. The desserts are rich of flavor, sweet and fresh all at once.

Yelp Elite Ellice Mae s. on Cheesecakes by Alex
Photos from: FRIDA southwest in Oklahoma City, Ok; Soro Soro Coffee and Dessert in Portland, OR; Cafe Intermezzo in Nashville, TN

One of the best cheesecakes we have ever had in the US. I was not a fan of cheesecake but super impressed by their creamy and rich texture. We tried their Candy Bar (peanut butter & chocolate) and Cherry Amaretto. Both flavors were delicious and addictive.

Yelp Elite Hsin-YI W. ON cHEESECAKE mACHISMO
Photos from: The Celia Jacobs Cheesecake Experience in Austin, TX; Susu Dessert Bar in Seattle, WA; Gather in Jackson, WY

Look, it’s certainly not cheap but absolutely worth it!! Everything I tried was fantastic! Soft, fresh, flaky pastry, excellent flavors and everything was exceptionally fresh! Well worth the visit!!

Yelp Elite Nate S. on Fillings & Emulsions

Cheesecake lovers, what do you think? Did your go-to spot make the list or do you think maybe its time for a roadtrip to one of the other spots on the list? Never miss out on the best cheesecake in town with a quick search. Share your thoughts with us on Yelp

Methodology: This is an all-time list of the Top Cheesecake in every State according to Yelp. We identified businesses in the restaurant and food categories on Yelp with a large concentration of reviews mentioning “cheesecake,” then ranked those spots using a number of factors, including the total volume and ratings of reviews mentioning “cheesecake.”  This list looked at businesses in the United States.  All businesses were marked open on Yelp as of June 15, 2022. When available, all businesses on this list have a passing health score as of June 15, 2022.