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a full menu,
Vacations are no time to skip dessert. Satisfy your sweet tooth with
donuts, cookies and cake at these supreme San Diego bakeries.
Head here to satiate your cookie cravings
with an assortment of fresh-baked treats,
including classic flavors such as chocolate
chip and chocolate truffle, plus creative
options like pancakes and bacon,
rosemary balsamic and red velvet.
3960 W. Point Loma Blvd., Midway
Towering cakes topped with gold leaf and
flower petals help the dozens of tempting
options at this legendary dessert shop
live up to its name. An individual-size pie
paired with a fruity herbal tea is a great pick
for a midday treat.
1430 Union St., Little Italy and
2929 Fifth Ave., Bankers Hill
Inventive, individual-size cakes, like the
Divina (white chocolate cake with passion
fruit curd, raspberries and toasted marshmallow frosting) are a worthy splurge at this
Cuban-inspired bakery that also stocks an excellent selection of scones, bars and cookies.
4820 Newport Ave., Ocean Beach
85°C BAKERY CAFÉ
A sense of adventure is rewarded at this
Taiwanese bakery, where customers fill up
trays with egg tarts and breads sweetened
with taro, vanilla custard and cream cheese.
5575 Balboa Ave., #330, Clairemont
Tangy guava cheesecake, chocolate tres
leches, French macaroons, and sweet and
savory crepes are some of the standout items
at this cheery bakery in Chula Vista.
57 Third Ave., Chula Vista
HANS AND HARRY’S BAKERY
Fruit fans will flip for this bakery’s signature
offering: flaky strudel topped with fresh
berries. Myriad breakfast sweets, including
jumbo muffins and Danish pastries, make it
a great place to stop for an early morning
5080 Bonita Road, Bonita
Several vegan varieties
round out the globally
inspired menu here, along
with sweet and savory
artisanal donuts and
4504 30th St., North Park
of Fried Chicken,
Doughnuts & Coffee
Buttery brioche donuts
are the star attraction
at this trendy shop that
also offers excellent fried
chicken and coffee. Try
one of the varieties with
sugary cereal on top.
4002 30th St., North Park
Maple bacon, strawberry split
and caramel latte are just a
few of the decadent options
available at this super-popular spot with a menu
that changes daily. Arrive
early (or preorder online)—
they routinely sell out early.
631 B St., downtown
Fans of classic doughnuts
flock here for their deep-fried
dough fix. The shop is open
24 hours, but early risers get
the best selection. If you spy
a French cruller, snag it.
601 W. Washington St.,