Welcome to Orlando, Florida, home to Disney World and flourishing with fun and flavour. This global vacation hub and a mecca for children not only has Disneyland and world-class hotels, but also great places to dine. The city is filled with all kinds of eateries, from fine dining to fast food joints, from delicious, savoury snacks to sweet desserts. Not only for children, there are also some awesome dessert spots for adults, too, where you can go on a romantic date. Out of the endless number of dessert spots located all around town, we have handpicked some of the best dessert spots in Orlando, Florida, for you to choose from, to save you time. Check ‘em out!
1. Better Than Sex - A Dessert Restaurant
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If you are looking for something super romantic for your date with that special someone, this is it. This dessert haven opens in the evening and is open until midnight. Indulge in some exquisite desserts that will melt your heart, right away. The restaurant is a great spot for a late night date and a mecca for those with a sweet tooth. Private seating with fantastic mood lighting is also available. The ambience perfectly balances the menu, which offers desserts that are the right combination of chocolate, fruit, and liquor, creating something, as the name suggests, that is better than sex!
Better Than Sex - A Dessert Restaurant
Address: 1905 N Orange Ave, Orlando, FL
Opening hours: Wed - Sun: 6pm - 12am (Closed on Mon - Tue)
2. Kelly's Homemade Ice Cream
Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account
Enjoy the best ice cream in Orlando at Kelly’s Homemade Ice Cream. Located near Lake Sue on Corrine Drive, this eatery is open from brunch to dinnertime. You can choose from cones, cups, and scoops - however you like your ice cream. There are mouthwatering sundaes, waffles, and shakes on the menu, with vanilla, chocolate, strawberry, and many other flavours - everything is homemade and fresh. Don’t forget to try some seasonal fruit-based desserts here. Fruit sorbets, seasonal fruit ice cream, and brownies are the bestsellers and they also have some top recommendations for you to try.
Kelly's Homemade Ice Cream
Address: 3114 Corrine Dr, Orlando, FL
Website: Kelly’s Homemade Ice Cream
Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 12pm - 9pm; Sat - Sun: 11am - 10pm
3. Blue Bird Bake Shop
Located on thriving Corrine Drive in Orlando, this chic bakery specializes in cupcakes, muffins, scones, brownies, and cookies. Try the best coffee here, freshly brewed. The menu features delightful cupcakes that are pleasing not just to the eyes, but to your palate, as well. The bakery has a quirky and creative interior to go with its creative menu and is open till 5 pm, daily. If you are looking for a dessert spot for family time, this is one of the top choices.
Blue Bird Bake Shop
Address: 3122 Corrine Dr, Orlando, FL
Website: Blue Bird Bake Shop
Opening hours: 7am - 5pm (daily) (Monday closed)
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4. Sugarbuzz Dezert Company
Editor’s note: establishment is permanently closed
The Sugarbuzz Dezert Company is situated on fancy Edgewater Drive, in Orlando, and just a few minutes from Disney World. It offers a relaxed environment with a cosy ambience and a large menu of sweet dishes. The delicious, freshly baked cookies and fluffy pastries are a must try. Other famous items include their creative and colourful muffins and a wide range of cheesecakes, pies, and brownies. You can also ask for their desserts for special diets, like sugar-free and vegan cakes, making it a one-stop solution for all sweet cravings.
Sugarbuzz Dezert Company
Address: 4339 Edgewater Dr, Orlando, FL
Website: Sugarbuzz Dezert Company
Opening hours: 10:30am - 5:30pm (Tues - Sat) / (Sun - Mon Closed)
5. Sister Honey's
Situated on East Michigan Street, Sister Honey’s is a dessert spot that offers a great place for family outings and small treats. The menu is comprised of delicacies prepared from homemade, fresh ingredients, like baked pies, cold pies, and cupcakes. Don’t forget to try their cakes, cookies, and pastries, made with love and precision and so perfect for your deserving loved ones. You can visit anytime between 11 am to 6 pm, with your family or friends, to enjoy these fantastic desserts.
Address: 247 E Michigan St, Orlando, FL
Website: Sister Honey’s
Opening hours: 11am - 6pm (Tues - Sat) / (closed on Sun & Mon)
6. Andrea Quality Cheesecake
Situated on the on bustling Edgewater Drive is Andrea Quality Cheesecake, open until evening. This lovely dessert spot is the perfect place to enjoy sweets with your family. You can also enjoy customized cheesecakes, pies, and artisan products at this vintage outlet, serving desserts since 1983. If you want to get a cheesecake delivered to your home, you can also order online at the below website.
Andrea Quality Cheesecake
Address: 6020 Edgewater Dr, Orlando, FL
Website: Andrea Quality Cheesecake
Opening hours: 10:30am - 5:30pm (daily) / closed on Sun)
7. P is for Pie Bake Shop
P is for Pie Bake Shop lies on lively Corrine Drive in Orlando, Florida, and offers a large variety of desserts on its menu. There have fresh, artisan-baked products, including pies, cakes, cookies, and cinnamon rolls, which are a must try, apart from their savoury pies. The restaurant’s menu is as creative as the ambience, offering delicious s'mores, tiramisu, and a variety of cheesecakes. Don’t miss out on their seasonal fruit-based desserts, along with their gourmet sugar-free delights. Everything is truly special here and a treat for your loved ones.
P is for Pie Bake Shop
Address: 2806 Corrine Dr, Orlando, FL
Website: P is for Pie Bake Shop
Opening hours: 7:30am - 4:30pm (daily) / (closed on Sun)
8. Amor em Pedaços Bakery
Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account
The Amor em Pedaços Bakery is ideally situated on the globally famous International Drive and is a major sweets hub. This Brazilian bakery will stun your tastebuds with its various pancakes, Belgian waffles, omelettes, and more. It is known as a budget dessert place that serves both classic desserts and savoury items. The chef’s recommendations include their ‘misto quente’, a classic Brazilian dessert, which you can’t miss. Other classic desserts, like cakes, pastries, and cupcakes, are also available here. The bakery is open until dinnertime, so you can visit for a quick dessert after your dinner.
Amor em Pedaços Bakery
Address: 5576 International Dr, Orlando, FL
Website: Amor em Pedaços Bakery
Opening hours: 7:30am - 9:30pm (daily)
9. The Dessert Lady
The nationally acclaimed Dessert Lady bakery offers a slice of heaven on your plate. Food is the way to talk to someone’s heart and these desserts do it well. There are a variety of cakes in a greater number of flavours than you can imagine, apart from cakes, pastries, and classics, like red velvet and carrot cake. This is a great place to treat your family with something special, rich, and flavourful.
The Dessert Lady
Address: 7600 Dr.Philips Blvd #78, Orlando, FL
Website: The Dessert Lady
Opening hours: 10am - 6pm (Tues - Sat) / (closed on Sun - Mon)
10. Twistee Treat
Last but not least is Twistee Treat, offering some of the freshest and best ice cream. Located on Curry Ford Road, in Orlando, Florida, this bakery offers delicious and fresh ice cream in the cone or cup of your choice. Their drinks, like their fruit slushies, shakes, and malts are to die for, as are their banana splits. You can also try their cakes, waffles, or fancy twirls, sundaes, and hot dogs. Some of the must-try recommendations include their Waffle Taco, Hot Fudge Brownie Boat, Cookiewich, and Twistee Banana Split.
Address: 4500 Curry Ford Rd, Orlando, FL
Website: Twistee Treat
Opening hours: 11:30am - 11pm (daily)
Orlando is really sweet!
Hope you liked our recommendations in Orlando for the best sweet spots. There are many others, but these have stood the test of time to remain as local favourites since a long time, offering delicious desserts year after year. If you have any other favourites, please let us know by dropping a line below.
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