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Extraordinary Desserts
Extraordinary Desserts

Extraordinary Desserts

9.167 reviews
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Ice Cream and Desserts, Bakery
Ranked #21 in San Diego restaurants
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1430 Union St, San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 294-7001
http://www.extraordinarydesserts.com/
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welcome to Extraordinary Desserts. Here at our virtual home, I hope we can tempt you with our irresistible collection of edibles, collectables and gifts. If this is your first Extraordinary Desserts ... Read more
experience, let me share with you a little about myself and my dessert establishments. Our original cafe is located in San Diego's historical Balboa Park neighborhood, and our second restaurant opened in 2004 in the urban neighborhood of Little Italy near Downtown San Diego.

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Fort Collins, Colorado

Amazing dessert establishment known for its array of gourmet desserts, including tower-topped cakes & crème brûlées. A must see if you have a sweet tooth!

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Los Angeles, California, USA

People rave about this place every time about their infamous wide range of dessert delicacies. I just had to visit this place and to my surprise, there was a huge line out the door. No joke! Well what's the verdict? I'm a fan! There's so much to choose from the display case that I'll guarantee the sugar rush high afterwards. Definitely a fan and will need another visit soon when I'm closer to town!

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Chicago, Illinois

Great place for dessert, please be mindful this place is always packed. If you don't want to wait 45mins to get seated, just grab it to go.

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Local from San Diego

This is definitely a long time favorite spot of mine. Great brunch selection and seasonal dessert teas. Not to mention the always evolving dessert menu!

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Local from San Diego

The desserts are pretty, however they are over priced, and they are not as delicious as they look

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Milpitas, California, USA

If you don't want to wait in the long line you gotta come between lunch and dinner time. Get a paper and pencil to write down your to-go orders or put your name down for a table. The dulce de leche was amazing! Must try!

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Los Angeles, California, USA

Good but a little too sweet. Some desserts were a little dry, I.e. Flourless chocolate cake. Would go back but stick to lighter desserts.

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West Covina

You get to pick whatever they have at the brunch bar area. Some of the things are strawberries, bananas, yogurt, smoked salmon, bread, jam, desserts. Also you get a choice of coffee or tea. I recommend the PURE GREEN tea! They will refill your tea with hot water once you're done, so its nice to sit there with good company and enjoy your tea.
The service was really good too, our server was always there to ask our table how we are doing and was prompt on our tea refills.

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Chino, California

This place is definitely Instagram worthy (if you're into that sort of thing, but who isn't). They focus on plateing their food & desserts in a very appetizing and appealing way. DON'T order a glass of milk though. It's nearly $6 for a glass of milk. Come on, do they milk the cows in the back?? Other than that, I was pretty happy when I left. It's very nice inside! But do plan on waiting a bit for a table due to popularity (it's worth it).

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Edmonton, Canada

A San Diego favorite for decedent desserts, it is always such a treat for anyone with a sweet tooth. Do your craving a favor and go!

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Los Angeles, California

This is a great place to meet up friends to unwind, relax and have a glass of bubbly and deserts. Beautiful modern interior/exterior. We ordered a bunch of stuff to share but my fav was the guava cake. So moist and perfect. It was not super sweet which I prefer.

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Local from San Diego, California

Absolutely fabulous dessert for everyone, even those who say they don't usually like dessert. Cakes are decadent and meant to be shared. Varieties vary by day. Also tarts, cookies, etc. This location has more options than the other. Includes a full bar, tea, and good food. The are specials each of the week. Happy hour is ok.

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Santa Clara, California, USA

Extraordinary Desserts serves decadent refined goodies. It's crowded and expect a decent wait time to get a table but the confectionery cakes make it worth your while.

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Local from Vista, California, USA

It's a bit on the pricey side, but definitely doable for most people. Each dessert is around $10 and you can get fancy, flavored tea for about $8 per pot. Beautiful desserts and great atmosphere for dates or a fun night out.

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Torrance

The most beautiful and awesome desserts you'll find in Little Italy area of San Diego. A must stop for anyone and everyone.

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Los Angeles, California, USA

Beautiful pastries that look as good as they taste! Fresh fruit, chocolate, cream, edible flowers... you name it, they've got it... and it's good! Great date spot, too.

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Local from San Diego, California

It's really good, I've only tried desserts and so far everything it good even the flowers they use to decorate their dessert. Nice presentation, they always have a nice host and it easy checkout also. Pretty displays and presentation of everything and they have a small section of what I call "nickinakes", things that are really cool but you probably don't need but buy anyways because they are either funny, cute or rare (they also make great gifts).

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Los Angeles, California, USA

This place is modern and fancy. Good place to take a date, except there's always a long line. The desserts are really beautifully displayed with live flowers. Although its pretty to look at, most of their cakes and desserts are overly sweet and too rich for my palate.

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Local from San Diego

Great place for desserts!!! Actually the best place to get desserts but they also serve wonderful lunches as well!

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Los Angeles, California

This place was nice with a huge review of massive size desserts but when we went, they lost power so no AC and we couldnt order anything in the fridge and only can get whatever they had outside. They didn't offer a discount on the items and I saw flies flying around it. Which was a shame to not give anything to compensate for the loss of power in the area. I would of suggested to get a deal for leaving the food out since power went out and to make customers happy.

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