There is so much great food and atmosphere in St. Augustine. You will find no shortage of amazing food, drinks and treats. In this week’s blog post we decided to list our “10 Best Desserts and Treats You Must Have in St Augustine”. St. Augustine has so many pastry shops, bakeries and sweet delicacies, that we surely cannot name them all in this post. But we think you will be quite pleased with our selections.
Our 10 Best Desserts
1 Cousteau’s Waffle and Milkshake Bar
Tucked away in a small shoppe on Hypolita St., Cousteau’s is a must stop for amazing milkshakes, unlimited ice cream flavors and there specialty, waffles. A truly amazing treat. You can order them pretty much anyway you want, but I recommend maple syrup, candied bacon, and bourbon whipped cream toppings.
2 Creme De La Cocoa
Quite possibly the BEST dessert place in Saint Augustine. From Key Lime Pie to Dark Chocolate Truffle Cheesecake to a Vanilla Bean Creme Brulee, there is not a bad choice at this dessert shop. Located inside DOS Coffee and Wine, this is a don’t miss if you’re looking for a great dessert. Stop by for an amazing dessert or order custom designed masterpieces for parties and weddings. While your waiting, enjoy a glass of wine or cup of coffee from DOS.
3 The Hyppo Gourmet popsicles
No that’s not a typo, we really said “Gourmet Popsicles”. Don’t knock it til’ you tried it, these popsicles are out of this world amazing! Be prepared to spend several minutes gaping at the menu and wondering which wondeful flavor of popsicle your going to try. Our favorites?Lemonade, Blackberry and Strawberry Habanero. Don’t be afraid to get out of your comfort zone, try something new!
4 LuLi’s Cupcakes
Cupcake lovers paradise at Lulis, they have dozens of different selection of cupcakes and other great tasting treats, sometimes they run out of the more popular flavors so make sure you get there early. For the health conscious, they also have vegan cupcakes as well.
5 Kilwin’s Chocolates & Ice Cream
You’ll be drawn in by the smell when you walk by this shoppe on St. George Street. When you first walk in you will notice them making homemade waffle cones and bowls right before your eyes. The ice cream is amazing, the candied apples to die for , and they have endless amounts of fudge flavors. The staff is always really nice and the line moves quickly.
6 Les Petits Pleasures
A hidden gem. This restaurant and bakery is located in a small shopping plaza off A1A. The inside is decorated immaculately and is very comfortable and charming. The crepe’s are amazing and flavorful. If the desserts don’t do the trick, try the amazing breakfast. You may be serenaded in French by the owner, who is straight from France, imagine that.
7 The Floridian
The Floridian has many great food options and probably a few tastes you have never tried. But since this is our dessert list, we had mention the Chocolate Buttermilk Pie. Pretty amazing dessert, if that doesn’t fit your appetite, there are many others to try.
8 Cone Heads Ice Cream
Cone Heads hand dipped ice cream shop is located a block from the beach, right on A1A . There is parking and plenty of tables in case you want to sit down while you’re enjoying your treats. So many flavors to choose from that it will quickly become your families go to ice cream shop. Atmosphere is fun and friendly, service is great!
9 The Present Moment Cafe
Our vote for the best vegan restaurant in St. Augustine. But if your not vegan, don’t let that stop you from checking this place out. The food and desserts are truly wonderful. They will quickly make you forget your eating healthy. The apple peach crisp and cashew ice cream are phenomenal! A great restaurant for the health conscious and others alike.
10 The Spanish Bakery & Cafe
If your looking for fresh baked breads and pastries, look no further than The Spanish Bakery. Try a fresh baked puff pastry drizzled with chocolate and powdered sugar or a huge cinnamon roll. Selections are baked fresh daily, so get there early before they run out.
Like we said in the beginning, there are many to choose from. Feel free to comment below and add your own selections.
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