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The 10 Best Dessert Shops in Oakland

Updated: February 26, 2021

Figuring out which ones are Oakland’s best restaurants has never been easier. To get you the ultimate list of the top restaurants, we checked out the best review and restaurant sites incorporating millions of expert and diner reviews. Scroll down to compare ratings, reviews, prices, and hours in one place, and make your decision easier than ever.

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Gregory’s Gourmet Desserts

Oakland, Waverly
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Churros Mexicanos

Mexican · $3 avg. desserts
Oakland, Fruitvale Station
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Fentons Creamery

American
Oakland, Piedmont Avenue
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Vegan Donut Gelato

$3 avg. main dish
Oakland, Merritt
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Sugarsweet Cookie + Cake Studio

Oakland, Frick
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Angel Cakes Cupcakes

Oakland, Produce & Waterfront
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 5.0

Cookiebar Creamery

Oakland, Old City
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Miharu Ice Cream

American
Oakland, Hawthorne
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 5.0

Wooden Table Cafe

Argentine
Oakland, Waverly
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

James and the Giant Cupcake

Oakland, Produce & Waterfront
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5

How did we curate this list?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. We used our Feastfox magic powers to analyze 1095134 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 31320 restaurants, and 1539 lists and articles from top sources like Visit Oakland, Eater and CultureTrip. The restaurants you see have been featured in Visit Oakland - Top Desserts In Oakland, Eater - 15 Excellent Pies in San Francisco and the East Bay and CultureTrip - Top 10 Restaurants On Piedmont Avenue In Oakland, California. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. Feastfox gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Save or Splurge?

Know what prices to expect in every neighborhood. Deal-seekers will love the lower prices at Fruitvale Station, while those who love to splurge may enjoy what Piedmont Avenue has to offer. Knowing the average price of 1 dessert will help you know what to expect next time you dine out.

NeighborhoodAve. price for 1 dessert# Desserts shops
Piedmont Avenue$126
Downtown$719
Temescal$51
Fruitvale Station$32

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