Eat dessert first. Isn’t that what they say? Once you read about the restaurants and cafes below, you’ll never start with an entree again. These restaurants offer something for every sweet tooth.

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Florida’s Top 10 Restaurants for Dessert in 2023

Jaxson’s Ice Cream Parlor & Restaurant | Dania Beach

Jaxson’s serves up creamy sweet ice cream as well as delicious food for a great sit down meal in their restaurant. They have something for everyone – even a country store to go shopping in for some special local favorites before or after you sample one of their frozen desserts. 

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The Glass Knife | Winter Park

The Glass Knife offers family style dining options with great food and desserts. Their goal is to create an elevated menu in an inviting environment.  Their desserts are insanely delicious and all homemade from only the best quality ingredients. 

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Le Macaron | Multiple Locations

This unique pastry shop is covered in pink, smells delicious and has every yummy french dessert you could dream up.  So indulge and check this place out ASAP! 

Se7en Bites | Orlando

This bakery is not to be missed! They not only have desserts, but also an incredible breakfast, brunch or lunch menu of yummy homemade comfort food. This place hits all the senses and is worth the trip when in Orlando!  They have also been featured on “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.” 

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Kelly’s Homemade Ice Cream | Orlando

Kelly’s has an attentive staff and serves up delicious homemade ice cream with all sorts of interesting flavors. They have perfected their menu and the experience. It is the perfect place to stop by for something sweet after a day in the hot Florida sun.

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Kermit’s Key West Key Lime Shop | Key West

This place is an iconic spot in Key West. The pies, cookies, candies are all decadent unbeatable sweet treats.  Everything is handmade and fresh – they even ship their delicious desserts!  They also offer sandwiches and lunch options, as well as gift products at their shop and online store. 

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Fireman’s Derek Cake Shop | Miami

Cakes, pies and everything tasty are all made from scratch by Derek, a former firefighter, who also loves dessert. They have savory options as well. Everything is made with only the highest quality local ingredients. 

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Yoder’s Restaurant & Amish Village | Sarasota

This place is worth the trip for its mouth watering comfort food and luscious desserts made just like in Grandma’s kitchen. Everything tastes homemade and the portions are perfectly large. So get ready to indulge!

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Vicky Bakery | Multiple Locations

Vicky’s is a special family owned Cuban bakery. They have sandwiches on fresh cuban bread and delicious authentic desserts made from recipes that have been passed down for generations.

HipPOPs Handcrafted Gelato Bars | Miami

HipPOPs is a mix of modern and old school. They take the classics and twist them up into something unique and delicious. They are a food truck that you can stop by for something homemade and sweet or they also host/cater events.

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Hi, I'm Jen and I love to travel, go to the beach and write about all the places I have visited. I also have a bucket list of places I can't wait to try! I've visited Cape Cod every summer since I was a kid and now enjoy traveling to all great beach destinations, including Florida! I have worked in the travel industry for all of my career. I love sharing my experiences of different restaurants and places and helping travelers find the best fit for them!

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