In the mood for something sweet but don’t know where to go? Look no further! Here are some great dessert spots to hit up in New York City.
$ • 85B Allen Street • (646) 476-6311
Photo: Soft Swerve
For those of you who are fans of soft serve ice cream, swing by Soft Swerve in Chinatown! The ice cream here is creamy, smooth, and flavorful. With an array of toppings, cones, and ice cream flavors to choose from, the possibilities are endless. For ice cream flavors, try ube (purple yam), black sesame, or matcha. Because Soft Swerve is so popular, lines can be long, so make sure to swing by during an off hour! Opens Sunday - Thursday 12PM-11PM, Friday - Saturday 12PM-12AM.
$$ • 386 Flatbush Avenue • 718-852-5257
Photo: Junior's Restaurant
Head on over to Junior’s Restaurant (a New York City icon), which is known for its famous cheesecakes. Each variety of cheesecake is decadent, creamy, thick, and flavorful. Popular choices includes the Strawberry Cheesecake, the Devil’s Food Cheesecake, and the Original NY Plain Cheesecake. Junior’s Restaurant is also an all-American classic diner, so you can enjoy a cheesecake dessert at the end of your meal! Opens Sunday - Thursday 6:30AM-12AM, Friday - Satuday 6:30AM-1AM
Times Square Location
1515 Broadway 45th St.
Times Square Hours
Monday - Thursday 6:30AM–12AM Friday - Saturday 6:30AM–1AM Sunday 6:30AM-11PM
$ • 136-49 Roosevelt Ave • (347) 722-4118
If you love Instagram-worthy desserts, definitely check out Ruimilk in Flushing, Queens. Here, you can enjoy cute cotton candy creations on top of ice cream (vanilla or chocolate). With four cotton candy shapes to choose from (Thunder Bomb, Panda Rui, Pink Tutu, and Dream Balloon), it’s easy to try them all! Take the 7 train out to Queens to see these adorable works of art! Opens Monday - Sunday 11AM-10:30PM.
$ • 448 Lafayette Ave • (347) 533-7544