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Where to Get Sweet Treats in Atlanta

There’s no question when it comes to Atlanta’s notoriety for having a rich culinary scene. The vibrant city is also a treasure trove of sweet indulgences waiting to be discovered. From delectable pastries to heavenly desserts, this city has something to offer every dessert lover. Whether you’re a local looking to satisfy your cravings or a visitor eager to explore Atlanta’s culinary delights, you will never struggle to satisfy your sweet tooth.

404 Coffee

Caffeine and sweets overload at 404 Coffee (Photo by @Aubreeashtynn)

404 Coffee is a trendy and inviting coffee shop in downtown Atlanta. With a focus on quality and flavor, 404 Coffee serves a variety of expertly brewed coffees with creative names inspired by ATL. They even have a sweet selection of pastries that make the perfect pairing for your cup of joe. The cozy ambiance and friendly staff create a welcoming atmosphere for coffee enthusiasts and casual visitors alike. Whether you’re in the mood for a classic espresso or a unique specialty drink, 404 Coffee is the perfect spot to satisfy your sweet caffeine cravings.

Where: 47 McDaniel St. SW

Big Softie

You’ll have a difficult time deciding what to order at Big Softie. (Photo by Liesl Merkel)

Chill out at one of Atlanta’s best ice cream shops. Located in Summerhill, Big Softie offers a playful twist on traditional soft-serve ice cream. From it’s menu of classics to imaginative combinations with toppings and sauces, Big Softie cornered the market on creativity. It’s the perfect place to cool down and indulge.

Where: 66 Georgia Ave. SE

Cereal and Cream

Looking for a unique way to satisfy your sweet tooth? Cereal lovers, you’re in luck. Cereal and Cream is a one-of-a-kind establishment that combines the nostalgic joy of breakfast cereal with the creamy indulgence of handcrafted ice cream. With a wide selection of cereals and toppings, Cereal and Cream gives you the opportunity to customize your cereal creation or choose from the curated menu of cereal-inspired ice cream flavors.

Where: 415 Memorial Drive SE


Enjoy special flavors each season at Cinnaholic. (Photo by @AubreeAshtynn)

Specializing in all things cinnamon rolls, this popular chain is a commodity for sweet lovers. With more than 20 frosting and topping options, Cinnaholic is far from your average cinnamon roll indulgence. It’s a perfect spot for vegans as all the desserts are 100% vegan and made fresh daily.

Where: 1230 Caroline St. NE

Esco Eats

Photo Courtesy of Esco Eats

Home of the world-famous Apple Cobbler Pie, Esco Eats provides a sensational dessert that will stimulate your taste buds. Get the best of both worlds with a treat that can be enjoyed as either a pie or warm cobbler. Don’t forget to add a scoop of ice cream.

Where: 381 Edgewood Ave. SE

Five Daughters Bakery

You’ll find plenty of choices at Five Daughters Bakery. (Photo by @AubreeAshtynn)

‘Do nut’ underestimate the sweetness of this charming bakery. Known for the famous 100-layered cronut, Five Daughters makes sure you’re bound to bite into something delectable. But don’t stop at the cronuts. Five Daughters Bakery offers a wide selection of other delectable pastries, including filled doughnuts, cream puffs and cookies.

Where: 675 Ponce de Leon Ave. NE

Munster Cravings 

Elevate your cookie expectations at Munster Cravings. (Photo by @EatonSocial)

It’s time to elevate your cookie expectations. With an abundance of flavors served in gourmet fashion, Munster Cravings will make you go cookie crazy. One hundred percent made from scratch and fresh to order, sweets at Munster Cravings mean that walking past the shop won’tt suffice. You’ll want to leave with some of the popular cookies including PB&J, s’mores, glazed doughnuts, vegan chocolate chip and so many additional seasonal flavors that will be sure to keep you warm. 

Where: 1235 Chattahoochee Ave. NW

The Yard Milkshake Bar

Dive into milkshake heaven at The Yard Milkshake Bar (Photo by @AubreeAshtynn)

Indulge in a whimsical dessert destination that will satisfy any sweet tooth. The Yard Milkshake Bar offers extravagant milk shakes that are more like works of art. From towering shakes adorned with candy, cookies and decadent toppings to customizable creations, this popular spot takes dessert to a whole new level. 

Where: 341 Marietta St. NW


Every bite brings a little bit of heaven. (Photo courtesy of THE CHASTAIN)

Nestled across from Chastain Park, THE CHASTAIN brings delicious pastries and classic comfort food to Buckhead. From flaky croissants and buttery danishes to warm soups and dishes made fresh, THE CHASTAIN delivers a harmonious blend of flavors and textures. It’s the perfect stop if you’re looking for a morning treat to go with your coffee. With THE CHASTAIN’s attention to detail and dedication to quality ingredients, every bite is a heavenly experience. 

Where: 4320 Powers Ferry Road NW

Sugar Shanes

These cookies ooze with flavor. (Photo by @AubreeAshtynn)

Imagine a delicious cookie that oozes even more flavor from the inside. Sugar Shane’s has perfected the cookie that just keeps on giving. Enjoy handcrafted artisan gourmet cookies made fresh to order and stuffed with different fillings. These simple classic cookies also are perfect for dunking. Cozy up with the signature s’mores cookie or celebrate the holidays with the seasonal peppermint chip. Thick and gooey on the inside, one cookie is never enough.

Where: 398 14th St. NW

Sweet Stack Creamery

When you’re in Sweet Auburn, stop here. (Photo by @AubreeAshtynn)

Located in Atlanta’s Sweet Auburn Historic District, Sweet Stack Creamery is an unexpected delightful destination. Discover a carefully curated menu featuring handcrafted ice creams, delectable cookie creations and mouthwatering doughnut sandwiches. The menu encompasses a blend of inventive and classic flavors, ensuring a memorable and satisfying experience for every palate.

Where: 25 Piedmont Ave. NE

Sweet Hut Bakery

Get your fluffy bun right here. (Photo courtesy of Sweet Hut)

This beloved pastry haven offers a delectable array of Asian-inspired treats. From fluffy buns filled with savory or sweet fillings to beautifully crafted cakes and pastries, the menu is diverse and the choices scrumptious. The sweet treats come in many forms including delicious bubble tea options.

Where: 935 Peachtree St. NE

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Aubree is a content creator with a passion for all things food and travel. You can find her around Atlanta tasting some of the most iconic bites or burning it all off on the dance floor.

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