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Extraordinary Desserts

  • 1430 Union St. Map It
  • Little Italy
  • Café
  • Fodor's Choice

Pros

  • Blueberry coffee cake for breakfast
  • Chocolate dulce de leche cake
  • Housemade dips including onion dip and Parmesan pesto

Published 07/06/2016

Fodor's Review

For Paris-perfect cakes and tarts embellished California-style with fresh flowers, head to this sleek, serene branch of Karen Krasne’s pastry shop and café. The space with soaring ceilings hosts breakfasts, lunches, and light dinners, accompanied by a wide selection of teas, coffee, organic wines, and craft beers. For those who don’t want to start with dessert, there are sandwiches, soups, salads, and artisanal cheeses, plus a kids menu of grilled cheese or free-range turkey served on local bread. When it’s time to satisfy your sweet tooth, try a slice of passion fruit ricotta cake, a mini-banana cream pie or helping of croissant bread pudding. The original shop near Balboa Park, at 2929 5th Avenue, serves only desserts, coffees, and teas.

Restaurant Information

Address:

1430 Union St., San Diego, California, 92101, USA

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Phone:

619-294–7001

Published 07/06/2016

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