Save Room For Dessert And Visit These 7 San Diego Eateries For A Sweet Finale To Any Meal

Westroot Tavern Beer Float
July 28, 2016

What is the best part of a meal? Dessert! We’ve compiled a list of our favorite goodness-spewing, almost-too-yummy desserts to have after your meal. Trust us, by the end of this list you’ll be running out of the house and heading to these 7 San Diego restaurants to try all of these happy ending treats!

A menu that is firmly rooted in fresh and inspired food with a hint of Southern California style, WESTROOT tavern in Carmel Valley has a short and sweet dessert menu that will satisfy all of your sugary cravings. The must-have item off the dessert menu is the Westroot Beer Float. This root beer float has homemade popcorn ice cream, heavy whipping cream and is topped with caramelized popcorn. This a root beer float is unlike any other.

Oreo Cookie Mud Pie? Do we need to say more? Union Kitchen & Tap in the Gaslamp Quarter has the best mud pie in all of San Diego. The Oreo Cookie Mud Pie has a thick layer of Oreo cookie crust, a layer of white chocolate ganache and homemade chocolate chip ice cream. Get ready to dig into this muddy mud pie.

Tavern's The Half Baked
It may be known as the best happy hour spot at the beach, but Tavern also has the best dessert at the beach. The Half Baked dessert is a dynamic duo of brown butter chocolate chip stout cookie and a gooey fudge brownie baked in a skillet capped with house-made vodka vanilla ice cream and chocolate sauce. You will keep coming back to Tavern for this delicious dessert. There’s enough for two but you may want to keep this dessert all to yourself.

A true Southern style smokehouse, Brazen BBQ has been tickling customer’s tongues with smokey and saucy barbecue, but their dessert are not to be missed! After feasting on some juicy barbecue, order the Pig Candy Brownie. A bacon-infused chocolate brownie topped with vanilla ice cream and pig candy (thick bacon slices dusted sugars and smoked to gooey perfection). Served with strawberry syrup and house bourbon sauce, this brownie will complete your meal at Brazen BBQ.

1919 is one of the newest spots to open up in San Diego’s thriving downtown scene. This old school bar offers up classic American comfort dishes and desserts made from scratch, with a creative twist. Nothing goes better than chocolate and peanut butter, that’s why 1919 created the Reese’s PB Puff Cookies. A crunchy cookie made with Reese’s peanut butter puff cereal, whipped cream, cereal milk and drizzled with chocolate. This one-of-a-kind cookie is worth a visit to 1919.

The New Yorker Pizzeria and Bar in the Gaslamp Quarter has the most decadentChocolate Lava Cake in downtown San Diego. After a slice of pizza order the chocolate lava cake filled with creamy, hot chocolate and topped with a scoop of ice cream. There’s no sweeter way to end your meal at The New Yorker. This pizzeria is known for their NY style slices but their Chocolate Lava Cake is stealing the show.

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! Sweet and refreshing, ice cream is everyone’s go-to dessert. Encontro in North Park is taking this sweet treat to the next level. Hand-made shakes featuring Hammond’s ice cream! Choose from churro ice cream, banana brownie fudge or traditional vanilla; with over five ice cream flavors you can build your very own shake.

Remember, always save room for dessert! Or just stop by for dessert! These sinfully sweet creations will provide the happiest ending to your meal!