6 Incredible Dessert Spots to Hit If You're in Los Angeles This Summer

If you're in Los Angeles, California this summer, we can almost guarantee you'll need something cool and sweet for those unbearably hot days.

Whether you're looking to cool down, just have a sweet tooth or both, we rounded up a few local spots that are totally changing the sweet treat game this season.

Check them out below:

1. California Donuts

California Donuts on Third Street is an L.A. staple you just can't pass up. With toppings including Froot Loops, Oreos and M&M's, average is clearly not a word in their vocabulary.


2. Bottega Louie

If you're more of a macaron kind of gal, you'll want to check out Bottega Louie on Grand Ave in Downtown. Their gold-flecked Earl Grey macaron sets the tone for the type of unique flavors you can expect from this restaurant. Who said you have to leave the city to find adventure?

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3. Little Damage

The only way you haven't seen this Spring St. ice cream shop's gorgeous aesthetic is if you've been living under a rock. Not only is this ice cream completely insta-worthy, it's also incredibly delicious. With flavors like Unicorn Tears (birthday cake) and Dark Cinns (Horchata), it's the perfect treat to keep things cool in the L.A. heat.


4. Milk

Our next fave shop Milk has multiple locations around the L.A. area. This spot has every major sweet you can imagine including sundaes, drumsticks, milkshakes and more. It's the place to live out your craziest ice cream fantasies because, as you can see, Milk does not mess around when it comes to dessert.

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5. Afters Ice Cream

Famous for their flakey, mouth-watering milky buns, it's almost impossible to leave one of Afters' Southern California locations without one. I mean, where else can you get ice cream, donuts and cereal rolled into one?


6. Magpies

Taking your average soft serve to the next level is dessert shop Magpies. Visit one of their L.A. locations for flavors like Orange Creamsicle or Strawberry Hibiscus. Top it off with butterscotch Rice Krispies and you're more than set. They also have a ton of vegan options so there really is something for everyone!


These are a few of the best dessert locations in Los Angeles, but we can't forget about THIS amazing new cookie dough cafe.