Desserts - Best of 2014

Published Dec 18, 2014

Let's face it, with the number of sweet treats at our fingertips, it's a good time to have a be a dessert connoisseur. These local dessert shops make everything from gourmet cupcakes and exotic chocolates to delicious pies and exotic international pastries. With all of these options, we're thankful that HOT LIST voters have vetted the best of the best.

Winner
2014 Winner

1. Il Gelato Café

Voters Love

"Il Gelato is a rich and light alternative to cake and cookies." via Allyson S.

Find It
2110 West Oceanfront, Pier Strip Newport Beach CA 92663
  • Il Gelato Café, Specialty Food and Drink, Food, Specialty Food & Drink, Desserts, 2110 West Oceanfront, Pier Strip Newport Beach CA 92663
    Nominee for: Desserts
    2110 West Oceanfront, Pier Strip, Newport Beach, CA
  • Creamistry, Specialty Food & Drink, Desserts, Ice Cream Shop, 3972 Barranca Parkway Irvine CA 92606
    Nominee for: Desserts, Ice Cream Shop
    3972 Barranca Parkway, Irvine, CA
  • Dolly's Sweet Dreams Cotton Candy, Specialty Food & Drink, Desserts, 189 Harvard Lane Seal Beach CA 90740
    Nominee for: Desserts
    189 Harvard Lane, Seal Beach, CA
  • The Sugar Me Bakery, Specialty Food and Drink, Food, Bakery, Desserts, 3533 E Chapman Ave Orange CA 92869
    Nominee for: Desserts
    3533 E Chapman Ave, Orange, CA
  • Haagen-Dazs | The Shops at Mission Viejo, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Ice Cream Shop, The Shops at Mission Viejo Mission Viejo CA 92691
    Nominee for: Desserts
    The Shops at Mission Viejo, Mission Viejo, CA
  • Donna B's, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, 26022 Cape Dr Laguna Niguel CA 92677
    Nominee for: Desserts
    26022 Cape Dr, Laguna Niguel, CA
  • Savoie's Fare, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, 31161 Niguel Rd Laguna Niguel CA 92677
    Nominee for: Desserts
    31161 Niguel Rd, Laguna Niguel, CA
  • Rockin Crepes, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, 8943 Atlanta Ave Huntington Beach CA 92646
    Nominee for: Desserts
    8943 Atlanta Ave, Huntington Beach, CA
  • Sno on the Go, Food, Desserts, 25567 Jeronimo Rd Mission Viejo CA 92691
    Nominee for: Desserts
    25567 Jeronimo Rd, Mission Viejo, CA
  • Heidelberg Pastry Shop, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, 25260 La Paz Rd Laguna Hills CA 92653
    Nominee for: Desserts
    25260 La Paz Rd, Laguna Hills, CA
  • Campitelli Cookies, Specialty Food and Drink, Food, Specialty Food & Drink, Desserts, Yorba Linda CA 92828
    Nominee for: Desserts
    Multiple locations
  • Location
    Nominee for: Desserts
    9600 Bolsa Ave, Westminster, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Desserts
    9111 Valley View St, Cypress, CA
  • Genki Restaurant & Bakery, Food, Specialty Food & Drink, Desserts, 10130 Garden Grove Blvd Garden Grove CA 92844
    Nominee for: Desserts
    10130 Garden Grove Blvd, Garden Grove, CA
  • Omi Kookies, Food, Specialty Food & Drink, Desserts, 362 Camino De Estrella San Clemente CA 92672
    Nominee for: Desserts
    362 Camino De Estrella, San Clemente, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Desserts
    4612 Barranca Pkwy, Irvine, CA
  • Hatam of Mission Viejo, Specialty Food & Drink, Desserts, 25800 Jeronimo Rd Suite 402 Mission Viejo CA 92691
    Nominee for: Desserts, Fine Dining
    25800 Jeronimo Rd Suite 402, Mission Viejo, CA
  • Lavish Candy Buffets, Specialty Food & Drink, Desserts, 417 South Associated Road, Suite 416 Brea CA 92821
    Nominee for: Desserts
    417 South Associated Road, Suite 416, Brea, CA
Contest Overview
  • 27,252
    Total Votes
  • 18,124
    Voters
  • 132
    Winners

The 2014 OC HOT LIST awards are based on more than 27,000 votes from local Orange County-area experts.

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