The last course comes first on Oct. 14, National Dessert Day, which gives you the perfect excuse to indulge in the sweet treat of your choice.
Portland has plenty of quality dessert spots, so which to choose? To help you plan your outing, here’s a roundup of the top dessert destinations, delivered by Hoodline using Yelp data and our own secret recipe.
1. Tin Pan Bakery
Topping the list is Tin Pan Bakery. Located at 897 Brighton Ave. in Nasons Corner, the bakery, which offers desserts and more, is the highest-rated dessert spot in Portland, boasting five stars out of 20 reviews on Yelp.
2. The Bar of Chocolate Cafe
Next up is The Bar of Chocolate Cafe, situated at 38 Wharf St. With four stars out of 280 reviews on Yelp, the cocktail bar, which offers desserts and more, has proven to be a local favorite.
3. Beal's Ice Cream
Beal's Ice Cream, a spot to score ice cream, frozen yogurt and desserts, is another go-to, with four stars out of 118 Yelp reviews. Head over to 12 Moulton St. to see for yourself.
4. Botto's Bakery
Over in East Deering, check out Botto's Bakery, which has earned 4.5 stars out of 17 reviews on Yelp. You can find the bakery, which offers desserts and more, at 550 Washington Ave.