With a wide selection of award-winning desserts and unique treats, it will be hard to just try one of these top ten places to grab something sweet.
1.) Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlour
Voted “Best Ice Cream” and “Best Family Friendly Restaurant” by Nickelodeon, this turn-of-the-century restaurant is a great place for ice cream lovers. Enjoy favorites like the classic banana split, waffle cones or oversized treats like The Zoo, a 30 scoop dessert piled high with toppings and delivered on a stretcher.
2.) Chocolate chair
A little bit of science and a whole lot of flavor go into creating their liquid nitrogen ice cream. Each order is made in front of you using only organic ingredients and the freshest toppings. The most popular treat is their dragon’s breath, an ice cold dessert that billows smoke as you eat it.
3.) 85°C Bakery Café
Featuring recipes from three award-winning chefs, the café offers a wide variety of French and Korean pastries. Favorites include their Crème brûlée cake, delectable brioche loaf, taro roll and sea salt coffee.
4.) Coffee Code
Named “The Best Coffeehouse” by OC Weekly, Coffee Code is known for their world-championship latte art and their decadent dessert waffles. The made-to-order waffles are topped with fresh fruit, chocolate syrup and a scoop of ice cream.
5.) Ghost Town Grub at Knott’s Berry Farm
Freshly made funnel cakes are fried to perfection and covered with powdered sugar. Visitors can add a fruit topping including apple, strawberry or boysenberry before being finished with a dollop of soft serve.
This small ice cream shop only has a few items but they do them to perfection. Their kosher ice cream is topped with 100% raw honey and a choice of coffee, chocolate or honeycomb. For a twist, try a milk shakes made with kosher dairy, fresh fruit and sweetened with liquid honey.
7.) Paris Baguette
Looking for French Pastries? Look no further than this authentic French bakery with unbelievable creampuffs, a variety of macrons, flaky chocolate croissants and specialty sandwiches and coffees.
The uniquely Korean bakery is one of the only places to find the delicacy, Ho Do Gwa Ja which translates to walnut pastry. A rich Korean tradition, the pastry is baked in the shape of a walnut and stuffed with a sweet red bean mousse and a large walnut chunk.
9.) Claim Jumper
Featured on the Food Network as one of America’s “Top 5 Most Decadent Desserts” the Chocolate Motherlode Cake is six layers of chocolate cake, rich chocolate fudge and walnuts.
10.) Snow Station
A twist on the traditional snow cone, Snow Station serves a creamy shaved dessert that is a cross between frozen yogurt and shaved ice. Their delicious flavors such as green apple, mango and mint can be topped with fresh fruit, granola, boba, cookies and more. They also offer soy based snow that is perfect for visitors who are vegan or lactose intolerant.
VISIT BUENA PARK
Located just 5 miles from Disneyland®, 10 miles from beaches and 20 miles from Los Angeles is the charming town of Buena Park. A vacation hot spot, the city is home to world-famous entertainment, interactive dinner shows and one-of-kind shopping. Visit Buena Park, the tourism bureau for the City of Buena Park is dedicated to offering first class customer service to visitors and groups traveling to Buena Park. They promote the Buena Park/Orange County brand as well as develop and support destination marketing programs and initiatives. For more information contact Visit Buena Park at 800-541-3953 or www.visitbuenapark.com.