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While many people are beginning New Year’s resolutions to eat healthier, another popular goal people wish to achieve is to travel more– get out there and see more places. New York City is a tourist hub and generally makes it to the top of the list for cities to visit. The Big Apple holds wonderful things from historical sites to some of the best shopping in the world. But what really draws people in are the many unique restaurants with food you won’t find anywhere else. If you’re looking for the best dessert places in NYC to put on your 2018 bucket list, you’ve come to the right place.

Le Coucou

138 Lafayette St
New York, NY 10013

Take a dip into SoHo’s luxuriously old-school french restaurant. Toasted meringue and roasted cherries are only two of the delicious ingredients in Le Coucou’s best dessert on the menu. Showcasing a new way to do baked Alaska, you’ll have to stop in to try the omelette Norvegienne. While we call this mini cake a “baked Alaska”, the French call it literally a Norwegian omelette. Another ingredient that makes this dessert one of a kind is pure pistachio paste. Le Coucou brings French desserts to a new level in NYC.

The Bagel Store

754 Metropolitan Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11211

World famous for their creation of the original rainbow bagel, The Bagel Store offers an incredible affordable meal in NYC. While this is more of a Breakfast meal served all day, you can still treat it like dessert. From jelly spreads to various flavors of cream cheese, you can build your own bagel here– they call it “bagel art”.


261 Moore St
Brooklyn, NY 11206

To get to this restaurant you’ll have to wander from the average Manhattan location and into Brooklyn. Roberta’s take on an American favored dessert, the ice cream sandwich, is like no other. This restaurant is known for classic comfort foods such as pizzas and burgers made with New York style. Come for the pizza and stay for the dessert!


60 Mulberry Street                147 Avenue A
New York, NY 10013             New York, NY 10009

For an Eastern twist on dessert, Eggloo specializes in egg waffles– a Hong Kong traditional dessert called Gai Dan Jai. A popular picture for Instagram and Pinterest, this restaurant creates the most exotic desserts. They even have vegan options starting in January of 2018. You can find Eggloo at two locations in New York City.