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Sometimes life calls for a little spoonful of sugar. Whether you’re a chocolate fanatic, an ice cream lover, or marshmallow dreamer, there’s a place for you in New York. When that sweet tooth kicks in, these are the best places to satisfy your cravings.
Serendipity 3

This amazingly cute spot in the Upper East Side has the dessert game down. Their menu has a variety of cakes, pies, and overflowing sundaes that will make your mouth water. Be sure to try out their frozen hot chocolate sundae. It’s a big mess of chocolate love. Serendipity is also home to the $1,000.00 Golden Opulence Sundae for the big spender. Covered in real gold flakes, it requires a 48 hour advanced reservation.

Located in Greenwich Village, go here for a new kind of dessert: a waffle cone filled with cookie dough. That’s right. If you ever wondered what it would be like to fully indulge in a scoop of cookie dough, you don’t need to wonder any longer. The dough is heavenly and comes in a huge selection of flavors. Don’t forget to top it with sprinkles!

Taiyaki NYC

This sweet gem can be found in Chinatown. Go here for some really wonderful and bizarre ice cream. From the delectable Matcha and Sesame Swirl to fish-shaped cones, this place is all yummy. Get a custard filling and top it with some crushed Oreos. It is definitely a unique dessert joint that is worth checking out.

Cafe Lalo

Proudly dubbed the most famous cafe in NYC, this adorable little spot has an excellent array of cakes and pies that will make your mouth water. The Chocolate Truffle Cake is like a little slice of heaven. The perfect balance of dense, moist, and sweet, it definitely takes the cake! If you’re a mousse lover, try out their Triple Mousse Neapolitan. It’s a lovely mess of flavors.

The Sweet Life

Head down to the Lower East Side for a little taste of The Sweet Life. They have every candy you could ever dream of. From hand-dipped chocolate fruit slices to a gigantic selection of foreign candy, this is the place to go shopping if you’re craving sweets! Go for the chocolate-covered marshmallows at the counter for some truly amazing bites of goodness.

With so many incredible places, your sweet tooth will never go unsatisfied!