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Wed, 21/4
20:00
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
American, Cafe
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 20 December 2020

Visited San Diego a few days ago and a friend told me that I had to visit this place. As soon as you walk in, you are in awe of their breath taking desserts. For them, Presentation is everything..... and they are delicious. I got...the Shangri-La cake (white mousse and guava moose (see pictures) and a chocolate cherry chip cookie. Both were amazing. If you need something for dessert, you need to stop by!More

Date of visit: December 2020
Helpful?1  
Reviewed 28 August 2020

I came by here today on a visit to San Diego, and it was quite a surprise. After I had gathered the items that I would purchase, I got the cash out. But I was a little disappointed, since cash wasn't accepted here. I was...feeling uncomfortable, to say the least. What happened next was very sweet. Another server offered to use Apple pay. In return, I would give her the cash. I asked her to keep the change, and I tipped some money as well. I found this to be so heartwarming, since I came to San Diego by train and neither she nor I wanted me to be disappointed by leaving empty handed. In fact, I'll probably remember this more than the items that I actually purchased. So I left happy. As i type this review, here is a message: I love you Daniella and Marisa! You were so nice and helpful. I'm so glad I came here, and because of you, I very much intend to visit again at some point in the future. Good luck to both of you.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Helpful?1  
Reviewed 23 July 2020 via mobile

They were out of three items and suggested an item I could not have. I asked if I could substitute into another sandwich and they said it would be charged for each substitution, then as I started doing that they were out of multiple addition...items. I asked if there were any solutions and they simply said no. If I'm paying $20 for a sandwich you can be less rude and more helpful. I would rate no stars if I could because I had to leave empty handed.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 10 March 2020

I try to make this restaurant a must visit whenever I'm in SD. This location is bright and airy. I have yet to have a bad meal here! I always make the same mistake of ordering more than I can handle. Fair warning, the desserts...here are huge. They look beautiful and taste delicious.More

Date of visit: March 2020
Helpful?3  
Reviewed 23 February 2020 via mobile

Our tour guide recommended and it certainly was a spot on recommendation! We had the coconut cream cake and a dark chocolate cake. The taste and presentation was outstanding. The decaf coffee was great. Chris was our server and he was most helpful.

Date of visit: February 2020
Helpful?1  
Reviewed 14 February 2020

Well it sounded like a deal but only if you have an appetite of a sugar addict. For two days only, Extraordinary Desserts offer $24.99 all you can eat dessert bar. After taxes and tip, we ended up paying $32 per person. We were given...a salad plate and let loose at the bar. While the bar was beautiful and enticing, the problem we had was that after dinner, we simply couldn’t eat more than 2 mini desserts. We thought we could take home the rest of the desserts that were untouched but were told that we couldn’t take them home. Since restaurants can’t reserve anything that touches the table, 4 little mini desserts were met with fate with trash. The two mini slices that we could eat costed $32 which is almost three times the cost of a single slice. It’s cost prohibitive to go for the dessert bar when you and your party can share couple of slices and save over $50 that you can use for dinner itself. Dessert bar is definitely not worth the cost unless you are the type of people who are fine with taking a bite and wasting the rest.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 11 February 2020 via mobile

Beautiful desserts with large assortment of teas and coffees, even a wine bar. Was tempted by everything and had a difficult time narrowing it down. Three different desserts we shared and we loved all three! They have something for all taste buds here.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 10 February 2020 via mobile

Heaven IS a place on Earth. It’s Extraordinary Desserts! I have never seen such a huge assortment of beautiful and unique desserts. They are breathtaking. And they taste just as amazing. The service is so so. Don’t let that deter you. It’s an awesome place.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 21 January 2020

Large number of desserts to choose from. I had the white cheesecake and apple tort. Cheesecake was a 5. Went well with the raspberry puree. Apple tort was so-so. a bit heavier than I like. Best thing to do is to go with several people,...order one item each, and share them. They have a great variety. You can get tea, coffee, and regular food here as well. I have never eaten the regular food here.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 20 January 2020

We were told by a number of our Uber drivers about this place and decided to try it. A five or so minute wait for a table and when we sat the service was swift. We had chosen our selection prior to seating as it...is a ‘visual menu’. Selection made and drinks ordered the cakes did not disappoint! Worth a visit as a treat.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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  • Yes, Extraordinary Desserts offers takeaway services.

  • Yes, Extraordinary Desserts offers delivery services.

  • Extraordinary Desserts is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4