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Extraordinary Desserts

1430 Union St, San Diego, CA 92101-3406
+1 619-294-7001
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cakes” (95 reviews)
“pavlova” (4 reviews)
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08:30 - 23:00All hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
1430 Union St, San Diego, CA 92101-3406
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Reviewed yesterday

If you have a sweet tooth and like your cakes visually pleasing this is the place for you. The variety for cakes are so diverse that there is enough to please everyone. Our group sampled lemon, chocolate and coconut varieties. Portions are generous and the...More

Thank HollyHin
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came hoping for a treat on our family vacation. The place is disorganized and unwelcoming despite tons of waitstaff. This was our first time - after you walk in, the dessert displays precede the dining area. A woman handed us a form to choose...More

Thank OneBagJack
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The desserts are extraordinary both in taste and presentation. It is a little expensive but that was to be expected and it was worth it. My mom and o definitely could have shared a dessert instead of getting separate ones. When we went there was...More

Thank KayDawn97
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The cakes are sooo beautiful. I got a berry one. They are not cheap at $50+ for a small 6" cake. But it was delicious. I thoroughly enjoyed it!

Thank boymomdfw
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for fancy and well decorated desserts this is your place. Reasonably priced for the pieces of art each dessert turns out to be.

Thank NormLWat
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

I've read all of these exemplary reviews. So I had thought, "What the heck I'll try it". I had gone over on a Monday which proved NOT being too busy. A late 2:30 pm lunch. Look, the staff I had encountered, they just had seemed...More

Thank Airbus300
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Went on May 6th. Ordered MarketSalad and Tutti Shortcake which is delicious. Shouldn't charge 3% surcharge (indicated on the bill that this surcharge will be added to all Guest checks to help cover increasing costs & in support of the recent increases to the minimum...More

Thank MADLOVE1974
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

First the good: the desserts are a feast for the eyes and palate, and the service is friendly and efficient. Now the bad - you have to choose your dessert before you are seated by looking at them thru the pastry glass. There is no...More

Thank drsusan
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Passion fruit Ricotta cheese cake - Good Passion fruit flavour and the cheese cake was moist and light and not too sweet. Not easy to capture Passion fruit flavour, a good job here. Flourless Chocolate cake - the chocolate richness was there but the mouth...More

Thank 165Doc
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

This place was recommended to us by an Uber driver and was hands down one of best places we visited in San Diego. The desserts were fantastic and the service was beyond reproach, with a cake being removed from our bill as it didn't meet...More

Thank Harleen R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1430 Union St, San Diego, CA 92101-3406
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-294-7001
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