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Extraordinary Desserts

2929 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-5919
+1 619-294-2132
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“cake” (108 reviews)
“tarts” (13 reviews)
Open Now
08:30 - 23:00All hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
2929 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-5919
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I ordered my wedding cake here, karen will personally email you and ask your preferences. and as expected the cake came out to be perfect. 2 restaurants in san diego, one serves only what they bake plus coffee and tea,so dont go here to eat...More

Thank Imee B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sooo good! Great selection of desserts, teas, coffees, lattes, etc Service bad though!very slow! We had to make a 10 minute line, after paying you take a seat wherever you want and a waiter brings the order, but super slow! The matcha latte was delicious...More

Thank nabeab
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On my occasional trip to SD this is a MUST stop! I enjoyed a lunch of bruschetta followed by carrot cake garnished with mango caramel sauce and fresh rose petals. Happy host and server.

Thank ParisgalChicagoIL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Girls weekend in San Diego, our concierge informed us of this amazing dessert shop. This place was packed out at such a late hour, and the folks just kept coming in. A very small seating space inside, but outside had a great patio area in...More

Thank Pamela M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place has amazing desserts, the cakes are out of this world, the latte is wonderful and atmosphere is very comfortable, if you have a sweet tooth like me,go, go, go 🍪🎂

Thank monicadA5044JB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Be ready to wait in line but it's all worth the wait. Sumptuous mouthwatering cakes decorated with petals of flowers. Pure decadence.

Thank richardzc2017
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

It's worth the wait! The ever changing selection of yummy desserts will cause you to purchase more than one.

Thank Jim D
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

This is the original location of the famed Extraordinary Desserts which has more of a cafe atmosphere than its restaurant-like sister in downtown San Diego. Much more honey but unfortunately because of the smaller and less-visited location, it may not have the complete variety compared...More

Thank loveDCA
Reviewed 25 August 2017

This. Place. Is. A. Fancy. Woman's. Dream. Ha! My friend suggested I visit this dessert shop and I am so happy she did. I loved all of the beautiful and intricate desserts. They were too pretty to eat. I couldn't choose just one so I...More

Thank Quills G
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Cute little place with wonderful food! I ordered French toast bread pudding and absolutely loved it! Lots of different and unique food items.

Thank Davis592015
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Debbie M
20 August 2016|
Response from Jane S | Reviewed this property |
Yes at both locations you can sit. The atmosphere is cool and fun
18 August 2016|
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Response from Jane S | Reviewed this property |
The one near balboa park is very small, the other location is downtown and much bigger
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
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: 2929 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-5919
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-294-2132
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