If you've got a sweet tooth, then you might be gearing up for National Dessert Day on the 14th of October. Where can you score the best desserts and sweet treats in Las Vegas? Look no further! We’ve gathered our top must-try spots to visit and all sorts of goodies to snack on when in Vegas for National Dessert Day (or any other day, for that matter).
The Best Places to Celebrate National Dessert Day
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1. Tao Asian Bistro
Right at the heart of the Venetian Resort and Casino, Tao offers pan-Asian cuisine and caps off your meal with a sweet concoction that’s one for the books.
The giant fortune cookie is filled with white and dark chocolate mousse, topped with fresh fruits and carrying creative fortunes. Plus, this hefty derivation of the traditional fortune cookie is artistically made — one of the most Instagram-worthy desserts in all of Vegas.
This giant-sized fortune cookie treat is one you can’t miss this coming National Dessert Day.
Location: 3377 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas NV 89109
Looking for the sundae of all sundaes? Then the Titanic Sundae at Carmine’s is the one for you.
This majestic dessert starts with a layer of chocolate torte topped with six hearty scoops of ice cream. It's then layered with fruit, hot fudge, chocolate wafer cookies, and delectable whipped cream.
Living up to its name, this treat is massive and sure to give you a sugar high. It's a perfect dessert to share with people you love.
Location: Forum Shops at Caesars, 3500 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
Giada De Laurentiis knows dessert. At her restaurant, there’s quite a few knock-out treats that promise to satisfy your cravings.
Topping our list is the heavenly Tiramisu Cheesecake. To start off, layers of sponge cake are heavily soaked in coffee and Kahlua. It's perfectly balanced with three different flavors of cheesecake: chocolate espresso, salted caramel, and vanilla mascarpone. On top, you have chocolate-covered espresso beans and chocolate curls.
Another must-try is her favorite cookies, made with lemon and ricotta cheese, and topped with lemon glaze.
Location: 3595 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89109
4. Strip House
If you're a chocolate lover, then this 24-layer chocolate cake at The Strip House will be a feast for you.
This treat features 12 layers of cake and 12 layers of buttercream. It's baked with ultra-thin layers of chocolate placed over each other with ganache filling in between. Then, the whole cake is finely finished with a topping of chocolate ganache.
Standing tall with the smoothest chocolate cream, each slice is 1.5 pounds of sweetness. The chefs even take almost 24 hours to prepare one slice. Plus, the recipe is shipped around the country, so you can enjoy it on National Dessert Day no matter where you are.
Location: 3667 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89109
5. Milk Bar Las Vegas
Created and owned by award-winning chef Christina Tosi, Milk Bar Las Vegas features a wide array of amazing desserts in Las Vegas, offering a playful spin on the classics.
Don’t miss out on their famous birthday cake, which comes in classic and chocolate flavors. Other best-sellers include fudgy cookies like Cornflake Chocolate Chip Marshmallow, flavorful cake truffles like Peppermint Bark, and the Milk Bar pie.
If you want a serving of everything, Greatest Hits is for you. It includes pieces of Compost cookies, slices of Milk Bar pie, B’Day truffles, and Cereal Milk Soft Serve with Cornflake Crunch. Don't forget their irresistible shakes.
Location: 3708 S Las Vegas Blvd, Eastside Tower, Level 2, Las Vegas, NV 89109
6. Braud’s Funnel Cake Cafe
Established in 2006, Braud’s Funnel Cake Cafe specializes in award-winning funnel cakes, in a large variety of both sweet and savory flavors.
On the sweeter side, top sellers include It’s a Hit Banana Split, Crazy Caramel Chocolate Crunch, and Red, White & Blueberry. For savory funnel cakes, be sure to try Bacon Me Crazy and Chicken Finger.
You can even add in your toppings — fruit, wafers, mixed nuts, cookies, or extra ice cream. You're also sure to enjoy their mini funnel cakes, soda floats, and waffle bowls.
Location: 6605 S Las Vegas Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89119
7. Carlo’s Bakery
Since 1910, Carlo’s Bakery has been renowned for its delicious and creative sweet treats. Now spearheaded by world-famous chef Buddy Valastro, it has a delectable variety of cakes, cookies, pastries, and pies.
Don’t miss out on their famous cakes — Chocolate Fudge, Vanilla Confetti, and Strawberry Rainbow. Their Americana Cake celebrates the country with layers of red, white, and blue vanilla cake filled and iced with buttercream icing and sprinkles.
You’ll love their apple crumb and pumpkin pies for sharing. Freshly-baked chocolate and vanilla cupcakes are always a good idea, as well.
If you want something lighter, go for their signature Lobster Tail pastry. It’s hand-pulled flaky dough baked to golden brown, filled with French cream and a hint of Baileys liqueur, then topped with powdered sugar.
Location: 3327 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
8. Suzaya Patisserie
Suzaya Patisserie is a small, family-owned, Japanese-inspired Las Vegas bakery that is sure to fulfill your sweet cravings.
Devour their signature cakes like Strawberry Shortcake, Tokyo Cheesecake, Green Tea Millecrepe, and Coconut Chiffon Cake. Their cream puffs — custard, strawberry chocolate, and uji — aren't to be missed.
Watch out for their seasonal treats like Ichigo Daifuku and Fuji Apple Pie. And if you want something handy but yummy, their array of macarons — from Earl Grey and Rum Raisin to Hazelnut Latte and Passionfruit — are yours to take.
Location: 7365 South Buffalo Dr. Suite 115, Las Vegas, Nevada 89113
With National Dessert Day coming up, you'll never run out of dessert options in Las Vegas. It is the place for the best sweets and treats in town.
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