13 Dessert Spots In Lebanon You Must Visit If You And Your Friends Have A Sweet Tooth

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Lebanon is the epitome of the food scene, as the country is home to many places serving exquisite savory and sweet food since having a sweet tooth and eating desserts is deeply rooted in Lebanese-food culture.

From oriental desserts to chocolate sweets, ice creams, crepes, and authentic croissants, you can find anything you want to fill your sweet “addiction.”

From traditional to more westernized and international sweets, here are places in Lebanon to ease your and your loved ones’ sugar cravings!

Better From Scratch – Clemenceau

Better From Scratch serves the best ‘homemade from scratch” desserts, from cake pops, cupcakes, brownies, cookies, and signature donuts.

The place opens from Monday to Saturday, from 10 am until 9 pm, and offers delivery. For more info, contact 78 965 285 or 01 365 267.

Cherry Pastry & Cafe – Khalde

Have a sweet and pink “escape” at Cherry Pastry & Cafe, where you will get to taste frosted cupcakes, cookies, mouthwatering cakes, and other sweet items in a friendly setting.

The pastry/cafe is also an event space, and opens from Monday to Sunday, from 10 am until 10 pm. Reservation is required. For more info, contact 81 676 116.

Hanna Mitri Ice Cream – Ashrafieh

Since 1949, Hanna Mitri has been serving authentic and tastiest ice creams flavored with fruits, chocolate, and even pistachio.

It opens from Monday to Saturday, from 8 am until 7 pm. For more info, contact 03 254 356 or 01 322 723.

SmushKies – Mar Mikhael and Bayada

SmushKies is an exquisite coffee and dessert boutique serving mouthwatering cakes, cookies, ice creams, and more delicious desserts in a unique and relaxing ambiance.

The boutique is located in Mar Mikhael (01 444 352) and Bayada (04 444 352) and opens from
8 am until 1 am and also offers delivery.

Abdul Rahman Hallab & Sons – Various Locations

Located in Akkar, Antelias, Beirut, Chtoura, Hadath, Jbeil, Jnah, Jounieh, Kousba, Sin El Fil, and Tripoli, Abdul Rahman Hallab & Sons offers authentic oriental sweets, pastries, chocolate, and ice cream since 1881.

For more information, contact 1881 or 06 444 445.

The Conut Bakery – Hamra

Head to the Conut Bakery on Bliss Street, Hamra, for an authentic Hungarian experience of freshly-baked and deliciously-filled conuts, as well as chimney cakes, quality coffee, and drinks.

For more info, contact 01 552 217.

Frooza – Various Locations

If you are a fan of Bouza (ice cream), then you and your friends can go to Frooza, a place offering handmade and uniquely flavored Bouza topped with chocolate bars, marshmallows, fruits, and more.

Frooza can be found in Mar Mikhael, ABC Verdun, and Jounieh. For more info, contact 81 350 350.

Cocktailla – Saida

Cocktailla is a resto-cafe serving savory burgers and sweet desserts, including waffles, crepes, as well as signature fruit cocktails to satisfy your craving.

Open every day, except Tuesday, from 1 pm until 12 am. For more info, contact 71 515 155.

Candyfornia Café – Mar Mikhael

Candyfornia Café is the first Kawaii-style coffee shop in Beirut, where you will get to sip on flavourful milkshakes and other sweet stuff in a pink decor and vibrant setting.

The cafe opens from 3 pm until 10 pm, and on Sundays from 3 pm until 8 pm (Mondays are closed). For more info, contact 70 036 311.

Choco Crepe – Various Locations

There are many spots serving crepes in Lebanon, including Choco Crepe, a shop offering crepes filled with Belgian chocolate and other chocolate-infused desserts to satisfy your sweet tooth.

Located in Beirut, Zahle, Baalbak, and Jeb Janine. For more info, ontact 76 508 359.

Jessy Juice – Various Locations

Serving lemonade since 1957 and fresh fruit cocktails since 1991, Jessy Juice has been inventive with its desserts, offering signature Sushi Crepe Boat as well as Crepe Rolls filled with creme inspired by the Lebanese sweet Znoud El-Sitt, among other desserts.

Jessy Juice is located in Batroun (06 741 564), Koura (06 954 390), and Achrafieh (81 326 390).

Des Choux Et Des Idees – Beirut

If you want to eat authentic croissants, cheesecakes, donuts, and other exquisite and fancy desserts, head to Des Choux Et Des Idees in Sassine, Achrafieh, and get to savor its delights.

For more information, contact 70 779 772.

Gelato Show – Various locations

This pastry-coffee shop with several locations across Lebanon serves a large variety of tempting desserts that are worth a trip to any of its branches. It has been also serving ice cream with a twist. Its Cerelac Ice cream has recently taken the Lebanese Tiktok by storm.

Gelato Show can be found in Antelias, Hrajel, Jounieh, Rayfoun, Zahle, and Rabieh, and also offers delivery. For more info, contact: 09 642 150.

Related: I Tried The Cerelac Ice Cream Taking Over Lebanese Tiktok, Here’s My Honest Opinion.

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