Notable Dishes

Austin's Best for Shareable Desserts

Enough for two or just you (hey, self-indulgence is okay). These dessert spots around town will have enough to go around.

  • Sway
    • Thai
    • Bouldin Creek
    Food
    27
    Decor
    24
    Service
    25
    Cost
    $50

    A Thai banana split includes milk-chocolate-five-spice, condensed-milk, & cashew-caramel-swirl ice cream - enough to serve three to four people.

  • Parkside
    • American
    • Downtown
    Food
    25
    Decor
    23
    Service
    23
    Cost
    $37

    Lime basil sorbet and sweet potato custard are just the beginning of the dessert menu's modern sweet-and-savory confections.

  • Carmelo's
    • Italian
    • Downtown
    Food
    25
    Decor
    24
    Service
    24
    Cost
    $50

    The dessert cart features a different selection every day, from Bananas Foster to Italian bread pudding with Galliano cream.

  • Enoteca Vespaio
    • Italian
    • SoCo (South Congress)
    Food
    25
    Decor
    22
    Service
    23
    Cost
    $33

    Order a few authentic Italian desserts to share like their tiramisu, cannoli or mascarpone cheesecake.

  • 1886 Cafe & Bakery
    • American
    • Downtown
    Food
    23
    Decor
    23
    Service
    21
    Cost
    $28

    Everything on this dessert menu is crafted in 1886's in-house bakery.

  • Chez Zee American Bistro
    • American
    • Northwest Hills
    Food
    23
    Decor
    22
    Service
    22
    Cost
    $27

    Try the lemon rosemary cake or the double chocolate gooey butter cake. Share a giant slice, then take a whole one home.

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