LA's Best Dessert Specialists


When you need to hit the sweet spot, you couldn't ask for better pastry chefs than the ones we have around Los Angeles. From the most haute dining rooms to quaint neighborhood bakeries, you can find decadent chocolate creations, amazing cookies, budinos, seasonal fruit tarts and more. Check out the slide show below for the 11 dessert specialists that top the list in the 2013 Los Angeles Restaurants guide. Did we miss your favorite? Tell us about it in the comments!

  • Sandwich Shop Fairfax
    Susina Bakery & Cafe Map 7122 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles, California | 323-934-7900
    Food23 Decor22 Service19 Cost$16
  • French Long Beach
    La Creperie Cafe Map 4911 East 2nd Street, Long Beach, California | 562-434-8499
    Food24 Decor22 Service22 Cost$24
  • French Beverly Hills
    Bouchon Map 235 North Canon Drive, Beverly Hills, California | 310-271-9910
    Food25 Decor25 Service25 Cost$66
  • American Westwood
    Clementine Map 1751 Ensley Ave, Los Angeles, California | 310-552-1080
    Food23 Decor13 Service17 Cost$18
  • American Santa Monica
    Milo and Olive Map 2723 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, California | 310-453-6776
    Food25 Decor20 Service21 Cost$36
  • Downey
    Porto's Bakery Downey Map 8233 Firestone Boulevard, Downey, California | 562-862-8888
    Food27 Decor20 Service22 Cost$16
  • Californian Silver Lake
    Forage Map 3823 West Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, California | 323-663-6885
    Food25 Decor13 Service21 Cost$20
  • Californian Beverly Hills
    Spago Map 176 North Canon Drive, Beverly Hills, California | 310-385-0880
    Food26 Decor26 Service26 Cost$98