Notable Dishes

Philly's Best for Shareable Desserts

One dessert is more than enough at these decadent Philly bakeries and restaurants - but we won't judge you if you order two.

  • Barbuzzo
    • Mediterranean
    • Washington Square West
    Food
    26
    Decor
    21
    Service
    22
    Cost
    $43

    This spot is known as much for its desserts as for its farm-fresh Med fare. Try the famous salted caramel budino - a rich butterscotch pudding with salted caramel and whipped cream served in a mason jar - or the selection of artisanal chocolates from nearby shop Marcie Blaine.

  • Buddakan
    • Asian
    • Old City
    Food
    26
    Decor
    27
    Service
    25
    Cost
    $60

    Buddakan's "Chocolate Bento Box" allows you to sample several tiny portions of decadent desserts, from chocolate pot de crème to white chocolate cheesecake with raspberry foam.

  • FARMiCiA
    • Old City
    Food
    23
    Decor
    21
    Service
    22
    Cost
    $35

    The desserts shine at this Old City farm-to-table joint, especially the walnut brownie sundae and the Rich Bittersweet Flourless Chocolate Torte. 

  • Jones
    • American
    • Washington Square West
    Food
    21
    Decor
    20
    Service
    21
    Cost
    $32

    The menu of comfort food classics at this Stephen Starr American extends to the desserts with offerings like the Peanut Butter Cup Sundae, a huge, decadent mix of fudge brownie, vanilla ice cream, peanut butter sauce, peanut butter cups, roasted peanuts, and whipped cream (whew).

  • Max Brenner
    • Rittenhouse Square
    Food
    20
    Decor
    21
    Service
    19
    Cost
    $28

    When even the french fries are seasoned with cocoa, you know you're at the right place for a chocolate fix. Try the Chocolate Chunks Pizza, a pie made with melted milk, white chocolate chunks, and your choice of candy toppings.

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