The 4 best spots to score desserts in Milwaukee

Got a hankering for desserts?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top dessert outlets in Milwaukee, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to venture when cravings strike.

1. Leon's Frozen Custard

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Topping the list is Leon's Frozen Custard. Located at 3131 S. 27th St. in Southgate, the spot to score ice cream and frozen yogurt and more is the highest rated dessert spot in Milwaukee, boasting 4.5 stars out of 358 reviews on Yelp.

2. Purple Door Ice Cream

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Next up is Walker's Point's Purple Door Ice Cream, situated at 205 S. Second St. With 4.5 stars out of 328 reviews on Yelp, the spot to score ice cream and frozen yogurt has proven to be a local favorite.

3. Holey Moley Coffee + Doughnuts

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Over in Historic Third Ward, check out Holey Moley Coffee + Doughnuts, which has earned four stars out of 237 reviews on Yelp. You can find the spot to score doughnuts and coffee and tea at 316 N. Milwaukee St.

4. Amaranth Bakery & Cafe

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Last but not least, there's Amaranth Bakery & Cafe, a Walnut Hill favorite with 4.5 stars out of 64 reviews. Stop by 3329 W. Lisbon Ave. to hit up the bakery and cafe, which offers soup and more, next time you're in the mood.


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