The last course comes first on Oct. 14, National Dessert Day, which gives you the perfect excuse to indulge in the sweet treat of your choice.
Irvine has plenty of quality dessert spots, so which to choose? To help you plan your outing, here’s a roundup of the top such destinations, delivered by Hoodline using Yelp data and our own secret recipe.
1. Honey & Butter Macarons
Topping the list is Honey & Butter Macarons. Located at 633 Spectrum Center Drive, Suite 633, in the Irvine Health and Science Complex, the spot to score macarons and more is the highest-rated dessert spot in Irvine, boasting 4.5 stars out of 977 reviews on Yelp.
2. Donut Star
Next up is Lower Peters Canyon's Donut Star, at 3907 Irvine Blvd. With four stars out of 36 reviews on Yelp, the spot to score doughnuts and desserts has proven to be a local favorite.
3. Duck Donuts
The Business District's Duck Donuts, at 2222 Michelson Drive, is another top choice. Yelpers give the spot to score doughnuts, desserts, ice cream and frozen yogurt five stars out of 1,057 reviews.
4. iSnö Café
iSnö Café, a spot to score desserts, shaved snow, coffee and tea in Walnut Village, is another much-loved go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 584 Yelp reviews. Head over to 15333 Culver Drive, Suite 360, to see for yourself.
5. Somisomi Spectrum
Back in the Irvine Health and Science Complex, check out Somisomi Spectrum, which has earned 4.5 stars out of 653 reviews on Yelp. You can find the spot to score ice cream, frozen yogurt, desserts and waffles at 640 Spectrum Center Drive.