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No dessert desert here: Cleveland's 4 top spots for sweet treats

No dessert desert here: Cleveland's 4 top spots for sweet treats
Mitchell's Homemade Ice Cream  | Photo: Julia K./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on January 09, 2020.

Seeking some new desserts in your life?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top sweets spots in Cleveland, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to satisfy your cravings.

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1. Mitchell's Homemade Ice Cream 

photo: vu b./yelp

First on the list is Mitchell's Homemade Ice Cream. This flagship location of a local chain, at 1867 W. 25th St. in Ohio City - West Side, is the highest-rated dessert spot in Cleveland, boasting five stars out of 393 reviews on Yelp.

2. Brewnuts

Photo: Senedra N./Yelp

Next up is Detroit Shoreway's Brewnuts, at 6501 Detroit Ave. With 4.5 stars out of 272 reviews on Yelp, the beer bar/doughnut spot has proven to be a local favorite.

3. Sweet Moses Soda Fountain & Treat Shop

photo: armando v. /yelp

Also in Detroit Shoreway is Sweet Moses Soda Fountain & Treat Shop, at 6800 Detroit Ave. It's another top choice, with Yelpers giving the chocolatier, which offers desserts, ice cream and frozen yogurt and more, 4.5 stars out of 396 reviews.

4. Farkas Pastry Shop

Photo: payton K./Yelp

Finally, back in Ohio City - West Side is Farkas Pastry Shop. It's another much-loved go-to, with five stars out of 48 Yelp reviews. Head over to 2700 Lorain Ave. to see for yourself.

Deciding when to check out the top spots above? Saturdays tend to be the busiest days of the week for consumer spending at food and beverage shops across the Cleveland area, while Mondays are least busy, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a small business software provider and email marketing company. Last year, average daily transactions at food and beverage shops surged to 38 per business on Saturdays, compared to 29 daily transactions on average on Mondays.


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