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The 4 best spots to score desserts in Indianapolis

Sundae's Ice Cream & Coffee | Photo: Allison F./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on April 21, 2020.

Craving desserts?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top dessert sources in Indianapolis, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to fill the bill.

In the Indianapolis area, consumer spending at food and beverage shops tends to climb the most in April, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a small business software provider and email marketing company. Total affected businesses at Indianapolis-area food and beverage shops last year rose by 5% in April over the month before.

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1. Coat Check Coffee

photo: allison f./yelp

First on the list is Coat Check Coffee. Located at 401 E. Michigan St. downtown, the bakery, which offers coffee, tea and more, is the highest-rated dessert spot in Indianapolis, boasting five stars out of 407 reviews on Yelp.

2. The Flying Cupcake Bakery

Photo: allison f./Yelp

Next up is Butler-Tarkington's The Flying Cupcake Bakery, situated at 5617 N. Illinois St. With four stars out of 125 reviews on Yelp, the bakery, which offers desserts and more, has proved to be a local favorite.

3. Sundae's Ice Cream & Coffee

Photo: brooke k./Yelp

Geist's Sundae's Ice Cream & Coffee, located at 9922 E. 79th St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the coffee roastery, which offers ice cream and frozen yogurt, desserts and more, five stars out of 156 reviews.

4. The Gallery Pastry Shop

Photo: brittany s./Yelp

The Gallery Pastry Shop, a bakery, breakfast and brunch spot that offers macarons and more in Fairgrounds, is another much-loved go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 357 Yelp reviews. Head over to 1101 E. 54th St., Suite G to see for yourself.


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