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Extraordinary Desserts

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2929 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-5919
+1 619-294-2132
08:30 - 00:00
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Sun 10:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 08:30 - 23:00
Fri 08:30 - 00:00
Sat 10:00 - 00:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just about any dessert here is a meal in itself but one you will gladly forgo your main course for.. Decadent desserts which are masterpieces - both visually and in taste are in most cases extremely rich and heavy. I've been here for dinner only once and even splitting a salad with my husband in preparation of the dessert had... More 

Thank Seeprats
San Diego, California
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8 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't get me wrong, I am big fan of their desserts. Every time I have guests from out of town I take them to the store at Union street. That place is really an experience... because it is aways crowded with wait lines I decided to meet my friend who was coming from OC on the location at 5th Avenue.... More 

Thank Katia G
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really enjoyed the dulce de leche cheesecake we had here and the other desserts they had all looked fantastic. What is hard to get over is paying $8.50 for a pot of tea and they didn't bring out sugar/lemon, I had to grab that myself.

Thank Steve H
Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This popular dessert house lives up to its popularity for its excellent taste of cakes. Place is spacious and price is reasonable

Thank Suwatss
San Diego, California
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57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Not only are the desserts beautifully presented - they taste just as good as they look. My fiance' purchased cupcakes and a cake for my birthday party and our guests agreed - the best pastries they have ever had.

Thank ddinsd
San Diego, California
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59 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

the desserts are beautiful when they arrive or you pick up and take home you open the box and everyone says ahhhhhhh! the taste is delicious, however, they could use half the amount of frosting so you could really taste the cake. Way to much frosting - it is a lest 50% of the cake - too much. it is... More 

Thank SDTraveler515
San Diego, California
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

If you have the opportunity by all means visit Extraordinary Desserts. This is one of , if not the best , pastry/cake bakeries in San diego County, Southern California & and all of California. Maybe even the USA. The cakes here are amazing. A few years back I had a dessert party & chose all my cakes from Extraordinary Dessert.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

This place was ok, customer service was average. We got a got coffee, a pink lemonade, and a coffee cake. All were good but total damage was near $20.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Don't go if you are on a diet ! Every slice of cake that you order is late enough for 4 people. Simply delicious, carrot cake and chocolate lava are my fav here !

Thank AlbertoMay
Stamford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We went there on a Wed at 8pm and waited 40 minutes to take out dessert. The white chocolate raspberry and Dulce de leche chocolate were good. Very dense cake not my favorite. The cake is very rich two bites and i was done.

Thank Autumn M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2929 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-5919
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-294-2132

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Los Angeles, California
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?