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Dessert Manila

Best Dessert Manila

Craving dessert? Manila is home to some of the best dessert places in the country! Whether you’re looking for a sweet treat or a dessert Manila that will satisfy your cravings, you’ll find something to love on this list. From classic desserts like ice cream and cake to more unique options like churros and crepes, these dessert places are sure to please everyone’s palate. So what are you waiting for? Start planning your dessert Manila crawl now! Check out the Best Dessert Places in Manila 2024!

1) Little Flour Café 

(Credit: Wildflour)
(Credit: Wildflour)
Key ServiceFilipino desserts and breakfast bowls
AddressG/F World Plaza, 31st Street Corner 4th Avenue, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City
Phone8777 7383 | 0917 626 2058
Operating HoursDaily | 7:00AM – 10:00PM

If you’re a sweet tooth, look no further: The Little Flour Café is the sister company of Wild Flour and serves breads, pastries, Filipino breakfast bowls, and desserts. You can find them in three locations around town – World Plaza in Bonifacio Global City for those craving something sugary on their way to work; The Stratosphere at Makati if you want something special before your next meeting; or SM Megamall when shopping with friends gets overwhelming. Stop by today!

Key Differentiators:

  • Serves bread and pastries
  • Gives discounts every 7PM
  • Serves freshly baked pastries

Customer’s Review:

Brewed coffee, Capuccino, & Creme Brulee Scone tasted great and paired with each other well. Has a great selection of pastries. The ambiance is good and has its own style.


2) Mary Grace Café

(Credit: Mary Grace Café)
(Credit: Mary Grace Café)
Key ServiceFilipino desserts and pastries
AddressRobinsons Place Manila, Midtown Wing, Padre Faura St, Ermita, Manila, 1000 Metro Manila
Phone(02) 3466 2812
Operating HoursDaily 10AM–9PM

A visit to Mary Grace’s store is a special treat, with each delicious dessert crafted from the heart. From humble beginnings as a mother of five children, Mary Grace Dimacali has created an empire through her baking masterpieces. Filipino desserts and pastries are their specialties; ensaymada, cheese rolls, fruit cakes – your mouth will begin watering just at the thought! The classic cakes have become cult favorites amongst customers due to their luscious aroma that lingers invitingly in the air before you even step foot inside.

Key Differentiators:

  • Signature ensaymada, cheese rolls, and fruit cakes
  • Classic cakes with mouthwatering aroma
  • Offers a story of success and a mother’s love for her chosen craft

Customer’s Review:

Great food, ambience, service and experience. My all time favorite is their pasta with spanish sardines and olives. And this mango cake and their chocolate mouse too. The salads and sandwiches are superb.

Julien Keith

3) Sebastian’s Ice Cream

(Credit: Sebastian’s Ice Cream)
(Credit: Sebastian’s Ice Cream)
Key ServiceIce cream and cake
Address5th floor, The Podium, 12 ADB Avenue, Ortigas Center 1550 Mandaluyong, Philippines
Phone0977 715 1378

Sebastian’s Ice Cream is the perfect destination for anyone looking to savor unique icy treats. They have a diverse ice cream selection with flavors ranging from green mango and monggo beans, all the way to champorado and dilis! Plus, vegan or diabetic? Don’t worry – Sebastian’s has you covered too! So whether it’s hot outside or cold inside, come by this cool place for some delicious ice cream that everyone can indulge in.

Key Differentiators:

  • Unique flavors like green mango and monggo beans
  • Offers vegan and sugar-free ice cream line
  • Also has other cold treats aside from ice creams

Customer’s Review:

Sebastian’s Ice Cream is the place to go for dessert. The ice cream is delicious, with unique flavors that change each day. The staff is friendly and the atmosphere is inviting. My favorite dessert here is their vegan mango ice cream – it’s so creamy and refreshing!


4) Le Rêve Pâtisserie

(Credit: Le Rêve Pâtisserie's Facebook)
(Credit: Le Rêve Pâtisserie’s Facebook)
Key ServiceFrench desserts
AddressL/G East Wing, Estancia, Capitol Commons, Pasig, Philippines
Phone0977 715 3267
Operating HoursMonday 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Tuesday 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Wednesday 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Thursday 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Friday 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM

If you’re looking for a unique gourmet experience, this dessert shop has just what you need. With its French-inspired cooking methods and interior design reminiscent of an authentic Parisian café, it’s sure to delight all your senses. From the wide window panels to the rustic wicker chairs and light fixtures – everything here transports you right into France itself! And don’t forget about their scrumptious French Apple Crumble (only 730 PHP!) which is definitely worth trying.

Key Differentiators:

  • Café interior resembles a French café
  • Local ingredients used for dessert dishes
  • Offers dessert items with unique flavors like Calamansi Tart and Chocolate Lava Cake

Customer’s Review:

Great coffee and excellent pastries. The calamansi tart is not to be missed.


5) Black Scoop Café

(Credit: Black Scoop Café)
(Credit: Black Scoop Café)
Key ServiceMilk tea, coffee, and ice cream desserts
Address101 Maginhawa St. Quezon City
Phone+63917 522 2256
Operating HoursDaily 10am to 12pm

If you’re ever craving for your favorite coffee, milk tea, or ice cream while in Metro Manila; look no further than the iconic Black Scoop Cafe. Its flagship branch was established at Maginhawa St., Teacher’s Village and since then has been a beloved spot known for its unique options. In particular, it had the honor of being the first to introduce white rabbit soft-serve ice cream to our country! With several branches conveniently located around Quezon City, make sure you don’t miss out on this unforgettable experience.

Key Differentiators:

  • Unique white rabbit soft serve ice cream
  • Food is exclusively formulated and have unique suppliers for drinks
  • Offers comfort foods, rice meals, and pastas

Customer’s Review:

Love this place. The white rabbit soft serve ice cream is a must try. My favorite drinks are the roasted sesame and blue butterfly tea latte. Also, I love their dessert toast with walnut crumble and honey. Highly recommended!


6) The Dessert Museum

(Credit: The Dessert Museum)
(Credit: The Dessert Museum)
Key ServiceInteractive dessert museum
AddressUnit 124, S Maison at Conrad Hotel Manila, Marina Way Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City
Operating HoursDaily 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Are you a passionate sweet tooth? Then the Dessert Museum in SM Mall of Asia is perfect for you! This interactive theme park and candy shop serves as an ode to all things sugar, featuring an exhibit about the history of desserts. From donuts to marshmallows, gummy bears to ice cream – each room showcases information on its specific treat. Indulge your inner child with delicious treats that will leave your taste buds tickling from joy!

Key Differentiators:

  • Theme park and candy shop in one
  • Unique dessert-inspired decorations
  • Offers a wide selection of treats such as donuts, marshmallows, gummy bears and more!

7) Tsujiri

(Credit: Tsujiri's Facebook)
(Credit: Tsujiri’s Facebook)
Key ServiceAuthentic Japanese matcha-infused dessert
AddressTsujiri, 2nd Floor S Maison at Conrad Manila, Seaside Blvd, Pasay, Metro Manila
Operating HoursDaily 10AM–10PM

Tsujiri’s Rockwell branch is a sight to behold, boasting 155 years of Japanese Matcha tradition in an expansive space. Adorned with brown geometric lines and photogenic walls filled with Japanese characters and teapots, Tsujiri welcomes its customers for authentic, premium green tea drinks as well as matcha-infused desserts such as ice cream, cakes and pastries.

Key Differentiators:

  • Wide selection of green tea drinks
  • Best for matcha-flavored Tsujiri sundae
  • Desserts adorned with cherry blossom rice cracker on top for a subtle citrus flavor

Customer’s Review:

Tsujiri Ice Blended is real deal matcha! I was probably drinking it too fast because one-third of it became icy later. I will definitely consider this place again when it comes to matcha. My eyes are on the other variants especially the latte, soft ice cream, and float.


8) The Lost Bread

(Credit: The Lost Bread)
(Credit: The Lost Bread)
Key ServiceUnique dessert offerings
Address3rd floor, Glorietta 4, Ayala Ave, Makati, 1224 Metro Manila
Phone0917 821 2111
Operating HoursDaily 10AM–9PM

Come enjoy the unique atmosphere of The Lost Bread at SM Megamall, a dessert concept store that stands out from traditional counter stall places. This branch boasts gentle pastel hues and comfortable seating with wicker chairs – perfect for spending time catching up with friends! Be sure to visit our largest branch – it’s an experience not to be missed!

Key Differentiators:

  • Interactive dessert concept store in the form of a cafe
  • Popular blue vanilla soft serve
  • Unique ice cream flavors

Customer’s Review:

The Lost Bread is a must-try dessert place in SM Megamall! Its blue vanilla soft serve is so creamy and light, plus the presentation of the dessert bowls just adds to its charm. Their Summer Camp Smores is to die for – the combination of graham crackers and marshmallows really makes it stand out. Highly recommend!


9) Mom and Tina’s

(Credit: Mom and Tina’s)
(Credit: Mom and Tina’s)
Key ServiceHomey dessert style
AddressFRDC Building, 106 E. Rodriguez Jr. Ave., Pasig City
Phone(+63 999) 885 0092
(+63 2) 8571 1541
Operating HoursMON – SUN 8AM – 10PM

If you’re looking for a family-style dining experience, Mom and Tina’s bakery cafe is the perfect spot! You’ll be welcomed with warm homey vibes, thanks to their sturdy brown tables and plush blue wooden chairs. Not only will you feel like part of one big happy family here, but your taste buds won’t be disappointed either – they offer delicious home-cooked meals as well as pastries that are worth every penny. A must-try is their famous Banoffee Pie; it’s filled with generous servings of banana inside and topped with a drool-worthy icing drizzled in chocolate and caramel syrup.

Key Differentiators:

  • Offers home-cooked meals and pastries
  • Popular for its banoffee pie
  • Generous servings of banana inside and topped with icing drizzled with chocolate and caramel syrup

Customer’s Review:

I’ve been to a few dessert places in Manila but none quite like Mom and Tina’s. Their Banoffee Pie is out of this world! The combination of the hard crust and creamy filling was perfect. Plus, it was really generous with its servings – I even had some leftovers for later. Highly recommend this place!


10) Flossom Cafe x Kitchen

(Credit: Flossom Cafe x Kitchen's Facebook)
(Credit: Flossom Cafe x Kitchen’s Facebook)
Key ServiceUnique desserts
Address187 N. Averilla Street, Brgy. Sta. Lucia, San Juan City 1500 San Juan, Philippines
Phone(02) 238 5857
Operating HoursDaily 8am-10pm

A paradise of blossoms, vibrant pastel hues and a wall in striking pink decorated with hanging flowers; an Instagrammable delight! The leather chairs are light cyan & pink – perfectly accentuating the cafe’s flowery theme. Desserts include a traditional cookie dough to affogato but what really stands out is their Ube Champorado-a breakfast porridge usually brown replaced here by bright purple infused with yema sauce and topped off with salty dilis for that perfect sweetness.

Key Differentiators:

  • Instagrammable ambiance
  • Unique take on champurrado dessert
  • Infused with yema sauce and toppings of dilis for a subtle salty and sweet flavor

Customer’s Review:

We loved this place. The food and coffee were great, and it was located in a relatively quiet area away from busier Wilson st. and Greenhills centers. The spins they put on food were interesting, like putting both macapuno and tuyo on the ube champorado. Also appreciated the wifi and parking. Will definitely come back.

J Lim

11) Tokyo Milk Cheese Factory

Key ServiceLuxurious desserts
AddressG/F Estancia Mall East Wing, Capitol Commons 1605 Pasig, Philippines
Operating HoursMonday: 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Tuesday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Thursday: 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Sunday: 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM

At long last, Tokyo Milk Cheese Factory now graces the Philippines with their presence and we are all ecstatic about it! Their Ayala Malls Manila Bay outlet is certainly a sight to behold. With its muted wooden brown decor accentuated by creamy whites, blue typeface, and a touch of creativity – you will be transported into an enchanting world sure to capture your heart!

Key Differentiators:

  • Serves Japanese ice cream
  • Design combines wooden brown, creamy white colors and blue typeface
  • Offers unique dessert flavors

Customer’s Review:

Extra coin well spent for thick quality soft serve Japanese ice cream.

David Ballesteros

12) Farmacy Ice Cream & Soda Fountain

Key ServiceVintage dessert spot
Addressround Floor, The Finance Centre, 9th Avenue corner 26th Street, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City
Operating HoursMon to Thur 7AM–11PM
Fri 6AM–3AM
Sat to Sun 6AM–11PM

Step into the past with Farmacy Ice Cream & Soda in BGC! The vintage atmosphere, featuring brown wooden panels and bar stools, classic tile patterns and an antique medicine cabinet, will make you feel like you’re back in a cozy 1950s US ice cream parlor. This photogenic spot offers an extensive range of delectable desserts from original homemade ice creams to alcoholic-flavored pastries – something for everyone’s taste!

Key Differentiators:

  • Offers alcoholic flavors as pastries
  • Bestseller dessert is Banana Split with a variety of flavors like chocolate, vanilla, strawberry, and caramel
  • Fresh homemade ice cream, milkshakes, sodas, coffee and pastries

Customer’s Review:

Farmacy is well known for its fancy-looking sundaes and overloaded ice cream selections. I just think some of the toppings are too sweet, especially the brownies.

Eizen Barleta

13) Simone and Amelia

Key ServiceWide range of desserts
AddressMetro Manila, PH

Simone and Amelia’s masterful pastries are sure to ignite your imagination. Their Strawberry Pomelo Cheesecake is the perfect place to begin, as it artfully merges local and global flavors with French techniques – freshly picked strawberries and pomelos combinging beautifully with a homemade strawberry jam, all sitting atop an indulgent creamy cheesecake. Get ready for a vibrant burst of flavor that will have you swooning!

Key Differentiators:

  • Combines local and global flavors
  • French techniques used for soft pastries
  • Bestseller dessert is the Strawberry Pomelo Cheesecake

14) Scouts Honor

Key ServiceFreshly-baked desserts and pastries
AddressAyala Mall Vertis North, cor North Avenue Brgy. Bagong Pag-Asa 1105 Quezon City, Philippines
Phone0917 589 4547
Operating HoursTues to Sun 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Scouts Honor’s Davao Chocolate Tart is showcasing the unbelievable cacao and chocolate that originates from The Philippines. It resembles a more refined version of s’mores, with its crispy graham crust and rich 62% bittersweet Davao chocolate ganache. Not only does it look delightful, but it also has an incredibly smooth texture while packing in robust flavors!

Key Differentiators:

  • Uses local Davao Chocolate
  • Unique combination of sweet and bitter flavors
  • Bestseller dessert is the Davao Chocolate Tart

Customer’s Review:

The Davao Chocolate Tart is the perfect dessert – it has a great balance between sweet and bitter flavors. It’s definitely worth trying when you come here!

Josephine Tanza

15) Sainte Anne Cakes Manila

Key ServiceTwo-in-one dessert
Address157, A Guava, Ayala Alabang, Muntinlupa, 1780 Metro Manila
Operating HoursDaily 8AM–5PM

There are strawberry shortcake people and there are mango shortcake people—but with the two-in-one Combi Cake you don’t even have to choose. Coming from the makers of one of our favorite mango cakes in Manila, this dreamy treat’s got fresh mangoes and strawberries, whose juiciness and tang are met with the lightest chiffon and barely-sweet chantilly cream! You’ll want to get a little of each ingredient in every forkful to get the full sensation of how the fruits, cake, and cream come together for a harmonious whole. You can get your fix by messaging Sainte Anne Cakes Manila on social media.

Key Differentiators:

  • Fresh mangoes and strawberries
  • Light chiffon cake with barely sweet chantilly cream
  • Bestseller dessert is the Combi Cake

Dessert Manila

With these dessert Manila spots offering a wide selection of delicious treats, you’ll have no trouble finding the perfect dessert to satisfy your sweet tooth! From luxurious ice cream parlors to cozy 1950s-style soda fountains – Manila is full of dessert destinations to explore. Try out these unique dessert spots and enjoy the sweet flavors of Manila!

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