The Best Restaurants for Dessert in Los Angeles

From the Hollywood Hills to the Pacific beaches, the sprawling mecca of Los Angeles boasts a vast and diverse population. LA has a thriving cultural and sports scene and one of the most exciting restaurant atmospheres, blending local ingredients with influences from its Mexican and Asian immigrant populations. The best dessert in Los Angeles puts a sweet capper on meals, delivering a wide array of treats to visiting and local diners. But where are the smartest, savviest diners in Los Angeles heading out when they want something sweet? Welcome to our Tastemakers List. Here, we've gathered data from the in-the-know L.A. diners to find the best dessert in Los Angeles. From upscale restaurants with creative carts of sweets to local bakeries, ice cream shops, and pubs, the best dessert in Los Angeles delivers a sugary touch to the City of Angels. Save some room for dessert and grab a table at one of these locations tonight!

The OpenTable Team
Restaurants:The Raymond Restaurant, Baran’s 2239, Hozy's Grill
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Contemporary American, American
Neighborhoods:Pasadena, Hermosa Beach, Santa Paula
Party Size
For 2
Date
Time
7:00 PM

The Raymond Restaurant

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Pasadena
2,601 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion

The Raymond's upscale interior and people-watching patio make it an excellent choice for a bite to eat in Pasadena. It's essential to leave some room for dessert after the main course here. Diners can...

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Most Booked in Pasadena / San Gabriel
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Baran’s 2239

$$$$·American·
Hermosa Beach
737 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date

After a day exploring Manhattan and Hermosa beach, Baran's 2239 offers a relaxing meal for the end of the day. This sleek, upscale location boasts an engaging dining room and commitment to finely-craf...

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Hozy's Grill

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Santa Paula
132 reviews
  • Worth the Drive
  • Special Occasion
  • Notable Wine List

This friendly L.A. neighborhood favorite in Santa Paula is a warm and welcoming spot for dinner and dessert. Situated in an industrial setting, Hozy's boasts a menu full of creative favorites and some...

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7 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Perch LA

$$$$·French American·
Downtown
8,351 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion

The name of the restaurant features one of its great selling points. High above the heart of Los Angeles, this 13th-floor restaurant is the spot to go to gaze out at the City of Angels. It's an extrao...

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Outdoor Dining in Downtown / South and East LA
100 people mentioned the French Toast
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Nick's on 2nd

$$$$·American·
Long Beach
1,380 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining

This Long Beach institution is a hip and happening spot that's the perfect place for a meal with friends and family. The Nick's menu is a mixture of American favorites with a SoCal twist. The “Prime R...

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American in Los Angeles
65 people mentioned the Butter Cake
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Nick's Manhattan Beach

$$$$·American·
Manhattan Beach
1,492 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
  • Neighborhood Gem

The signature service and cuisine of Nick's is in full at the restaurant's Manhattan Beach location. Boasting a sunny patio, modern bar, and dining room, and chic settings, Nick's offers an exceptiona...

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American in Los Angeles
86 people mentioned the Manhattan
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BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse - Chino Hills

$$$$·American·
Chino Hills
21 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Lunch

BJ's is a lively, exuberant spot in Chino Hills that is the perfect place for a night out with friends. Head out to the restaurant to watch a sporting event and enjoy great beer alongside some of the ...

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1 people mentioned the Avocado Egg
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Le Comptoir

$$$$·American·
Downtown
115 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Good for a Date

This downtown restaurant is one of the top French spots in Los Angeles. The elegant atmosphere with an intricate modern touch is the ideal backdrop for the Comptoir cuisine. The eight-course dining me...

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5 people mentioned the Sourdough Bread
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The Roof Garden at The Peninsula Beverly Hills

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Beverly Hills
567 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
  • Romantic

For some fine rooftop dining and dessert, the Roof Garden at the Peninsula Beverly Hills is the place to go. Airy, sunny, and boasting a great view, the Peninsula is the definition of relaxing Califor...

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11 people mentioned the Roof Top

Mistral - Sherman Oaks

$$$$·French·
Sherman Oaks
1,476 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for Anniversaries

Mistral presents some of the best French dining and some of the best dessert in Los Angeles. This elegant and upscale restaurant off of Ventura Boulevard is the perfect place to go to for a date night...

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Best Overall in Los Angeles
35 people mentioned the Chocolate Souffle
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Republique

$$$$·French·
Hollywood
3,740 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Notable Wine List

For French dining in the middle of downtown Los Angeles, Republique is the go-to spot. This trendy spot in a classic downtown location gives off an upscale bistro vibe with some of the best dessert in...

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French in Los Angeles
92 people mentioned the Short Rib
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