Where To Buy Ice Cream, Cakes & Cookies In Athens

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Anyone that wants to learn about the best places to buy ice cream, cakes, and cookies in Athens has found the right post. There are plenty of great dessert shops selling sweets around town and we will do our best to point you in the right direction.

We will start off with the best ice cream shops in your area. Anyone that is searching for vanilla, chocolate, gelato, frozen yogurt, malts, ice cream cakes, and other frozen delights has plenty of options to choose from.

Up next we will get into bakeries where you can buy cakes, cookies, pastries, and all kinds of sweet treats. Then we will niche down and get into donut shops, where to buy cupcakes, candy stores, and chocolate and fudge shops near you.

Following that we will discuss some healthy dessert options in Athens like gluten free bakeries and smoothie shops. Our last section will be about restaurants known for must have desserts around the metro.

Towards the end you will find a local dessert map that has all the various venues we are mentioning throughout the post pinned on it. And all of you are welcome to look through our other European sweets guides at that link if you want.

Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt

When you want to eat the best ice cream in Athens or some healthier frozen yogurt try:

Le Greche offers high quality gelato, Italian pastries, cakes, negronis, affogato, milkshakes, and other great desserts in your area seven days a week starting at 8:30am.

Homemade gelato, desserts, mini waffles, chocolates, and specialty milkshakes are available at DaVinci Gelato starting at 10:30am.

A wide range of some of the best ice cream flavors in Athens as well as delectable Greek frozen yogurts are served every day from 10am to 10pm at Coco’s.

You can choose from a selection of homemade ice cream flavors from 12:30pm to 10pm daily at Cremino.

The Ice Cream Shop offers everything from classic ice cream sundaes to novel flavors like Greek fig and mascarpone every day starting at 10am.

Dickie Dee has a local dessert bar offering artisanal soft serve ice cream, pastries, coffee, and other beverages.

Every day from 7am to 10pm Fresko Yogurt Bar serves traditional Greek yogurts, homemade spoon sweets, honeycomb, and other delectable desserts near you.

A wide range of delicious ice cream flavors are offered at Royo every day starting at 12pm.

Chillbox offers frozen yogurt with fresh Greek milk, ice cream, nutritious smoothies, waffles, juices, coffee, and other items from 8am to 1am daily.

Bakeries In Your Area

These bakeries near you should have great cakes, cookies, pastries, and more:

Takis Bakery is known for serving fresh bread and delicious sweets from 7am to 9pm Monday through Friday and until 5pm on Saturday.

A fine selection of pastries, sourdough breads, and other baked items are available from 8am to 6pm on weekdays and 8:30am until 3pm at Kora Bakery.

You can choose from a wide variety of breads, pretzels, cookies, breadsticks, biscuits, rusks, hearty sandwiches, pastries, and a variety of desserts at Kora Bakery were they also serve high quality coffees, juices, and many other beverages from 7am to 9pm daily.

Cake Kolonaki has been making excellent cakes in various sizes since 2004 with a wide range of flavors including cheesecake.

Lonis confectionary is well-known for its high quality and unusual flavors.

Cupcakes, sweets, and pastries in a variety of flavors can be found at Fresh Patisserie.

Local Donut Shops

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Start your morning off right at one of these donut shops:

Where To Buy Cupcakes

We aren’t aware of any full on cupcake shops in Athens but we are sure that if you look in our best bakeries and gluten free bakeries lists you will find plenty of sweet treats that you will love.

Candy Stores Near You

These local candy stores should have a wide variety of sugary treats to choose from:

Chocolate & Fudge Shops

Buy homemade chocolate and fudge at these shops:

Gluten Free Bakeries

Slim Bites at Patriarchou Ioakim 37 offers sweet flavors of vegan, gluten free, and egg free pastries and other desserts in your area with low calorie options. Handmade chocolate drinks with stevia, refreshing smoothie bowls, and refined Hausbrandt Gourmet coffee are also available from 9am to 11pm Monday through Saturday and from 10am on Sunday.

If you know of any other gluten free bakeries in Athens with good desserts please tell us in the comments, thanks.


Smoothies are a good combination of tasty and healthy:

Chillbox from our best ice cream shops near you list makes delicious smoothies too.

Local Restaurants With Great Desserts

Lastly, these restaurants are known for their must have desserts:

Karamanlidika is open from 8am to 11pm Monday through Saturday specializing in exceptional karamanlidiko pastourma and Soutzouki, authentic karamanlidika sausages, and a variety of traditional meze as well as salads, local desserts, cheese, ham, and other hot dishes.

A wide range of authentic Mediterranean food, breakfast items, coffees, and juices as well as traditional Greek sweets and pastries are available every day from 11am to 12am at Efcharis. Their famous traditional baklava, walnut pie, ravani, and delectable galaktoboureko are some of the must try desserts in Athens.

Bandiera is well known for providing excellent creamy cakes, crepes, parfaits, and their famous chocolate frappes.

The most popular dessert at Oineas’ is ravani which is homemade served with some of the best ice cream in your area.

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Enjoy Ice Cream, Cookies, & Cakes In Athens

For now that is all we have to share but check back in because we plan to update this post often. After reading about all these local shops to buy ice cream, frozen yogurt, cookies, cakes, pastries, other bakery items, cupcakes, donuts, chocolate, fudge, candy, gluten free baked goods, smoothies, and even restaurants with can’t miss desserts near you that you should be ready to find your next sweet indulgence.

Please use the comments to let us know if any shops have closed down, or if we posted anything that is incorrect. Now have fun eating your ice cream, cookies, and cakes in Athens.

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