Anyone that wants to learn about the best places to buy ice cream, cakes, and cookies in Atlantic City 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 Atlantic City like gluten free bakeries and smoothie shops. Our last section will be about restaurants known for must have desserts in your area.
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 posts on the Northeast at that link if you want.
Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt
When you want to eat the best ice cream in Atlantic City or some healthier frozen yogurt try:
- Rita’s Italian Ice & Frozen Custard at 1515 Boardwalk
- Juli’s Pink Ice Cream at 4107 Ventnor Ave
- Island Creamery at 3901 Ventnor Ave
Rita’s excels at providing frozen custards and Italian ices as well as a variety of other cold desserts. Some of the items that you can get at Island Creamery include hand dipped ice cream, soft serves, frozen yogurts, gelato, and many more delicacies.
You can also head to Sugar Factory who we will be mentioning again shortly for some of the best ice cream in Atlantic City.
Bakeries In Your Area
These bakeries near you should have great cakes, cookies, pastries, and more:
- Mrs Fields at 2301 Boardwalk
- Formica’s Bakery & Cafe at 2310 Arctic Ave #1
- Minos Bakery at 4100 Ventnor Ave
- Aversa’s Italian Bakery at 3101 Atlantic Brigantine Blvd
- Borgata Baking Company at The Borgata, 1 Borgata Way
Mrs Fields offers personalized cookies, cookie cakes, and brownies. For over 100 years Formica’s Bakery and Cafe has been producing artisan breads like their Atlantic City bread as well as Italian pastries including cannoli and biscotti along with cakes, cookies, croissants, and pies.
Local custom cakes, pastries, breads, rolls, Stromboli, and pizza along with gift baskets and trays are available at Aversa’s Bakery. You can get homemade treats like gelato, cake pops, whoopie pies, French macarons, and other pastries at Borgata Baking Company.
They also offer croissant pockets and savory sandwiches for breakfast and lunch as well as dessert options that are free of sugar and gluten.
Local Donut Shops
Start your morning off right at one of these donut shops:
- Junior’s Doughnuts & Dogs at 9315 Amherst Ave, Margate City
- Fractured Prune Donuts at 1225 Asbury Ave, Ocean City
Where To Buy Cupcakes
Simply Sweet Cupcakes at 130 Philadelphia Avenue in Egg Harbor City provides over 50 different flavors as well as custom crafted edible cupcake toppers. Formica’s Bakery and Café, Kizbee’s Kitchen, and Cake That! from some different lists are good places to buy some of the best cupcakes near you as well.
Candy Stores Near You
These local candy stores should have a wide variety of sugary treats to choose from:
- Fralinger’s Original Salt Water Taffy at 1901 Boardwalk
- It’Sugar at 1 Atlantic Ocean #1110
- Sugar Factory at 1000 Boardwalk Ave
It’Sugar sells classic and large sweets and confectionery as well as other products. Over 500 different types of candies including novelty and bulk sweets like the world famous couture pops are sold at Sugar Factory.
They also offer homemade gelato and ice cream in your area in addition to hot chocolate, coffee, specialty rainbow doughnuts, and pastries. Steel’s Fudge from our next list offers a wide range of candies too.
Chocolate & Fudge Shops
Buy homemade chocolate and fudge at these shops:
- Steel’s Fudge at 2719 Boardwalk
- Jagielky’s Homemade Candies at 5115 Ventnor Ave
Steel’s Fudge is well known for their grandma’s old fashioned fudge, freshly pulled salt water taffy, crisp brittles, and other candies like almonds, fruit slices, chocolates, and macaroons. Don’t forget about Sugar Factory’s chocolates from our previous list.
Gluten Free Bakeries
Gluten free bakeries near you are a good healthier alternative:
- Kizbee’s Kitchen at 734 W White Horse Pike, Egg Harbor City
- Cake That! Sandwich Company
Kizbee’s Kitchen provides baked goods including cupcakes, pies, cinnamon buns, brownie cookies, and vegan cakes that are free of gluten, soy, and allergen. Cake That! Sandwich Company’s gourmet dessert sandwiches are made up of gluten free vegan cookies, brownies, cupcakes, and dairy free icing.
Smoothies are a nice combination of tasty and healthy:
- Yung’ster Joos at 106 Christopher Columbus Blvd
- Green Apple Fresh & Natural at 2726 Atlantic Ave
- Soulberri Coffee + Smoothies at 1106 W Brigantine Ave
- The Healthy Hippo at 5209 Atlantic Ave
You can also get high quality smoothies at Beat The Daily Grind from our next list.
Local Restaurants With Great Desserts
Lastly, these restaurants are known for their must have desserts:
- Cafe 2825 at 2825 Atlantic Ave
- Beat The Daily Grind at 3807 Atlantic Ave
Café 2825’s blueberry crumble cheesecake is known to be one of the best desserts in your area. Over 25 different hot teas, regular and decaf coffees, espressos, cappuccinos, smoothies, and much more as well as cookies, cakes, fresh doughnuts, Danishes, and bagels are all freshly prepared every day at Beat The Daily Grind.
We have also discussed:
- Where To Eat Great Desserts in Philadelphia
- Where To Eat Great Desserts in New York City
- Where To Eat Great Desserts in Baltimore
- Where To Eat Great Desserts in Washington DC
Enjoy Ice Cream, Cookies, & Cakes In Atlantic City
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 in your area 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 Atlantic City.