Anyone that wants to learn about the best places to buy ice cream, cakes, and cookies in Rotterdam 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 Rotterdam 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 cities around Europe at that link if you want.
Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt
When you want to eat the best ice cream in Rotterdam or some healthier frozen yogurt try:
- De Jsmaker at Witte de Withstraat 7A
- De Jssalon at Meent 69-A
- Bella Ice Cream & Espresso at Spanjaardstraat 3-B
- Ben & Jerry’s at Witte de Withstraat 39 #A
- Jssalon Koen at Zwaanshals 317
- Amy’s at Dominee Jan Scharpstraat 298-40
De Jsmaker offers ice cream cakes, pies, pound cakes, coconut macaroons, and stroopwafels in addition to some of the best ice cream in your area. Vanilla, pistachio, strawberry, stracciatella, chocolate, coconut, rum raisin, lemon, banana, mango, blackcurrant, hazelnut, and yogurt are among the typical flavors available at De Jssalon.
Ben & Jerry’s is a well-known ice cream parlor chain that is recognized for its imaginatively named varieties.
Amy’s at Dominee Jan Scharpstraat 298-40 is a great place to eat frozen yogurt near you.
Bakeries In Your Area
These bakeries should have great cakes, cookies, pastries, and more:
- Jordy’s Bakery at Nieuwe Binnenweg 97A
- Urban Bakery at Voorburgstraat 217-219
- Jan Bussing at Van Vollenhovenstraat 27
- QQ Bakery at Westersingel 5
- Bakehouse Middelland at 2e Middellandstraat 20 – 22
The Urban Bakery sells fresh cakes, muffins, cookies, handcrafted fudge, real bread, and other baked goods that are deliciously fresh and traditionally made all day without the use of dyes or preservatives. QQ Bakery is an artisan bakery specializing in Asian treats like sandwiches, cookies, cakes, and also serves delectable bubble teas.
Bakehouse offers breakfast, lunch, coffee, pastries, and bonbons.
Local Donut Shops
Start your morning off right at one of these donut shops:
- Donutella at Korte Lijnbaan 22
- Bagels & Beans at Hoogstraat 129B
Where To Buy Cupcakes
There are some really good cupcake shops in your area:
- Heavenly Cupcakes at Vlietlaan 42
- Sis Cakery at Mariniersweg 317
- Ten to Three Bakery at Duyvesteynstraat 19-21
Heavenly Cupcakes is a local vegan bakery that specializes in cupcakes, cakes, cookies, and other vegan treats that are produced from scratch using natural and organic ingredients. Sis Cakery is a good place to buy custom cupcakes and cakes for birthdays, weddings, and other occasions.
Cupcakes, cakes, macarons, brownies, and other sweet delicacies are some of the favorites at Ten to Three Bakery.
Candy Stores Near You
These local candy stores should have a wide variety of sugary treats to choose from:
- Candy Shop at Zwart Janstraat 98
- Jamin at Lijnbaan 57
- Candy Empire at Oude Binnenweg 101A
Candy Shop is one of cheapest candy stores near you and has a large selection of sweets, bonbons, biscuits, fudge, and other delights for low costs.
Chocolate & Fudge Shops
Buy homemade chocolate and fudge at these shops:
- Florentina Chocolates at Witte de Withstraat 9a
- Chocolate Company at Dominee Jan Scharpstraat 298 #66-68
- De Bonte Koe Chocolade at Nieuwe Binnenweg 112
- Olala Chocola at Zaagmolenkade 194
Chocolate Company has been in operation since 2017 selling hot spoons, chocbars, bonbons, chocolate cream, chocolate fondue, truffles, and chocolate bits. Olala Chocola has been selling local chocolates that are gluten-free and lactose-free since 2008.
Gluten Free Bakeries
Gluten free bakeries are a good healthier alternative:
- Sharp Sharp at Hillelaan 28
- SUE Bakery at Goudsesingel 330 A
Sharp Sharp is a 100% vegan and gluten-free bakery that sells cakes, cookies, granola, infused waters, juices, and UVO’s. SUE is known for sugar-free, gluten-free, lactose-free, and vegan delicacies like cookies, tiramisu, cheesecakes, granolas, and other delicacies.
While not a bakery Olala Chocola has many gluten-free offerings too.
Smoothies are a good combination of tasty and healthy:
- Sappi Centrum at Binnenwegplein 2
- Sajoer at Botersloot 46A
- Mr. Salad at Pompenburg 638
Local Restaurants With Great Desserts
Lastly, these restaurants are known for their must have desserts:
- Gastrobar Hartig at Hartmansstraat 20A
- Umami at Binnenrotte 140
You will find some of the best local desserts like lemon mascarpone, panna cotta, and chocolate symphony at Gastrobar Hartig. Umami is also known to have some of the best desserts near you.
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Enjoy Ice Cream, Cookies, & Cakes In Rotterdam
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 Rotterdam.