Anyone that wants to learn about the best places to buy ice cream, cakes, and cookies in Worcester 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 Worcester 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 region at that link if you want.
Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt
When you want to eat the best ice cream in Worcester or some healthier frozen yogurt try:
- Mrs. Moriconi’s Ice Cream at 1116 Pleasant St
- Cool Licks Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt at 325 Pleasant St
- Madulka’s Ice Cream at 193 Lake Ave
- Tastetea Rolls at 423 Park Ave
- Froze Zone at 150 Green St
- Yoway Cafe & Frozen Yogurt at 395 Park Ave B
- Fresh & Healthy at 123 Summer St
- WooBerry at 141 Highland St
Mrs Moriconi sells ice creams in half and whole pints as well as ice cream sandwiches and cannoli. Over 50 flavors of soft and hard serve ice creams and frozen yogurts in your area are available at Cool Licks.
Madulka’s offers premium ice cream and yogurt, soft serves, sundaes, and everything in between every day from 12pm to 9pm. Thai inspired ice cream rolls and bubble tea are available at Tastetea Rolls.
Froze Zone is a good place to try high quality homemade gelato, dairy free sorbet, Italian ice cream, and frozen yogurt Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 11am to 8pm. You can get fruit smoothies, bubble teas, and crepes at Yoway Cafe and Frozen Yogurt.
Fresh and Healthy is one of the go to places for delicious frozen yogurts in Worcester along with freshly prepared paninis, salads, fruit and vegetable juices, smoothies, and shakes from 9am to 8pm daily. Some of the most popular options at WooBerry include homemade ice cream, frozen yogurt, smoothies, coffee, and espresso.
Bakeries In Your Area
These bakeries near you should have great cakes, cookies, pastries, and more:
- On The Rise Baking at 1120 Pleasant St
- European Bakery & Pastry at 29 Millbury St
- Palma’s Bakery at 3 Acton St
- BirchTree Bread at 138 Green St #5
- Giovanni’s at 207 Hope Ave
On The Rise Baking excels at providing wedding and special event cakes, fresh style tarts and desserts, gluten-free pastries, and delicious coffee. Traditional Polish and Eastern European breads and pastries are available at European Bakery.
You can buy Italian Mediterranean pastries, cookies, cakes, cannoli, and sandwiches at Palma’s Bakery. Giovanni’s is another good option for freshly baked Italian pastries like cream cakes, cannoli, and plenty more.
BirchTree also makes high quality breads, pastries, sandwiches, and coffee. There are tasty baked goods too at Creative Cakes Café and The Queen’s Cups from an upcoming list.
Local Donut Shops
Start your morning off right at one of these donut shops:
- Rocco’s Doughnut Company at 947 West Boylston St
- Doughnut Homies at 160 Green St
- Gourmet Donuts at 446 Lincoln St
- Donut Express at 221 Webster St
- Dippin’ Donuts at 1121 Grafton St
Where To Buy Cupcakes
There are some really good cupcake shops around town:
- Lucy’s Cake at 256 Park Ave
- Creative Cakes Café at 160 Green St
- Bean Counter at 113 Highland St
- The Queen’s Cups at 56 Water St
Lucy’s makes cakes, cheesecakes, mousses, puddings, some of the best cupcakes near you, and many more treats. High quality cakes, cupcakes, cookies, and cake pops are offered at Creative Cakes Café as well as breakfast, lunch, dinner, and drinks.
Bean Counter is a bakery specializing in local wedding cakes, cupcakes, and gourmet desserts for any occasion. Some of the best homemade cupcakes, cakes, and cookies with gluten-free options are available at The Queen’s Cups.
Candy Stores Near You
These candy stores should have a wide variety of sugary treats to choose from:
- The Candy Shoppe at 19 N Main St
- Parker’s Candy Store at 9 Maple St
Chocolate & Fudge Shops
Buy homemade chocolate and fudge at these shops:
- The Sweet Life at 160 Green St
- Stewart’s Chocolates at 1116 Wachusett St
- Hebert Candies at 574 Hartford Turnpike
Gluten Free Bakeries
Jennifer Lee’s Bakery at 127 Cambridge Street has many gluten-free options and On The Rise Baking from our best bakeries in Worcester list also offers gluten-free pastries
Smoothies are a good combination of tasty and healthy:
- Holy Poke at 2 Oliver St
- Fuel America at 6 Mercantile St
Other places in this post offering high quality smoothies in your area include Yoway Cafe and Frozen Yogurt, Fresh and Healthy, and WooBerry.
Local Restaurants With Great Desserts
Lastly, these restaurants are known for their must have desserts:
- Wholly Cannoli at 490 Grafton St
- Suzette Creperie & Café at 126 Water St
Wholly Cannoli has over 40 different varieties of Cannolis making it one of the best dessert spots near you. Classic French meals and traditional crepes with sweet and savory fillings as well as vegan and gluten-free options are served in a laid back setting at Suzette Creperie and Café.
We have also created a:
- Boston Local Dessert Guide
- New York City Local Dessert Guide
- Providence Local Dessert Guide
- Philadelphia Local Dessert Guide
Enjoy Ice Cream, Cookies, & Cakes In Worcester
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 Worcester.