Hey there and welcome to this discussion about the best places to buy ice cream, cakes, and cookies in Zurich. There are numerous dessert shops selling sweets around town and you will be learning about the top options as this blog progresses.
The best ice cream shops in your area will kick things off. Those that love vanilla, chocolate, gelato, frozen yogurt, malts, ice cream cakes, and other frozen delights have numerous options to choose from.
Bakeries where you can buy cakes, cookies, pastries, and all kinds of sweet treats will be up next. After that we will focus on donut shops, where to buy cupcakes, candy stores, and chocolate and fudge shops near you.
Then we will pivot to healthy dessert options like Zurich gluten free bakeries and smoothie shops. Restaurants that are known for their must have desserts in your area will round us out.
A local dessert map that has all the various venues we are mentioning throughout the post pinned on it will be shared at the end. And the curious types can find all of our other posts on this continent by clicking here.
Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt
The best Zurich ice cream shops or some healthier frozen yogurt can be found at:
- Gelati Tellhof at Tellstrasse 20
- Rosso Arancio at Stauffacherstrasse 37
- Zentrale für Gutes at Ottostrasse 15
- Raffael’s 1989 at Theaterstrasse 10
- Hasta Ice Cream at Zwinglipl. 3
Gelati Tellhof serves a rotating menu of handcrafted ice cream and sorbets in a welcoming atmosphere.
Raphael’s 1989 offers Swiss Grand Cru chocolate and some of the best ice cream near you that is made fresh every day.
Hasta Ice Cream creates all-natural gourmet ice creams and sorbets using only natural ingredients from the region.
If you know of any good frozen yogurt shops in town please tell us in the comments, thanks.
Bakeries In Your Area
Great cakes, cookies, pastries, and more are available at these great bakeries:
- John Baker at Stadelhoferstrasse 28
- Äss-Bar Zürich at Stüssihofstatt 6
- Backbar at Seefeldstrasse 169
- St. Jakob Confiserie at Badenerstrasse 41
- Emma’s Bakery at Schaffhauserstrasse 125
Local Donut Shops
Start your morning off right at one of these donut shops:
At Yummy Donuts you will find some of the best donuts in the city including some with creative fruit fillings, fruity glazed sauces, and chocolate baths.
Where To Buy Cupcakes
We highly recommend these cupcake shops around town:
Michelle’s Cupcakes has cappuccinos, quiches, and croissants on the menu specializing in vegan and non-vegan cookies, brownies, some of the best cupcakes in your area, and other sweets and baked items.
Candy Stores Near You
Kids will love all the options at these local candy stores:
Lolipop is a sweet lover’s dream come true with over 900 national and international candies to choose from.
Chocolate & Fudge Shops
When you want to buy homemade chocolate or fudge visit one of these shops:
- Läderach at Bahnhofstrasse 106
- Vollenweider Chocolatier Confiseur at Theaterstrasse 1
- Max Chocolatier at Schlüsselgasse 12
- Confiserie Teuscher at Bahnhofstrasse 46
You will certainly find some great chocolate shops near you, many would argue they are the best in the world.
Fresh chocolate, popcorn, chocolate bonbons, pralines, truffles, and chocolate bars are some of the more popular items at Läderach.
Max Chocolatier offers a line of artisanal chocolate bars and confections.
Confiserie Teuscher is a Swiss chocolatier and confectionery company famous for its Champagne truffles and over 100 varieties of pralines.
Gluten Free Bakeries
Please use the comments to tell us about any local gluten-free bakeries, thanks.
For a tasty yet healthy choice consider these smoothie shops:
Local Restaurants With Great Desserts
Must have desserts near you can also be found at these restaurants:
- Heugümper at Waaggasse 4
- Differente at Schaffhauserstrasse 1
- Didis Frieden at Stampfenbachstrasse 32
Heugümper is a sophisticated restaurant with a chic atmosphere that opened in 1996 and serves innovative Asian and Mediterranean cuisines along with some of the best desserts in Zurich like Maracaibo chocolate cakes with liquid core, sour cream and mint ice cream, a variety of homemade ice creams, and sorbets.
White coffee-mousse, baked vanilla ice cream, amaretto-tiramisu, and apple-fritters are just a few of the sweets available at Differente.
Didis Frieden serves fantastic desserts in your area including bourbon vanilla curd mousse, Catalan cream, and Maracaibo chocolate pie.
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Enjoy Ice Cream, Cookies & Cakes In Zurich
That is all we’ve got for now but visit us again 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.
Don’t be afraid to let us know if any shops have closed down or if we posted anything that is incorrect in the comments. Now have fun eating your ice cream, cookies, and cakes in Zurich.