The 7 Best Places for Dessert in Virginia!

The restaurant scene in Virginia is one to reckon with. And when it comes to the artistry of dessert, the state’s expert chefs are masterful. Whether you’re craving homemade baklava or the perfect chocolate truffles, you’ll find it at the 7 best places for dessert in Virginia. 

Baladi Mediterranean Café, Virginia Beach, VA

Baladi Mediterranean Café is known for their authentic Mediterranean entrees, but our favorite part of the meal has to be the homemade baklava. Choose pistachio, cinnamon-walnut, or almond; you can’t go wrong. 

Eerkin’s Uyghur Cuisine, Fairfax, VA

The Uyghur’s are a much-maligned population on the China/Afghanistan border that most American’s haven’t heard of, but they should if for no other reason than their delicious cuisine. For dessert, try the chocolate honey cake, homemade in the Uyghur style with organic honey and layered chocolate.

The Black Hen Restaurant, Blacksburg, VA

The Black Hen Restaurant in Blacksburg, Virginia offers seasonally-inspired menus for lunch and dinner. No matter what time of year you come, you can expect tasty desserts. We recommend the Brown Butter Almond Cake.

A post shared by Kevin Cupp (@kevincupp) on

The Shack, Staunton, VA

The Shack is one of Staunton, Virginia’s best restaurants, hands down. They are a James Beard Semi-Finalist for Best Chef Mid-Atlantic and have been featured on tons of top restaurant lists. All of that aside, their Chocolate Cremeux and Miso Banana Bread Pudding are, in a word, perfect. 

The Hound’s Tale, Williamsburg, VA

The Hound’s Tale in Williamsburg, Virginia, describes themselves as a “casual, cozy bistro-type restaurant.” Their dessert menu changes daily, but usually include s’mores, tiramisu, sundaes, tortes, pies, and cheesecakes. 

A post shared by June (@coastiekitchen) on

Mango Mangeaux, Hampton, VA

Mango Mangeaux offers Creole-inspired dishes in a sophisticated environment. Perhaps unsurprisingly, many of their dishes feature mango, including their desserts. The “Mango Mango” cheesecake, for example, is delicious.

{RA} Bistro, Lynchburg, VA

{RA} Bistro describes their food as “seasonally inspired American cuisine.” You’ll find many well-known favorites on their dessert menu, including carrot cake and New York cheesecake, in addition to more unique options, like their coconut beach blondie.  

A post shared by Chef Shel (@chef.shel) on

Share your favorites!
Virginia Search
Find Dessert Spots Near You
Select a Virginia town to find
the Best Things-To-Do and Places To Go around you
Bristol County
Buena Vista City County
Charles City County
Charlottesville City County
Chesapeake City County
Colonial Heights City County
Covington City County
Danville City County
Franklin City County
Galax City County
Hampton City County
Harrisonburg City County
Hopewell City County
Lexington City County
Loudon County
Lynchburg City County
Manassas Park City County
Martinsville City County
Newport News City County
Norfolk City County
Norton City County
Petersburg City County
Poquoson City County
Portsmouth City County
Powhatan County
Radford County
Roanoke City County
Salem County
Staunton City County
Suffolk City County
Waynesboro City County
Winchester City County