Best Places for Dessert in Orlando

A visit to one of Orlando's theme parks can generate about 20,000 steps on your Fitbit. That means you deserve a little vacation indulgence when the day is done. Carve out some time to treat yourself to a fabulously decadent dessert. It is vacation, after all.

Toothsome Chocolate Emporium

This mega dessert emporium and candy store at Universal's CityWalk also offers savory dishes and all-day brunch. Open 11 am-11 pm (Su-Th), 11 am-1 am (F-Sa).

Sugar Factory

This upscale eatery that's popular in cities like Vegas, New York and Chicago, just opened an Orlando outpost. The restaurant serves everything from brunch and burgers to candy-infused cocktails and a King Kong Sundae with 16 scoops of ice cream. L (Sa-Su), D (nightly).


Stop by the bakery franchise that started the original cupcake craze back in 2005. Don't miss the fabulous assortment of ice cream, like the peanut butter cup or red velvet. Plus, a cupcake ATM turns out freshly baked cupcakes from 8 am-2 am. L, D (daily).

Beaches 'n Cream Soda Shop

Features burgers, hot dogs and chili and home of the famous Kitchen Sink Sundae that includes every flavor of ice cream in the place. L, D (daily).

Melting Pot

Cook your own meat and veggies, and then dip into warm cheese or savory glazes. For dessert try whole strawberries, cookies, marshmallows and other goodies in a pot of melted chocolate. L (Sa-Su); D (nightly).


Since 1947, Kilwins has been creating the freshest treats and ice cream, from caramel corn and fudge to dozens of different ice cream flavors and homemade waffle cones. L, D (daily).

Peterbrooke Chocolatier

Get your chocolate fix at this creative confectionery store. Fresh-picked strawberries are hand-dipped daily. Other chocolate products include pretzels, Nutter Butters and Oreos. Also, don’t miss the chocolate-covered popcorn, which was created by the company’s owner. Open daily.

Chocolate Kingdom

Take an interactive factory tour to learn how chocolate transforms from the bean into the creamy, dreamy chocolate bar.