Dessert lovers won’t leave Savannah disappointed! The city of southern hospitality has an endless supply of sugar-coated confections sure to satisfy your sweet tooth. Here are our favorite spots to indulge!
1. Leopold’s Ice Cream | 212 E. Broughton St.
This old-fashioned ice cream shop is a Savannah trademark that commands down-the-block lines even in the summer heat. Unchanged since 1919, they offer all the classic flavors in addition to a rotating, seasonal menu with modern twists like Rose Petal Cream, Habanero Sugar, Pumpkin Spice, and Frozen Hot Cocoa.
2. Rise Biscuits and Donuts | 10 W. Broughton St.
The donuts at Rise make every morning in Savannah extra sweet! Try an Apple Fritter, Maple Bacon Bar, or the “Ranger Dream”: a chocolate pudding-filled donut covered in powdered sugar.
3. Savannah Square Pops | 347 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
These hand-crafted ice pops are made with raw, cane sugar, real cream, and no preservatives. Try unique flavors like Blueberry Basil, Chocolate & Pretzel Covered Salted Caramel, and Coffee au Lait!
4. Chocolat by Adam Turoni | 323 W. Broughton St.
For those with expensive taste, try these delicately-crafted artisan truffles, including uniquely southern flavors like Mint Julip, Savannah Honey, and Georgia Peach Cream.
5. Byrd’s Famous Cookies | 213 West St. Julian St.
Byrd’s cookies have been a Savannah staple since 1924! From scotch oatmeal to key lime coolers, they have a bite-sized cookie to please every palette, and plenty of in-store samples to help you choose a favorite.
6. Marche de Macarons | 42 Abercorn St.
We love these colorful confections that come in a multitude of creative flavors like Tybee Turtle, Blackberry Lavender, and Mexican Spice.
7. Lulu’s Chocolate Bar | 42 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Treat yourself to a date night at this cozy, candlelit venue, where you and a friend can share a Rapture Sundae: three scoops of frozen mousse or ice cream in a hand-made chocolate bowl, covered in fresh berries, and accompanied by pitchers of dark, white chocolate and caramel sauces. Served on the side are Chambord, Amarula and Dorda chocolate liqueur.
8. Jen’s & Friends |34 Bull St.
This happy hour hotspot is home to some of the sweetest cocktails in Savannah. Check out their extensive menu of dessert-inspired martinis, like Bourbon Pecan Pie and Blackberry Cobbler.
9. Savannah Rae’s Popcorn |206 W. Broughton St.
For a sweet treat with a crunch, Savannah Rae’s has you covered! With over 150 gourmet popcorn flavors, there’s something for everyone. We love their Oreo Cheesecake and Cinnamon Toast Crunch popcorn!
10. Doubletree Cookies | 411 W. Bay St.
In a tradition spanning over 25 years, guests of the Doubletree by Hilton are welcomed to the property with a warm, chocolate chip cookie upon arrival. Every cookie is baked fresh daily at the hotel using their signature secret recipe!
11. Savannah’s Candy Kitchen | 318 E. Saint Julian St.
No trip to Savannah would be complete without a stop at this candy wonderland where you can sample fresh pralines while you peruse classic southern treats like milk chocolate gophers, pecan caramel corn, and peanut brittle.