Forget about saving some room for dessert, with Long Island desserts this good, you might as well forget about the entrée entirely! Okay, so it might not be the healthiest decision, but when you’re willing to indulge, which is the best dessert establishment? Here are this year’s winners for Best Dessert Place on Long Island.
Long Islanders Voted Krisch’s Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlour in Massapequa Best Dessert Place on Long Island!
1. Krisch’s Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlour
11 Central Ave., Massapequa. 516-797-3149. www.krischs.com
With a history that spans nearly a century beginning in Brooklyn (of course), Krisch’s is a Long Island institution and a trip back in time. Featuring old-fashioned soda fountains and an old-school stool countertop, among many other touches of a 1950s-era neighborhood luncheonette, Krisch’s serves desserts the way they ought to be served: fresh and large. From ice cream sodas, shakes and malts to more than 20 different monster sundaes smothered in as many toppings imaginable to an endless assortment of chocolates, various pies, puddings and cakes, Krisch’s desserts will simply melt your sweet tooth.
2. A Taste of Home Bakery
1992 N. Jerusalem Rd., North Bellmore. 516-486-1670. www.atasteofhomebakery.com
Whether you’re looking for cupcakes or pastries, any treat from A Taste of Home will make you feel like you’re back in Grandma’s kitchen. Enjoy a delicious cup of coffee and some homemade chocolate in this warm, welcoming atmosphere.
3. Milk & Sugar Café
49 W. Main St., Bay Shore. 631-969-3655. www.milkandsugarcafe.com
When a place gives patrons the option to create their own fondue, you know it’s going to be a win-win situation all around. Add in some New York Style Cheesecake, Skyscraper Carrot Cake and gourmet ice cream, and we’re surprised you aren’t already en route!
NATIONAL Cheesecake Factory
Multiple Locations. www.thecheesecakefactory.com