11 Best Desserts in Charlottesville

By Olivia Battani, Content Manager

1. Whiskey Chocolate Chip Pie, The Pie Chest

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119 4th St. NE, Charlottesville, VA 22902
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The Pie Chest has not only amazing seasonal savory pies, but they also have sweet pies that’ll make you want to eat several by yourself. One of our favorites is their Whiskey Chocolate Chip pie warmed up with homemade Bourbon Vanilla Ice Cream.

2. Chocolate Cheesecake, Gearharts Fine Chocolate

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243-B Ridge McIntire Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22903
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Gearhart’s Fine Chocolate has recently moved next to Staples on Ridge McIntire Rd. With their new location, they have started making coffee as well as pastries, which they make at the shop. Our favorite is their Chocolate Cheesecake with chocolate ganache, topped with fresh berries.

3. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cupcake, Sweethaus

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843 W Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22903
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This shop has delicious cupcakes that are not always common flavors at a cupcake shop. Our favorite has to be their Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cupcake with a scoop of edible cookie dough as the frosting.

4. Cinnamon Sugar Spudnut, Spudnut Donuts Shop

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309 Avon St, Charlottesville, VA 22902
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Spudnuts has been around for decades and never ceases to amaze us with their potato flour donuts. Their most popular donut has to be their Cinnamon Sugar Spudnut.

5. Red Velvet Milkshake, Boylan Heights

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102 14th St NW, Charlottesville, VA 22903
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When ever you are strolling UVA’s corner shops, you should always stop by Boylan Heights for not only an outstanding burger, but also an unforgettable Red Velvet Milkshake topped with whipped cream and a piece of cake.

6. Belgian Waffles, Milli Coffe Roasters

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400 Preston Ave #150, Charlottesville, VA 22903
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Not only does Milli Coffee Roasters have great coffee, but their Belgian Waffles are something to talk about as well. Our favorite is their Apple, Honey, & Brie Belgian Waffles- a unique addition to Cville desserts.

7. Pistachio Ice Cream, Chaps Ice Cream

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223 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902
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Chap’s has been part of Downtown Charlottesville for 20 years, homemaking new and traditional ice cream flavors, such as their delightful Pistachio flavor.

8. Nutella & Strawberries Crêpe, The Flat: Takeaway Crêperie

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111 Water St E #A, Charlottesville, VA 22902
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Having a nicely made crêpe can sometimes be a rarity. Luckily Cville has a takeaway crêperie downtown. Their most popular and delicious dessert crêpe is their Nutella & Strawberries Crêpe- loaded with just the right amount of Nutella (A LOT!).

9. Chinese Spiced Gelato, Splendora’s

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317 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902
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The employees of Splendora’s create new flavors of gelato nearly everyday. They make their gelato the same way they have been making it in Italy for 100’s of years. The flavors are unique and one of a kind. Our favorite is their Chinese Spiced Gelato, with extra scoops.

10. MarieBette Café & Bakery

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700 Rose Hill Dr, Charlottesville, VA 22903
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If you’re craving a traditional Pain au Chocolat, look no further then Cvll’s very own french bakery, MarieBette.

11. Beignets, Petit Pois Restaurant

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201 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902
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After having a lovely French meal at Petit Pois, Downtown, remember to also order their Beignets with chocolate sauce.

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