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The Best Places to Get Dessert in San Antonio

You know we all have a sweet tooth! We all have those craving that only a specific kinda treat can satisfy. So we sat down and hashed out the most epic list of the best places to get desserts in San Antonio by neighborhood. We’re here to make your inner child be filled with joy or to get the child next to you asking for ice cream to get their share. 

We made the list super easy. So you don’t really have to leave your neighborhood- maybe. And you can find all the treats you need. From late night desserts in San Antonio to vegan + vegetarian treats- we’ve got you covered.


 
honchos churros food truck
 

Alamo Heights 

If you’re in Alamo Heights because you’re hitting up your local Trader Joe’s, then you’re in luck! We’ve found some delish desserts in the 78209.

Honchos

  • Desserts: Churros 

  • Bonus: They also have ice cream

  • Address + Hours:  

    • 6421 Broadway St. San Antonio, TX 78209

    • Daily 12pm-10pm

Paciugo 

  • Desserts: Gelato 

  • Bonus: They also have shakes, smoothies, coffee and ice cream spaghetti

  • Address + Hours:  

    • 999 Basse Rd. #197 San Antonio, TX 78209

    • Sun- Thurs 11am- 10pm Fri - Sat 11am- 11pm

Amy’s Ice Cream 

  • Desserts: Ice Cream, Milkshakes, Frozen Yogurt

  • Bonus: Unique menu, vegan options, milkshakes  

  • Address + Hours:

    • 255 East Basse Road Ste 430 Ste 430, San Antonio, TX 78209

    • Sun Thu 11am-11pm Fri- Sat 11am-12am 


Eastside

We’re huge fans of what’s happening on the Eastside of San Antonio but you’ll still find your old fave desserts there.

Wizard Sno-Cones

  • Desserts: Raspas, chips, queso

  • Bonus: Makes their own snow cone cream, make sure you bring cash

  • Address + Hours:

    • 1044 Hot Wells Blvd, San Antonio, TX 78223

    • Mon – Fri  11am-10pm

Sno Zone

  • Eats: snow cones, drinks, ice-cream, mangondas

  • Address + Hours:

    • 2250 S W W White Rd San Antonio, TX 78222

    • Tues- Thurs 2pm- 9pm, Fri – Sat 12pm – 11pm, Sun 2pm-9pm 

Sunshine Bakery

  • Eats: Pan Dulce

  • Bonus: Constantly evolving with new options, vegan options

  • Address + Hours:

    • 1001 N New Braunfels Ave San Antonio, TX 78202

    • Tues - Sat 8am- 5pm



Downtown + River Walk:

 Being downtown can be super intimidating. You don't know if it's going to be packed because of tourism or chill because a bunch of locals are just hanging out. Either way, you don't want to miss out on these unique dessert options downtown.

Justin's Ice Cream Co

  • Desserts: Gelato,

  • Bonus: On the River Walk, cash only

  • Address + Hours:

    • 245 E Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78205

    • Sun- Thur 10am – 9pm, Fri- Sat 10am- 11pm

Belgian Sweets

  • Desserts: Belgium Waffle, Pastries, Coffee, Ice Cream

  • Address + Hours:

    • 524 E Houston St, San Antonio, TX 78205

Mr. Ice Cream

  • Desserts: Hand dipped cones, ice cream

  • Bonus: Bring cash but if you forget there’s an atm outside.

  • Address + Hours: 

    • 423 E Commerce St 78205 San Antonio, Texas

    • Mon– Thur 10:30am- 11pm Fri- Sat 10:30am-11:30pm


 
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The Historic Pearl and Museum Reach:

 At the Pearl, you will see a lot of people taking photos and doing it all for the gram’. I don’t blame them; there is a lot of great photo opportunities as well as an aesthetically pleasing dessert that need to be on your feed. Plus you know you’ll need a treat after spending a couple hours learning at the Witte.

The Art of Donut

  • Desserts: Donuts, Coffee                       

  • Bonus:  Seasonal Drinks, cronuts and seasonal donuts

  • Address + Hours:

    • 3428 N Saint Mary’s St San Antonio, TX 78212

    • Tue-Fri 7am-3pm Sat-Sun 8am-3pm Monday Closed

Lick Honest Ice Creams

  • Desserts: Ice-cream

  • Bonus: Vegan Options

  • Address + Hours:

    • 2, 312 Pearl Pkwy #2101, San Antonio, TX 78215

    • Sun- Thu 11:30am-10pm Fri 11:30am-11pm Sat 10:30am- 11pm

Lily’s Cookies

  • Desserts: Hand Painted cookies & Seasonal themes

  • Bonus: custom orders

  • Address + Hours: 

    • 2716 McCullough Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212

    • Mon- Fri 9am - 5:30pm Sat 10am-3pm


North Central

You often ask people who’ve lived in SA where their favorite places to get desserts are and chances are you’ll hear one of the two. If you’re hungry before hand Stop by Rolando’s Super Tacos or Chris Madrid’s as a pregame to the sweet life.

Las Nieves Fruit Cups and More

  • Desserts: Paletas, shaved ice, rusas

  • Bonus: They also have a huge selection of snacks

  • Address + Hours:  

    • 4310 Blanco Road, San Antonio, TX 78212

    • Tues - Sun 12pm-10pm
      Closed Monday

LuLu’s Classic Ice Cream Shop 

  • Desserts: Ice cream, Snacks, sundaes, agua frescas 

  • Bonus:  Karaoke Nights

  • Address + Hours: 

    • 1727 Blanco Rd, San Antonio, TX 78201

    • Mon-Tue Thur- Sat 11am-9pm Wednesday 11am- 9pm Sunday 1pm-10pm


Northeast Side

We often hear that no one really goes to the Northeast side of San Antonio- we’ve now given you 5 sweet reasons to take a field trip up there.

Arctic Ape Wild Desserts

  • Desserts: Frozen Yogurt, mangonadas, dairy free options

  • Bonus: Board Games to play

  • Address + Hours:

    • 5221 Walzem Rd #1, San Antonio, TX 78218

    • Mon-Thu 1pm-9pm Fri-Sat 1pm-10pm

Snack Attack Ice Cream

  • Desserts: Ice Cream, Mangonadas 

  • Bonus:  Taco shop next door

  • Address + Hours: 707 S Seguin Rd, Converse, TX 78109 Everyday 12pm-8pm

Helados Aranda

  • Desserts: Ice Cream, Milkshakes, Agua De Rompope.

  • Address + Hours:

    • 5723 N Foster Rd suite 104, San Antonio, TX 78244

    • Everyday 12pm-9pm

El Folklor Bakery

  • Desserts: Bakery

  • Bonus: They also have bread, tamales, biscuits

  • Address + Hours:  

    • 8141 Bandera Rd, San Antonio, TX 78250

    • Mon-Sat 6am-8pm Sun 6am-5pm

Fahrenheit 32

  • Desserts: Rolled ice cream, drinks, ice cream sandwiches

  • Bonus: seasonal treats

  • Address + Hours: 

    • 226 W Bitters Rd #119, San Antonio, TX 78216

    • Sun 11am–10pm Mon- Thur 11am–11pm, Fri- Sat 11am–12am


NorthSide:

Having desert on the Northside is so aesthetically pleasing, and there are so many types of desserts to choose from. Whether you’re out shopping at La Cantera, there is cookie dough ice cream that can withstand the Texas Heat to an Alamo City Chocolate Factory where almost everything can be covered in chocolate.

Scooped Cookie Dough Bar

  • Desserts: Cookie Dough Ice Cream 

  • Address + Hours: 

    • 15900 La Cantera Pkwy #2201, San Antonio, TX 78256

    • Mon. - Sat 10am-9pm, Sun 12pm- 6pm

Brindles Awesome Ice Creams

  • Desserts: Ice Cream

  • Bonus: Coffee

  • Address + Hours: 

    • 11255 Huebner Rd, San Antonio, TX 78230

    • Mon- Thu 12pm-11pm Fri-Sat 12pm-12am


 
Rolling Reys
 

Northwest Side

I swear from now on the Northwest side of San Antonio will be called Sweet SA. There’s literally a sweet shop on every corner! So why not get started and start marking them off one by one.

210 Ice-cream

  • Desserts: Ice Cream, snowcones, snacks

  • Bonus: Unique Menu

  • Address + Hours:

    • 7126 Bandera Rd, San Antonio, TX 78238

    • Everyday 10am- 12am

Rolling Rey’s Ice Cream

  • Desserts:  Rolled Ice Cream, Milkshakes

  • Address + Hours:

    • 2026 Babcock Rd, San Antonio, TX 78229

    • Mon- Thu 12pm-9pm  Fri- Sat 12-10pm

The Original Donut Shop

  • Eats: Donuts, Breakfast tacos

  • Bonus: Breakfast tacos

  • Address + Hours: Eats:

    • 3307 Fredericksburg Rd San Antonio, TX 78201

    • Mon- Fri 6am-6pm  Sat- Sun 7am 2pm 

Kuma

  • Eats: Hong Kong waffles with ice cream and toppings 

  • Bonus: Nama Ramen is next door (Babcock location) 

  • Address + Hours:

    • Multiple locations

    • Open late afternoon and evenings.

Snopioca 

  • Eats: Shaved ice and boba tea 

  • Address + Hours:

    • 6423 Babcock Rd Ste 104 San Antonio, TX 78249

    • Sun- Thurs 12pm-12am, Fri- Sat 12pm- 1am 

Balkovah 

  • Desserts: Middle Eastern bakery and Turkish Coffee

  • Bonus: Pasha is like right there!

  • Address + Hours:  

    • 9329 Wurzbach Rd #104, San Antonio, TX 78240

    • Sun- Thur 11am- 9pm Fri- Sat 11am- 10pm


 
south a la mode gelato
 

SouthTown + Hemisfair 

Southtown is a little bit more of the creative side of San Antonio with a lot more parking options then Downtown. It’s where First Friday and Second Saturday is hosted. So while you’re out don’t forget to try some of these deserts. Hemisfair is home to a park that is the one way to trick yourself into spoiling your dinner.

South Alamode Panini & Gelato Company

  • Desserts: Gelato 

  • Bonus: paninis, vegan options  

  • Address + Hours:  1420 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78210  Tue-Sunday 12pm-10pm

Twelve Stone

  • Desserts: Mangonadas, Raspas, Snacks

  • Bonus: Large menu

  • Address + Hours:

    • 1700 S St Mary's St, San Antonio, TX 78210

    • Sunday/Monday Closed Tue-Sat 11am-7pm 

Boozy's Creamery & Craft

  • Desserts: Ice Cream, Milkshakes

  • Bonus: Dairy free options, Vegan Options, boozy treats

  • Address + Hours:

    • 711 S Saint Mary's St San Antonio, TX 78205

    • Thu 6pm-10pm, Fri 6pm-11pm, Sat 2pm-11pm

Chocollazo

  • Desserts: Coffee, Crepes, Ice Cream, Candy, Chocolates

  • Bonus: seasonal treats, homemade treats

  • Address + Hours:

    • 510 S Alamo St Ste. 101, San Antonio, TX 78205

    • Tues- Thurs 11am- 7pm, Fri- Sun 11am-8pm, Mon Closed

Big Daddy’s

  • Desserts: Raspas, Ice Cream, Snacks

  • Bonus: Various flavors, over the top snacks

  • Address + Hours:

    • 228 E Cevallos St San Antonio, TX 78223

    • Daily 12pm- 10pm 

La Paleteria

  • Desserts: paletas

  • Bonus: water based, milk based, special

  • Address + Hours:

    • 434 S Alamo St. San Antonio TX, 78205

    • Closed Monday, Tues- Thurs 11am- 8pm Fri-Sun 11am-9pm


 
chamoy dreams
 

Southside

There’s something to say about the Southside- they know snacks and sweets. Like my mouth is watering as I write this. I’ll take three desserts please! One to enjoy there, one for the road and one to enjoy when I get home.

The Chill Zone

  • Desserts: Raspas, Mangonadas, Snacks

  • Address + Hours:

    • 5524 Roosevelt Ave San Antonio, TX 78214

    • Mon- Thu 12pm-10pm Fri-Sat 12pm-11pm Sun 12pm-9pm

The Creamery at South Park

  • Desserts: Ice Cream, Raspas, Milkshakes, Snacks

  • Bonus: Homemade Ice-cream, Nachos, Pickidili, Corn-in-a-cup, inside South Park Mall

  • Address + Hours:

    • 2310 SW Military Dr Ste 532A San Antonio, TX 78224

    • Mon- Fri 10am-9pm Sun 12pm-6pm

El Amigo Snack

  • Desserts: mangonadas, fresas con crema, Banana splits

  • Address + Hours:

    • 100 W Theo Ave, San Antonio, TX 78214

    • Mon-Sat 11am-10pm, Sun 12pm- 9pm

Chamoy Dreams

  • Desserts: ice cream, shaved ice, Chinese candies, paletas

  • Bonus: food trailer outside barber shop

  • Address + Hours:

    • 5558 Old Pearsall Rd, San Antonio, TX 78242

    • Open everyday during summer 5-9pm


 
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Stone Oak

In Sonterrey you’ll obviously find one of our favorite restaurants, Toro Kitchen + Bar, so after you’re done eating there drive up and get some nieve de garafa or an over the top ice cream cone!

Holy Pops 

  • Desserts: shaved ice, paletas, mangonadas 

  • Bonus: toppings for your paletas

  • Address + Hours:

    • 19141 Stone Oak Pkwy Ste 303 San Antonio, TX 78258

    • Sun - Thur 12pm - 9pm Fri - Sat 12pm - 10pm

Bee's Neez Cones & Coffee

  • Desserts: Ice Cream, over the top desserts 

  • Bonus: Coffee

  • Address + Hours:

    • 20210 Stone Oak Pkwy, San Antonio, TX 78258

    • Sun-Fri 11am- 9pm Sat 1pm-9pm

Alamo City Chocolate Factory

  • Desserts: Chocolates, Milkshakes, Ice Cream

  • Bonus: vegan and kosher options

  • Address + Hours:

    • 1203 N Loop 1604 W #117, San Antonio, TX 78258

    • Mon-Sat 10am-8pm Sunday Closed


 
las mangonadas san antonio
 

Westside

Shout out to all the kids who grew up on the westside. We’re the farthest away from all the fun. But with all the mangonadas around you, are you even sad?

Chris & Kids 

  • Desserts: Raspas, Lucas, Snacks 

  • Address + Hours:

    • 1127 S General McMullen Dr, San Antonio, TX 78237

    • Everyday 11am-9pm 

Las Mangonadas 

  • Desserts: Paletas, Cheetos, Aguas, Marias y Helados, shaved ice

  • Address + Hours: 

    • 3018 Culebra Rd 78228 San Antonio, Texas

    • Everyday 10am-10pm 

Iced Up 

  • Desserts: Mangonadas, picadilly’s

  • Bonus: Punch card for free treats!

  • Address + Hours:

    • Alamo Ranch Shopping Center by Petsmart

    • Sunday/Monday Closed  Tue-Fri 5pm-9pm Sat 1pm-9pm


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