If you’re craving something sweet, look no further than these great local hot spots. Here are some of our favorite places to visit if you need to satisfy your sweet tooth.

The Café at Frick

7227 Reynolds St.
Point Breeze, PA 15208

Pittsburgh Magazine (http://www.pittsburghmagazine.com/Pittsburgh-Magazine/September-2010/Best-Pittsburgh-Food/ )says the Café at Frick is one of the best places to order a lunchtime dessert in its 2010 “Best of the Burgh.” The Café is tucked away at the Frick Art & Historical Center. Their in-house pastry chef creates indulgent, gourmet confections sure to please any palate. So sit back, relax, take in the beautiful surroundings and indulge.

Gullifty’s in Squirrel Hill

1922 Murray Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
(412) 521-8222

Gullifty’s has anything and everything on their menu – and that’s just the dessert. There are over 20 options from which to choose. Chocolate lovers will melt over the 5th Dimension Cake, and fruit fans can fill up on the Ten Pound Apple Pie. There are even Fountain Desserts, which are similar to loaded ice cream sundaes. KDKA staffers love the huge selection and “limitless supply of pies and cakes!”

Sarris Candies

511 Adams Avenue
Canonsburg, PA 15317
724-745-4042 or 1-800-255-7771

Whether it’s ice cream, cakes or candy, Sarris Candies can surely satisfy your sweet tooth. This old-fashioned sweet shop has unique edible seasonal creations that are sure to spruce up your holiday table. Have a wedding or another big event that you’ll be catering? Sarris’ can take care of all your dessert needs. One KDKA staff member says, “Whether it’s melt-in-your-mouth chocolate that you crave or a decadent ice cream sundae, Sarris Candies’ is a perfect stop for dessert with the family!”

King’s Family Restaurant

Over 30 locations

This local chain restaurant is a crowd favorite. Their extensive list of desserts has something for everybody. One surefire hit is the Frownie – a brownie with a frown drawn on it. Trying to feed a big crowd? Go for The Angry Mob, which is several scoops of ice cream topped with several Frownies, whipped cream and a cherry on top. One KDKA staffer says, “King’s apple pie with cinnamon ice cream takes me back to my childhood.” Another adds, “Growing up, King’s was always my family’s favorite spot for dessert… The sundaes were always huge and delicious!”


The Cheesecake Factory

Ross Park Mall
Ross Township PA 15237

South Side
415 South 27th Street
Pittsburgh PA 15203

Looking for something more than just your average cheesecake? Check out this national chain. With flavors like Chocolate Coconut Cream Cheesecake, Caramel Pecan Turtle Cheesecake, and Wild Blueberry White Chocolate Cheesecake, this restaurant is sure to please. If you’re ordering dinner too, be aware that the portions are huge. Make sure to leave room for that cheesecake!