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Top 5 Places to Get Dessert In and Around Oakland Park

Amit Bhuta

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Jan 10 8 minutes read

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Another tiny city with a big (and diverse!) heart for food and sugary sweets, Oakland Park, Florida, is an award-winning residential enclave that's ready to wow you with desserts--in and around the neighborhood!

With a total area of 8.1 square miles, of which 7.5 square miles is land, 0.69 square miles is water, Oakland Park is in the geographic center of South Florida, nestled in the north of Fort Lauderdale, and sits a short distance from the Atlantic Ocean

It's also part of the Miami–Fort Lauderdale–West Palm Beach Metropolitan Statistical Area.

An up-and-coming tourist destination in its own right, this small city, as tiny as it may seem, has an unmatched mix of dessert options that are bound to keep you busy slurping and 'chomping' for DAYS!

And did I tell you that you have more options outside Oakland Park too?

Here are the top 5 dessert places you can try while you're here (in no particular order).

Richie's Gourmet Italian Ices

898 E Commercial Blvd, Oakland Park, FL 33334

✅ Takeout - ✅ Drive-through

A long-running dessert spot that features a rotating list of Italian ices and espresso drinks, Richie's Gourmet Italian Ices brings Oakland Park locals and tourists authentic Italian ice. 

Unsurprisingly, it's all the rave!

A little hut in the middle of Oakland Park boasting a giant menu of delicious Italian ice and coffee, Richie's has received many accolades over the years from the community and local newspapers for its innovative take on dessert. 

With Italian ice flavors like lemon, cherry, cotton candy, lime, rainbow, and more, plus unique ice cream flavors, gelati, and different coffee mixes, you don't have to look for other dessert shops to get your sweet fix!

And don't forget, Richie's also has some snacks to pair with your icy cold treat! Care for a cinnamon sugar pretzel?

Drive by Richie's and get that cup of Italian ice on a hot Oakland Park day! It'll be well worth it!

Pink Love Donuts and More

 827 E Oakland Park Blvd, Oakland Park, FL 33334

✅ Takeout - ✅ Dine-in - ✅ Outdoor Dining

For gourmet desserts like donuts and sweet and savory croissants, there's no other place in Oakland Park like Pink Love Donuts and More!

Think of all the vegan desserts that you can savor! 

This dessert shop isn't just your ordinary, run-in-the-mill donut spot. 

Pink Love Donuts has all your favorite donut flavors in vegan, plus their awesome take on croissants that you can have for your sweet after-meal treat or breakfast! 

And before I forget, they have empanadas on their menu too!

But that's not all! 

There's MORE to watch out for-- no pun intended!

Aside from donuts and croissants, Pink Love Donuts and More have shortcakes and baked goodies that I know you'll LOVE to try!

It's a hidden gem in Oakland Park that deserves all the attention and a vegan-friendly option for those on this way of eating!

Rendez-Vous Bakery and Bistro

1576 E Oakland Park Blvd, Oakland Park, FL 33334

✅ Takeout - ✅ Dine-in - ✅ Curbside pickup - ✅ Outdoor Dining

With bread, cakes, pastries, and signature dishes, the result of 40 years of know-how in the bakery industry, Rendez-Vous Bakery and Bistro is an Oakland Park that's hard to miss!

Spearheaded by Pascal Zeimet and his team of people who love cooking, tasting, and talking about food, Rendez-Vous Bakery and Bistro takes pride in enriching people's lives with their exceptional baking, crafting bold combinations of flavors and textures that are vibrant, comforting, daring and familiar. 

Their menu ranges from French family recipes to traditional American fares, which ensures there's always something for your taste. 

We're talking about croissants, Pains au Chocolats, cookies, muffins, tarts, eclairs, napoleons, mouses, and specialty cakes that impress even the most expert dessert connoisseurs!

And what do you know? 

They have their own blend of specialty roasted coffee alongside a fresh daily menu of sandwiches, salads, and traditional French entrées too!

One-stop food destination? 

It's all here at Rendez-Vous Bakery and Bistro! 

Fruteria & Heladeria

4608 NE 6th Ave, Oakland Park, FL 33334

✅ Takeout - ✅ Dine-in 

A funky take on ice cream comes your way at Fruteria & Heladeria, a Latin American dessert shop with outrageous ice cream options!

Here, you can enjoy an array of ice cream flavors and several Mexican desserts too! 

Mangonadas, paletas, fruit shakes, and more-- you'll have your dose of sweet, savory, and spicy all in one sitting, and you'll never even know what hit you! 

Have you tried mangoes with spicy Tajin, lime, and sea salt-- with spicy gummies? 

I'm sure you haven't, and there's no other place to go for this delicious treat than at Fruteria & Heladeria! 

A unique ice cream shop with great options, exceptional customer service, and affordable prices-- Oakland Park's Fruteria & Heladeria is at your service!

LA ARTESANAL Ice Cream & Pops

3640 N Andrews Ave, Oakland Park, FL 33309

✅ Takeout - ✅ Dine-in 

Boasting different flavors of ice cream, toppings, and ice cream pop with filling, La Artesanal Ice Cream & Pops is, yet again, another dessert shop to watch out for in Oakland Park!

Whether the weather is chilly or warm in Oakland Park, it's never TOO cold for ice cream, especially if you have unique and flavorful toppings to come with it! 

But if you're not up for ice cream on a cone or cup, you can always have it in ice cream pops stuffed with your favorite surprise filling-- strawberry jam, Oreo cookies, gooey chocolate, and more! 

Is there anything else better than sweets over sweets?

Push your diet aside and treat yourself to a rewarding dessert on your Oakland Park visit! 

You can always eat broccoli another day, but you'll never have a chance to eat an unforgettable dessert like La Artesanal Ice Cream & Pops. 

Well, unless you move to Oakland Park! *wink*


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