The Cheesecake Factory is one of The 15 Best Places for Desserts in Raleigh.

1. The Cheesecake Factory

8.9
4325 Glenwood Ave (at Crabtree Valley Mall), Raleigh, NC
American Restaurant · Northwest Raleigh · 108 tips and reviews

Crystal W.Crystal W: Lemon raspberry cheesecake is a must. It gets overlooked for all the chocolate options, but it's the best! Chicken bellagio is good for dinner- there's enough for two.

Gregory L.Gregory Lowe: I love the low carb cheesecake with strawberries!

Brandi B.Brandi Beschinski: Get the pineapple cheese cake and add fudge, bananas, and strawberries. Makes for an amazing banana split!

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts is one of The 15 Best Places for Desserts in Raleigh.

2. Krispy Kreme Doughnuts

9.2
549 N Person St (at Peace St), Raleigh, NC
Donut Shop · Central Raleigh · 39 tips and reviews

Adam H.Adam Heidrick: Hot doughnut Sundays are the best thing you could possibly get...I suggest you do so!

Sean P.Sean Park: Get the hot donuts!

Kim M.Kim McDonald: My favorite doughnuts ever

Sola Coffee Café is one of The 15 Best Places for Desserts in Raleigh.

3. Sola Coffee Café

9.2
7705 Lead Mine Rd (at Sawmill Rd), Raleigh, NC
Coffee Shop · North Raleigh · 70 tips and reviews

Jon M.Jon Michael: Everything here is delicious, especially the turkey sandwiches and donuts!

Kristen B.Kristen Baughman: Get a latte and the hot mini donuts! Out of this world good!!

SociallySocially: As a coffee aficionado, this place has it together. Inviting, full of energy, amazing mini donuts and polite staff. I may make this 20 minute drive more often. TIP: Try the mini donuts 😁

Fresh. is one of The 15 Best Places for Desserts in Raleigh.

4. Fresh.

8.9
6033 Glenwood Ave (at Old Park Rd.), Raleigh, NC
Ice Cream Shop · Northwest Raleigh · 30 tips and reviews

the bullthe bull: They arn't kidding this ice cream is fresh!... the banana ice cream was awesome.... also get the fresh waffle cone...

megan t.megan tierney: Cookies and cream is the best! Could have it every day!

Rachelle W.Rachelle Wilson: Amazing ice cream!!! Definitely try the watermelon!!! 😊

Hayes Barton Cafe & Dessertery is one of The 15 Best Places for Desserts in Raleigh.

5. Hayes Barton Cafe & Dessertery

8.7
2000 Fairview Rd (Glenwood Ave.), Raleigh, NC
American Restaurant · 40 tips and reviews

Casey P.Casey Pilgrim: Delicious food, large portions, and incredible desserts (especially the coconut frosted cake). Read more.

ThiLynn G.ThiLynn Gallen: I can't believe that they make their desserts fresh every day!!! Insanely delicious! Had a Khalua chocolate.

Frederick F.Frederick Fernandez: Always changing dessert menu-best selection of fresh made cakes and pies in the area bar none. Try the chocolate chip cookie dough if you see it!!! Bon Appetit!

Sugarland is one of The 15 Best Places for Desserts in Raleigh.

6. Sugarland

8.5
2031 Cameron St (btwn Daniel St. & Woodburn Rd.), Raleigh, NC
Dessert Shop · 31 tips and reviews

Angela H.Angela Hollen: Get the Caramel Fleur de Sel gelato! Perfect balance of salted caramel flavor =)

Raleigh H.Raleigh Happening: They have a great cupcake selection and offer gluten free cupcakes! The red velvet are delicious.

Helen S.Helen Semenova: The cupcakes are soo good! I love the different variety of flavors offered there and the quality of everything they serve. Definitely my favorite dessert place!

The Cupcake Shoppe Bakery is one of The 15 Best Places for Desserts in Raleigh.

7. The Cupcake Shoppe Bakery

8.4
104 Glenwood Ave (at Willard Pl.), Raleigh, NC
Cupcake Shop · 29 tips and reviews

Jennifer B.Jennifer Bradshaw: The best red velvet cupcakes ever!!!

Jessica T.Jessica Tatum: Red velvet all the way! Best I've had!

Mollyann R.Mollyann Russell: Amazing red velvet cupcakes! Yummy icing! Great selection! Cute shop! They make mini and regular sized cupcakes. They are a part of Shop Local Raleigh. Closed Sundays and Mondays.

Neomonde is one of The 15 Best Places for Desserts in Raleigh.

8. Neomonde

9.3
3817 Beryl Rd (at Hillsborough St), Raleigh, NC
Mediterranean Restaurant · Southwest Raleigh · 79 tips and reviews

Leigh Anne P.Leigh Anne Pearson: I've never had anything I didn't LOVE! The chicken salad, the hummus, the black bean salad, the lebneh, the baklava, on and on and on...amazing.

Tiffany B.Tiffany B: Favorites: vegetable lasagna, roasted vegetables, black bean and chickpea salad, beets, pita pizza with the "works", pistachio baklava, ladyfingers...yah, pretty much everything here is good:)

Emily E.Emily Ellis: My favorite: lunch box special with half a chicken shawarma, chickpea salad, tabouli salad and a walnut baklava. Yum.

Goodberry's Frozen Custard is one of The 15 Best Places for Desserts in Raleigh.

9. Goodberry's Frozen Custard

8.9
2042 Clark Ave (in Cameron Village), Raleigh, NC
Ice Cream Shop · 34 tips and reviews

RichardRichard: Vanilla Concrete with Oreo cookies and mint syrup. Yum!

Amanda F.Amanda Finuccio: The apple pie and scoop is to die for.

Kostas C.Kostas Christidis: Try the Almond Delight sundae with vanilla custard (instead of chocolate). YOU'RE WELCOME

Duck Donuts is one of The 15 Best Places for Desserts in Raleigh.

10. Duck Donuts

9.0
8323 Creedmoor Rd (Strickland Rd), Raleigh, NC
Donut Shop · Northwest Raleigh · 12 tips and reviews

CB S.CB Struble: Maple bacon donuts = love! Would love to have pistachios on the lemon icing!

Will H.Will Hatch: The maple bacon and cinnamon sugar donuts are out of this world! #yum

Brianna C.Brianna Cadalzo: Ask for the 'French toast' donut. They have multiple combinations/toppings that aren't on the menu

Goodberry's Frozen Custard is one of The 15 Best Places for Desserts in Raleigh.

11. Goodberry's Frozen Custard

9.0
13260 Leesville Rd (at Strickland Rd), Raleigh, NC
Ice Cream Shop · Northwest Raleigh · 16 tips and reviews

Christina W.Christina Ward: Get a mini mint chocolate chip - who needs dinner when you can have dessert?

Steve S.Steve Szyndrowski: Great Ice Cream!

Brent W.Brent Woodcox: Heath Bar sundae with marshmallow cream will change your life.

Cafe Buongiorno's is one of The 15 Best Places for Desserts in Raleigh.

12. Cafe Buongiorno's

8.1
3607 Falls River Ave, Raleigh, NC
Café · Bedford at Falls River · 11 tips and reviews

KessaKessa: Great place! Gelato, paninis, cookies...It's all yummy!

Social Butterfly Online MediaSocial Butterfly Online Media: Love the gelatto and Italian cookies! Yum!!

Vivian S.Vivian Shock: The gelato is amazing and it's from Italy! The prices are great and the portion for what you pay for it huge! Great place to have a quick bite to eat!

Winston's Grille is one of The 15 Best Places for Desserts in Raleigh.

13. Winston's Grille

8.5
6401 Falls of Neuse Rd (at Spring Forest Rd), Raleigh, NC
American Restaurant · North Raleigh · 44 tips and reviews

Christine M.Christine Mullins: Amazing Ice Cream. And try the black and blue salad with steak.

Dave O.Dave Onqué: Great food and the desserts are so big, you can share - trust me, only buy ONE!

Linda Craft  & Team R.Linda Craft & Team REALTORS: Try the homemade ice cream! It is a real treat!

treat is one of The 15 Best Places for Desserts in Raleigh.

14. treat

8.2
305 S Blount St, Raleigh, NC
Ice Cream Shop · Central Raleigh · 8 tips and reviews

Tim H.Tim Hackett: Great service, great selection of healthy Mapleview Farms ice cream. As a small business owner I love to support local businesses.

Terry F.Terry F: This ice cream is exceptional - I'm coming back to try more flavored today I had Carolina Crunch and Rocky Road.

RobinRobin: As an ice cream connoissuer, I must attest this to be some of the finest ice cream my palate has had the privilege to encounter. My friends, skip the substandard froyo usual fare and TREAT YO SELF.

Rise Biscuits & Donuts is one of The 15 Best Places for Desserts in Raleigh.

15. Rise Biscuits & Donuts

8.9
6325 Falls of Neuse Rd, Raleigh, NC
Bakery · North Raleigh · 13 tips and reviews

Ayana G.Ayana G: Biscuits are nice and fluffy and the donuts are like crack...will keep you coming back for more!

Sheila S.Sheila Smithey: King cake donuts were awesome!

Jennifer B.Jennifer Batchelor: Biscuits And donuts are amazing, coffee is great, so is the service. Glad I stumbled on this place! Chicken biscuit is wow!