Never, ever question what you are going to have for dessert again! There are many things that Red Bank does well, and sweet treats is most definitely one of them. These dessert spots in downtown Red Bank are worth the splurge and are sure to satisfy any sweet tooth.
Location: 36 Broad Street, Red Bank
Details: Pass on your Weight Watchers point system for the night and pretend to go back in time when chocolate was considered an acceptable meal (your kids will bow to you)! This chocolate wonderland is all about leaving your worries at the door and finding bliss in dipping, tasting or decorating your own special treats at your own convenience.
More info: www.chocolateworks.com or call 732-383-5915
Location: 90 Broad Street, Red Bank
Details: Holy cannoli! With just one bite of this sweet Italian pastry, you’ll be hooked on this family-owned shop. Each crunchy shell is made to order with a fresh filling of your choice, but don’t limit your tastebuds. From classic cream to cake mix to s’mores, the masters behind the menu have concocted out-of-this-world flavors — all worth a taste.
More info: Call 732-530-1064
Whipped Creperie and Dessert Bar
Location: 6 Monmouth Street, Red Bank
Details: Ending your date night in a charming crepe cafe is like adding the proverbial cherry on top of a fantastic dessert. Cozy up to your sweetie and get wild with a whopping scoop of Nutella and marshmallow on your wrap confection or stay clean and add some healthy fruit options like berries and bananas.
More info: www.whippedcreperie.com or call 732-747-0076
Luigi’s Ice Cream
Location: 60 Broad Street, Red Bank
Details: If only all of life’s problems were as difficult as choosing one or two scoops in a yummy cone, cup or donut. This hip shop’s unique flavors, like peanut butter and jelly and Cookie Monster rolled ice cream, are creating quite a stir amongst sundae lovers young and old!
More info: Call 732-383-7077
Location: 86 Broad Street, Red Bank
Details: Prepare to get star struck by TLC’s famous Cake Boss, Buddy Valastro at this family-owned bakery. The beautifully crafted cakes and deliciously baked pastries and cookies are a great token to leave with when visiting this sweet landmark.
More info: bakeshop.carlosbakery.com or call 732-268-7710
Location: 37 East Front Street, Red Bank
Details: One word of advice: pace yourself at this sugar haven. The treats are so addicting that you’ll be convinced frosting is the cure for everything. Wait, it isn’t? Visit the cafe for a cup of coffee and a cupcake or woo your visiting friends by taking them to another celebrity establishment. Owner Chris Paseka baked his way to a win on the Food Network’s reality-competition show, Rewrapped.
More info: www.experiencesugarush.com/ or call 732-414-9044
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