5 Best Dessert Spots in Astoria
Looking for a sweet bite to eat in one of the top coolest neighborhoods in the world? We’ve got you covered.
By Eunice Son
With its vivid nightlife, culturally diverse population and scenic parks, it’s impossible to get bored in Astoria. Experience everything that this beloved neighborhood has to offer with a sweet treat in hand.
First on our list is Chip City, an intimate gourmet cookie joint that serves warm and delicious cookies. Choose from flavors such as chocolate chip, a brown sugar cookie mixed with dark chocolate chips, s’mores, a graham cracker cookie mixed with dark chocolate chips topped with marshmallow, or blueberry cheesecake, a sugar cookie filled with sweet cream cheese icing, dried blueberries and white chocolate chips. There’s even plant-based options! Visit their multiple locations in Astoria at 22-04 33rd Street and 30-06 34th Street.
2. Dough Doughnuts
Located a mere 2 block distance from Chip is Dough Doughnuts, where they serve handmade artisanal doughnuts. Their doughnuts are made with a brioche-type dough prepared in small batches throughout the day, ensuring freshness and tastiness. In addition to all the classic doughnut flavors, they serve more unique flavors like hibiscus, lemon poppy, and strawberry cheesecake. Try these delicious doughnuts at 21-70 31st.
Described as “an Astoria staple” by happy customers, this family-owned shop specializes in traditional Greek pastries and baked goods. They have excellent baklava, a sweet and flaky pastry, loukoumades, a type of fluffy donut, and spanakopita, which is savory spinach pie. Come try these desserts and more at 2846 31st.
4.La Guli Pastry Shop
This hidden gem has been around since the year 1937. They’re committed to serving delicious and authentic Italian desserts, therefore all of their goods are baked fresh daily. Beat the summer heat with a cup of gelato and rainbow cookies on the side. La Guli is located at 29-15 Ditmars Blvd.
Paris Oven provides classic French baked goods as well as sandwiches and salads. This bakery has the perfect atmosphere for a casual meetup with some friends. Get their tuna sandwich for lunch, and a box of macaroons and a slice of chocolate cake for dessert! They’re located at 38-12 30th Ave.