“There’s no better way to top off your trip than with something sweet. Look no further for a list of places to visit during your days of indulgence. Grab your favorite dessert and walk along the water because Pacific Beach has got you covered.
Hammond’s Gourmet Ice Cream
It’s time to let your ice cream dreams take flight! With the original Hammond’s Ice Cream Flight, you can sample up to 32 flavors! They’ve got your classics like chocolate and vanilla, but wait until you get a taste of their peanut butter and guava or chocolate coconut macadamia nut. Hammond’s was featured on Zagat and a part of NBC San Diego’s Summer Scoop: Cool San Diego Ice Cream Shops.
Sunday-Thursday @ 12PM-10PM
Friday & Saturday @ 12PM-11PM
The Baked Bear
Time to bring your creativity to this custom ice cream sandwich shop! Five minutes from the Inn, you can mix and match cookies, brownies, or doughnuts, choose from a variety of ice cream flavors and toppings. Don’t forget to have them warm it up for you!
The owners’ of The Baked Bear, Rob Robbins and Shane Stanger, share a passion of serving inventive sweets in their home town of San Diego. This is a go-to spot for locals as it’s been praised by Forbes, Eater and Thrillist.
Sunday-Thursday @ 11AM-12AM
Friday @ 11AM-1AM
Afters Ice Cream
San Diegans, are you ready for this? After opening numerous locations around California, Afters Ice Cream is finally coming to you. Do yourself a flavor and take a six-minute stroll to grab their Milk Bun. They put a twist on classic sweets by filling a warm glazed donut with ice cream. You may have to come back for seconds or thirds with the number of flavors they offer. Peanut Butter Smores, Milk & Cereal, Cookie Monster, Cookie Butter, the list goes on. See what Locale Magazine, Zagat, Food Beast, and several other publications are raving about.
Taiwanese shaved ice will leave a smile on your face! Shaved snow is silky, sweet, creamy, and ice-cold. It instantly dissolves in your mouth, so it’s as if you’re eating clouds. Choose from HappiYeti’s signature creations or make your own! Looking to satisfy your sweet tooth in a healthy way? They proudly use the best organic and natural ingredients.
HappiYeti loves to bring joy to the community with the Pass it Forward; Yeti Family program. Each week, a family from the local community can come in as many times for free snow! At the end of the week, that family selects a new family to enjoy the prize.
Friday & Saturday@ 12PM-10PM
Mr. Frostie’s has been a Pacific Beach classic since 1949. Their simple soft serve ice cream cones, specialty shakes or a show-stopping sundaes have become a tradition for local San Diegan families. John, the current owner, bought the shop in the 60s after the original founders sold it. To this day, it’s primarily a family business.
Monday-Thursday @ 10:30AM-9PM
Friday & Saturday @ 10:30AM-10PM
Now’s your chance to taste a true winner! Pure Cupcakes won Food Network’s Cupcakes Wars in 2013 and was ranked second in San Diego A-List’s 23 Best Cupcakes. Come in for your daily dose of cupcakes or inquire about their catering services as they bake cookies, cakes, cake pops, bars, and pies, as well. It’s time to give in to those cupcake cravings!
To view their daily menu, click here.
Sunday & Saturday @ 10AM-4PM
Monday-Friday @ 11AM-7PM
Obsessed with cinnamon rolls? We are too. At Cinnaholic, you can customize your own with their 20 different frostings and toppings. Oh, and did we mention they’re vegan? Cinnaholic founders, Shannon Michelle and Florian Radke, are vegans, so the cinnamon rolls are dairy and egg-free. You are luckily an eight-minute walk away from trying the new fall flavors: Pumpkin Pie, Tiramisu, and Apple Cider.
Monday-Friday @ 10AM-10PM
Saturday & Sunday @ 8AM-10PM