Whether you’re looking for an afternoon delight or date night dessert, here are a few sweet indulgences around town. Indulge away.
The Market, at your NEMA San Francisco door. The Market is more than a grocery store or a place to shop; it’s the local hub where you can grab a quick, gourmet bite and plan to run into your neighbors. Get your choice of creamy ice creams delivered to your door or pop over and peruse the aisles to satisfy your sweet tooth.
Dough, just out the door from NEMA San Francisco. At the bustling intersection of 11th and Market Streets, Dough sits at the epicenter of the recent resurgence of this historic quarter, bringing a classic menu with fresh ideas and innovative concept. Snag your sweet and sugary dozen donuts here.
Little John’s Candy, just around the corner from NEMA San Francisco. The story of Littlejohn’s Candies begins in the 1920s. Must try the World Famous English Toffee. This famous butter crunch toffee is covered with the finest milk chocolate, topped with fresh roasted almonds and cooked to perfection so it absolutely melts in your mouth. If toffee isn’t your thing, they have an abundance of sweet treats to choose from.
Chantal Guillon Macarons, 0.3 miles away from NEMA San Francisco. Chantal Guillon macarons was founded from Paris to San Francisco in 2008. With more than 150 recipes, they offer 13 classic flavors, which are complemented by 6 seasonal flavors, limited edition collections and for the 12 holidays per year unique flavored delights.
Zuni Café, 0.3 miles away from NEMA San Francisco. Zuni offers daily changing menus that are inspired by seasonal organic ingredients and incorporate traditional French and Italian cuisine. Try the Zuni Cookie Plate.
Smitten Ice Cream, 0.5 miles from NEMA San Francisco. Stop by and grab the perfect scoop of the freshest, purest, creamiest ice cream, made right before your eyes. Try the Cookie Dough w/ Pretzels & Choc. Chips. Hand-chopped pretzels add a salty crunch to made-from-scratch (egg free) cookie dough pieces studded with teensy Guittard Chocolate chips.
Frena’s, 0.7 miles away from NEMA San Francisco. This San Francisco bakery specializing in freshly baked pastries. Try the Chocolate Rugalach. These buttery, flaky treats rolled around chocolate are a delicious combination that’s perfect to pair with a cup of coffee. Other sweet pastries you’ll fall in love with are the honey cake, honey cupcakes and a dozen pack of mixed pastries.
54 Mint, 0.8 miles from NEMA San Francisco. It was 2009, when three Italian friends founded 54 Mint. Now, a modern Italian trattoria tucked into San Francisco's historic Mint Plaza. Try the TiRAMiSÚ. Delicious espresso-soaked ladyfingers, chocolate mascarpone.
Zero Zero, 1.7 miles from NEMA San Francisco. Nestled in San Francisco's SOMA district, Zero Zero is perfect for a quick bite at the bar, having dinner with old friends and everything in between. Build your own soft serve sundae by choosing the flavor and the toppings.
SF Ferry Building, 1.9 miles from NEMA San Francisco. Mosey down to the Ferry Building and find a variety of sweet treats from cupcakes at Miette Patisserie and truffles from Recchiuti Confections and pastries from Mariposa Baking Company to a Gâteau Basque from Dandelion Chocolate.
Town Hall, 2 miles from NEMA San Francisco. A local favorite and San Francisco culinary institution since 2003, Town Hall showcases its classic southern indulgences. Try the Butterscotch and Chocolate Pot de Crème. Butterscotch pudding layered over rich dark chocolate pudding, topped with butter crunch toffee.
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