5+ Great Places to Grab Dessert in Deep Ellum

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Are you looking for the perfect place to get dessert in Deep Ellum to satisfy your sweet tooth? There is nothing like grabbing a sweet treat on a hot day… or a cold day. Or really, any day for that matter! We’ve complied a list of our favorite dessert places in Deep Ellum for you.

From ice cream flights, to delicious beignets, cookies, pies, candy, popsicles, or shaved ice. There are so many great dessert places for you to try during your next visit to Deep Ellum. 

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Have you ever had an ice cream flight for dessert?! Now is your chance to try it! Jeni’s Ice Creams flights include 10 half scoops of their most popular flavors served in a dish, including Gooey Butter Cake, Darkest Chocolate, and Brambleberry Crisp. Of course, you can also get regular scoops of ice cream. You can find Jeni’s Ice Creams in Deep Ellum near Merit Coffee and Archer Paper Goods Co.

🗓 SUN–THU | 12PM–11PM
🗓 FRI–SAT | 11AM–11PM
📍 Jeni’s Ice Creams | 2649 Main Street, Dallas, Texas, 75226

📷 Le Bon Temps | @lebontempsbeignets

Beignets for dessert anyone? Sign us up! Le Bon Temps is a must-visit place when you’re looking for dessert in Deep Ellum. They have the most delicious beignets. You can order your beignets topped, stuffed, or plain with just powdered sugar. Le Bon Temps also serves a variety of hot and cold drinks, as well as ice cream. Sweet tooth satisfaction is guaranteed!

📍 Le Bon Temps | 2932 Main St, Dallas, Texas, 75226

📷 Insomnia Cookies | @insomniacookies

Calling all cookie lovers! This dessert  in Deep Ellum is for you! Make sure you to try Insomnia Cookies next time you’re in Deep Ellum. Their cookies do not disappoint. Besides cookies they also serve ice cream sandwiches or as they refer to “whiches”, ice cream, cookie cakes, and so much more! Best of all, if you’re looking for a late night treat, you’ve found the right place. They’re open till 1AM-3AM depending on the weekday. 

🗓 MON–WED | 11AM–1AM
🗓 THU–FRI | 11AM–3AM
🗓 SAT | 12PM–3AM
🗓 SUN | 12PM–1AM
📍 Insomnia Cookies | 2656 Main Street, Dallas, Texas, 75226

📷 Emporium Pies | @emporiumpies

We are obsesses with Emporium Pies! It’s such a great place to grab dessert in Deep Ellum. Their handmade pies are so delicious. If you’re a pie lover you need to add this spot to your must-try pie list. We love their pie names such as Lord of the Pies or the The Drunken Nut. You can order a full pie or just a slice.

🗓 SUN–THU | 11AM–10PM
🗓 FRI–SAT | 11AM–11PM
📍 Emporium Pies | 2708 Main St. Dallas, Texas,  75226

Looking for a place to satisfy your sweet tooth or just want to grab some dessert on the go? Make sure to stop by Rocket Fizz. It’s a vintage-inspired soda pop and candy shop with thousands of different types of candy, plus lunch boxes, posters, comic books, gag gifts and more.

🗓 SUN–THU | 11AM–9PM
🗓 FRI–SAT| 11AM–12PM
📍 Rocket Fizz | 2701 Main Street, Suite 16, Dallas, Texas, 75226

📷 Picolé | @PicolePop

Who doesn’t love popsicles?! It’s the perfect dessert on a hot summer day. Picolé is a Brazilian paleta spot, that offers three types of paletas: fruity, creamy and filled. The flavors change seasonally and they just started serving some alcohol infused options. Some of their current flavors include Lime Margarita, S’mores, Tequila Sunrise and Strawberry Cheesecake. 

🗓 MON–WED | 12PM–9PM
🗓 THU+SUN | 12PM–10PM
🗓 FRI–SAT | 12PM–11PM
📍 Picolé | 2656 Main St
Dallas, Texas, 75226

📷 Shaved Balls of Ice | @shavedballsofice

Did you know that there is a dessert speakeasy in Deep Ellum?! Meet Shaved balls of ice! Tucked behind a fence, or rather two, you’ll find a little takeout window with instructions on how to order your shaved ice. After a few minutes you’ll receive a text to pick up your order. It’s super easy and so fun! We got the Piña Alotta, which comes with a vanilla ice cream foundation, fruit-shaved ice covered with pineapple and coconut syrup, topped with whipped cream and served in a hollowed-out pineapple. How cool is that?!

🗓 FRI | 6PM–10PM
🗓 SAT | 12PM–10PM
🗓 SUN | 12PM–10PM
📍 Shaved Balls of Ice | 2644 Elm St, Dallas, Texas, 75226

Hawkers is one of our favorite places in Deep Ellum. They have an awesome atmosphere, indoor and outdoor dining, plenty of instagrammable moments, and of course a delicious selection of food and drinks. The menu features passed-down street food family recipes from all over Asia. Don’t sleep on their dessert! The Cinnamon Roti à la Mode is so delicious and we wouldn’t want you to miss out on it. It’s made out of Malaysian flatbread with cinnamon and sugar served with vanilla ice cream.

🗓 MON–THU | 11AM–10PM
🗓 FRI–SAT| 11AM–12AM
🗓 SUN | 11AM–10PM
📍 Hawkers | 2800 Main Street, Dallas, Texas, 75226

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Vanessa Umbrage

Vanessa Umbrage

Vanessa is a City Manager for UNATION and author of the Stuff to Do in Dallas City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Dallas area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinDallas on Instagram and Facebook.