The 5 Best Places to Get Dessert in Destin FL
Anyone with a sweet tooth will definitely not be disappointed when they visit Destin, Florida! Our Emerald Coast city is home to a great collection of bakeries, candy shops, and eateries where you can dig into some truly decadent desserts. To help you make the most of your next vacation, the Henderson Park Inn has put together a guide to the top five places to get dessert in Destin FL.
1. Beach Walk Cafe
When you stay at the Henderson Park Inn, you can order some of Destin’s tastiest desserts right to your room! Our onsite restaurant, Beach Walk Cafe, is famous for its homemade treats, which include a cheesecake of the day, chocolate of the day, creme brulee, bread pudding, and freshly baked pies. Beach Walk Cafe’s delightfully rich banana cream pie has developed a particularly devoted fanbase. Portions are very generous at Beach Walk Cafe, which makes these desserts perfect for splitting with your sweetheart.
Sprinkles is another one of the best places for dessert in Destin FL. Modeled after the ice cream parlors of the 1940s, this nostalgic shop is located right across the street from the Henderson Park Inn at our sister property, The Henderson. Guests will find all of their favorite ice cream dishes, including sundaes, milkshakes, and root beer floats. We can’t think of a better place to cool off on a hot day!
3. Donut Hole
The Donut Hole has been an institution in Destin since 1978! This popular restaurant and bakery is legendary for its mouthwatering donuts, cakes, pies, apple fritters, and pastries. The cafe’s signature donuts come in a variety of unique flavors, including red velvet, chocolate peanut butter, Bavarian cream, and Dutch crumb. In addition to all of the wonderful desserts, the Donut Hole also serves a full menu of breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
4. The Candymaker
Located about 6 minutes away from the Henderson Park Inn, the Candymaker is a can’t-miss stop for vacationers looking to pick up some terrific sweets. This iconic shop is most famous for its old-fashioned salt water taffy, which has been delighting visitors to Destin for over 25 years. Other highlights at the Candymaker include the fudge, Southern pralines, pecan logs, caramel apples, chocolates, and hand-dipped strawberries.
5. Shake’s Frozen Custard
For an irresistible dessert that you can enjoy right in your car, head on over to Shake’s Frozen Custard. This speedy drive-through restaurant is the perfect place to grab a cone, sundae, concrete, or banana split. We’re big fans of Shake’s signature Bopper sundae, which features creamy frozen custard, hot fudge, caramel, roasted pecans, and three cherries.
Guests at the Henderson Park Inn will love being near all of the best places for dessert in Destin FL. Our beachfront bed and breakfast has been voted the most romantic hotel in America by the users of About.com and TripAdvisor.com, and we are proud to hold the Conde Nast Johansens 2018 Award for Excellence. To start planning your getaway, browse our selection of Destin hotel rooms.