Top 10 Asian Fusion Dessert Cafés in NYC

Top 10 Asian Fusion Dessert Cafés in NYC

by: Lisa Crawford

Let’s face it; many of us have a sweet tooth. And in the city where you can get pretty much anything you want, it’s no surprise that the majority of us would choose to have our cake and eat it too. And with so many decadent options it can be tough to know which ones to choose. Fortunately for you, we have done the work for you. Here are the ten best Asian Fusion dessert cafes in New York City!

spotdessertSpot Dessert Bar- East Village has some great Asian Fusion dessert options, but one of the most popular is Spot Dessert Bar. Their slogan “A new spin on sweet” is not lying! Funky and modern items like the Yuzu Eskimo and the Sesame Pear Crisp are sure to catch your attention. If you are a fan of green tea, Spot Dessert Bar has a couple of unique options for you. The Green Tea Tiramisu and the Chocolate Green Tea Lava Cake will keep your mouth watering for days.
13 St Marks Pl, New York, NY 10003
(212) 677-5670 


MILK_bdaycakeMomofuku Milk Bar- The East Village’s Momofuku Milk Bar should bring you in with its name alone. After all, where there is milk, there are usually sweets. And, oh boy, are there sweets here! This place is full of the tastiest treats you will sink your teeth into. Their signature desserts are the Compost Cookie and the Crack Pie, yep- you heard it right, Crack Pie. Named for its ability to make you an addict. Well, Momofuku Milk Bar has certainly made us one!
251 E 13th St, New York, NY 10003
(347) 577-9504 

kuluKulu Desserts- If you are looking for the best Asian Fusion dessert in Brooklyn, look no further than Kulu Desserts. The bright red walls and the colorful pastries will be an optical indulgence. But once you try the delicacies, you will be hooked. Some stand out items are the Mango Sago and the Condensed Milk and Mango Ice Cream. And Kulu Desserts is opened late! Midnight on weekdays and 2am on weekends, so it’s the perfect place for a late night snack!
806 62nd St, New York, NY 11219
(718) 680-2818 

mangoMango Mango Dessert- In Chinatown, you will find the amazing Mango Mango Dessert. Named after the famed dessert café in Hong Kong, they have brought their delectable guilty pleasures to us here in NYC. Desserts like the Glutinous Rice Ball and the Mango Pomelo with Sago are what keep customers coming back for more. One guest even said Mango Mango Dessert was “the closest thing to having dessert in Hong Kong.” If you are looking for authentic (and delicious) dessert, head over to Chinatown. mango-dessert-new-york

63 Bayard St, New York, NY 10013
(646) 422-7576 


indesertInDessert- Chinatown’s cute and comfortable InDessert is definitely the “in” place to be. “A hidden gem”, as some have said, InDessert has all of the traditional Asian desserts you could ask for. The Mango Pomelo Sago is a must try, as is the Tong Sui, a Chinese sweet soup. And the Green Tea Waffle is made fresh and is the perfect mixture of warm deliciousness with a slight green tea flavor. Yum! indessert-new-york
1 E Broadway, New York, NY 10038
(212) 528-3188 

chiChikaLicious Dessert Bar- Another East Village find is ChikaLicious Dessert Bar. When you walk through the door, you will be captivated by the open-air kitchen where you can watch all the magic happen. Each dessert is beautifully decorated and equally scrumptious. They have a three-course dessert tasting for those diners looking for a fancier dessert option. And everything in ChikaLicious is exceptional. From their Panna Cotta to their eclectic array of cupcakes, you will be blown away by the flavors. ChikaLicious is a great place to bring those out of towners to show them how New York does it best!

203E 10th St, New York, NY 10009
(212) 475-0929



just sweetJust Sweet Dessert House- This East Village restaurant is just as “sweet” as it sounds. With yummy desserts like Shaved Green Tea Slushies and Lychee and Coconut Jellies, you will immediately become a fan. One of their signature dishes is the Tropical Paradise. Mmm…sounds good to us! Just Sweet Dessert House also opens late, so if you find yourself in St. Marks Square and are looking for a sweet treat, they’ve got you covered!
83 Third Ave, New York, NY 10003
(212) 388-1380



bm_Beautiful Memory Dessert- Another Chinatown favorite is Beautiful Memory Dessert. And we promise, you will have beautiful memories after trying their appetizing menu. The Cantonese style eatery has traditional desserts like Black Sesame Paste with Red Bean and Lotus Seeds. They also have a number of Sago Soups and Mango Ice. If you are looking for an authentic experience, Beautiful Memory Dessert will fill all of your needs. memory-dessert-new-york
69A Bayard St, New York, NY 10013
(212) 769-1888
fong_2nFong Inn Too- Located in Chinatown; Fong Inn Too has quite a following, specifically, for their Tofu desserts. Menu items like Soy Milk and Tofu Custard bring guests near and far to the Chinatown establishment. The Douhua with Sweet Ginger Syrup is a “must have” as is the traditional Chinese Tofu. And Fong Inn Too isn’t just a fly by night kind of restaurant; this place has serious roots and diners who have been frequenting it since the eighties. Talk about longevity! They must be doing something right. inn-too-new-york
46 Mott St, New York, NY 10013
(212) 962-5196 

sbSweet Buttons esserts- Located on the Lower East Side, Sweet Button Desserts is a great place to get a little taste of heaven. Each of their desserts is made small enough that you won’t feel you’ve gone overboard. And they are so delightfully packaged that looking at them will be a delight in itself. Tiny tastings like Mango Panna Cotta, Banana Custard, and the Mini Cupcake are just a few of the dessert options that will make your taste buds explode with excitement. And the prices are very reasonable. This is the perfect place to indulge in your sweet tooth and not feel guilty when you leave!

http://www.sweetbuttonsdesserts. com/
84 Rivington St, New York, NY 10002
(212) 253-8484