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Aug 31, 2009 12:24 PM

Great place to get dessert

Coming in for Labor day.. Any recs on where to get a great dessert (esp. if it's the only thing we'd be getting) and to add to that what would it be?

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  1. haven't been myself, but CoCo Sala is supposed to be good (mostly desserts in a lounge-y club like room)

    1. I like Leopold's Kafe in Georgetown for desserts (especially apple strudel) and also Cafe Bonaparte (dessert crepes). Blue Duck Tavern's apple pie a la mode is also divine.

      1. Filomena in Georgetown has great dessert. Service may be slow.

        1. I forgot to mention DOLCEZZA in Georgetown. It has the most amazing gelato, and the coffee is good there too. Various flavors of peach gelato have been featured recently, and I had one of them paired with a delicious hazelnut chocolate.

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          1. re: Gigi007

            Yes, Dolceezza is the THE BEST gelato place in the DC area.

            Are there any specific desserts you like? This might aid us in suggestions.

            1. re: Jacey

              I love Coco Sala for dessert. I had the "Childhood Favorites" which was 3 courses - all delicious and beautifully presented. It was an event!

              1. re: Jacey

                Have you tried Pitango? I thought the Baltimore Pitango was better than Dolcezza, but I haven't tried the DC location.

                For the OP's benefit, near the DC location of Pitango is ACKC-- a boutique chocolate shop (but you might not want hot chocolate for Labor Day).

                1. re: Doh

                  I have tried Pitango quite a few times (right near my apt and work), but still travel when I can to Dolcezza in Gtown because it tastes so much better.

            2. The desserts at PS7 are very, very good....could sit at the bar.

              My experience at CoCo Sala for restaurant week was wonderful - very good dessert.