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Category: Guide to Midtown and Design District

Here, we make suggestions on where you can find the Top Places for Dessert in Midtown and Design District. Everyone knows that you should leave room for dessert, but there are some destinations worth visiting just for the part of the meal that is supposed to come last.

Bocce Bar

From the people that brought you Sugarcane, Bocce Bar is one of the newest restaurant additions to the Shops at Midtown offering modern Italian fare. Although the food is exemplary, the dessert selection is playful and soul-satisfying. The kitchen's take on an italian classic, the cannoli, is expertly prepared by using a honey crisp instead of the standard shell. The new vehicle for the velvety cream offers a crunchier, lighter, and more flavorful take on the cannoli that is only accentuated by the balsamic ice cream that might actually be better than the dessert it was meant to accompany.
3252 NE 1st Ave Unit 107 Miami, FL 33137
http://bocce-bar.com/

Crumb on Parchment

Nice little sandwich shop in a small shopping center in the design district. The natural light coming through the windows and the casual and rustic furniture allow you to experience affordable food in a comforting environment. The desserts and confections here are baked in house, offering options similar to what your grandmother would make. Word around town is that the best cookies in the city can be found here.
3930 NE 2nd Ave, Miami 33137

GiGi

Considered an urban dining experience, Gigi offers the opportunity for diners to enjoy a casual and communal dinner in which dishes are brought out for the table to indulge, allowing for a tapas-style meal that brings those involved closer together. Dessert specials are always on rotation, as the kitchen prepares whatever they deem fit for the particular night. Stand outs include all the layer cakes (especially those containing their high-quality chocolate) and soft-serve.
3470 N Miami Ave Miami, FL 33127
giginow.com/

MICHAEL’S GENUINE

The stars of the menu include everything created by Hedy Goldsmith, one of best pastry chef’s in the Southern United States. Her updated takes on classic desserts and baked items make this a must-stop when in the area. You will feel like you are back in your childhood as you taste her versions on popular chocolate bars like Snickers or cookies like Nutter Butters.
130 NE 40th St Miami, FL 33137
michaelsgenuine.com/miami/

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