The 10 Best Desserts in Las Vegas to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Oct 03, 2022

The 10 Best Desserts in Las Vegas to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth
By Westgate Resorts

The 10 Best Desserts in Las Vegas to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

For those with a sweet tooth, you always want to save room for dessert after hitting the best steakhouse in Las Vegas or the best coffee shops Las Vegas Strip! This is particularly so when you’re visiting Las Vegas – one of the most over-the-top, decadent locations in all the continental United States. There are so many different iconic (and tasty!) desserts to sample in Las Vegas, whether they’re at the top wine bar Las Vegas or the best breweries in Las Vegas, that you might not know where to begin – or even where to start looking! That’s why we’ve compiled this list of ten of the most decadent desserts that you absolutely need to try in Las Vegas!

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Whatever your taste might be, we’ve got an option for you. From a giant fortune cookie at Tao Asian Bistro to the Titanic sundae at Carmine’s, there are options to satisfy everyone’s sweet tooth. Here’s what you need to know about the top ten best desserts to try when you hit up Las Vegas on vacation!

1 | The Giant Fortune Cookie at Tao Asian Bistro | If you’ve got a sweet tooth and a love of Asian cuisine, then the giant fortune cookie served by the Tao Asian Bistro – located at the Venetian – is definitely the dessert for you! It’s a truly decadent dessert, featuring an absolutely giant fortune cookie that’s filled with both white and dark chocolate mousse. Then, the dessert is topped off with fresh fruit and some rather risqué fortunes. It’s one that you are definitely going to want to check out!

You can view the entirety of the Tao Asian Bistro menu online at their website, and we recommend that you do so! There’s just so much there to choose from!

WHERE: 3377 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109 | WHO: 702-388-8338



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2 | Titanic Sundae at Carmine’s | If you’re looking for a decadent sundae that’s truly over-the-top, then you’re going to want to check out the Titanic Sundae at Carmine’s! Located at the Forum Shops at Caesars, Carmine’s truly massive sundae is sure to satisfy anyone’s sweet tooth – not to mention give you one of the best brain freezes ever!

The sundae features six softball-sized ice cream scoops, served over a chocolate torte, topped with fruit, hot fudge, whipped cream, and chocolate wafer straws. This is one of those desserts that is definitely made to be shared! Not to mention, it’s absolutely perfect for beating that infamous Nevada heat.

What better way to finish off a hot day then with a truly Titanic Sundae?

WHERE: Forum Shops At Caesars, 3500 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109 | WHO: 702-473-9700


3 | Sticky Toffee Pudding at Gordon Ramsay Steak | You know what, no list would be complete without an appearance by one of the world’s most well-known and famous chefs! Gordon Ramsay’s sticky toffee pudding is probably the most decadent dessert on offer at any of his four Las Vegas restaurants. And that’s why it’s made this list!

For those looking for a different spin on stick toffee pudding, then Gordon Ramsay’s got you covered! You can visit Gordon Ramsay Steak at the Paris Las Vegas (or the Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill or Gordon Ramsay Hell’s Kitchen at Caesar’s Palace) if you’re looking for the straight up, traditional version of the dish. But for those looking for a little different take, you can get it as a pudding push-pop at the Gordon Ramsay Burger at Planet Hollywood Resort, while Gordon Ramsay Fish & Chips at the Linq Promenade offers up sticky toffee pudding milkshakes! You’re definitely going to want to hit up all these different restaurants to figure out which one has your favourite take on this classic dessert!

WHERE: 3655 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109 | WHO: 702-946-4663


4 | 24-Layer Chocolate Cake at the Strip House | Got a chocolate fiend in your party? Or maybe you’re the chocolate fiend! Whichever the case might be, you’re definitely going to want to check out the 24-Layer Chocolate Cake at the Strip House! This cake is a chocolate lover’s fantasy come to life!

Located at the Planet Hollywood Resort, this delightful and truly decadent chocolate cake features twelve whole layers of delicious, moist chocolate cake, sandwiched with a further eleven layers of smooth chocolate filling, and finally, it’s topped with a delicious layer of French semisweet chocolate ganache!

You’re definitely going to want to set this dessert aside as a challenge, because the entire cake weighs in at a whopping 18 pounds. Each slice weighs approximately 1.5 pounds, making it something of a chocolate challenge that you’re going to absolutely want to surmount. Make sure you hit up the Strip House on an empty stomach! You’re going to love this cake!

WHERE: 3667 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89109 | WHO: 702-737-5200


5 | Flan at Jaleo | For those who absolutely love flan and a little taste of family love, then the flan served at the Jaleo – located at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas – is most definitely the dessert for you. This flan is made with Jose Andres’ mother’s traditional flan recipe. According to Andres, the dessert is a beautiful, delicious return to Spanish dessert roots and is sure to bring those who grew up with it back to their childhoods.

This is definitely one of those desserts that you’re going to want to try, because it’s a little taste of the old world found in the new. It might be, in Andres’ words, “imperfect” but it’s also a perfectly smooth and creamy dessert, making it absolutely perfect for those hot Las Vegas days!

WHERE: Boulevard Tower, 3708 Las Vegas Blvd S Level 3, Las Vegas, NV 89109 | WHO: 702-698-7950


6 | Hit Me Chocolate Cake at Catch | Looking for a dessert that’s absolutely ready to be smashed? Then you want to taste the Hit Me Chocolate Cake at Catch! Located at Aria, the dessert is a truly decadent creation that’s just calling your name to try!

There’s a fudge brownie, topped with cookie crumbs, a layer of white chocolate ice cream topped with chocolate cake. Adding to the pure decadence of this dish, it’s topped with dipped white chocolate ganache and drizzled with chocolate sauce.

And remember how we said that this treat is ready to be smashed? Well, you gotta hit the treat to crack it open, releasing the ganache and ice cream layers! It’s truly a decadent, fun dessert! An absolute must try!

WHERE: ARIA Resort & Casino, 3730 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89158 | WHO: 702-590-5757


7 | Chocolate Macaron at Bardot Brasserie | Looking for a truly decadent take on the traditional French macaron? Then Bardot Brasserie has you covered! This absolutely delicious dessert is a truly giant chocolate macaron that’s filled with chocolate mousse and then drizzled with chocolate sauce. While it’s recommended that you split this dessert with a friend, you’re absolutely going to want to hoard it all to yourself! Because, really, who wouldn’t?

WHERE: ARIA Resort & Casino, 3730 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89158 | WHO: 702-590-5757


8 | Banana Cream Pie at Emeril’s New Orleans Fish House | You’ve got some delicious options when it comes to trying this staple of Emeril Lagasse’s restaurants! His banana cream pie is absolutely famous and been a staple on the menu since the very beginning, so you’re going to want to stop in and give it a taste!

The pie itself contains a whopping three pounds of bananas, making it a true banana explosion. But there’s nothing more delicious than stopping in for one after a long day walking the strip, right?

You can get a taste of the Banana Cream Pie at either his restaurant at the MGM Grand or at the Delmonico Steakhouse located at the Palazzo. Which means you’ve got options for this tasty treat!

WHERE: 3799 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89109 | WHO: 702-891-7374


9 | Cereal Milk Ice Cream at Milk Bar Las Vegas | For those looking for something cold and refreshing that you can take to-go, then look no further than Christina Tosi’s to-go dessert spot, located in the Cosmopolitan. You can pick up all the Milk Bar classics, including compost cookies, cakes, and milkshakes – but the absolute star of the show is the cereal milk ice cream!

This ice cream is a delicious sweet and salty soft-serve treat that’s flavoured just like those last bites of your bowl of cereal. It’s served swirled in a cup, sprinkled with delicious crispy bites of cereal. You’ll absolutely be hitting this one up to beat that Vegas heat!

WHERE: 3708 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109 | WHO: 702-698-2662


10 | Couture Doughnuts at Saint Honore Doughnuts & Beignets | For those looking to taste these infamous couture doughnuts, you better get there early! Saint Honore’s doughnuts are well-known for selling out before noon, so you’re going to want to be sure that you get there first thing to grab your choices off the menu!

The couture doughnuts are incredibly over-the-top and have earned Saint Honore quite the following on TikTok – matter of fact, they’ve gone viral with their creations several times! You’re going to want to get an Instagram pic of these doughnuts because they are both absolutely delicious, but also ridiculously decadent.

For those looking for suggestions, the Raspberry Beret is incredibly popular. It’s a strawberry iced doughnut filled with Bavarian cream, topped with little mini cream puffs and a raspberry Chantilly cream. Sounds delicious!

WHERE: 9460 W Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89147 | WHO: 702-840-3361


BONUS | Bomboloni at Fresco Italiano | Chocolate lovers, rejoice! The Seven-Layer Chocolate Cake from Fresco Italiano at Westgate Las Vegas is an absolute must-try. Each layer of this decadent cake is rich, moist, and packed with chocolatey goodness. The smooth chocolate ganache frosting and chocolate shavings on top add the perfect finishing touch. The portion size is generous, making it the perfect dessert to share with friends or family. The warm and inviting atmosphere of Fresco Italiano provides the perfect backdrop for indulging in this delicious dessert. Don't forget to pair your slice of cake with a hot cup of coffee or a glass of dessert wine for the ultimate experience.

WHERE: 3000 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89109 | WHO: 702-732-5111


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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the most popular dessert in Nevada?

A: Gâteau Basque is the most popular dessert in NV. And that means the Gâteau Basque, which translates to Basque cake, ranks among the state's most iconic desserts. The tart-like treat has a flaky pastry crust that's usually filled with jam or pastry cream.

Q: What is Bombe Alaska?

A: Bombe Alaska, also known as Baked Alaska, omelette norvégienne, omelette surprise, or omelette sibérienne, is a dessert made from ice cream and sponge cake topped with a baked meringue.

Q: What is America's favorite dessert?

A: The number 1 most popular dessert in America is Chocolate Chip Cookies!

Q: What is the difference between ice cream and gelato?

A: While both gelato and ice cream contain cream, milk and sugar, there are differences, too. Authentic gelato uses more milk and less cream than ice cream and generally doesn't use egg yolks, which are a common ingredient in ice cream.

Final Tips for Trying the Best Desserts in Las Vegas

Now that you know the hot spots to hit up on your Vegas trip, you’re well-situated to sate that sweet tooth of yours! Let us know what your favorite Vegas dessert spots are! And for more itinerary inspiration, be sure to check out our Westgate Resorts Travel Blog!


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