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Best Dessert Spots in Astoria!

By Sonia Mylonas

Vaccaro's Bakery & Cafe
Image via Vaccaro's Bakery & Cafe Website

Someone say chocolate?

The holidays are right around the corner, and this means sweets, sweets and more sweets! There is no better way to celebrate the holidays than with some delicious desserts.

From chocolate cakes to cannolis, doughnuts and cookies, here is a list of places in Astoria where you can indulge!

  1. Cakes by Nerwan 

Baked fresh daily and available on demand, Cakes by Nerwan also specializes in custom cake orders. 

cakes by nerwan

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23-02 31st Street, Astoria, NY 11105 

cakesbynerwan.com

 

2. Chip New York City 

Cookies, cookies and more cookies! They have over 14 staple flavors and have launched over 20 specialty flavors. When visiting Chip they serve four flavors per day, and have a rotating menu each week, so be sure to check out their website! 

chipnewyorkcity

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www.chipnewyorkcity.com

3. Martha’s Country Bakery 

From cake slices to apple pies, croissants and Greek pastries, you will always find a delicious surprise when visiting Martha’s! Try the Red Velvet Hot Chocolate, you won’t regret it. 

Marthas_Country_Bakery

Image via Martha’s Country Bakery Instagram

36-21 Ditmars Blvd. Astoria, NY 11105

marthascountrybakery.com

4.  Sugar and Water 

Doughnuts in the morning, doughnuts for desserts. Who cares, we all love donuts. Sugar and Water has an array of flavors from Chocolate Cannoli Donut to its KitKat Stout Donut! 

sugar and water nyc

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29-14 23rd Ave, Long Island City, NY 11105

https://www.instagram.com/sugarandwaternyc/

5. Vaccaro’s Bakery & Cafe

This is a modern take on an Italian Classic, the Cannoli! Ask for the Donnoli glazed and dripping with OTT toppings, from classic chocolate chips to Oreo cookie bits, s’mores fixin’s and even decadent candy-glazed bacon.

Established in 1981, still serving the community 30 years later! 

 

Vaccaro's Bakery & Cafe

Image via Vaccaro’s Bakery & Cafe Website

28-05 Steinway Street, Astoria, NY 11102
 
 
6.Victory Sweet Shop 
 
No stranger to sweets, Victory Sweet Shop bakes all their desserts on premises and specializes in your traditional Greek Pastries. Baklava is a definite try,  along with their famous galaktoboureko. 
victory sweet shop

Image via victory sweet shop Instagram

21-69 Steinway St, Astoria, NY 11105 

https://victorysweetshop.com/

Happy Sweet Holidays to one and all! 

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