Dessert in Huntington Beach

No beach city does dessert better than Surf City USA. Whether you're looking for a delicious ice cream to cool you off, or a pastry to go along with your coffee or tea, when you are in the surfing capital of the nation, the answer is most likely to be found just a couple steps from the beach. There's a variety of delicious sweet treats sprinkled throughout Huntington Beach oceanfront resortsthe downtown and the rest of the city. Pop into these shops, place your order and let the magic of Huntington Beach do the rest. 


Watertable - An extensive dessert menu with dessert cocktails. Popular desserts include Six Degrees of Chocolate, Chocolate, Rum and Spice, and Orange Financier. Located within the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort

Pacific Hideaway - Enjoy coconut cake, delicious ice cream and churros. Located within the Kimpton Shorebreak Resort. 

Pacific Hideaway Dessert


Tanner's - A delicious array of desserts. Popular desserts include the Brown Butter Cake, S'mores, and the Pavlova. Located within the Pasea Hotel and Spa. 

Henry's Oceanfront Dining - An elegant dessert menu with award-winning desserts. Located with The Waterfront Beach Resort, a Hilton Hotel. 

Henry's Oceanfront Dining in the Waterfront Beach Resort, a Hilton Hotel


Han's Homemade Ice Cream- Rich and creamy ice cream made fresh daily along with homemade Drumsticks, Ice Cream Sandwiches, Munchies and hand-dipped, frozen bananas.

Popbar- Handcrafted gelato on a stick made with all natural ingredients.



Ola Mexican Kitchen - Churros with Vanilla Bean Ice Cream and Fried Ice Cream.

Frosted Cupcakery - Handcrafted fresh cupcakes throughout the day. Located in Pacific City


Top 10 Ice Cream Shops in Huntington Beach

Top 10 Ice Cream Shops in Huntington Beach

From house-made and hand-dipped to unicorns and tacos, we churn out some of the sweetest and most unique treats in Southern California.

Brusters Real Ice Cream- Crunchy handmade waffle cones, customized sundaes, candy-filled blasts and thick milkshakes.

The Ice Cream Way- Watch your ice cream be fresh-made in 60 seconds. Choose your base, flavor, mix-ins, and toppings, and they’ll flash-freeze your creation with liquid nitrogen.

The Ice Cream Way

IceCream Ton- Soft-serve and churros fresh daily, toppings include heart-shaped churros—sprinkled with crunchy toppings like Fruity Pebbles and Hot Cheetos.

Sweet Rolled Tacos- Rolled ice cream squeezed by a colorful waffle taco shell and topped with goodies.

Sweet Rolled Tacos

Polar Playground- Ice cream treats and giant cotton candy creations, including an ube—aka purple yam—soft serve that goes great topped with mochi balls.

Hula Girls Shave Ice, Dole Whip & Ice- Hawaiian-style shave ice flavored with housemade fruit syrups. Try the Hei Hei Cone. 

Photo by @hulagirlsshaveice



Golden Spoon- Frozen yogurt, try the cake batter or cookie dough.

Afters Ice Cream- Handcrafted ice cream and unique flavors like Cookie Monster and Jasmine Milk Tea. Or try The Milky Bun a donut ice cream sandwich.

Afters Ice Cream in Huntington Beach

The Moo Gelato

The Moo Gelato

The dessert shop has built up a buzz across O.C. with its signature sweet, the unicorn shake offered in flavors like berry, mango and pina colada. Upgrade your magical milkshake to a glass mason jar coated with fun extras that up the photo factor—sugar crystals, edible pearls, sprinkles and the like.

The Great Dane Bakery - Specializes in Danish traditional pastries and cookies.

The Coffee Tale - In Old World Village offers a variety of coffee drinks, teas, and pastries made from scratch.

Duck Donuts - Warm, delicious and made-to-order donuts, coffee,  and donut sundaes.

Duck Donuts in Huntington Beach


Cool King Frozen Yogurt & Desserts- Frozen yogurt with endless flavors and topping selections.

Rollin' Creamery- Contemporary counter-serve serving rolled, Thai-style ice cream with classic & creative toppings.

Old World German Bakery and Deli - Bakes delicious, fresh & authentic German breads, pretzels, rolls & cakes daily. 

Old World German Bakery and Deli


Haole Boys Shave Ice- Serves authentic Hawaiian shave ice. Recently voted into the Top 5 food trucks in Orange County by the OC Hot List. 

Euro Caffe - Coffee, tea, pastries, and fresh crepes. 

Euro Cafe in Bella Terra

The Cake Box - Creates custom cakes and offers pastries, cookies, cupcakes, and more. 

The Donuttery - Made from scratch goodness at this award-winning, 24 hour donut house. Also, vegan and gluten-free donuts. It was named one of America's 50 favorite donut shops. 



Donut Shops

Donut Shops

To locals favorites and hidden gem donuts shops, here are the donut shops in Huntington Beach.