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Desserts etc

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840 E Chocolate Ave, Hershey, PA 17033-1213
+1 717-533-7505
06:00 - 21:00
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Perth Australia
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148 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband is a coffee snob and was missing decent coffee so was a very happy boy when he found this wonderful place walking distance from our hotel We'd walk there daily for his coffee and some awesome gluten free goodies (cookies, brownies, donuts). Fabulous!

Thank jhoppy01
Scranton, Pennsylvania
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61 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you love Nutella, or chocolate in general, you must try the Nutella Bomb. It is insanely good! I also really enjoy their cupcakes. I wish I could say I have tried more items, but the Nutella Bomb usually gets me. =) They have a great selection, though.

Thank disneydreamer4
Level Contributor
60 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The selections are vast from awesome cupcakes ,cookies, breads, pies, and beautifully decorated cakes. They are all as yummy as they are beautiful. I have to stop myself with just a few.selections. it's an awesome alternative to spending lots.of time in the kitchen especially during the holidays.

Thank pedsrn
Hershey, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

I stop in here from time to time for tea and pastries. Can't comment on the breakfast or lunch items. The cupcakes and cookies are fantastic both to taste and to look at. Mondays cupcakes are half-price, so that is my favorite time to stop in. Service is quick, competent and polite. Sometimes seating is a bit tight. Best is... More 

Thank subianchi
Rankin, Pennsylvania
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64 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

I found out about Desserts a few years ago and make sure to stop by every time I visit Hershey. They have a wonderful selection to choose from. On this trip, I had the chocolate cupcakes (with chocolate icing) and the chocolate brownie. Both were excellent. The service was good both times that I stopped by on this trip. I... More 

Thank ScottStemler
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

I wanted a special birthday cake for my husband's 50th. I had used Desserts etc in the past so it was the first place I went to look into getting a cake. They have a great photo section on their website. I was able to pick out the cake I wanted so when I went in to order I had... More 

Thank Becca W
Chicago, Illinois
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99 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

It was a Monday night and it was BOGO Cupcake night! Need I say more??????? Lots of delicious choices and we got 5 yummy fresh baked items for $13.00 with tax. Lots of delicious choices with a friendly staff. My Peanut Butter Mousse in a chocolate cookie crust is already gone! Next is the Pumpkin Roll, just a bit or... More 

Thank marymaryloveshawaii
Hershey, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I stop into this cute shop too often- by myself or with friends. There is a great range of gluten free desserts, drinks, and good sandwiches and salads. Local.

Thank Margaret17033
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

My husband and I recently left Desserts, etc and with a NASTY taste in our mouths. Not from the food but from the complete lack of warmth & caring from its personnel. We spent upwards of $40 on 2 drinks and 5 pastries, 2 of which we ate there and the rest we requested to go. To go meaning we... More 

Thank Julia P
Hummelstown, Pennsylvania
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98 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

This my second trip to Desserts etc. this year. It's a nice place to get a treat after dinner or anytime. They have a variety of cupcakes and other goodies to eat. The icing on the cupcakes tends to be rather thick. They also bagels and breads that are not sweet if your not in the mood for dessert. The... More 

Thank Skidad2013

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$10
Fast food, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 840 E Chocolate Ave, Hershey, PA 17033-1213
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Hershey
  • Phone Number: +1 717-533-7505

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?