Portland's Delicious Desserts and Exclusive Coffees Are Plentiful

Trying to find the best Desserts & Coffee in Portland? 10Best has you covered. Our editors and locals search the city and suburbs for the top places. Then, we showcase popular restaurants that certainly live up to the hype like Papa Haydn and we highlight eateries with great user reviews, like Loretta Jeans. We've included Salt & Straw an ice cream place with lines around the block, that happens to be one of Oprah's favorites. We also help you find areas where Desserts & Coffee are prominent. In the North East area of Portland you will find Pix Patisserie and Voodoo Doughnuts too. Over in the South East area you can choose from Papa Haydn east and Saint Cupcakes. Not only are you getting terrific dessert and coffee recommendations, but you also have choices to boot. After all, if you're going to eat, you may as well do it right and take advantage of Portland's best. We made sure that our list has variety, so we included Ken's Artisan Bakery that offers French desserts and we have included Pambiche where you can enjoy Cuban desserts. For those looking for the rich desserts your grandmother always made we choose the Pacific Pie Company. No matter which place you decide on from our list, your sure to find a savory cup of coffee and a spectacular dessert.

Old Town


Pambiche is a popular Cuban restaurant serving authentic Cuban cuisine. Although their food is wonderful they are best known for their desserts. Pambiche's desserts are crafted by an in-house pastry chef, are sinful but unavoidable. Their...  Read More



Pacific Pie Company specializes in handmade sweet and savory pies. One of the owners is from Australia and it shows throughout the menu. For just $7 you cay enjoy one of their meat pies with small side salad. Meat pies include steak and cheese,...  Read More

Voodoo Doughnut
Photo courtesy of By Rock-O-Billy for Voodoo Doughnut


Voodoo Doughnuts serves donut creations unlike anywhere else, because where else can you find a bacon maple bar, a chocolate donut covered in coco puffs, an apple fritter "as big as your head", or buy a coffin filled with donuts. You can even...  Read More

Southeast Portland


An authentic French Bakery in south east Portland utilizing a clay firebrick bread oven. They serve French fare from the Alsace region created by award-winning and nationally recognized master baker Chef Dominique Geulin. They have sandwiches...  Read More

Northeast Portland


Salt and Straw was picked by Oprah in O Magazine as having the best ice cream, so there is no wonder why there is a line around the block for a scoop of their ice cream. Salt and Straw's ice cream is handmade in small-batches using only...  Read More

Southeast Portland


Saint Cupcake features made-from-scratch sweet and savory creations using natural ingredients like pure Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla at their tiny location on Belmont. Cupcake flavors include the ever-popular Red Velvet, Vanilla with Cream Cheese,...  Read More



Papa Haydn's east was home to Portland's first espresso machine and is widely known among locals as the go to place to dessert. Papa Haydn's East location serves enormous portions of delectable desserts everyday. There's always a minimum of...  Read More

Northeast Portland


Patisserie has become a popular late night hotspot in Northeast Portland. Known for their award winning beautiful hand crafted French desserts, bottomless coffee, and extensive champagne list. One look at their dessert case and you will quickly...  Read More

Alphabet District
Papa Haydn – West


First-rate cuisine is this restaurant's hallmark, as exemplified by their gourmet sandwiches and continental-styled entrees. So it is with their fabulous desserts, which have achieved almost legendary status in town. You never knew that sugar...  Read More

Southwest Portland


If you are looking for the ultimate brownie in Portland it's here at Lauretta Jean's. Their salted carmel brownie is life changing. They also have a delightful selection of handmade pies. Selections include Tart Cherry, Blackberry Raspberry...  Read More


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Meagan Wristen is an Oregon resident by choice and thinks Portland is a tremendous city that everyone should visit. Originally a Texas girl, she has lived all around the United States,...  More About Meagan