These Charlotte bakeries and ice cream shops are still serving you dessert, to go
Whether you’re craving ice cream, cookies, cakes, or something in between, the Queen City has got you covered. Though Charlotte may be shut down, these local bakeries are far from closed. So go ahead and satisfy your sweet tooth by supporting one of the local establishments listed below.
Amélie’s French Bakery & Café
From delicate French Macaroons to croissants and eclairs, when it comes to decadent desserts, Amélie’s French Bakery & Café reigns supreme. Charlotte’s favorite French bakery is open for delivery and pickup.
Golden Cow Creamery
The Golden Cow Creamery is a locally owned ice cream shop that specializes in uniquely delicious ice cream flavors. According to the owners, the shop only uses the most basic ingredients and never adds artificial colors, flavors, or preservatives. So stop by and grab a takeout cone, pint, or cup of your favorite ice cream. goldencowcreamery.com
Whether you’re craving a savory crepe or something sweet, Hazelnuts Creperie is the place to go. Their menu is expansive. They offer everything from their Chipotle Chicken Crepe to the more traditional, Nutella Banana Crepe. Order online for pickup or delivery at:
Craving homemade cookies, but don’t have all the ingredients? Not to fear, Insomnia Cookies has got you covered. The cookie shop offers a plethora of mouthwatering, crispy on the outside and gooey in the middle, cookies. Celebrating your birthday indoors? Grab their Birthday Celebration kit, which includes one cookie cake, a dozen cookies, and a pint of ice cream.
Order online at insomniacookies.com
Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams
Want ice cream delivered to your front door? Of course you do! If you live within five miles of Jeni’s, you are eligible for delivery. Order four or more pints of ice cream and get free delivery. If you live outside of their radius, you can always place an order for pickup. Jeni’s specializes in quality ice cream and unique flavors. Grab a pint at jenis.com
Melt-In Your Mouth Cupcakes
Melt In Your Mouth Cupcakes is a family and operated bakery that specializes in, you guessed it, cupcakes! They also sell a variety of other sweet treats including homemade pies, cookies, and cakes. The creative bakery has been offering curbside pickup as well as delivery. Grab some of their scrumptious fare at:
Mr. K’s Soft Ice Cream
Mr.K’s Soft Ice Cream is a beloved Charlotte landmark. The restaurant has been family owned and operated since 1967. Stop by and grab a milkshake, soft serve, Italian ice, or a hand dipped ice cream. The eatery is open for delivery and takeout. mrkssofticecream.com
This delectable doughnut shop is open for takeout and delivery. PepperBox Doughnuts offers a chef-driven menu made with local ingredients. Their one-of-a-kind doughnuts are made from scratch each day and they even offer vegan options! Check out their menu at:
Suárez Bakery is a made-from-scratch bakery with a Cuban twist. They offer everything from guava pastelito and Cuban bread, to custom cakes, cookies, cupcakes, and doughnuts. Order online at: