Nobody does Halloween sweets like your favorite Queen City restaurants, so here are just a few of our favorites when it comes to Charlotte’s best Halloween treats. Whether you’re watching your favorite scary movies, carving spooky pumpkins, or knocking door-to-door in a festive costume, these restaurants are sure to satisfy any Halloween-obsessed grown-up.
Cast Iron Waffles: “The Lumberjack”
Start your Halloween celebration right with a stop to Cast Iron Waffles. Their savory Lumberjack waffle is sweet, salty and topped with maple buttercream and bacon. Indeed, this waffle will kick start your spine-chilling festivities with a spooktacular twist that will leave you wanting just one more taste.
Suárez Bakery: “Halloween Cookies”
There’s not a Charlottean in the world who wouldn’t enjoy a trip to the Suarez Bakery. When you drop by be sure to snag a bundle of their Halloween-themed sugar cookies. With “Hocus Pocus” sayings and the classic flavors of sanding sugar, this Halloween treat is the perfect go-to snack in between answering knocks on the door from young treat-seekers.
Amélie’s: “Salted Caramel Apple Cider”
Amélie’s has recently launched their new autumn-inspired menu. As apple cider has long been a fall favorite, the Salted Caramel Apple Cider creates the perfect dichotomy of salty and sweet. This soothing beverage is crafted with spiced syrup, steamed apple juice, whipped cream, caramel sauce, and sea salt—key ingredients to satisfy any thirsty, Halloween-obsessed Charlottean.
Crispy Crepe: “Apple Streusel”
Crispy Crepe is known for their collection of delicious crepes and gourmet menu items. The Apple Streusel is a cinnamon crepe filled with streusel, roasted apples, and topped with caramel and crème fraiche. With just one bite, trick-or-treaters will fall head over heels for this delicious piece of heaven.
Nova’s Bakery: “Pumpkin Pie”
Searching for the classic flavors of fall? Nova’s take on the traditional pumpkin pie is the ultimate must-have sweet. Perfectly mixed with the fresh flavors of pumpkin and the rich flavors of ginger and nutmeg, this pumpkin pie is remarkably different from any other pie you have ever tasted. Did someone say a trip to Nova’s? Yes, please!