1 Super Frutto Gelateria
It’s difficult to beat Italian ice-cream on a hot sunny day in San Juan del Sur. Super Frutto serves up dozens of seasonal flavors all made in-house with fresh natural ingredients. Cup or waffle cone, mix and match, pick your topping.
2 Cake and Cookies from Pan de Vida
If you’re craving pastries to go, Pan de Vida has you covered. Their shelves are lined with cinnamon rolls and chocolate chip cookies. In the cake department daily specials include apple crumb, carrot, orange, banana and mango nut to name a few. Rest assured, this brick oven bakery is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth.
3 The Cheesecake at Barrio Cafe
At Barrio Cafe you can always count on homemade brownies and carrot cake. But before you place your order here, you should always ask if they have cheesecake available. Baked from scratch and drizzled with your choice of fresh strawberry or Kalala sorbet, the toppings are to die for.
4 The Chocolate Mousse at El Pollito
Named for their fire roasted chicken, it’s easy to miss the distinctly French roots of this dining gem. If you want an exotically delicate dessert that pays patronage, consider the chocolate mousse at El Pollito the grand finale of desserts in San Juan del Sur. Hat tip: DeWitt Tsunami Noir Foster III, the mayor of expats.
5 Día de Los Donuts
San Juan del Sur’s first donut shop. Now serving fresh, homemade donuts daily. Their daily specialty flavors are worth the journey. And if you want something sweet that you can feel good about eating, try their Super Balls loaded with peanut butter, honey coconut and flax seed for an extra energy boost.
What’s your favorite spot for dessert in San Juan del Sur?