Sweet Treats in Gwinnett
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Do you have a sweet tooth or a special occasion to celebrate? Maybe craving a yummy dessert after date night?

Gwinnett is home to some tasty sweet treat spots, from cake to ice cream to candy and more! These spots are ones you absolutely must try.


You won’t regret seeking out a sweet treat at one of Gwinnett’s delicious bakeries!

Sweet Treats in Gwinnett
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Mac Lab Bakery

Mac Lab is one of Gwinnett’s most popular dessert spot. This small family-owned spot is adorable and serves up the tastiest macarons.

Signature flavors include vanilla, oreo, and cotton candy. Definitely try their extremely popular exclusive: The Unicorn. This magical sweet treat was featured by the Food Network! Want to try several flavors? You can build a box of up to 24 macarons.

2131 Pleasant Hill Rd #135, Duluth, GA 30096
*closed on Tuesdays

Beard Papa’s

What better sweet treat than a perfectly made cream puff? Beard Papa’s came to life in Japan over 20 years ago and is now serving 15 countries. Many would say “super oishii!” (delicious!)

You can pick the flavor of your shell from original, strawberry, or honey butter (and more!) and a cream filling of your choice including pumpkin, mint chocolate, strawberry, and more.

If you’re thirsty, Beard Papa’s has sweet sips: a mango, oreo, or strawberry cream drink.

5215 Town Center Blvd #620, Peachtree Corners, GA 30092
*opened daily

Korean Bakeries

Seoul meets the south at a number of Korean bakeries in Gwinnett.

Sweet Treats in Gwinnett
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Tree Story Bakery & Cafe

This Korean bakery has got it all: cool decor, coffee, pastries, cakes, Korean red bean desserts, and comfortable seating.

Get comfy with a book (they’ve even got some for you to choose from) and a snack and settle into the ‘treehouse’ for a bit. You’ll certainly need to make a few visits to taste everything.

2550 Pleasant Hill Rd #415, Duluth, GA 30096
*opened daily

Vincent Bakery

This Korean bakery is a great place for a sweet treat date or getting some work done, especially on a nice day because they offer outdoor seating in addition to indoor.

Rather you’re interested in having a macaroon, pastry, or delicious bread, they’re all freshly made. You can also check out their custom cakes.

*Special tip: Word on the street is to choose their yummy bubble tea to quench your thirst.

2442 Pleasant Hill Rd, Duluth, GA 30096
*opened daily

White Windmill

Another great place for working, this bakery offers a snug vibe and plenty of seating.

White Windmill serves various cakes and a popular street food pastry found in Korea. If you really have an appetite, you can also order a salad or sandwich.

10820 Abbotts Bridge Rd # 360, Duluth, GA 30097
*opened daily

Paris Baguette

The Korean bakeries of Gwinnett seem to have a trend going: ample seating. Here’s another bakery you can get settled in for relaxing, reading, or working while enjoying a delectable treat.

Paris Baguette offers a lot of dessert options including cakes, danishes, and patbingsu (a popular Korean shaved ice dessert topped with sweets).

3492 Satellite Blvd #100, Duluth, GA 30096
*opened daily


“You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy ice cream. And that’s kind of the same thing.”


Bobaroll, a trendy bubble tea and dessert cafe, is a special place with much to offer. Keep it simple by ordering a tasty tea or dessert and enjoy at one of their tables or check out their special offerings:

Check out their Airbnb experience and make your own rolled ice cream for just $25 per person.

They also offer field trip experiences, catering, and a space for private events.

3157 Sugarloaf Pkwy #120, Lawrenceville, GA 30045
*closed on Mondays & Tuesdays

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Daddy O’Brien’s Irish Ice Cream

It’s no wonder why Daddy O’Brien’s holds the best ice cream of Gwinnett 2019 award. While their menu offers quite the selection of delicious meals, their ice cream is all the rave!

You can return 50 times and never get bored with their ice cream menu. They offer an abundance of gourmet flavors and alcohol-infused flavors. AND, their flavors change weekly. Check it out!

5910 Suwanee Dam Rd #400, Sugar Hill, GA 30518
*closed on Mondays


“Make your world taste brighter” at Swirlz.

Create a fro-yo wonder with a choice of over 200 flavors of frozen yogurt and a whole lot of toppings. There are non-fat, non-dairy, and sugar-free options, too. Even better: pay just 5$ for whatever you want under 12oz. That’s a special kind of deal that other fro-yo joints don’t offer!

2815 Buford Dr #107, Buford, GA 30519 (The Shoppes at Mall of Georgia)
*closed on Tuesdays

Rita’s Italian Ice & Frozen Custard

Located just across the street, this is great stop to make after Suwanee Park.

Enjoy a frozen custard or frozen ice at Rita’s. Get fun with it and mix flavors, too! There’s plenty of flavors to hit the spot for any sweet treat craving.

They also cater and hold birthday parties.

340 Town Center Ave Unit A-4, Suwanee, GA 30024
*opened daily

Berens Frozen Custard

Recently named the best ice cream in Atlanta, located in Grayson, Berens has been making customers come back for more than 40 years. Their ice cream is flawless!

Berens prides itself on making shakes, cones, and floats that are fresh, flavorful, smooth, and creamy. You’re sure to find just the right taste you’re looking for with fun, unique concoctions like their Grasshopper: a fresh vanilla custard blended with Andes Mints, Oreos, and mint flavor. What about a Cookie Monster? This consists of fresh vanilla custard blended with Oreos and Cookie Dough. You think those sound incredible.. well, there’s much more and a flavor of the day.

1132 Atlanta Hwy #201, Grayson, GA 30017
*opened daily
(best thing you’d heard all week, right?)

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Berens Frozen Custard

Roll It Up

Roll It Up is the first place in the Atlanta area to offer rolled AND liquid nitrogen ice cream. What! Liquid nitrogen, you ask? This is another way to enjoy ice cream that is creamy and amazing.

There are more than 20 flavors to choose from and fun toppings, too. Create your own or choose a signature like the Chocolate Wonder with Oreo and brownie.

1864 Scenic Hwy N, Snellville, GA 30078
*opened daily

8 Degree Fahrenheit

Enjoy a tasty Thai ice cream roll after having the fun experience of watching the creation of your dessert. There are several flavors and delicious toppings to choose from.

755 Lawrenceville-Suwanee Rd Ste 1530, Lawrenceville, GA 30043
*Opened daily

Kremo Ice Cream

Ice cream rolls galore in Gwinnett. Kremo also offers delicious rolled ice cream.

At Kremo, each roll is creamy and delicious and extra special because it’s made with natural and locally sourced cream. This ice cream shop is also known to have some of the best prices, which makes it a sweet treat even sweeter!

2180 Pleasant Hill Rd B6, Duluth, GA 30096
*opened daily & late night on Fridays and Saturdays (until midnight)


Donut worry, be happy!

Sarah Donuts

You should have no problem checking out this can’t-miss sweet treat spot. There are 7 locations in the northern Georgia area.

Choose from many delicious flavors including traditional glazed, chocolate eclair, blueberry cake, apple fritter, and SO much more. Pre-orders can also be made. Sounds like a perfect party or work treat to me!

*locations and hours vary based on each location

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Sarah Donuts

Simply Done Donuts

Awarded by Gwinnett Daily Post’s Reader’s Choice in 2019, Simply Done is simply delicious! They offer homemade cake-style donuts abundantly topped with toppings and icing of your liking.

They also offer catering and a food truck.

3550 W Lawrenceville St #340, Duluth, GA 30096
*opened Friday-Sunday

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Simply Done Donuts

Donut Worry

What a sweet way to start your day and spend an afternoon reading! This is a great place to pick up donuts to-go or sit and relax with a book while enjoying a freshly made donut and coffee.

Keep it simple with a glazed donut or donut holes. Get wild with a s’mores or maple bacon donut. And, there’s about 20+ more to choose from.

248 E Crogan St #6, Lawrenceville, GA 30046
*opened daily


You are what you eat, so eat something sweet at one of the candy stores in Gwinnett.

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Taste of Britain

Get a British experience here and stock up on candies and teas that you won’t find anywhere else nearby.

You can find just about any sweet treat you can think of including delicious toffees, chocolates, and short breads. This gourmet shop is a great place for finding gifts and if you’re visiting, there is a lot to stock up on before you head home.

73 S Peachtree St, Norcross, GA 30071
*closed on Sundays

Nancy’s Candy & Spice

Nancy’s is the sweetest gem of Gwinnett! Not only can you please your sweet tooth with their delicious selection of candies, but they also sell seasonings to spice up your next meal.

Shop online here.

186 W Crogan St, Lawrenceville, GA 30046
*closed on Mondays

The Chocolaterie Luxury Chocolates

The Chocolaterie won best candy store and best desserts of Gwinnett in 2019, rightfully so!

Select from truffles, toffees, barks, and fudge. Grab a gift box, too! What better gift than candy? Their gourmet ice cream is also a popular sweet treat!

Shop online here.

3099 Main St, Duluth, GA 30096
*closed on Mondays


A birthday to celebrate? Just want to celebrate a new day? Either way, check out these sweet spots.

The Baking Grounds

The Baking Grounds is homey and family owned. Enjoy a meal followed by a delicious cupcake, cookie, or cake pop. 

They also offer beautifully made custom cakes for any special occasion!

4360 S Lee St, Buford, GA 30518
*closed on Mondays

Sweet Treats in Gwinnett
The Baking Grounds

The Sweet Spot Bakery

Popular for the tasty, moist, flavorful cupcakes, The Sweet Spot is sure to hit your sweet spot!

They offer many flavors including chocolate fudge bar, banana cream, and pineapple.

Cupcakes are sold individually for around $2 or less for 2, 4, 6, or 12 count.

2730 Peachtree Industrial Blvd #103, Duluth, GA 30097
*currently only opened on Saturdays for pick up orders, check back for increased hours

Nothing Bundt Cake

Nothing Bundt Cake is one of the best bakery chains out there and there’s one right in Snellville. They offer delicious cakes of all shapes, sizes, and decor.

101 Verdae Blvd Suite 1300, Greenville, SC 29607
*closed on Sundays

For the Doggo

Dogs like a sweet treat on a ruff day, too.

Sweet Treats in Gwinnett
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Vernie’s Vittles

Vernie’s has something for any occasion. Choose a custom cake, party box, or bark bites for your special furry friend.

For every purchase you make, you are helping an animal rescue organization!

*Place your order here.

Life is Sweet, Enjoy a Treat

There you have it! Sweets for any craving, any occasion.

If you’re looking to get moving after you indulge, be sure to check out some outdoor activities that Gwinnett has to offer.

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