Best Sweet Shops in Atlanta


Are you searching for the best places in Atlanta to satisfy your sweet tooth? Hoodline has researched and compiled a ranking of the city’s best chocolatiers and candy shops using Yelp data and our secret sauce. Get ready to explore!

Sublime Doughnuts

Kamal Grant, a Marietta native with an affinity for baking, pursued his interest at the Culinary Institute of America before traveling the world to sample exotic sweets. Now he plans to incorporate his culinary skills and travel adventures into a doughnut canvas that displays global flavors and textures.

For late-night sugar cravings, this 10th Street pastry shop makes your dreams come true with its variety of doughnut flavors and delectable baked goods. If you’re adventurous, try their maple-bacon-cheddar glazed or red velvet cake doughnut.

Sweet Buns

Sweet Buns is an authentic Asian delight, serving delectable treats like sweet swiss rolls and boba tea. It’s also one of the best spots in town for a late-night treat with drinks like fruit slushes or milk tea.

For years, Hong Kong bakery has been one of Atlanta’s go-to bakeries, famous for its coconut bun. But they offer much more than that; check out their extensive menu today for even more great treats!


Cinnaholic is a vegan, dairy-free, and egg-free bakery renowned for its gourmet cinnamon rolls. With over 20 frosting flavors and toppings, you can perfectly customize your roll!

They offer edible cookie dough and mini cinnamon rolls (Baby Buns) with frosting. Plus they have an array of soft-serve vegan ice cream flavors as well.

Established a little over one year ago, this store is owned and operated by local franchisees Shane and Erica Shoulder. Additionally, they collaborate with Baba Java Coffee from Hoover.

Alon’s Bakery & Market

Established in 1992, Alon’s is the vision of an entrepreneurial pastry chef. With two locations in upscale suburbs and a catering service, this establishment is renowned for its artisan bread, European-style cakes, handmade pastries, and gourmet sandwiches. Additionally, they have an impressive selection of wines and beers to match. With over 200 staff members, Alon’s offers plenty of perks, including a full-service bar and wood-burning oven to satisfy even the pickiest palates.

Jenis Ice Cream

Jenis Ice Creams was founded by Ohio ice cream maven Jeni Britton Bauer and has led the artisan ice cream scene. Their products use dairy from grass-fed cows and natural and fair-trade certified cacao, offering an array of flavors.

One of our favorite flavors is the fresh lemon buttermilk frozen yogurt with homemade blueberry jam. It’s tart and creamy – like biting into a juicy mango! Other top picks include rich dark chocolate, strong black coffee, and salted caramel.

Subzero Nitrogen

Subzero Nitrogen offers fresh-made ice cream and yogurt, including vegan options, that is flash-frozen using liquid nitrogen. With 50 flavors to choose from and 35 mix-ins to choose from, guests can customize their dessert according to their preferences. Unlike traditional ice cream, which freezes from water, Subzero uses liquid nitrogen, producing smoother and more delicious results without freezers.

Enjoy watching your ice cream turn from liquid to frozen goodness right before your guests’ eyes! It’s sure to be an experience they will remember for a long time!

Scream Ice Cream Rolls

Underground Atlanta’s black-owned ice cream shop serves up hand-rolled treats. Whether you’re craving vanilla, espresso, or lavender flavors – this is the place to get it!

This fun, creative ice cream concept has gained worldwide traction and now comes to Atlanta! Start with your favorite flavor with toppings like fruit, candy, or chocolate sauce for a delectable treat everyone will enjoy!

Alon’s Coffee

Alon’s Coffeehouse boasts an impressive selection of high-quality coffee, delicious baked goods, and a special menu that won’t disappoint you. They also serve artisan wood-fired pizzas, freshly prepared foods, and some of Atlanta’s best wines.

Start your day off right by visiting this neighborhood haven. The staff is welcoming and patient, the swag is impressive, and the drinks are top-notch. A visit here will make for a perfect start to any day!


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