Where Can I Get The Best Dessert In Winston-Salem?

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You know you have to find that perfect place when it comes to satisfying your sweet tooth, one that has just the right dessert to ease your craving. Fortunately, Winston-Salem has plenty of “sweet” spots to choose from. Look over our list and select your favorite.

Box of Dewey's bakery desserts.
Sweet Treats from Dewey’s Bakery. One of these is sure to satisfy your craving!
Photo by Aniya Ellison for MyWinston-Salem.com, © Cover Story Media, Inc 2023

3 Layers Cakery

3 Layers Cakery is best known for its delicious layer cakes, but they also make cupcakes, pies, muffins, cookies, and more. They have a selection of cakes and desserts on hand during business hours, but they go fast. To ensure you get the cake or dessert you want, placing an order two days in advance is best. Order online or call. They also serve coffee and have a full espresso bar.

3 Layers Cakery Website

  • 521 N Liberty Street, Winston-Salem, NC
  • 336-701-0510
  • Hours
    • Fri & Sat, 12:30pm – 6pm
    • Sun, 1pm – 6pm
    • Closed Mon-Thurs
People waiting in line at Bobby Boy bakeshop
Many people with a sweet tooth choose Bobby Boy Bakeshop to find that perfect dessert.
Photo by Aniya Ellison for MyWinston-Salem.com, © Cover Story Media, Inc 2023

Bobby Boy Bakeshop

Bobby Boy fresh-bakes everything daily, featuring croissants, Danish, coffee cake, cinnamon rolls, muffins, eclairs, tarts, brownies, cookies, and more. They also serve coffee, cappuccino, latte, espresso, hot chocolate, tea, and iced coffees and sodas.

Bobby Boy Bakeshop Menu

  • 1100 Reynolda Road, Winston-Salem, NC
  • 336-955-3284
  • Hours
    • Tues-Sat, 7am – 5pm
    • Closed Sun & Mon

Camino Bakery

Camino works to make a beautiful place where people can build community and enjoy delicious homemade food and drink. They serve cookies, quick bread, blondies, brownies, cheesecake, madeleines, layer cakes, macarons, and more. There is a full espresso bar with classic and specialty coffee drinks and seasonal favorites. They are located in the hospital’s South Tower and two other locations.

Camino Bakery Website

  • Downtown – 310B W 4th Street, Winston-Salem, NC
  • 336-721-9990 + press 3
  • Hours
    • Sun-Sat, 7am – 6pm
  • Brookstown – 300 S Marshall Street, Winston-Salem, NC
  • 336-721-9990 + press 2
  • Hours
    • Sun-Sat, 7am – 5pm

Cheesecakes By Alex

Cheesecakes by Alex currently offers 20 flavors year-round, like Apple Crisp, Bananas Foster, Bourbon Butter Pecan, and Chocolate Brownie Turtle, plus two seasonal flavors. The cheesecakes come in sizes 5″, 7″ and 9″. They can be preordered or just picked up. They can also be ordered online and shipped. You can stop at the store for a slice or some of the other sweets they offer, including layer cakes, cupcakes, muffins, turnovers, cookies, and more. There is also a store in Greensboro.

Cheesecakes by Alex Website | Cheesecakes by Alex Facebook

  • 625 N Trade Street, Winston-Salem, NC
  • 336-893-8118
  • Hours (currently)
    • Tues-Thurs, 10am – 9pm
    • Fri & Sat, 10am – 10pm

Crumbl Cookies

Crumbl Cookies offers large, gourmet cookies for delivery, pickup, or takeout. They are made fresh daily and have new flavors each week. They truly are delicious treats.

Crumbl Cookies Winston Salem Website

  • 1039 Hanes Mall Boulevard, Winston-Salem, NC
  • 336-448-4794
  • Hours
    • Mon-Thurs, 8am – 10pm
    • Fri & Sat – 8am – 12am
    • Closed Sunday

Cupcake Cuties Cafe & Bakery

Cupcake Cuties bakes their sweets fresh each day. They have changing treats daily but always include cake pops, slices of cake, cupcakes, muffins, cookies, brownies, and more. They have an Espresso Bar featuring lattes, mochas, cappuccinos, and more, and in cooler weather, they also have a Hot Chocolate Bar.

Cupcake Cuties Website

  • 8363 NC – 109, Unit C, Winston-Salem, NC
  • 336-448-5015
  • Hours
    • Mon-Fri, 10am – 8pm
    • Sat, 9am – 8pm
    • Sun, 12pm – 6pm
baked goods for sale at deweys
This sampling of Dewey’s baked goods makes me want something sweet!
Photo by Aniya Ellison for MyWinston-Salem.com, © Cover Story Media, Inc 2023

Dewey’s Bakery

Dewey’s Bakery sells cakes, pastries, cupcakes, ice cream, Moravian cookies, sugar cakes, and their famous cake squares. It is the perfect size treat to satisfy a craving for something sweet. They have two locations.

Dewey’s Website

  • Thruway Center, 262 S Stratford Rd, Winston-Salem, NC
  • 336-725-8321
  • Hours
    • Mon-Sat, 8am – 9pm
    • Sun, 11am – 7pm
  • 2876 Reynolda Road, Winston-Salem, NC
  • 336-724-0559
  • Hours
    • Mon-Sat, 10am – 7pm
    • Sun, 12pm – 5pm

Dough-Joe’s Doughnuts & Coffee

Dough-Joe’s doughnuts start with a vanilla doughnut right from the fryer, handcrafted with your choice of a variety of toppings. Fresh, hot, and made just for you. They also offer other treats like muffins, turnovers, cookies, and more. They have specialty coffees and hot chocolate as well.

Dough-Joe’s Website | Dough-Joe’s Instagram

  • Reynolda Village, 114 Reynolda Village Way, Suite C, Winston-Salem, NC
  • 336-842-3254
  • Hours
    • Sun-Sat, 8am – 6pm

Gigi’s Cupcakes of Winston-Salem

Gigi’s sells both classic and seasonal cupcakes, all with Gigi’s two signature icing swirls. They have a variety of flavors, including Cookie Butter, Birthday Surprise, and Midnight Magic. They also offer macarons, stuffed cookies, cake pops, and bread loaves.

Gigi’s Cupcakes Facebook

  • 205 S Stratford Road, Suite 1, Winston-Salem, NC
  • 336-721-1515
  • Hours
    • Mon-Sat, 10am – 7pm
    • Closed Sunday

Insomnia Cookies

Insomnia Cookies is relatively new to Winston-Salem. They only have pickup or delivery, or you can ship them anywhere nationwide. They look perfect for when you want that sweet treat. They have large 10″ cookies, classic cookies, deluxe cookies, brownies, ice cream sandwich cookies, and packs of cookies. Their site says free delivery or shipping with code GIVECOOKIES23. Oh, and they are open until 1am and 3am for late-night sweet tooth emergencies.

Insomnia Cookies Website Winston-Salem

  • 706 Trade Street NW, Winston-Salem, NC
  • 336-551-2998
  • Hours
    • Mon-Wed, 11am – 1am
    • Thurs & Fri, 11am – 3am
    • Sat, 12pm – 3am
    • Sun, 12pm – 1am

Intown Donutz & Boba Tea

Intown Donutz are bigger than most, and it is said their apple fritter is the best. They have a wide selection of donuts, so you’re sure to find one you like. They serve boba tea as well.

Intown Donutz Facebook

  • 167 Jonestown Road, Winston-Salem, NC
  • 336-331-3414
  • Hours
    • Mon-Sat, 7am – 7pm
    • Sun, 7am – 2pm

Krispy Kreme

It seems only fair to include Krispy Kreme in this list since it had its early beginnings in Winston-Salem and because everyone knows the undisputed deliciousness of a hot, now glazed Krispy Kreme donut. It is a great place to stop for a quick dessert. There are two Krispy Kreme stores located in Winston-Salem.

  • 5912 University Pkwy, Winston-Salem, NC
  • 336-579-0661
  • Hours
    • Sun-Thurs, 6am – 10pm
    • Fri & Sat, 6am – 11pm
  • 259 N Stratford Road, Winston-Salem, NC
  • 336-724-2484
  • Hours
    • Sun-Fri, 6am – 10pm
    • Sat, 6am – 11pm

Le’ Chateau Bakery

Le’ Chateau offers cakes, whole or by the slice, pies, cheesecake, cookies, pound cake, and more. They will gladly custom-make, by special order, things like cobblers that they don’t usually carry as well.

Le’ Chateau Facebook

  • 1200 East Clemmonsville Road, Winston-Salem, NC
  • 336-986-1443
  • Hours
    • Fri & Sat, 10am – 5pm
    • Sun, 12pm – 4pm
    • Closed Mon-Thurs

Louie And Honey’s Kitchen

Louie and Honey’s is a mother-daughter establishment serving delicious desserts in a comfortable, bright cafe. They feature their famous Amish cinnamon roll, which is decadent, and I only ate half! They also offer cakes, mini cakes, pies, pop tarts, lemon bars, and more. They serve coffee, latte, cappuccino, and other drinks.

Louie and Honey’s Website | Louie and Honey’s Facebook

  • 401 West End Blvd, Winston-Salem, NC
  • 336-422-7500
  • Hours
    • Mon-Sat, 7am – 5pm
    • Closed Sunday

Melrose Cafe

Melrose Cafe is a coffee bar by day and a wine bar at night. They offer sweet treats like Cheesecakes by Alex and pastries. They also have a menu of coffees, including Espresso, Macchiato, Cafe Mocha, and Signature Coffee Lattes. They serve Signature Tea Lattes, too, as well as Blooming Flower and Loose Leaf Tea.

Melrose Cafe Website

  • 1608 S Stratford Road, Suite C, Winston-Salem, NC
  • 336-448-0116
  • Hours
    • Mon-Thurs, 8am – 5pm
    • Fri & Sat, 8am – 6pm
    • Sun, 9am – 6pm

Midtown Cafe & Dessertery

Midtown Cafe & Dessertery is famous for their delicious desserts especially their scratch made cakes, including the 5 Flavor Pound Cake, Italian Cream Cake, and Macadamia Nut Carrot Cake. They also have pies, cheesecake, brownies, cookies, and more. A wonderful place to sit and enjoy a delicious dessert.

Midtown Cafe & Dessertery Dessert Menu

  • 151 S Stratford Road, Winston-Salem, NC
  • 336-724-9800
  • Hours
    • Sun-Thurs, 7am – 8pm
    • Fri & Sat, 7am – 9pm

NataBelles Desserts

NataBelles is home to the world-famous sweet Potato Brownie and sweet potato cinnamon rolls and pound cakes. They also have all flavors of pound cake bites, blondies, brownies, and other luscious treats for the tongue.

NataBelles Facebook

  • 456 Knollwood Street, Winston-Salem, NC
  • 336-462-9899
  • Hours
    • Tues, Thurs, Fri, 11am – 6pm
    • Sat, 11am – 5pm
    • Closed Mon, Wed, Sun

Nothing Bundt Cakes

Nothing Bundt Cakes has just that, but in many sizes, so you can get a small sweet tooth fix if that’s what you are looking for. They carry their regular-size bundt cakes in 8″, 10″, and tiered, the bundlets, personal bundt cakes, and bundtinis by the dozen mini bundt cakes. And so many flavors, chocolate chocolate chip, strawberries and cream, snickerdoodle, and more.

Nothing Bundt Cakes Website

  • 678 St George Square Court, Winston-Salem, NC
  • 336-306-9146
  • Hours
    • Mon-Sat, 9am – 6pm
    • Closed Sunday

The Little Cake Company

The little cake company bakes everything from scratch with love and butter! They sell cakes, whole or by the slice, cookies, cupcakes, brownies and bars, and cheesecake. Happy hour, Wed and Sat, 5pm-7pm: Buy one, get one free cake slice! Everyday deal: Buy five cupcakes and get one free.

The Little Cake Company Website

  • 420 Jonestown Road, Winston-Salem, NC
  • 336-955-2009
  • Hours
    • Tues-Sat, 11am – 7pm
    • Closed Sun & Mon

To Your Health Bakery

To Your Health is a gourmet gluten-free bakery with vegan, keto, and paleo options. They cater to those with allergies and lifestyle diets. They sell cakes and cupcakes in many different flavors, donuts, jumbo cookies, jumbo muffins, banana bread, tiramisu, brownies, cannolis, cinnamon buns, and more.

To Your Health Website

  • 1263 Creekshire Way, Winston-Salem, NC
  • 336-618-5275
  • Hours
    • Mon-Sat, 12pm – 6pm
    • Closed Sunday

A Sweet Treat For Your Wallet

After satisfying your craving for something sweet, why not shop at one of Winston-Salem’s consignment shops or thrift stores? You could find some fantastic items and make your wallet happy at the same time.

What is your favorite place for dessert? Tell us in the comments.

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