Desserts - Best of 2016

Published Dec 7, 2016

Let's face it, with the number of sweet treats at our fingertips, it's a good time to have a be a dessert connoisseur. These local dessert shops make everything from gourmet cupcakes and exotic chocolates to delicious pies and exotic international pastries. With all of these options, we're thankful that A-List voters have vetted the best of the best.

Winner
2016 Winner

1. Purple Door Ice Cream

Voters Love

"Can't get enough of their Espresso Ice Cream! And the Salted Caramel, and the cinnamon, and the chocolate..." via Jen P.

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205 S 2nd St Milwaukee WI 53204
  • Purple Door Ice Cream, Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, 205 S 2nd St Menomonee River Valley Milwaukee WI 53204
    Nominee for: Desserts
    205 S 2nd St, Menomonee River Valley Milwaukee, WI
  • Scoop DeVille, Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, 65 North Main Street World Map Hartford WI 53027
    Nominee for: Desserts
    65 North Main Street, World Map Hartford, WI
  • Freese's Candy Shoppe & Heavenly Roasted Nuts, Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, 7312 West Greenfield Avenue Milwaukee WI 53214
    Nominee for: Desserts
    7312 West Greenfield Avenue, Milwaukee, WI
  • Yo Mama Goodness, Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, Frozen Custard, 1349 North Wauwatosa Avenue Wauwatosa WI 53213
    Nominee for: Desserts
    Multiple locations
  • YoFresh Yogurt Cafe Oak Creek, Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, 8701 South Howell Avenue, Suite C World Map Oak Creek WI 53154
    Nominee for: Desserts
    8701 South Howell Avenue, Suite C, World Map Oak Creek, WI
  • Amy's Candy Kitchen, Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, W62N579 Washington Ave Cedarburg WI 53012
    Nominee for: Desserts
    W62N579 Washington Ave, Cedarburg, WI
  • Allô! Chocolat, Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, Bakery, Liquor, Beer & Wine Shops, Frozen Custard, Gourmet Grocery, 234 W Main St Waukesha WI 53186
    Nominee for: Desserts
    234 W Main St, Waukesha, WI
  • Carrie's Crispies, Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, Downtown Milwaukee WI
    Nominee for: Desserts
    Downtown Milwaukee, WI
  • The Chocolate Chisel, Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, 125 W Grand Ave World Map Port Washington WI 53074
    Nominee for: Desserts
    125 W Grand Ave, World Map Port Washington, WI
  • Nominee for: Desserts
    825 North Jefferson Street, East Town Milwaukee, WI
  • Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, 807 Genesee St Delafield WI 53018
    Nominee for: Desserts
    807 Genesee St, Delafield, WI
  • Divino Gelato Cafe, Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, Frozen Custard, Coffee Shop, 227 W Main St Waukesha WI 53186
    Nominee for: Desserts, Coffee Shop
    Multiple locations
  • Smart Cow Yogurt Bar, Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, N91 W17231 Appleton Avenue Menomonee Falls WI 53051
    Nominee for: Desserts
    N91 W17231 Appleton Avenue, Menomonee Falls, WI
  • Pop'n Spot Gourmet Popcorn Shop, Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, 2205 North Calhoun Road Brookfield WI 53005
    Nominee for: Desserts
    2205 North Calhoun Road, Brookfield, WI
  • Babes Ice Cream and Desserts, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt, 2264 S Kinnickinnic Ave Milwaukee WI 53207
    Nominee for: Desserts
    2264 S Kinnickinnic Ave, Bay View Milwaukee, WI
  • Burke Candy, Food Specialty Food and Drink, Candy Store Desserts, 3840 N. Fratney St. Milwaukee WI 53212
    Nominee for: Desserts
    3840 N. Fratney St., Riverwest Milwaukee, WI
  • Daddy Yo's Frozen Yogurt, Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, 4874 South 74th Street Milwaukee WI 53220
    Nominee for: Desserts
    4874 South 74th Street, Milwaukee, WI
  • Nominee for: Desserts
    214 Oakton Ave, Pewaukee, WI
  • Kilwins Chocolate Fudge and Ice Cream, Specialty Food and Drink, Desserts, 5756 North Bayshore Drive Milwaukee WI 53217
    Nominee for: Desserts
    5756 North Bayshore Drive, Milwaukee, WI
  • The Drive Thru, Cheap Eats, Specialty Food and Drink, Hot Dog, Desserts, 1801 East North Avenue Lower East Side Milwaukee WI 53202
    Nominee for: Hot Dog, Desserts
    1801 East North Avenue, Lower East Side Milwaukee, WI
  • Nominee for: Desserts
    316 N Milwaukee St, Historic Third Ward Milwaukee, WI
  • Location
    Nominee for: Desserts
    5311 S 108th St, Hales Corners, WI
  • Nominee for: Desserts
    Multiple locations
  • Jen's Sweet Treats, Specialty Food and Drink, Bakery, Desserts, 4745 South Packard Avenue World Map Cudahy WI 53110
    Nominee for: Bakery, Desserts
    4745 South Packard Avenue, World Map Cudahy, WI
  • Nominee for: Desserts
    Martin Drive Milwaukee, WI
Contest Overview
  • 66,750
    Total Votes
  • 30,214
    Voters
  • 162
    Winners

The 2016 Milwaukee A-List awards are based on more than 66,000 votes from local Milwaukee-area experts.

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