L.A.'s Top 7 Summer Desserts

As seen on ABC7 ... Citysearch users pick their favorite Los Angeles restaurants for seasonal and refreshing summer desserts.

Updated: August 25, 2002

Top Spots


7290 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046

Soda shop where homemade ice cream treats take center stage, along with soups, salads and sandwiches. Try the famous "Milkie Way" or strawberry shortcake malts.

Luna Park

672 S La Brea, Los Angeles, CA 90036

Funky San Francisco import brings homey cuisine and fun cocktails to the Miracle Mile. This summer it's all about seasonal snowcones, which can be made "virgin," or with a shot of alcohol for an extra $2.

Lamill Coffee Boutique

1636 Silver Lake Blvd, Silver Lake, CA 90026

Silver Lake's ultimate boutique coffee house boasts premium tableside brewing and haute cafe vittles. But when you need to cool down, don't miss the tea-infused lollipops with their refreshing frozen center.

Menchie's Frozen Yogurt

4849 Laurel Canyon Blvd, Valley Village, CA 91607

This colorful do-it-yourself Valley Village dessert spot charges for its rotating roster of 10 flavors of frozen yogurt by the weight of the bowl, with toppings. This payment method leaves fro-yo fans free to mix and match as many flavors, fruits and other toppings as they choose.

Mashti Malone's Ice Cream

1525 N La Brea Ave, Hollywood, CA 90028

Exotic flavors make this Hollywood shop a glacial hit. Rosewater is the base for most flavors, enhanced with Middle Eastern ingredients such as orange blossom, saffron and cardamom.

Orange County

Hans' Homemade Ice Cream Ygrt

3640 S Bristol St, Santa Ana, CA 92704

Inland Empire

Ventura County

Golden Spoon Frozen Yogurt

1197 E Los Angeles Ave Ste A3, Simi Valley, CA 93065

Friendly frozen yogurt shop offers about a dozen flavors, averaging 22 calories, with a wide variety of toppings. The store offers traditional favorites like old-fashioned vanilla and "just chocolate," along with inventive ones such as cake batter and cheesecake.