Food
11:55 am
Fri August 29, 2014

Food Critics: The Best Desserts In Kansas City

Golden Boy Pies out of Overland Park, Kan., was one of our Critics' recommendations. You can get a slice at Town Topic.
Golden Boy Pies out of Overland Park, Kan., was one of our Critics' recommendations. You can get a slice at Town Topic.
Credit Julie Fallone / Town Topic

  At some point, we all get a sweet tooth. For some of us it is a little more frequently than we would like, for others its an occasional craving.

Whether you are in need of a decadent mousse or plain old fashioned ice cream cone, our Food Critics are here to guide you (and your tooth) to the sweetest treats in the metro.

Here are suggestions from the Food Critics and listeners to Central Standard:

  • Blue Stem (desserts and cheese plate)- 900 Westport Road, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Providence American Kitchen - 1329 Baltimore in The President, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Golden Boy Pie - various locations 
  • SweetSiam (coconut cake) - 7809 Quivira, Lenexa, Kan.
  • Bangkok Pavilion - 7249 west 97th Street, Overland Park, Kan.
  • Capitol Grille (coconut pie, key lime pie) - 4740 Jefferson Street, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Coco Bolos at Prairie Fire (deconstructed coconut cream pie) - 5621 West 135th Street, Overland Park, Kan.
  • J. Alexanders (carrot cake) - 11471 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park, Kan.
  • Costco (Tiramisu, pie and cake) - Kansas City, Mo., and Overland Park, Kan.
  • Voltaire (spicy cookies) - 1617 Genessee St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • Julep Cocktail Club (s'more) - 4141 Pennsylvania, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Tropicana (coconut ice cream) - Southwest Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.
  • Chez Elle - 1713 Summit St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • Upper Crust Pie Bakery (butterscotch meringue pie) - 7943 Santa Fe, Overland Park, Kan., and at Pryde's in Westport
  • Westside Local (cherry cobbler) - 1663 Summit St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • Jasper's - 1201 West 103rd St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • Lidia's - 101 West 22nd St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • Cafe Tempo at the Nerman Museum (coconut cake) - Johnson County Community College
  • Tina Marie's - 12613 Johnson Dr., Shawnee, Kan.
  • Rye (Mokan pie) - 10551 Mission Road, Leawood, Kan.
  • Preservation Market (cheese plate) - 510 Westport Road, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Latin Bistro (tres leches) - 6924 North Oak Trafficway, Gladstone, Mo.
  • Poco's (tres leches) - 3063 Southwest Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.
  • Elvira's Cake (tres leches) - 3838 Independence Ave., Kansas City, Mo.
  • Milano (tiramasu) - 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.
  • Cheescake Factory - 4701 Wyandotte St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • Seasons 52 (shot glass desserts) - 340 Ward Pkwy., Kansas City, Mo.
  • Le Fo Frog - 400 East 5th St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • Sasha's Baking Company - 105 West 9th St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • Magnolia (key lime pie) - 2932 Cherry St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • Cafe Sebastienne (crisps, chocolate torte) - 4420 Warwick Blvd., Kansas City, Mo.
  • Hot Basil (mango sweet rice) - 7528 West 119th St., Overland Park, Kan.
  • Sama Zama (flash frozen dessert) - 425 Westport Rd., Kansas City, Mo.
  • Frieda's (corn milk ice cream) - 7200 West 121st St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • Bloom Baking Company (macaroons) - 15 East 3rd St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • Farm House - 300 Delaware St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • Cupini's - 1809 Westport Rd., Kansas City, Mo.
  • Pezzettinos (panna cotta) - 2120 Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Cafe Europa (lemon cake) - 323 East 55th St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • Lutfi's Fried Fish (lemon cake) - various locations
  • Christopher Elbow (lemon)  - 118 Southwest Blvd., and 1819 McGee St., Kansas City, Mo.
  • McCoy's (bread pudding) - 4057 Westport Rd., Kansas City, Mo.
  • Dips and Sips - 5735 Johnson Dr., Mission, Kan.

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