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Decadent Fall Desserts

October 22, 2020

There’s multiple ways to treat yourself before the holidays – it could mean a whole new fall wardrobe or a staycation for some much needed R&R. It could be as simple as indulging in your favorite decadent dessert and Newport Beach restaurants are not in short supply of creative, extravagant sweet treats. Our special tip: order the dessert to-go so you can take it back home to eat in stretchy pants and fuzzy socks – the ultimate treat!

CdM Restaurant

CdM Restaurant’s award-winning Layered Meyer Lemon Cheese Cake is a must-order item! Tart lemon curd and toasty Swiss meringue come together for a flavorful combination. New this season, the classic gets a fall makeover perfect for pumpkin lovers! Only available for a limited time, the pumpkin cheesecake features luscious pumpkin filling on a buttery graham cracker crust topped with a scoop of ice cream.

Fable & Spirit

Upgrade your s’more game by trying Fable & Spirit’s “S’more What?” dessert! Dark chocolate semifreddo, graham cracker crumble, brownie and toasted meringue turns the classic campfire treat into a luxurious indulgence. Pair it with one of their cozy fall cocktails, The Ritual, made with Buffalo Trace Bourbon, maple allspice, chai and sage.


Known for their delicious and beautiful French pastries, you better plan ahead as Moulin’s treats always sell out early. Locals know when you stop by, you can’t just get one so try an assortment of their tarts, eclairs, cakes and pastries. Our recommendations? The Chocolate Hazelnut Tart, the Éclair au Café with rich coffee filling, their renowned Saint Honoré and that’s just the beginning!

Lido Bottle Works

Try something out of the ordinary with Lido Bottle Works’ new poached pear dessert. Only available this fall, their poached pear is served with creamy vanilla custard and caramel honeycomb crisps. Star anise, cinnamon and lemon come together to create a warm, but light sweet treat. Before you dig in, snap a picture as the dish is garnished with delicate edible flowers and lemon verbena – perfect for your Instagram feed!

Tavern House

A dessert which dreams are made of – the Bananarama at Tavern House is a mouthwatering creation to go back for time and time again. Big enough to share, butter pecan ice cream, candied pecans, banana pastry cream, fresh bananas, toffee crumbles and salty caramel sauce perform utter harmony in your mouth. This dessert hits all the right notes of sweet, salty, creamy and crunchy!

Written by Visit Newport Beach

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