You've cruised around downtown, checking out all of the boutiques, museums, and activities the city has to offer. You're heading out of your favorite new restaurant with your valentine, and you can't help but think, "What could make this day any better?" The answer is simple: Dessert! Here is a lazy-girl's guide to Tacoma's finest dessert shops:
1740 Pacific Ave Tacoma, WA 998402
Open until 6 pm daily
$2.80 per cupcake, $28 per dozen
602 Fawcett Ave Tacoma, WA 98402
Open until 7 pm Monday-Saturday and 6 pm Sunday
Choose from cakes, cookies, bars, pies, cheesecakes, and more! Available in vegan, gluten free, and soy free options.
Yummers 2 the 3rd Power
10625 Pacific Ave Suite B Tacoma, WA 98444
Open Tuesday-Saturday until 7 pm
$2.50 / cupcake
31653 Pacific Hwy #A Federal Way, WA 98003
Open until 10 pm Monday-Thursday and 11 pm Friday-Saturday
With almost 50 flavors (no limit or charge on multiple flavors!) and 30 add-ins, Sub Zero combines science and flavor, very possibly making it the next ColdStone.
Maricel’s Mini Cupcakes
30806 Pacific Hwy Federal Way, WA 98003
Open until 6 pm Tuesday-Saturday
Choose from crème Brule ($3), mini cupcakes ($1), or tartlets ($3)
Gibson’s Frozen Yogurt
5916 N 26th St. Tacoma, WA 98407
Open until 10 pm Sunday-Thursday and 11 pm Friday-Sunday
With constantly-changing flavors and over 30 toppings, Gibsons is the hottest new frozen yogurt shop in Tacoma.
Black Bear Yogurt
8520 Steilacoom Blvd. Lakewood, WA 98498
Hours not available
A new location will be open in Tacoma (and one in Puyallup too!) by Valentines Day, so make sure to keep your eyes peeled for an update!