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5 Dessert Spots to Try in Brea

5 Dessert Spots to Try in Brea

If the divine restaurants in Brea weren’t enough to fill up your stomach, these dessert spots will do the trick! Brea has some great dessert places that offer all kinds of signature and creative twists on classic creations. Once you try one, you’ll want to try them all! Here is a list of five of our favorites!

1. Cinnaholic

 

 

Your cinnamon roll dreams have come true! Cinnaholic serves up the most decadent and delicious gourmet cinnamon rolls in all of Orange County. The idea originated from the tv show Shark Tank, and has come to life in Brea! Customers can choose from a variety of 20 frosting flavors and 22 toppings. The frosting flavors range anywhere from Chai to Lemon and the toppings include crushed cookies, nuts and fruits! The combinations are endless.

 

2. Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlour

 

You can never go wrong with a classic banana split! With three locations across Orange County, Farrell’s is not just popular, it’s THE ice cream spot. Farrell’s specializes in the best and most creative ice cream sundaes you can dream of. You can choose from one of the specialized creations, or create your own sundae! This old-fashioned ice cream parlour is a great place to take the kids or go with a big group. Farrell’s most well-known menu item is somewhat of a feat for whoever can finish it. The Farrell’s Zoo includes 30 scoops of vanilla, chocolate and strawberry ice cream, chocolate, strawberry and marshmallow sauce, whipped cream, sprinkles, cherries and bananas! It’s the classic ice cream sundae on steroids!

3. J’s Sweet Treats

 

 

In need of that chocolate cake fix? J’s Sweet Treats has chocolate plus so much more! J’s offers a variety of homemade cupcakes and cakes. However, they do not stick to just your classic vanilla and chocolate flavors. At J’s you can find cupcakes like Chocolate Peanut Butter which is a chocolate cake, filled with Reese’s peanut butter and topped with a peanut buttercream, or the Strawberry Cheesecake which is a strawberry or vanilla cupcake, stuffed with strawberries, frosted with cream cheese buttercream and topped with strawberry drizzle and graham cracker crumbles. J’s Sweet Treats also makes custom cakes for every occasion. You can order a classic size or consult with them about a custom design.

 

4. Kelley’s Kookies

 

Tucked in the Brea Mall, Kelly’s Kookies offers the best gourmet cookies in the area. Whether you’re buying a treat for yourself or a gift set for a friend, you can’t go wrong! The Kelley’s Kookies sets are great gifts, and usually customized around special holidays and events. Our favorite flavors are the pecan shortbread and the melting moments, which is a walnut cookie covered in decadent powdered sugar!

 

5. Creamistry

 

Finally on the list is another franchise, but one that cannot be missed if you are an ice cream connoisseur. Creamistry offers made-to-order liquid nitrogen ice cream that is made right before your eyes! Choose between a base of premium, organic or coconut milk, then add in your favorite flavors and toppings. With over 70 flavors and toppings, and an unlimited amount of combinations you will want to try everything! One of our personal favorite combinations is the Premium base, a combination of cookies & cream and Reese’s peanut butter flavor, and mixed in fresh baked brownie bites!

 

Ice cream, cakes, cookies and cinnamon rolls! Brea has it all. The dessert spots are only the beginning of all Brea has to offer which is why so many residents love living there! For more information on living in Brea or the cost of real estate, get in touch with one of our team members today! Brea could be the perfect place for your family.

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Best Date Night Spots in Brea

Best Date Night Spots in Brea

Orange County is known for having some of the perfect date spots in the state. From gourmet restaurants, bustling bars, and world-class entertainment, as well as the near-perfect weather year-round, the options for date night are endless. Spend some quality time with your significant other at one of these fun Brea locations and have an unforgettable night out!

Dinner:

Bruno’s Italian Kitchen

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For a warmly-lit restaurant and a romantic atmosphere, complete with delicious Italian dishes, visit Bruno’s Italian Kitchen for a reasonably priced, romantic night out. Try this local favorite and delve into one of the fresh seafood dishes or a house-made pasta plate. This rustic restaurant offers a relaxing atmosphere, perfect for a glass of the house wine and the occasional complimentary dessert.

TAPS Fish House and Brewery

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The first location of the popular fish house, TAPS is a local favorite for its excellent customer service and unbeatable atmosphere. Dine on their macadamia nut-crusted rockfish cooked to perfection and sip on one of their fine wine selections. This spot is a perfect date night option for fish lovers and craft beer drinkers!

Tempo Urban Kitchen

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Known for its “upscale Mexican food”, Tempo is an unbeatable restaurant for Mexican food-fans. Its lively atmosphere and creative take on the delicacy makes Tempo a fun location for any date night. Start your night early to take advantage of their popular happy hour and ask your server for a list of their funky weekly specials. Satisfy your taste buds with a unique dish from this popular restaurant!

Desserts:

Merely Sweets

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Stop by this local bakery for one of their famous macaroons, tarts, or cake bites. This sweet shop has limited seating, however, so get your red velvet cupcake to go and enjoy it as you stroll around the beautiful downtown Brea. This cute bakery is perfect for a date night dessert, at any time of the year!

The Night Owl

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While located in Fullerton, this nearby café, The Night Owl, is perfect for a late night chocolate tart and a freshly brewed cup of decaf coffee. This bohemian café offers live music and delicious refreshments until midnight every night. Share a dessert with your significant other or try multiple gourmet desserts on the menu. Stop by in the summer to enjoy a poetry open mic night and satisfy that late night sweet tooth!

Cinnaholic

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Ever tried a gourmet cinnamon roll? Head over to Cinnaholic in the Brea Gateway Center for a customizable cinnamon roll! Sink your teeth into the gooey center filled with the sauce of your choosing, and make sure to add fun options like Oreo crumbles or crushed pretzels on top! This popular cinnamon roll shop was featured on Shark Tank, and it offers unique flavors per season, like cotton candy, mango, and pineapple for spring. Try one of their delicious cinnamon rolls on your next date night!

Entertainment:

Improv Brea

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Enjoy a night of endless laughter and entertainment at Brea’s very own comedy club, Brea Improv. Listen to famous comedians like Dan Levy from “Schitt’s Creek” and Rob Schneider from the movie “Grown Ups” while you enjoy a tasty burger or appetizer from your seat as you watch the show. But be warned, you might be too busy laughing to finish your meal!

Edwards Brea Stadium Cinema

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Drive through downtown Brea and you will stumble upon the Edwards Stadium Cinema, a beautifully illuminated theater offering 12 theaters showing the hottest new releases. Sink down in the theater’s comfortable seating and enjoy the digital screening with buttered popcorn and a refreshing drink from the theater’s well-stocked snack bar.

 

Whether it’s your first date or your 15-year anniversary, Brea has incredible options for a fun and eventful date night, From restaurants, to bakeries, to local shows, there is something for every couple to enjoy. To discover more about the community of Brea, visit our website today!