Dessert Spots That Were Made for Summer
Momofuku Milk Bar
Where: 1090 I St NW Washington, DC 20005
Popular Item: Cereal Milk Ice Cream
Most popular for their Cereal Milk soft serve, Momofuku has a variety of cookies, truffles, cakes and shakes. Their Cereal Milk soft serve is made with milk and cornflakes and tastes just like the milk at the bottom of a cereal bowl. Momofuku also has a unique menu of shakes including Cereal Milk shake, Chocolate Cereal shake and Birthday Cake shake, with birthday truffles blended in. Right next to CityCenter DC, treat yourself to a sweet treat after lunch or a little shopping.
Captain Cookie and the Milkman
Where: 2000 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington, DC 20006
Popular Item: Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches
Captain Cookie and the Milkman make their cookies from scratch and are made fresh daily. You can’t go wrong with ice cream, shakes and eight choices of cookies to choose from in addition to their unique daily flavor. Mix and match cookie flavors and ice cream to create the perfect ice cream cookie sandwich: the ultimate summer dessert. In addition to their shop in Foggybottom, Captain Cookie and the Milkman have two food trucks that serve the DC area.
Un Je Ne Sais Quoi
Where: 1361 Connecticut Ave NW Washington, DC 20036
Popular Item: Pastries
Un Je Ne Sais Quoi definitely has a certain je ne sais quoi. As soon as you step through their doors, you feel like you’ve been transported to a cafe in France. Beautiful baked goods are on display and include tarts, meringues and baguettes in addition to a menu of coffee and tea. This cozy dessert shop does get busy however, and finding seating may be a bit difficult, but the pastries and drinks are definitely worth it.
Ice Cream Jubilee
Where: 1407 T St NW Washington, DC 20009
Popular Item: Ice cream!
After a long walk down U St. Ice Cream Jubilee provides a refreshing and unique twist on ice cream. Their seasonal flavors are something you won’t find anywhere else. Coffee & Donuts, Blueberry Pie, Basil Goat Cheese and Spicy Ginger Strawberry are some of their new summer flavors that joined their menu in addition to Coconut Lychee Lime, Fresh Minty Chip and Gin & Tonic. Milkshakes, cookies and toppings are also available, but the best part of all, sprinkles are free!