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Spot Dessert Bar

13 St. Marks Pl., New York, NY 10003 40.72939 -73.988912
nr. Third Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-677-5670 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: Asian: Southeast, Dessert / Ice Cream Shop
  • Price Range: $

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Official Website

spotdessertbar.com

Hours

Sun-Wed, noon-midnight; Thu-Sat, noon-1am

Nearby Subway Stops

N, R at 8th St.-NYU

Prices

$4-$22

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Good for Groups
  • Great Desserts
  • Kid-Friendly
  • Late-Night Dining
  • Notable Chef
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Take-Out

Alcohol

  • No Alcohol

Reservations

Not Accepted

Profile

Prolific restaurateurs Ace Watanasuparp and Chai Huadwattana (Klong, OBAO) opened this dessert bar with prominent pastry chef, Ian Chalermkittichai, in the below-ground space that used to house the Iron Fairies store. With so many dessert options already on this block alone (Pinkberry, Red Mango, Yogurt Station, and the soft-serve at Baoguette Café, to name a few), it’s hard to imagine East Villagers are craving another one, but Spot keeps things interesting by offering exotically flavored puddings, cupcakes, and cookies, as well as seasonal creations such as a miso ice-cream sandwich (the wildest thing to happen to Asian ice-cream sandwiches since Xie Xie!). The pièce de résistance here, and the thing that’s bound to pull in the Japanese hipsters in droves, is the ice cream, since you can choose from various ingredients that are then “Pacotized” into an ice-cream base via a Pacojet machine (if you’re not familiar with this process, Chow posted about the “ice cream of the gods” a few years ago). You can then top the custom-flavored ice creams and sherbets with everything from passion fruit foam to coconut macaroons.

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