We’ll never dessert you!
The South has been cooking up a sweet treat for coffee and doughnut fans everywhere! From September 16 to 29, indulge in donut-filled fun & games as SM Southmall kicks off the first Donut Fest in the South with Donut Yard! Head on down South for a two-week long event filled with interactive displays that are good enough to eat, and DIY doughnut designing at the Food Street Concourse.
To help you out, we’ve rounded up Your Ultimate Guide to Coffee & Dessert Spots in SM Southmall with tons of classic coffee and doughnut shops as well as unique desserts to satisfy your sweet tooth and give you your much-deserved caffeine fix!
Krispy Kreme is America’s favorite doughnut and coffee shop. It’s probably the only doughnut shop whose Original Glazed flavor is more popular and unbeatable than the rest of its menu.
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Dunkin Donuts needs no introduction. This popular brand has doughnuts of many variants yet the long-running star of their show has always been their famous Choco Butternut flavor, a vanilla cake doughnut tossed in orange sprinkles made from dessicated coconut. Pair it with Dunkin’s beloved iced coffee and you’re set!
A premium, lifestyle cafe brand founded in Indonesia, J.Co has gained a following in the Philippines for their affordable doughnuts! Their best-selling doughnut is the Alcapone, which is covered with Belgian white chocolate and Californian almonds. For a perfect match, indulge in the robust tastes and aroma of their signature drink, the Jcoccino.
Lil’ Orbits is a humble food stall that has graced most Pinoy kids’ childhoods. Known for their nostalgic mini fried doughnuts, you can get their pillowy-soft doughnuts in flavors such as chocolate, cookies and cream, cinnamon, strawberry, cheese, and more!
A local coffee chain that needs little introduction, Figaro has grown from a small European cafe concept to a household name when it comes to coffee. From their signature brews to tasty sandwiches, you’re sure to have a satisfyingly good time at Figaro!
Bo’s Coffee has become a reliable study spot for students at work. However, there is more to the coffee shop than meets the eye. Unlike its rivals, Bo’s Coffee is a homegrown coffee shop that aims to highlight Philippine coffee, making it their business to support local coffee farmers all across the country.
Buku Buku Kafe has emerged as a creative haven in SM Southmall. Everyone from bookworms to indie artists to families and friends will feel right at home with Buku Buku Kafe’s sharp aesthetic and amazing food and beverage offerings, including all-day breakfast, exceptional pastas, fresh sandwiches, and many more.
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Starbucks Coffee has been a go-to for coffee junkies around the country for their high-quality coffee, frappes, and bread & pastry selections. With hundreds of branches in the Philippines, Starbucks promises a different experience in every location and every cup.
Truly, the essence of Mary Grace is the “Goodness of Home” where fresh-from-the-oven pastries, classic cups of hot chocolate and coffee, as well as hearty meals are guaranteed to warm the heart and soul. Every visit to our Café makes you a treasured part of Mary Grace’s own family and home.
More Must-Try Dessert Spots
Calling all avocado lovers! Located in SM Southmall, Avocadoria serves up a variety of avocado-based creations from soft serve to milkshakes. Their must-try dessert is the Avocado Lover, a layered dessert made with crushed graham crackers, pearls, avocado soft-serve ice cream, and topped with avocado bits, flax, chia seeds, and almond slices.
Papa Diddi’s is a homegrown all-local ice cream parlor focused on selling small batch, hand-mixed, & hand packed all-natural premium ice cream. For their best-selling flavors, don’t miss out on their Tres Leches ice cream, a rich combination of condensed milk, carabao’s milk, and coconut milk.
You can never go wrong with a classic sweet treat that everyone loves! From chocolate chip to peanut butter, Cookies By The Bucket serves up a simple yet addictive lineup of cookies served with milk for all to enjoy.
Your favorite fruity dessert just got better! Maxi Mango puts a delicious deconstructed twist on the classic Mango Float and offers a variety of mango-tastic dessert items with their signature mango soft serve at the forefront. Try out their Mango Float, Mango Keso, Mango Ube, and Maxi Mango flavors to get your mango fix.
BLK 513 is the country’s first dessert store offering healthy activated charcoal-enhanced froyo served with various sauces, toppings and crunches. Check out their all-new items like Skim Raw Cacao and Matcha Milk!
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Dubbed as “the world’s most loved pretzels,” Auntie Anne’s features all-time favorites such as their signature pretzels, pretzel nuggets, chocolate chip cream cheese stir, and more.
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Serving scoops and smiles all over the world, when it comes to ice cream, Baskin Robbins is a tried and true household name. With flavors that range from classic to creative, find your favorite and grab a cone, cake, or spoonful today!
We at Conti’s are dedicated to provide our customers with the best service and only the most delectable dishes and desserts. Since opening in 1997, restaurant goers have come to love the array of culinary treasures that we offer.
Stepping up the ice cream cart game, Mochi Creme puts more fun into the on-the-go dessert experience, with more to offer such as eclairs, parfaits, smoothies, and frappes. For unique must-tries, watch out for Mochi Creme’s Purple Yam and Durian Mochi! They also have authentic Japanese flavors such as Green Tea Matcha, Adzuki ‘Red Bean’, and black sesame.
Dairy Queen truly is the queen when it comes to satisfying ice cream and other frozen dessert treats. From blizzards to ice cream cakes to dilly bars, Dairy Queen is sure to put a smile on your face!
Insider tip: Get 2 Vanilla Cones for just
Brownies Unlimited is known for their delicious and decadent brownies in different flavors topped with mounds of candies, nuts, and drizzled sauces! With classic favorites such as their Walnut Swirl and Rocky Road, you won’t have to look anyplace else.
Now that we’ve listed them down, why don’t you head on to the best SM Southmall dessert spots to cross off your food bucket list?
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Cover image by Papa Diddi’s.