Coffee & Treats in Fountain Hills

40% Off Baked Goods at Sweets Unlimited

Sweets Unlimited

Northsight

$30 $18

Bakery items include rocky road brownies, pumpkin pies, white-chocolate popcorn, and apple cake with warm butter sauce

Dairy Queen/Orange Julius––Up to 59% Off Treats

Dairy Queen/Orange Julius

Ancala Village Shopping Center

$3.89 $1.70

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Classic ice-cream outpost dishes out soft-serve decorated with candy, cookies, or fruit and signature fruit beverages

40% Off Smoothies

Nrgize Lifestyle Cafe

Scottsdale

$10 $6

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

50% Off Hawaiian Shave Ice

Tropical Sno Hawaiian Shave Ice

Mesa

$4 $2

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Up to 46% Off Shaved Ice at Bahama Buck's

Bahama Buck's

Mesa

$10 $6

Jungle berry, cotton candy, and more than 90 other flavors soak into fluffy shaved-ice treats; a party pack supplies up to 25 with a DIY kit

Up to 62% Off at Ritzy Cakes

Ritzy Cakes

Mesa

$100 $49

Custom single-layer, multilayer, and tiered cakes topped with colorful icing and fondant; available in 14 flavors

Up to 50% Off Cakes and Cupcakes at Mind Over Batter

Mind Over Batter

Multiple Locations

$20 $11

Handmade cupcakes and cake pops in flavors such as red velvet, lemon, chocolate cream cheese, and hot fudge sundae

50% Off Fro-Yo at Kicks Frozen Yogurt

Kicks Frozen Yogurt

McClintock

$10 $5

Unique flavors, such as chocolate caramel turtle, as well as a selection of fruity sorbets, await inside self-serve frozen-yogurt shop

$6 for Treats at Kea Lani Shave Ice

Kea Lani Shave Ice

Gilbert

$10 $6

Fluffy ice mixes with fruit flavors and creative toppings, along with servings of ice cream, hot chocolate, and Kona coffee

Half Off Dinner and Dessert at MacAlpine's Soda Fountain

MacAlpine's Soda Fountain

Phoenix

$12 $6

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Resturant established in 1929 exudes nostalgic charm as staff dispense delicious dinners and desserts

42% Off at Urban Beans

Urban Beans

Camelback East

$12 $7

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This warm cafe invites diners to perch at tables while sipping coffee and working or meeting with friends over drinks and dessert

Half Off Frozen Yogurt at Arizona Yogurt Company

Arizona Yogurt Company

North Valley Power Center

$6 $3

More than 50 toppings adorn rotating flavors of frozen yogurt, including gluten-, dairy-, and sugar-free options

Half Off Ice Cream and Ice-Cream Cakes at Kaleidoscoops Ice Cream

Kaleidoscoops Ice Cream

Anthem Marketplace

$10 $5

Rich ice cream, fruity sorbet, and custom ice-cream cakes molded into whimsical designs

Up to 46% Off Cupcakes at Kreative Kupcakes

Kreative Kupcakes

Avondale

$39 $22

Mix and match creative cupcake flavors such as strawberry shortcake, sweet-potato pie, and coconut cream

45% Off at 2 Di 4 Gourmet Karmel Korn

2 Di 4 Gourmet Karmel Korn

Avondale

$6 $3.33

Iowa-grown popcorn popped in coconut oil and left plain or blended with nuts, real bacon, or jalapeños

Half Off Food and Drinks at Honeycutt Coffee

Honeycutt Coffee

Maricopa

$8 $4

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Pop in for a hot coffee roasted by a local company, Espressions, a muffin, or a bacon turkey bravado sandwich or tuna melt

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Visual Utopia bistro offers an upscale dining experience with panoramic views of the Mesa. Let peckish peepers eat up the scenery while the bruschetta platter with melted brie, candied pecans, and apple primes the palate ($7). Or, tantalize your tummy with a mountain of spinach salad drizzled with pineapple-bacon dressing and topped with hard-boiled egg and goat cheese ($10.95). The hand-tossed barbecue-chicken pizza introduces chicken and barbecue sauce to mozzarella, red onions, and cilantro, facilitating a friendship as satisfying as a Tom and Jerry reunion ($12.50). Just like ambition to pursue guinea-pig rodeo clowning, dinner specials fluctuate weekly, but in the past have included options such as the grilled trout with tomato-cilantro chutney ($16.95) and the 14 oz. New York strip steak ($18.95).

14815 E Shea Blvd
Fountain Hills,
AZ
US

With more than 700 locations, Jamba Juice proves to the masses that nutrition can be speedy and delicious. Since the beginning, the company's product philosophy has revolved around choosing whole fruits and other natural ingredients over artificial flavorings, sweeteners, and preservatives. The menu is completely free of high-fructose corn syrup and trans fats, and it offers additional accommodations for vegan and gluten-free diets.

Blended drinks dominate the menu, with options including fruit refreshers—made with naturally hydrating, electrolytic coconut water—and pre-boosted smoothies that can fill nutritional gaps with infusions of protein, immunity boosters, or antioxidants that neutralize accidentally swallowed pool water. The drink list also includes organic house-blend coffee and Talbot Teas, including Paris Breakfast and SOHO Earl.

For those with heartier appetites, steel-cut oats steep in soymilk before being enhanced with toppings such as apples, cinnamon, and brown-sugar crumble. The lunch hour presents protein-packed mini wraps, toasted bistro sandwiches and California Flatbreads that pack only about 320–420 calories each.

15686 N Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd
Scottsdale,
AZ
US

From its humble beginnings in Kankakee, Illinois, in 1938, Dairy Queen has grown from a delicious experiment in soft-serve ice cream to a household name with more than 5,900 restaurants around the world. The shop's signature frozen delights are built upon a frosty foundation of creamy chocolate or vanilla soft serve, which swirls idyllically into cones, cups, overturned top hats, sundaes, Peanut Buster parfaits, and the chain's iconic Blizzard treats, blended with crumbled candy and other mix-ins. Ice-cream cakes cleverly conceal a surprise filling of fudge and chocolate crunch between layers of vanilla and chocolate ice cream, providing sweet, sliceable sustenance for birthday parties and other special occasions.

Fruit rules the roost on the other side of the slushy emporium, where Orange Julius blends its signature frothy drinks crafted from fruit juice, ice, and a "magic” powdered sweetener that explains why they disappear from most customers’ cups minutes after the first delicious sip. Real fruit purée forms the basis for the shop's smoothies, which also come in diet-friendly light versions that boast 150 calories or fewer.

11219 E Via Linda
Scottsdale,
AZ
US

When they emerge from the La Dolce Pesca kitchen, the wedding cakes, cupcakes, and cookies are almost too pretty to eat. This makes sense, as the bakery's seasoned pastry chefs handle their culinary creations as though they were works of art, decorating them with elegant fondant flowers, dazzling swirls, and whimsical patterns. Their gorgeous baked goods have made appearances at many a wedding, baby shower, and bar mitzvah, as well as in the glossy pages of Arizona Foothills and Arizona Bride Magazine.

The chefs customize cakes and pastries to order, taking time to meet with the customers beforehand to discuss preferences and administer tastings. They invite clients to choose from a variety of cake flavors, fillings, and frostings, or to choose from a selection of gourmet layer cakes, such as the German chocolate with coconut pecan frosting or the lemon mousse with candied lemon zest. The chefs can also tailor cakes to accommodate clients with wide variety of unique dietary concerns, such a birthday boy with a gluten allergy or a groom who turns into a frog whenever he eats a pecan.

4160 N Craftsman Ct, Ste 103
Scottsdale,
AZ
US

Fresh, high-quality ingredients are the keys to Yogurtology's appeal, allowing guests to indulge in dessert while doing good for their bodies. In addition to diligently preparing fruit toppings daily, the staff members hand-cut each hunk of candy bar, creating delectably bite-size pieces that can be scattered over yogurt along with gummy candies, flakes of coconut, and more than 60 other garnishes, many of which are gluten-free and are carefully kept from commingling with the other ingredients. The resident "yogurtologists" also apply their attention to detail to the shop's atmosphere, replenishing and cleaning up the toppings bar throughout the day, helping to maintain a crisp, neat vibe.

Of course, toppings are only half the story. The stars at Yogurtology are the frozen yogurts, which range from classics to inventive flavors like pomegranate raspberry, Tart Nouveau, and award-winning Oatmeal Cookie. The self-serve machines offer up two no-sugar-added and two dairy-free options daily in order to accommodate dietary restrictions, and the shop shows respect to man's best friend by carrying cups of organic "doggie" yogurt.

7014 E Camelback Rd
Scottsdale,
AZ
US

Although Barista Cafe has been making headlines with its scantily clad servers—women dressed in bikini-like ensembles—the menu's fresh, healthful cuisine remains the backbone of the business. Instead of frying or dipping ingredients in a natural lake of frosting, the café’s cooks fold them into nutritious meals at breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The Jump Start, a smorgasbord of eggs, ham, bacon, green chilies, pepper jack cheese, and salsa, gets mornings underway when paired with a steaming cup of coffee. For later meals, efficient service and to-go options ensure ample time to devour salads, sandwiches, and wraps, such as the Hawaiian Tropic, which is stuffed with grilled chicken, pineapple, and a housemade soy-dijon sauce.

10725 N SCOTTSDALE RD STE 160
Scottsdale,
AZ
US