Coffee & Treats in Mechanicsville

50% Off Cupcakes at Carytown Cupcakes

Carytown

$16 $8

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Gourmet cupcakes in flavors such as oreo peanut butter, vegan dark chocolate cherry, and gluten-free salted caramel

Up to 49% Off Baked Goods at Montana Gold Bread Co.

Carytown

$10 $6

Freshly baked cinnamon-swirl bread, cinnamon rolls, muffins, cookies, and sandwiches

$10 for Café Fare Beverages at Ashland Coffee and Tea

Ashland

$20 $10

Chow on sandwiches, soup—or even brunch in the morning—while sipping customized teas or coffee drinks; live music on weekends

Dairy Queen - Half Off Cakes and Ice Cream

Multiple Locations

$10 $5

A vaunted dessert franchise fills cups with up to 21 oz. of soft-serve ice cream, cookies, and candy and assembles cakes with decorations

Up to 50% Off Baked Goods at Bella Cakes, Inc.

Kiln Creek

$22 $11

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Red velvet, tiramisu, and cherry lemonade with homemade buttercream frosting; baked goods include fresh bread, muffins, cookies, and cronuts

Half Off Frozen Yogurt, Smoothies & Teas at bluberi

Multiple Locations

$10 $5

Swirls of nonfat & low-fat yogurt mix with fresh fruit and candies, accompanied by steaming cups of Tavalon premium loose-leaf tea

Pinkberry – 50% Off Frozen Yogurt

Multiple Locations

$10 $5

Refreshing premium frozen yogurt made with nonfat, hormone-free milk and crowned with fresh fruit cut daily and gourmet toppings

Half Off Desserts or Kids' Party Package

Portsmouth

$30 $15

Choose from a wide variety of gourmet cupcake flavors; cupcake-decorating party includes photo shoot, pizza and drinks, and goodie bags

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In its centennial year, Williams Bakery’s batter mixers fill the air with the aroma of just-baked breads, cakes, pies, and pastries made from scratch every day. Ciabatta or loaf breads ($2.59–$2.99) house sandwich fillers without relying on crutches such as preservatives or flying buttresses made of toothpicks. Patrons can transform humdrum mealtimes with life-changing desserts such as Mom’s carrot cake, chocolate-lover’s cake ($12.99+), or pecan pie ($9.69). Oodles of pastries ($1.19+) and stacks of cookies by the dozen ($3.59) perch on kitchen counters and peek out from state-of-the-art cookie receptacles.

8084 Mechanicsville Tpke
Mechanicsville,
VA
US

Tropical Smoothie Café's wholesome smoothies are filled to the gills with fresh fruit, juices, yogurt, chocolate, nuts, and healthful supplements, minimizing the crushing guilt of dessert consumption to a soft heartbeat emanating from the floorboards. Puréed potions such as pomegranate plunge (pomegranate, banana, strawberries, and cranberry; $4.79) are stuffed with super fruit, and low-fat options, such as mango magic (mango, pineapples, and non-fat yogurt; $4.29), trick gullible taste buds into believing that they are traversing a candy factory full of whipped-cream lollipops. Supercharged smoothies are stocked with a healthy dose of supplements, such as the kiwi citrus green tea's antioxidant-laden matcha charge or the muscle blaster's whey or soy protein ($4.79 each). Individual supplements can also be added to any other smoothie ($0.79 extra), boosting its magic points by +10.

9363 Atlee Rd
Mechanicsville,
VA
US

Chicken Holiday Restaurant’s chefs pressure cook chicken and flame broil ribs, among many other meats and meats of the sea that they prepare. With carry-out and delivery options available, they fill orders for holiday buffets complete with 8 pounds of ribs, chicken, jumbo shrimp, and sides, along with stocking tubs of chicken with up to 100 pieces. The staff also heats up the kitchen by roasting old yearbooks on the oven burners or cooking flounder filet or scallop dinners with french fries and sides of fried okra and apple fritters. Two flat-screen TVs—55 inches and 60 inches—broadcast NFL games to complete the ambiance.

6104 Brashier Blvd
Mechanicsville,
VA
US

Over 60 year history of serving the best shakes, sundaes, blizzards, burgers, and salads.

6201 Chesapeake Cir
New Kent,
VA
US

A gathering place for both children and parents, Cartwheels & Coffee sows the seeds of neighborhood camaraderie with its multi-purpose recreational facility. Inside, an enclosed play area entertains children aged six and under with interactive fun, and a separate section keeps babies captivated with age-appropriate toys. Meanwhile, parents can kick back alongside each other in the Wi-Fi-equipped cafe and sip on locally roasted cups of coffee or recharge with other items from the menu. Special events throughout the week provide a change of pace to normal activities, including singing sessions on Mondays and dance classes on Wednesdays.

2820 W Cary St
Richmond,
VA
US

From behind a frozen granite slab, the staff of Cold Stone Creamery uses twin spatulas to blend custom servings of ice cream and creative mix-ins to fit customers’ exact specifications. Founded by Donald and Susan Sutherland in 1988, Cold Stone began under the hot Arizona sun, eventually spreading its frosty fingers to encompass more than 1,400 locations worldwide. Despite the size of the company, each location’s staff keeps up the handcrafted quality, making ice cream onsite every day and using those signature spatulas to create delicious pointillist art against the freezer wall.

939 W Broad St
Richmond,
VA
US