Coffee & Treats in Paradise Valley

$12 for Four Groupons, Each Good for $6 Worth of Frozen Yogurt at Swirls ($24 Total Value)

Swirls

Multiple Locations

$6 $3

Frozen yogurt business features low-fat, nonfat, and no-sugar-added flavors such as cake batter, apple pie, and peanut butter

$11 for $20 Worth of Sweets at The Sweet Shoppe & Nut House

The Sweet Shoppe & Nut House

Tempe

$20 $11

Confectioners cover pretzels in chocolate, dunk apples in taffy and coat them with candy, and create fudge in flavors like maple pecan

$10 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Fro-Yo at Kicks Frozen Yogurt ($20 Total Value)

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

$11 for $20 Worth of Frozen Treats and Drinks at Joe's Italian Ice

Joe's Italian Ice

Tempe

$20 $11

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More than 50 flavors of Philadelphia-style italian ice made with fresh fruit, ranging from lemon to "Smurf Poison"; soft-serve ice cream

$18 for Three Groupons, Each Good for $12 Worth of Dinner and Dessert at MacAlpine's Soda Fountain ($36 Total Value).

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

$14 for $24 Worth of Tapas, Coffee, and Specialty Drinks 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

$12.99 for Three Groupons, Each Good for $8 Worth of Ice Cream at Sub Zero Ice Cream & Yogurt ($24 Total Value)

Sub Zero Ice Cream & Yogurt

Multiple Locations

$8 $4.33

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Flash-freeze process yields more than 30 flavors of smooth, tasty ice cream at the customer's desired consistency

$14 for $24 Worth of Ice Cream at Scooptacular Hand Crafted Ice Cream

Scooptacular Ice Cream

Laveen

$6 $3.50

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Hand-crafted ice cream made in-house from scratch in specialty flavors such as oatmeal cookie and Cookie Monster

Dinner Cakes, Pies, and Cheesecakes, or Small Baked Goods at The Bakery Phx ($7 Off)

The Bakery Phx

Phoenix

$20 $13

Bakers whip up toothsome treats—such as cakes, pies, cupcakes, and cookies—from scratch using fresh ingredients

$12 for Five Groupons, Each Good for One Flavored Latte at Terra Java Coffee House ($20 Value)

Terra Java Coffee House

Camelback East

$4 $2.40

Flavored hot and cold lattes served alongside gelato, fruit smoothies, and healthy sandwiches in a shop decorated with local art

$2 for $4 toward purchase at Tropical Sno 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

Shaved Ice and Smoothies or Party for 25 People at Bahama Buck's (Up to 46% Off)

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

$5 for $10 Worth of Gelato, Italian Desserts, and Coffee at Gelato Dolce Vita in Gilbert and Mesa

Gelato Dolce Vita

Mesa

$10 $5

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Sweets-makers trained in Italy scoop dollops of creamy gelato in flavors such as salted caramel & root-beer float

Custom Cakes from Ritzy Cakes (Up to 62% Off). Three Options Available.

Ritzy Cakes

Mesa

$100 $49

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

$12 for Four Groupons, Each good for $6 Worth of Frozen Yogurt at Orange Leaf Yogurt ($24 Total Value)

Orange Leaf Yogurt

Gilbert

$6 $3

Nearly 70 rotating flavors of frozen yogurt, ready to be sprinkled with any combination of dozens of toppings

$6 for $10 Worth of Shave Ice and 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

$12 for $20 Worth of Frozen Yogurt from Swirl It Self Serve Froyo

Swirl It Self Serve Froyo

Shoppes At Val Vista

$20 $12

Fill your cup with all the frozen yogurt flavors and toppings you'd like, making combos like strawberry with Cap'n Crunch on top

One or Two Dozen Gourmet or Filled & Premium Cupcakes at Kreative Kupcakes (Up to 46% Off)

Kreative Kupcakes

Avondale

$39 $22

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

$10 for Three Groupons, Each Valid for $6 Toward Purchase of Any Size Bag of Popcorn 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

$12 for Four Groupons, Each Good for $6 Worth of Frozen Yogurt and Ice Cream at Dream Swirls ($24 Value)

Dream Swirls

Canyon Trails

$6 $3

Smoothies are made and frozen yogurt topped with everything from fruit and nuts to brownies, candy bar chunks, and caramel sauce

Hand-Dipped Ice Cream or Ice-Cream Cakes at Kaleidoscoops Ice Cream (Half Off)

Kaleidoscoops Ice Cream

Anthem Marketplace

$10 $5

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

$12 for Three Groupons, Each Good for $8 Worth of Sandwiches and Drinks at Honeycutt Coffee ($24 Total Value)

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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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

In 1997, friends Dena Tripp and Debra Shwetz set out to create a luscious, melt-in-your-mouth bundt cake. What began as an endeavor in their own home kitchens soon blossomed into a bustling business with bakeries in 13 states. Rich cocoa browns and soft pastels lend a nostalgic feel to each bakery, where every day lava-powered ovens warm up batter made from fresh eggs, real butter, and cream cheese. Flavors such as chocolate chocolate chip, pecan praline, and white-chocolate raspberry remain constants on the menu, and a new flavor makes a guest appearance each month. Cakes come in several sizes, from the standard 8- or 10-inch bundt to the single-serving bundtlet and the bite-size bundtini, all frosted with a signature blend of cream cheese and butter.

17025 N Scottsdale Rd
Scottsdale,
AZ
US