Crave Dessert Bar

Fourth Ward

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In a Nutshell

Savory small plates, decadent desserts, and fruit-flavored hookah at a bar adorned with photography and canvases by local artists

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Promotional value expires Jan 31, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation recommended. Limit 1 per table. Dine-in only. Not valid with other offers. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Dessert is a sweet way to end a meal, much like shedding joyful tears with your waiter when you realize he's your long-lost brother. Rejoice with this Groupon.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $10 for $20 worth of small plates and desserts
  • $19 for $20 worth of small plates and desserts with one hookah (a $40 value)

The menu includes a flatbread topped with bacon and goat cheese ($11), a gluten-free lava cake with dark-chocolate ganache ($6), and banana-pudding cheesecake made with roasted bananas and a graham-cracker crust ($9).

Crave Dessert Bar

Savory small plates, including gourmet flatbreads and sliders, and house made dips like pesto & tzatziki, pave the way to Crave Dessert Bar's main attraction—decadent desserts. The bar's sweet treats, which earned it Charlotte's best location for To Die For Desserts in 2012 by Elevate Lifestyle Magazine, include carrot and walnut cupcakes and chocolate fondue with seasonal fruits and marshmallows. Chocolate-swirled cheesecake rests atop a fudge-brown crust, and the red velvet cake, cream-cheese frosting, and toasted pecans of the Scarlet Letter layer cake pay homage to the only foods Nathaniel Hawthorne ate while writing The Scarlett Letter.

To complement the tapas and desserts’ flavors, diners can puff on hookahs in more than 16 fruit varieties, including peach and watermelon. Bartenders craft more than 40 signature cocktails, which make the bar’s photographs and canvases by local artists more and more appealing as evenings progress. The loft's hardwood floors, exposed brick, and comfy chairs and couches accommodate guests until 2 a.m. Tuesday–Sunday, and after 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, the bar transforms into a 21+ hot spot.

Customer Reviews

My new favorite spot! I've been twice now and both experiences have been great. The service is wonderful (very friendly & welcoming), the food is just yummy, and the drinks (dessert martinis) are amazing. Try the PB&C cake...thank me later.
Jennifer P. · January 7, 2017
The service was really wonderful. Our waitress was very attentive and made sure we enjoyed our food and drink. The desserts and drink selection was fun for a special night out.
Suzanne J. · January 5, 2017
Great ambience, location and dessert selection.
Rachel P. · December 3, 2016
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    Fourth Ward

    500 W 5th St

    Suite 120

    Charlotte, NC 28202


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