One of the best ways to end a meal is by allowing ourselves to indulge in desserts and sweets. Apart from being the sweet ending of every meal, there are actually a lot of good reasons why having a dessert can be good for you. First, it lowers your blood pressure. Next, it helps in creating the mood for romance. Third, it can help you lose some weight. Fourth, it protects you from strokes. Fifth, it will inspire you to be active. Sixth, it can limit your sugar and fat intake. Lastly, it will satisfy your cravings. So go ahead and satisfy your taste buds without having some feelings of guilt. After all, you only deserve the best and the sweetest that life has to offer.

Here are the 10 most popular places in Savannah where you can enjoy a variety of delicious desserts. 

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1. Leopold's Ice Cream

Where: 212 E. Broughton St., Savannah, GA 

Hours Open: Sunday to Thursday at 11 a.m. - 11 p.m. and Friday to Saturday at 11 a.m. - Midnight 

Since 1919, Leopold's ice cream has been serving its award-winning, homemade super-premium ice cream in the beautiful and historic city of Savannah. Apart from their delicious ice cream, people also love their salads, sandwiches, made from scratch soups and freshly baked treats. Some of their well-loved ice cream flavors include caramel swirl, butter pecan, coconut, lemon custard and more!

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2. Lulu's Chocolate Bar

Where:  42 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Savannah, GA

Hours Open: Sunday and Thursday at 2 p.m. - 1 a.m.

                           Wednesday at 2 p.m. - 12 a.m.

                           Friday and Saturday at 2 p.m. - 1:30 a.m.

Voted "Best Desserts in Savannah" 10 years in a row, Lulu's Chocolate Bar was envisioned by two best friends, Rebecca Radovich and Janine Finn who successfully made their dream restaurant into a reality in 2007. Armed with a mission to "create a community of adventurous self-indulgence," Lulu's now offers a wide-range of menu items that include cakes, cheesecakes, ice cream, desserts, brownies, chocolate confections, wine, cheese, and charcuterie.

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3. Baker's Pride Bakery

Where: 840 E. DeRenne Ave., Savannah, GA 31405

Hours Open: Monday to Friday at 6 a.m. - 6 p.m.

                           Saturday at 6 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sunday - CLOSED

Otherwise known as Savannah's Family Bakery since 1982, Baker's Pride Bakery offers delicious handmade cakes, donuts, and treats for everyone's bakery needs.  They have wedding cakes, birthday cakes, specialty cakes, all-occasion cakes, gourmet pies, cookies, cheesecakes, bars and assorted desserts, miniature tea pastries, trays and tarts, assorted bread, and cupcakes.    

4. Lovin' Spoons 

Where: 7400 Abercorn St., Suite 904, Eisenhower Drive by Toys R Us

                 Savannah, GA 31406

Hours Open: Monday to Sunday at 12 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Dubbed as the "Grooviest Frozen Yogurt" in town, Lovin' Spoons offers healthy low-fat and sugar-free options where you can be creative with their tons of tasty premium toppings such as fun cereals, cookies, granola, sprinkles, nuts, candy, and fresh cut fruit. You can also choose from their wide-array of syrups such as hot peanut butter, hot caramel, butterscotch, hot fudge and more to add some sweetness to your dessert creation.

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5. Savannah's Candy Kitchen

Where: 242 E. Lathrop Ave, Savannah, GA

Hours Open: Saturday to Thursday at 9 a.m. - 11 p.m.

                            Friday at 9:30 a.m. - 11 p.m.

Savannah's Candy Kitchen serves variety sweets ranging from candied apples, pralines, rice crispies, and more. They even offer free samples of their famous pralines. Other favorites include truffles, fudge, gelato, taffy, and pecans. 

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6. Goose Feathers Cafe

Where: 39 Barnard St, Savannah, GA 31401

Hours Open: Monday to Friday at 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.

                            Saturday and Sunday at 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Goose Feathers is a cozy cafe that's been serving the Savannah area since 1986. They have a serious selection of sweets made from scratch such as whoopie pies, palmiers, bread pudding, cakes, and homemade cookies.

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7. Wicked Cakes Of Savannah

Where: 38 Whitaker St, Savannah, GA 31401

Hours Open: Tuesday to Thursday at 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

                            Friday to Saturday at 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

                            Sunday at 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., Monday - CLOSED 

Wicked Cakes of Savannah started its operations in January 2015 through the vision of local baker Abby Longwater. They offer a wide array of desserts with flavors that are changed regularly. Some of the crowd favorites include cookies, brownies and bars, cupcakes, and wedding cakes.

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8. Gigi's Cupcakes

Where: 5521 Abercorn St #100, Savannah, GA 31405

Hours Open: Monday to Saturday at 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. 

                           Sunday at 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.

It was on Feb. 21, 2008 when Gigi Butler opened the first Gigi's in Nashville.  By 2011, Gigi's can be found in 55 locations. Today, Gigi's concept has franchises found in 100 locations all over the United States. The store in Savannah is owned by Shelia Shi. The store offers gourmet cupcakes that are piled high with yummy frosting and intricate decoration. There are over 100 flavor varieties, all of which are baked with the finest ingredients. These include popsicles, cheesecakes, custom cakes, cookies, mini cupcakes and wedding cakes.

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9. Marche de Macarons

Where: 5002 Paulsen Street #109, Savannah, GA

Hours Open: Monday to Friday at 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.

                            Saturday at 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Sunday - CLOSED   

Marche de Macarons is a French restaurant that specializes in French Macarons. It offers a number of delicious flavors that you can choose from such as Lemon, Bourbon Pecan, Tybee Turtle and Salted Caramel.

10. Below Zero

Where: 10 Barnard Street, Savannah, GA

Hours Open: Sunday to Thursday at 12 p.m. - 10 p.m.

                            Friday to Saturday at 12 p.m. - 11 p.m.

Below Zero is the first establishment in Savannah that serves Thai-inspired ice cream rolls, crepes, bubble teas and more. Customers' favorites include Strawberry Shortcake, Perfect Matcha, Nutella Bomb, Savannah Bananas, Cookie Monster - Oreos, and more.

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