13 of the best places for cheesecake in – mySA

Even if you’re not a Golden Girl, it’s never a bad time for a slice of cheesecake, right? Luckily for you, there are plenty of places around San Antonio that are regarded for having a delicious slice of heaven with their cheesecake.

Whether you’re looking for a New York-style classic or something extra sweet, here’s where you can find some of the best cheesecakes in the Alamo City.

You'll want to get more than pizza pies at Poppys Pizza.

You’ll want to get more than pizza pies at Poppys Pizza.

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Poppys Pizza

In addition to knowing how to make some delicious New York-style pies, Poppys can also make a mean cheesecake. This local eatery will complete your meal with its New York-style cheesecake made with graham cracker crust. Bon appétit!

Find it: 7115 Blanco Road, Suite 107, San Antonio, TX 78216; 210-366-4000

Bird Bakery's desserts are so pretty, right?

Bird Bakery’s desserts are so pretty, right?

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Bird Bakery

There is lots to enjoy at Bird Bakery, but you’ll have to make it a point to try out the cheesecake at some point. While there’s a pumpkin cheesecake available seasonally, the honey cheesecake is available year-round for you to devour any time you’d like.

Find it: 5912 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209; 210-804-2473

Take your pick from Baklovah Bakery's assortment of cheesecakes.

Take your pick from Baklovah Bakery’s assortment of cheesecakes.

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Baklovah Bakery & Sweets

Specializing in Middle Eastern and French desserts, you’ll enjoy a different take on a cheesecake than you’re probably used to. You’ll find a variety of cheesecakes here, from a Nutella cheesecake and a turtle cheesecake to raspberry and strawberry.

Find it: 9329 Wurzbach Road #104, San Antonio, TX 78240; 210-982-3231

Oreo and raspberry white chocolate cheesecakes are served in little glass jars at Laika Cheesecake & Espresso on Broadway.

Oreo and raspberry white chocolate cheesecakes are served in little glass jars at Laika Cheesecake & Espresso on Broadway.

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Laika Cheesecake & Espresso

Make your way over to Alamo Heights to enjoy this cheesecake-centered bakery that has a tasty mix of cheesecake options. First, you’ll have to choose between a jar or slice of cheesecake. Then take your pick from a long list of flavors, like tres leches, cookies & cream, blueberry white chocolate, and more. Don’t forget an espresso to wash it all down!

Find it: 4718 Broadway, Alamo Heights, TX 78209; 210-462-6981

You can taste the mix of sweetness, can't you?

You can taste the mix of sweetness, can’t you?

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Belgian Sweets

It’s European desserts galore at Belgian Sweets, but the cheesecake is definitely part of this Huebner spot’s royal lineup. Consider this a Belgian take on the New York-style cheesecake, which is extra creamy and features Speculoos Cookie crust.

Find it: 15614 Huebner Road, San Antonio, TX 78248; 210-354-7101

Lemon poppy cheesecake? Yes, please.

Lemon poppy cheesecake? Yes, please.

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Silo Elevated Cuisine

With a number of locations across town, you’ll be eating good at any of Silo’s restaurants. While there’s a rotating mix of desserts on the menu here, you’ll be smart to order the lemon poppy cheesecake topped with a raspberry coulis at Silo. Your tastebuds will no doubt be thankful.

Find it: 434 N. Loop 1604 West, Building 1, Suite 1106, San Antonio, TX 78232; 210-483-8989

Chef Mark Bliss doesn't disappoint with this picturesque dessert.

Chef Mark Bliss doesn’t disappoint with this picturesque dessert.

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Bliss

Anything from Chef Mark Bliss is all but guaranteed to be superb, but dining at this Southtown favorite means every part of your meal will be, well, pure bliss. Though you’ll enjoy every course of your meal, cheesecake lovers will especially appreciate a high-end take on the cheesecake, which is made with goat cheese (don’t knock it ‘til you try it), pistachio shortbread crust and brittle, and a mixed berry port sauce.

Find it: 926 S Presa St., San Antonio, TX 78210; 210-225-2547

Bring your appetite when you stop by Fratellos. Just save room for dessert!

Bring your appetite when you stop by Fratellos. Just save room for dessert!

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Fratello’s Deli

Why go to Italy when you can get all the flavors of the gorgeous country right here in San Antonio? Whether you order something hot (pizza or pasta) or cold (a sandwich, for example), you’ll want to save room for dessert, specifically the ricotta cheesecake at Fratello’s Deli.

Find it: 2503 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78215; 210-444-0277

Flamed cheesecake is a show stopper and a highlight of the experience at 1718 Steak House.
Flamed cheesecake is a show stopper and a highlight of the experience at 1718 Steak House.Alma E. Hernandez /Alma E. Hernandez / For the San Antonio Express News

1718 Steakhouse

There are lots of cheesecakes to be enjoyed around town, but there’s only one that comes with a show. At 1718 Steakhouse, the cheesecake comes flaming for an extra bit of flavor. Both your taste buds and eyes will be amazed.

Find it: 20626 Stone Oak Parkway #103, San Antonio, TX 78258; 210-377-1718

Vegan desserts are truly hard to resist thanks to Miss Chickpea's Bakeshop.

Vegan desserts are truly hard to resist thanks to Miss Chickpea’s Bakeshop.

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Miss Chickpea’s Bakeshop

With a number of selections that are 100% vegan, this local bakery is a blessing for health-conscious locals who love sweets. Look for flavors like turtle and blueberry for a variety of tasty options.

Find it: 8002 Callaghan, Suite 106, San Antonio TX 78230; 210-993-0748

There's plenty of flavor packed into this favorite at Mina & Dimi's.

There’s plenty of flavor packed into this favorite at Mina & Dimi’s.

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Mina & Dimi’s Greek House

Whether you’re in the mood for some Greek food or want a different take on a classic dessert, you’ll be glad you stopped by Mina & Dimi’s. This Far Westside spot combines two desserts, baklava and cheesecake, for its very special and original Baklava Cheesecake. It’s a must-try to say the least.

Find it: 7159 W. US Highway 90, San Antonio, TX 78227; 210-674-3464

You'll find an assortment of berries on this picture perfect treat.

You’ll find an assortment of berries on this picture perfect treat.

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Bakery Lorraine

Whichever location of Bakery Lorraine you stop by in San Antonio, you’ll be glad you did. Rather than a cheesecake slice, you’ll get a bar of cheesecake made with a gingersnap crust. No matter which types of fruit are placed on top, expect this piece of goodness to be tasty.

Find it: Multiple locations

When dining at this New York diner, you'll want to order up this New York classic.

When dining at this New York diner, you’ll want to order up this New York classic.

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Max & Louie’s New York Diner

Take in the flavors of the Big Apple without ever leaving the Alamo City when you dine at Max & Louie’s. Order whatever you’d like (there are so many options, like any good diner should have), but be sure to top off your meal with a New York favorite: the cheesecake. Have fun choosing between the classic flavor, the rich turtle, white chocolate raspberry or the rotating flavor of the month.

Find it: 226 W Bitters Road #126, San Antonio, TX 78216; 210-​​483-7600

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