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3421 Fremont Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103-8811
+1 206-633-2671
12:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 18:00
Tue - Thu 12:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:30
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

While in Seattle my sister in law took us to Simply Desserts. There were a few people in line ahead of us, and waiting in line in the tiny eating area was awkward- but worth it. The cakes we chose were great. Rich, not too sweet...will be returning next time we are in Fremont.

Thank AkMamaBird
Anacortes, Washington
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

First, it would be nice if the layout of this place was redone. All the chairs and tables are located in a very awkward way. Second, they have large selections of cakes and I tried quite a few of them, but wasn't impressed as I thought I'd be. Some of the frosting wasn't real buttercream as I hoped. I could... More 

Thank Amber M
Appin, United Kingdom
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141 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

This delightful little cake shop is in the heart of the funky Fremont district in Seattle. It not not be big but it packs a punch with its large selection of fairly priced cakes. I expected the cake slices to cost around $6-7 dollars but I shared a large piece with my sister and it was only $4.50, which is... More 

Thank TartanCat57
Louisville, Kentucky
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We visited around 8 pm or so on a Thursday evening. Business was brisk. The display case was small and at that time of night only cakes, cheesecakes brownies and cookies remained. Like many spaces in Seattle, it was not air-conditioned. The counter person told us that some of the cakes were "weeping" due to the heat and had to... More 

Thank Linda B
Seattle, Washington
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617 reviews
375 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

First time here and now in my phone. Really nice selection of cakes such as Chocolate Carmel, Chocolate Raspberry Rhapsody, Bittersweet Hazelnut Cake and many more, all looking wickedly good. As I am allergic to Chocolate I opted for the Lemon-Blueberry cake with a light and smooth white frosting. The cake itself was light with just the right amount of... More 

Thank tall_six6
Seattle, Washington
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68 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2016

I've been going here for years - though I'm careful not to go too often! Their cakes are incredible. My favorite is the German Chocolate Cake, with the Chocolate White Chocolate Cake a close runner-up. I think they have the German Chocolate Cake only on Thursdays, but no matter what you get, it's bound to be a winner. The prices... More 

Thank Reade
Bellingham, Washington
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48 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

Looking for a non-chain place for a after dinner slice of cake to celebrate a 19 year old's birthday we found Simply Desserts through the App. Hole in the wall corner bakery with ~12 different cakes available for a slice, think more wedge then slice. Saturday late afternoon, raining out, the line of people never stopped. Texture was superb, moist... More 

Thank mawaterman
Seattle, Washington, United States
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2015

Simply Desserts is right in the heart of the quirky Seattle neighborhood of Fremont and has flourished for over 25 years serving the best cake in the Pacific Northwest. You can sit and enjoy a slice in the cozy eatery or box it to go. For a place that focuses on cake, you will find a pleasing variety to choose... More 

Thank Henry C
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2015

I get my birthday cake here every year and they always get rave reviews. My favorite is the Lemon Coconut cake. It's subtle, dense and creamy. Highly recommended.

Thank dianetch
Tucson, Arizona
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1,767 reviews
658 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,110 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2015

After driving by Simply Desserts for years, my yearning for something sweet last night finally coincided with my proximity to this tiny shop. It took awhile to locate a parking place on the street, but I finally found one about five blocks away. When I entered the shop, I took my place in line and struggled to see what goodies... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 20
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3421 Fremont Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103-8811
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Fremont
  • Neighbourhood: Fremont
  • Phone Number: +1 206-633-2671

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?