Las Vegas is home to some of the most fantastic (and let’s face it, beautiful) sweets and treats both on and off the Strip. If you’re looking for a stand-out sweet gift (or if you forgot and need to grab one last minute), check out this list of delicious Vegas shops and bakeries.
Ethel M Chocolate Factory
Have you ever wanted to visit a real chocolate factory? Ethel M fulfills that dream (just without the Oompa Loompas). Ethel M also provides unique date night opportunities with their Valentine Tasting Packages (where you can enjoy a seasonal chocolate tasting for two and a heart-shaped box of goodies) and their Lights of Love cactus garden display from now until February 14. Book your tasting packages here. Reserve your cactus garden visit here. 2 Cactus Garden Dr., Henderson, 702.435.2608; ethelm.com.
Honolulu Cookie Company
You don’t have to be in Hawaii to get these delicious shortbread cookies. From traditional tastes like chocolate chip to more exotic tastes like guava, there’s a cookie flavor for everyone. Honolulu Cookie Company also has a variety of Valentine’s Day sets of different sizes and samplers with some of their bestselling flavors. Located inside the Linq Promenade. 3545 S. Las Vegas Blvd., 702.489.6111; honolulucookie.com.
Not only are the sweets here visually pleasing, they offer a great selection of flavors and textures for even the most discerning tastes. Looking for something unique or just a great edible souvenir? offers a special Las Vegas only sleeve for it’s Nama chocolates and there is also a great variety of in-store only Valentine’s Day specials. Located inside the Grand Canal Shoppes. 3377 Las Vegas Blvd. S., 702.869.0657; royce.com.
Lolli & Pops
From nostalgic novelty candy to international sweets, Lolli & Pops has a selection of candies that are sure to make anyone’s day. You can also find a variety of gourmet chocolates and specialty gift boxes for every occasion. Located inside the Fashion Show Mall. 3200 S. Las Vegas Blvd., 702.418.3994; lolliandpops.com.
If you or your loved one is a fan of Cake Boss, you’ll want to make a stop at Carlo’s Bakery. Here you’ll find decadent pastries, their famous cannolis and Instagrammable sweets like their Rainbow Cake. There’s also a large window facing the storefront so you can watch the pastry chefs in action. If you’re hoping to make an evening of it, Buddy V’s Ristorante is just a few steps away. Located inside the Grand Canal Shoppes. 3327 S. Las Vegas Blvd., 702.430.2625; carlosbakery.com.
Looking for a giant Hershey bar or gummies in obscure flavors? It’Sugar is the home of novelty candy. With giant candies of all kinds and a gummy bear bar, you’ll feel like a kid in a candy store (which you are, sort of). Be sure to check out their nostalgic candy and be on the lookout for the gummy fried egg. It’Sugar has six locations in the Las Vegas valley. For details and location information, visit itsugar.com.