St. Cloud Restaurant Week 2023: Sweet Treats

These delectable goodies can be enjoyed any time of day or night – we won’t judge! 


The Patagonia

Chef Florencia learned her authentic and delicious recipes from her mother, aunt, sister and father. Her love for food started in Argentina where she was born and raised. A passion to cook for family and friends developed into her dream, opening The Patagonia restaurant.

  • Location: 125 5th Ave S, St. Cloud, MN 56301
  • Featured Menu Item: Churros– Available in Vanilla, Apple, Caramel or plain, we condone trying one of each!


State Fair mini donuts

The Skatin’ Place

With Roller Skating, Bounce Houses, Laser Tag, Food/Drinks, and one of the largest Arcades in Central Minnesota, there’s fun for the whole family! OH, and an elevated snacks counter that has everyone content!

  • Location: 3302 Southway Dr, St. Cloud, MN 56301
  • Featured Menu Item: State Fair MIni Donut Nachos – Mini donuts topped with your choice of flavors, choose from salted caramel, rainbow sprinkle, maple bacon, peanut butter delight, or french toast!


Ice Cream Flight

Jupiter Moon Ice Cream

Jupiter Moon Ice Cream is an artisan ice cream company currently located in St. Joseph, Minnesota. Jupiter Moon is dedicated to finding the best ingredients, making the best ice cream, and bringing the community together through the wonder and celebration of ice cream. All ice creams are handcrafted in small batches using as much as possible, local and sustainable ingredients. The 20 ice cream flavors are on the menu and change often including non-dairy, vegan options. Ice cream floats, sundaes, and fresh baked waffle cones are available to hold your favorite scoop!


  • Location: 15 E Minnesota Street, Suite 108, St. Joseph, MN 56374
  • Featured Menu Item: Ice cream Flights – 5 Jupiter Moon Ice Cream scoops of your choice!


Morir Sonando Juice

Milly’s House Caribbean Food

One of Waite Park’s newest restaurants, Milly’s House Caribbean serves flavors from Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Columbia, Cuba, Venezuela, and more. Easily found in the Gateway International Plaza, Milly’s is a casual restaurant with an order window but all the customer service you could wish for. 

  • Location: 83 10th Ave South, Waite Park, MN
  • Featured Menu Item: Morir Sonando Juice (Sweet Departure)



Loaded Cupcakes

Mixin’ it Up – Gluten Free Bakery

Mixin’ It Up Bakery is Gluten Free Co-op Bakery made by a Gluten Free family who understands. They offer a variety of tasty baked goods, fried donuts and so much more! With a great variety and selection of Gluten and Dairy Free Sweet and Treats, you wont have to “settle” for gluten free any longer! Time and again, customers can’t even tell the difference! Even if you are not gluten free, you will be sure to enjoy their treats!

  • Location: 106 2nd Ave N, Sauk Rapids, MN 56379.
  • Featured Menu Item: Loaded Cupcakes – different everyday, these cupcakes range from fruity delights to chocolate explosions and typically some of each! Who knows, maybe you’ll even score a fruity pebbles one!


Dolsie’s Cupcakes

Dolsie’s Lunchbox

Meet Paul Dols “ie” and Pam, the faces behind the counter at Dolsie’s Lunch Box Grille. As a locally owned business, they pour their heart and soul into everything they do. Paul is the mastermind behind most of the delicious dishes you’ll enjoy, while Pam specializes in crafting scrumptious cupcakes. They’ve been proudly serving customers for nearly a decade at their downtown location, and they wouldn’t have it any other way. Their entire lives are dedicated to the food they serve and the people they serve it to.

  • Location: 810 W St Germain St, St. Cloud, MN 56301
  • Featured Menu Item: Cupcakes from the Cupcakery – If you’ve stopped by for lunch at Dolsie’s, you probably noticed the bakery case by the front counter! ALL of the sweet treats are made IN-HOUSE! with flavors changing for the seasons, it is important to stop back often to test out the newest one! Some staples include Peanut Butter Twist, Death by Chocolate, Strawberry Delight, Cherry Almond and featured in the photo is the Lemon Drop (spring seasonal). 


Mini Cheesecakes

Christine’s Cheesecakes (Christine’s Sweet Confections)

Christine, the talented woman behind the cheesecakes, has always been eager to share her exceptional cheesecake-making skills with the world, and she definitely succeeds in doing so!

  • Location: 2152 Frontage Road North, Waite Park, MN 56387
  • Featured Menu Item: Mini Cheesecakes – Available in more than 200 custom flavors. Always worth skipping your entree for.

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