Sweeten Your Holidays With Irresistible Cheesecake

November 22, 2023
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When splitting desserts into categories, cheesecake stands in a league of its own. The creamy texture with a sweet yet savory quality to it is unmatched in the dessert world. There are plenty of cheesecake shops in and around Detroit serving delicious cheesecakes that will have you coming back for more. From simple New York style to inventive new flavors, you won’t want to miss these incredible cheesecakes.


23411 Greater Mack, St. Clair Shores

Bringing New York-style cheesecake to Metro Detroit, The Cheesecake Shoppe is one of the best in the business. Owned by siblings Sandra Kravitz and Jimmy Mazzola, their focus has been bringing consistent quality and flavor to the bakery since purchasing 3 years ago. Sandra shares, “The Cheesecake Shoppe has been a part of the St. Clair Shores/Grosse Pointe Area for over 40 years. We hand-bake our specialty cheesecakes in multiple sizes and delicious bite-size versions of our cake.  We offer our famous Original Cake, along with other favorites such as Fruit topped, Oreo, and Fruit Crumbles. We now offer a full coffee menu with freshly brewed coffee and many espresso drinks. Please come check out our newly remodeled space, buy a cake, or enjoy a cup of coffee soon!” Some flavors to highlight include Caramel Apple Crumble, Chocolate Chip, Strawberry Swirl, and Chocolate Bumpy Cheesecake. It also offers cheesecake bars and cupcakes, mini cheesecakes by the dozen, and original by the slice. 

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681 East 8 Mile, Ferndale

If you’re into trying all the possible flavors of cheesecake known to man, you absolutely have to make the trip to Kitty’s Cheesecakes & More in Ferndale. The website exclaims, “Too many flavors to name!! Plan a visit!” as the menu is constantly rotating and updating with new flavors to explore. At present, they have 48 flavors on their list ranging from Banana Split and Cherry Crumb to Key Lime Patron, Red Velvet, and Superman. Kitty’s Cheesecakes are available as a whole cake or by the slice.


541 Monroe Street, Detroit

320 South Main Street, Royal Oak

Although the menu is pages long, you can’t sleep on the cheesecake selection at Astoria Pastry Shop. Established over 50 years ago in Greektown, Astoria is a fan favorite for a reason. The cheesecake choices range from original topped with fruit and triple chocolate to seasonal selections like Caramel Apple and Pumpkin Spice. Many of the cheesecakes are available by the slice, or you can take home a whole cake to share.


7111 West McNichols Road, Detroit 

When Lucki Word was just 15 years old, she started Lucki’s Cheesecakes out of her home to help support her mother. Now almost 20 years later, the New York-style cheesecakes are well-known in the area and come in a variety of flavors including Strawberry Crunch, Cinnamon Roll, Peach Cobbler, and Superman. You can pick up one of Lucki’s Cheesecakes from the location on McNichols, various markets and restaurants in the area, or you can order online. 


19210 West McNichols Road, Detroit

Toya’s Cheesecakes is putting together something truly special when it comes to this dessert. This business is known for two things: deep dish cheesecakes and cheesecake in a jar. The deep dish cheesecakes are massive and worth the price tag for the unique flavors and ability to feed a crowd. You’ll find cheesecake flavors like carrot cake, strawberry apple, butter pecan, baklava, and more. For a fun take on a dessert for one, try the cheesecake in a jar with flavors like Strawberry Crunch and Banana Pudding. Owner Latoya Johnson shares, “I keep God first in my life and bakery, and I bake from the soul.”


13835 West Nine Mile Road, Oak Park

This Oak Park staple has been serving up a signature two-layer gourmet cheesecake for almost 15 years. Offering over 30 flavors, Peteet’s Famous Cheesecakes is a must-stop for dessert lovers. You can order selections like pineapple or blueberry topped, egg nog, chocolate, strawberry shortcake vodka, cookies and cream, and many more as a whole cheesecake,  half of a cheesecake, or by the slice. Peteet’s Famous Cheesecakes also has fundraisers and availability for wholesale orders. 


17726 West 8 Mile Road, Southfield

You know the cheesecake has to be good with a name like For the Love of Cheesecake. One look at the menu will make your mouth water. From tier and sheet to candy bars and fruit-topped cheesecakes, this spot is certainly one of the top in the game. You can also order a party tray for small cheesecake bites in the top original flavors (strawberry, banana pudding, and Oreo). This is the place to grab something sensational for the ultimate cheesecake lover in your life.

This article has been updated to include new information. The original article was published on November 17, 2022, and was authored by Katie Goncalves.