Just because summer is over and your camping gear has been packed away, it doesn’t mean you have to give up s’mores. Here are some of the best locations around the Bay Area to indulge in this sweet treat year-round, ranging from cute dessert shops to family-friendly eateries. If you’re looking for a new restaurant to try or a fun weekend activity with a sweet dessert waiting at the end, check out our list.

Dandelion Chocolate

San Francisco’s best-known local chocolatier makes art of its s’mores, as it does with all its desserts. Their s’mores consists of their housemade marshmallow, hollowed out and filled with their signature chocolate, atop a graham cracker. It’s torched to order for gooey warm perfection every time. Don’t forget to check out their kid-friendly chocolate tours and classes as well.

740 Valencia St
San Francisco, CA
415-349-0942

Hours: Sun.–Thurs. 10 a.m.-10 p.m. & Fri.-Sat. 10 a.m.-11 p.m.

Online: dandelionchocolate.com 

photo: The Melting Pot

The Melting Pot

Fondue makes for a great family activity and even more so when the dipping fun doesn’t end with dessert. The Melting Pot has a variety of cheese fondues, including some kid-friendly ones. The dessert menu features—no surprise—chocolate, including a scrumptious s’mores fondue made of milk chocolate melted with marshmallow cream and topped with graham crackers.

125 E Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Larkspur, CA
415-461-6358

Hours: Mon.–Fri. 5-10 p.m., & Sat.–Sun. 4-10 p.m.

1 Transit Center Way
San Mateo, CA
650-342-6358

Hours: Mon.–Thurs. 5-10 p.m., Fri. 4:30–11 p.m., Sat. 3–11 p.m., & Sun. 3-10 p.m.

Onlinemeltingpot.com

Spark Social SF

Spark is a food truck park/event space in the heart of Mission Bay San Francisco. Check their website for the daily lineup of food trucks and other events like trivia nights and food festivals. The best part is every Monday from 5-9 p.m. they give out complimentary s’mores. Or, if you make a reservation for one of their four fire pits, you get an unlimited s’mores cart— perfect for hungry littles.

601 Mission Bay Blvd. N
San Francisco, CA

Hours: Mon.-Fri. 11 a.m.- 3 p.m., 5-9 p.m., Sat. 11 a.m.-9 p.m., & Sun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Online: sparksocialsf.com

photo: Alona A via Yelp

Lazy Dog Restaurant

Lazy Dog is welcoming to all kids, both human and furry: they have a full kids menu with a build-your-own pizza option and a doggie menu, too (your fur babies can sit with you out on the patio). The dessert menu includes the Simms Family S’mores, which features their fire-roasted marshmallow and graham cracker crust sandwiching chocolate fudge, peanut butter, brownie and crushed peanuts.

19359 Stevens Creek Blvd.
Cupertino, CA
408-359-4690

Hours: Mon.- Fri. 11 a.m.-midnight, Sat. 10 a.m.-midnight, & Sun. 9 a.m.-midnight

Online: lazydogrestaurants.com

Sixth Course

Each dessert at the Sixth Course is prettier than the last; both you and your littles may be standing wide-eyed at the pastry cases for a while trying to decide which sweet to get. The s’mores pot de crème is a super elegant, deconstructed version of s’mores, with silky chocolate cream and marshmallow fluff layered in a jar and topped with graham crackers.

1544 15th St.
San Francisco, CA
415-829-2461

Hours: Tues. 2–8 p.m., Weds.-Sat. 2-10 p.m.

Online: sixthcourse.com

Blaze Pizza

What kid doesn’t enjoy customizing their own pizza as wacky as they like? Blaze Pizza offers tons of choices from crusts (including gluten-free) to sauces to toppings. Best of all, your custom pizza is baked in minutes in their gas-fired oven, right in front of your eyes. That same oven is used to make their s’mores pie—a perfectly gooey sandwich of graham biscuits, milk chocolate and marshmallow.

Stonestown Galleria
3251 20th Ave.
San Francisco, CA
415-242-6282

Hours: Sun.-Thurs. 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 10 a.m.-11 p.m.

Online: blazepizza.com

Crepevine

Crepevine is a weekend brunch mainstay, with their family-friendly atmosphere and roster of classics, from omelettes to sandwiches to their signature crepes. The s’mores dessert crepe is pure sweet indulgence filled with toasted marshmallows, chocolate kisses, graham crackers, whipped cream and a scoop of ice cream on top. You’ll definitely be asking your kids to share with you.

5600 College Ave.
Oakland, CA
510-658-2026

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Hours: Sun.-Thurs. 7:30 a.m.-11 p.m., & Fri.-Sat- 7:30 a.m.-midnight

Online: crepevine.biz

Where do you go for your s’mores fix when summer’s over? Give your s’mores spot a shout-out below!

—Anita Chu

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