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Sweet Treats for Mother's Day

On May 12, we celebrate Mothers! On Sunday, bring her to one of the fine dessert shops in Downtown Raleigh. 


The first Amorino Gelato Cafe in North Carolina is right on Davie Street. They serve gelato in the shape of a rose along with coffee, hot chocolate, waffles and crepes.


The dessert and cocktail bar on Martin Street is a great place to relax and catch up with Mom. To celebrate the special day, they will have a strawberry cream pie on special. 

Cocoa Forte 

Cocoa Forte is located in Morgan Street Food Hall and is offering two special flavors for the month: Margarita Cheesecake Bites - Margarita and Strawberry Cupcake Bites. If you're sending a gift, pick up a 12 piece box of chocolate covered strawberries for $20. 

Cupcake Shoppe

Glenwood South's main stop for desserts is offering sweet mini-cakes personalized just for your mom and lovely cupcake flavors like Lavender and Champagne. If you need to pick something up on the way to meet with your Mother, they have a two-pack French Macaroon box for just $6.00!  


Lucettegrace on Salisbury Street is celebrating with three special desserts this year featuring their favorite M.I.L.F.'s (Mom's I'd Like To Feed); the Michelle Obama, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and the Tina Fey. The desserts will just be available Saturday, May 11th, and Sunday, May 12th. They are not accepting any pre-orders and all sales must be completed in the shop. **note the above photo is the 2018 desserts, photos of 2019 desserts will not be released until May 11

Raleigh Rolls

Raleigh Rolls in Morgan Street Food Hall offers Thai rolled ice cream which is served by pouring a homemade milk mixture over a chilled grill, then mixed with additional ingredients such as cookies, fruit, coffee or any other desired topping. For Mother's Day, they will be offering a special of Red Velvet Cake Rolls. 

Slice Pie Company


The pop-up shop on Martin Street sells pies that are freshly baked and made-to-order, using family recipes, passed down from generation to generation. If you reference DRAMomDay19 when placing your order, you'll get 15% off of one pie. Place your order by emailing or call 919-349-8499. 

Sweetwater Ices

SweetWater Ices, also popping up on Martin Street, serves Italian Ice Sorbet made with real fruit, water and cane sugar. Stop by any time this week to participate in their special Mother's Day giveaway. 1)Take a selfie in front of the store 2) Post it on social media with the hashtags: #Mothersday #SweetWaterIces along with tagging @SweetWaterIces 3) After the contestant post, you will be put in a raffle for a free pint of Italian Ice.