Something Sweet About Downtown Rogers

The heart of downtown Rogers wants you to fuel up on all the sweet drinks and sweet treats made by local favorites.

Whether you are looking for something to cool you down after a lake day or a quick bite in between adventures, downtown Rogers knows exactly what you should be craving, even when you don't!

Alexander Baking Co.
Do you have a special day coming up? Alexander Baking Co. can take care of dessert for you with their custom cookies, cake, mini dessert cakes, and cupcakes. The menu also includes dessert bars, macaroons, chocolate covered strawberries, cinnamon rolls, fruit pizza, and so much more.

Anime Cafe
This family owned bubble tea cafe has been serving locals since 2017. They have a great selection of hot and cold bubble tea, anime and kawaii merchandise, and Japanese treats. Saturdays are for steamed buns with your choice of red bean, BBQ pork, vegetable pork, or custard steamed buns. Coconut and horchata bubble tea are delicious, try them mixed together for a unique twist!

Doughp at The 1907
Doughp is a French inspired pastry shop known for making things doughper than you do. Set at the heart of The 1907 building, the chefs innovative minds have created gourmet items such as a lemon meringue croissant and mouth-watering lemon tarts. They are famous for their croissants some of which are dipped and covered in deliciousness. You will have the best ham and cheese croissant here. Catering and specialty orders are available for events.

Envision Nutrition
This one is for our health nuts looking for a meal replacement shake or their own version of dessert. We all have different ides of dessert, right? You can customize your shake with all your favorite add-ins. With appropriate planning guests can use the built-in dance studio for a small event or class.

Hapa's Hawaiian Bar & Grill
Delicious Hawaiian comfort food and tasty Tiki inspired cocktails are exactly what you can expect at Hapa's Hawaiian Bar & Grill. Dessert options include the island cheesecake served with fresh seasonal fruit and the malasadas (homemade fried doughnut hole).

Havana Tropical Grill
In the mood for something Latin? Stop by to try this Cuban restaurant's dessert menu. Tres leches cake (three milks cake), flan (caramel custard), and Havana flan (their traditional flan with a shot of Kalua) will satisfy your sweet Latin cravings.

Iron Horse Coffee Company
Established in 1998, Iron Horse Coffee Company has been serving great food, and fine drinks to the residents of Northwest Arkansas. Stop in to try their sweet cookies, the cookie butter tart, or blueberry, chocolate chunk, and orange blossom muffins. No trip to Rogers is complete without a stop here.

Java Dudes Coffee Company
Cozy up in this local coffee shop or if you're in a hurry take the drive-thru for some ice cream and special coffee shots, macarons, vegan cream pie, scones, kolaches, and even keto dessert options.

Kirby's Kupcakes
Featured on Travel Channel's Man v. Food taking on The Goliath Challenge this bakery continues to be a downtown favorite. Fresh cupcakes, creamy, smooth frostings, and lots of choices including keto options.

Las Palmas
This Mexican restaurant opened in 1994 and several locations have opened since then. Be sure to try the fried ice cream, banana chimichanga, sopapilla (fried pastry quick bread), and flan (caramel custard).

Levi's Gastrolounge & Lowbar
This hidden space serves unique gourmet bar food using locally sourced ingredients. Something sweet you can order is fried donuts with the options of glazed, chocolate, strawberry, and blueberry.

Parkside Public
In-house DJs spin the vinyl and create the mood for you to enjoy dinner with a root beer float or milkshake. Choose from banana, blueberry, caramel, chocolate, peanut butter, strawberry, vanilla, and Iron Horse Coffee Company espresso flavors for your shakes. Skip straight to dessert with a turtle brownie.

Susie Q. Malt Shop
Opened in 1960 and still going strong as the third oldest business in Rogers serving handspun shakes, malts, sundaes, cheeseburgers, and your choice of onion rings, crinkle fries, and curly fries. The fresh squeezed limeades made with your choice of fruits are a must during hot summer months. Not interested? Perhaps funnel cake fries or a fried cheesecake burrito topped with strawberries and whipped cream will make it more interesting. They are open the 2nd week of February until late October.

The Happy Wagon
You get a soft serve vanilla custard alternating with layers of scooped Italian ice of your choice. They call it gelati and locals love it! Flavors are subject to change periodically and you definitely want to try them all. They allow you to sample flavors and can get two flavors per cup.

The Rail - A Pizza Company
Your neighborhood pizza and beer go-to spot was established in 2011. The Fruity Cabooty dessert calzone is a must try pizza dough with a fruit filling, cinnamon, sugar, and topped with honey vanilla icing.

Wesner's Grill
This American diner is open for breakfast and lunch. Their dessert options include fresh baked pie by the slice or whole, cream pie, or white chocolate bread pudding. Availability changes daily but you can add a scoop of vanilla ice cream to any pie.

DTR Market
At the physical Downtown Rogers Farmers Market you can find Fatty Addie's scones and baked goods, edible cookie dough from Sweet As Dough, and local honey from Horn Farms. The online market on the WhatsGood app has cinnamon rolls, scones, peach, or chocolate fromage blanc cheeses, and edible cookie dough available for purchase. The Babekery has a massive gluten free inventory available through the app and all online orders are available for pick-up at the Saturday markets from 9am to 11am. The DTR Market is open every Saturday, June through October 8am to 1pm. Click the link above for more details.


If you prefer to do it yourself and want to take items home and stay busy for a couple hours then check out these places offering take home baking kits, virtual cooking classes, and goodies from local bakers.

Honeycomb Kitchen Shop
You can find locally made pepper jellies, simple syrups, bitters, shrubs, and cookware made by local artisans. Sign up for an online cooking class where all ingredients are provided with the purchase of a ticket and can be picked up at the storefront prior to the class.


The Dotted Pig
You can find DIY (do it yourself) sea salt and cracked pepper mix, cinnamon swirl bread mix, rosemary brew bread mix, peach bellini clushie mix, cranberry orange brew bread mix, and others may be available. Ready to eat snacks and sweets are cheese straws, lemon cookies, cabernet wine biscuits, key lime cookies, oat cranberry white chocolate cookies, and lime jalapeƱo pepper jelly.

The Gathering in Rogers
This shop features Made In Arkansas products from local artists and artisans. Local honey, birthday cake popcorn, caramel popcorn, caramel apple popcorn, caramel and peanuts popcorn, sea salted caramel popcorn, espresso popcorn, and other baked goods are available for purchase.