Sweets & Bakeries

Satiate Your Craving

Admit it — you love to indulge your sweet tooth. Ice cream, cookies, pastries… A vast menu of decadent delights is waiting to be explored in Defiance County. Indulge in fresh-baked cinnamon rolls, bite into a donut that practically melts in your mouth and find out why we call ourselves home to the “Best Cheesecake on Planet Earth.”

a little slice of heaven
518 Clinton Street, Defiance 43512
“Best Cheesecake on Planet Earth,” stop down and check out the variety of flavors for every palate. 
Apache Dairy Bar
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9974 U.S. 127, Sherwood 43556
Fantastic soft serve or hard-dipped ice cream! Burgers, chili dogs, sandwiches, shakes, sundaes, flurries, tacos, and other yummy treats!
Bud’s Restaurant
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505 W. Second Street, Defiance 43512
Bud’s Restaurant has been a staple in Downtown Defiance since 1939. The family dining atmosphere makes you feel like you are eating right out of your mom’s kitchen. Stop in for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Each day bringing a special that you come to know very well. You can’t go wrong with what you choose. The “Big Bud” and the […]
Cabin Fever Coffee Shop
312 Clinton Street, Defiance 43512
Life’s better at the Cabin! People come to Cabin Fever for a warmly lit, lodge-styled coffee shop that offers coffee drinks, food, candy, and smiling faces!
Dad’s Dairy Depot
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1845 Jefferson Avenue, Defiance 43512
Ice cream, burgers, fast food, and sandwiches. Located across from Defiance High School.
Dari Delite
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961 East High Street, Hicksville, OH 43526
Dee & Gee’s Dairy Bar
27951 Ayersville-Pleasant Bend Road, Defiance 43512
Come and try…A yummy flurry filled with candy! A nice, refreshing shake, slush, or freeze! A delightful sundae topped with your favorites! A cool, soft-serve ice cream cone — 24 flavors to choose from! Delicious food served at any time of the day!
Defiance Pancake House
2023 Jefferson Avenue, Defiance 43512
Breakfast and Brunch Restaurant. Voted the six-county area’s “Favorite Breakfast” by The Crescent-News Readers’ Choice Awards three years in a row!
Eric’s All American Ice Cream Factory
1830 E. Second Street (seasonal), Defiance 43512
1225 S. Clinton Street (seasonal), Defiance 43512
1600 N. Clinton Street (year-round), Defiance 43512
Eric’s Ice Cream Factory specializes in homemade, handcrafted ice cream, made just 3 gallons at a time. By crafting our very own ice cream, it ensures the finest quality you’ve come to love about Eric’s is in every single bite.  
Healthy U Defiance
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519 Clinton Street, Defiance 43512
Stop in and check out our protein shakes and energizing teas! We have many choices for quick & delicious while still being very healthy, and each of them tastes amazing! Healthy U offers a supportive community & nutrition for all!
Meek’s Pastry Shop
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315 Clinton Street, Defiance 43512
Meek’s has been a staple in Downtown Defiance since 1925. This local bakery has it all — donuts that melt in your mouth, a large variety of cookies, and cakes for any occasion!
Southside Cabin Fever Coffee
1882 Jefferson Avenue, Defiance 43512
Providing quality, handmade drinks with a drive-thru and cozy places to meet together inside as well.
The Dark Horse Restaurant & Social Club
651 Clinton Street, Defiance 43512
A restaurant offering “out of town flavors” with a vacation vibe in historic Downtown Defiance.