Dessert is a big deal in the South. If you're a foodie or grew up here, you're already well aware. In fact, dessert might just be the main point of a meal. City Mayor Joe Pitts often quotes, "Life is short. Eat dessert first." And, if he's at a dinner where dessert is preset, you can believe that's what he does. Who are we to say otherwise? What we can say for certain is that you can experience some mighty tasty dishes in this southern city that's become known for its diverse food scene.

Whether they're crafted by a passionate baker-turned-entrepreneur or a top restaurant chef with a stoke of creative genius, Clarksville's desserts will please your palate and fill your belly. They're also Insta-worthy! We've curated this gallery of photos from visitors and residents who've allowed us to share them with you. Gallery ExampleThey might just inspire you to plan a food-focused getaway.

Click on any of the gallery images to see the restaurant's Google location data and the original Instagram caption. Or, jump straight over to all of our restaurant listings then browse through our themed itineraries for things to do while you recuperate before the next meal.

Use the upload link below at the bottom of the page to share your food photos for our next gallery, or tag us on Instagram or Twitter with #visitclarksvilletn.