Hidden Gems: Dessert spots around the Lower Mainland

Discover sweet culinary delights like bubble tea, japanese pancakes, waffles and more

one of the businesses included in the piece! For reference.
PHOTO: Prerita Garg / The Peak

By: Prerita Garg, SFU Student

Ninja Bubble Tea x Poké 
2972 Glen Drive, Coquitlam 
SundayThursday, 11:00 a.m.10:00 p.m. and FridaySaturday, 11:00 a.m.11:00 p.m.

Ninja Bubble Tea x Poké provides an extensive selection of beverages and lunch options to cater to your cravings. Their customizable bowls offer a variety of options to ensure you can tailor your meal as per your choice, but what makes them most unique is their wide array of bubble tea selections, like their piña colada latte or Irish earl grey milk tea. If you are looking to save, they also have a happy hour offered every day from 9:00 p.m. to closing!

O My Tea Café
6820 188 St., unit 122, Surrey
Sunday–Thursday, 11:30 a.m.–9:00 p.m. and Friday–Saturday, 12:00 p.m.–9:30 p.m.

O My Tea Café is an exceptional place for indulging in a delightful array of offerings including waffles, refreshing smoothies, and the exquisite Korean shaved ice known as Bingsu. Their waffles distinguish themselves by maintaining the perfect balance of a crunchy outside and a pillowy interior. Don’t miss out on their seasonal special offers which invite you to try your own personal-sized hotpot!

Fufú café
1266 W Broadway St., Vancouver
TuesdaySunday, 10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.

Fufú café is the perfect Japanese restaurant to satisfy all your dessert cravings. With their sweet and savory pancakes, Japanese sandos, pastries, and more, this spot has something for everyone. Their soufflé pancakes are irresistable, featuring a delightful combination of fluffy texture and flavours — you can get them with fruit, caramelized bananas, chocolate, matcha, and many more. This small café has a charming atmosphere, sporting marble tables adorned with tiny plants for you to sit and enjoy your day.

Boba Run 
102 W Hastings St., Vancouver
MondayFriday, 10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m., Saturdays, 10:00 a.m.7:00 p.m., and Sundays, 11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.

Boba Run stands out as the ultimate destination for affordable and satisfying bubble tea experiences in Vancouver. This establishment goes above and beyond to offer more than just boba — their menu also features indulgent lattes, creamy shakes, and freshly brewed tea. Be sure to try their yin yang milk tea and the Assam black tea, as they are extremely rich in their malty flavours of tea and coffee. Whether you are craving the classic boba or other options, Boba Run serves something for every palate, making it a desirable place to try out. 

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