Icy Bar

Our friend wanted some tau foo fah after dinner so we headed over to Icy Bar. It’s been a few years since my last visit here. They have two other locations (Richmond and Kensington-Cedar neighbourhood).


A couple signs outside advertising their Taiwanese dessert options.




Hours are late, catering to the Asian dessert crowd.


We dropped in on a Sunday evening (around 9:00pm). The place was reasonably busy and they had Home Alone 3 up on the TV. Service is pretty non-existent and water is self serve at the counter.

The menu is massive with shaved ice, fresh tofu pudding, pancakes, hot sweet soup, crepe cake, plant pudding, honey & thick toast and drinks. Essentially, all the Asian desserts.


Click here to see the menu (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11).

Fresh tofu pudding with two items (E1) ($6.00)
DSC09192M got this with mochi and pearls and asked for ginger sugar. I had a bite; it’s plain and ginger is very, very subtle.

Fresh plain tofu ($5.00)
DSC09190Iv got his plain with ginger sugar.

Milk tea with grass jelly ($4.75)
DSC09194This was weak for a milk tea. We asked for 50% ice and 50% sugar but the flavour was bland, almost watered down.


Grass jelly and pearls were decent.

Green tea crepe cake ($8.00)
DSC09199Basically, an Asian style mille-feuille. Green tea flavour was good (again subtle) but paired well with the red bean.


Decent but prices have increased and quality doesn’t seem to be the same as before.

Icy Bar
3618 Kingsway
Vancouver, BC
(604) 500-8922

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