Best sakura-themed eats and treats to get in Vancouver

Mar 25 2021, 12:44 pm

With the arrival of cherry blossom season comes sakura-inspired eats in Vancouver, and to celebrate, local chefs, bakers, and restaurants have crafted some special, drool-worthy treats for us.

Here’s where to get the best sakura-themed eats and treats in Vancouver.

Nana’s Green Tea

Nana’s Green Tea has sakura specials that can be enjoyed hot, cold, or frozen. Get them while you can!

Address: 2135 W 41st Avenue, Vancouver

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Miku

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Sakura Night Bento (Photo: Cody Chan)

Starting April 1, Miku will offer guests the Silky White Chocolate Mousse alongside two Sakura cocktails inspired by Empress Masako to celebrate the second Sakura festival of the new Reiwa Era in Japan. Miku also has created a new kit for the sakura season called the Miku Hanami Kit (Hanami means “flower viewing” in Japanese).

In addition to those offerings, Miku is participating in Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival’s virtual Sakura at Home event with a Sakura at Home Bento on April 25.

Address: 70-200 Granville Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-568-3900

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Baker & Table Café

Baker & Table Café’s sakura melon pan has arrived for all your springtime snacking needs.

Address: 6414 Fraser Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-558-3233

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Honolulu Coffee

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Honolulu Coffee

Honolulu’s seasonal Sakura Latte is a caffeine-free, dairy-free, soy milk-based latte made with a hint of hibiscus and rose flower and a beautiful pink hue. You can get it hot or iced.

Address: 888 Nelson Street g1, Vancouver
Phone: 778-379-6607

Address: 2098 W 41st Avenue, Vancouver
Phone: 604-620-2168

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Laduree Robson

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Laduree’s Sakura St Honoré

Laduree’s Robson Street tea salon has some stunning sakura-themed creations available for pre-order including a Sakura Tart and a Sakura St Honoré as well.

Address: 1141 Robson Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-336-3030

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Yuwa Japanese Cuisine

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Sakura Roll Cake (Courtesy Yuwa)

Yuwa Japanese Cuisine’s Sakura menu features include Grilled White Asparagus, a Sakura Roll Cake, and Ranman 爛漫 (Cherry Flowers in Full Bloom). All of these eats are available throughout the month of April on the patio and for takeout.

Address: 2775 W 16th Avenue, Vancouver
Phone: 604-731-9378

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Minami

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Saku Cocktail (Photo: Cody Chan)

Yaletown’s Minami will offer folks a Strawberry Sakekasu Mousse dessert alongside its popular Saku cocktail, which is making a return starting April 1 as well.

Address: 1118 Mainland Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-685-8080

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Beaucoup Bakery

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Yakisoba Croissant (Photo: Rich Won)

Beaucoup Bakery’s got a limited-edition savoury sakura feature: the Yakisoba Croissant. It’s made from Yakisoba noodles, Japanese style Berkshire sausage, Yakisoba sauce, seaweed, kewpie mayo, pink fish flakes, and red pickled ginger on a signature butter croissant. It’s available March 27 to 28 and April 3 to 4.

Address: 2150 Fir Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-732-4222

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Dosanko Restaurant

Dosanko Restaurant’s Sakura Onigiri is back for the duration of cherry blossom season. This is available for dine-in, takeout, or delivery.

Address: 566 Powell Street Unit #100, Vancouver
Phone: 604-251-2020

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