Vancouver's first Uncle Tetsu cheesecake shop is opening in Metrotown

Sep 23 2017, 5:51 am

Metro Vancouver has been waiting to get its own Uncle Tetsu since the Japanese-dessert chain first touched down in Toronto in 2015. But now, the wait is almost over for us West Coasters.

There have been murmurings of a Vancouver location opening this year, but a picture sign says a thousand words: Uncle Tetsu will be opening their first BC location in Metropolis at Metrotown shopping centre.

The new shop will be located right next to the recently opened MUJI store in the Hudson’s Bay wing of the mall.


You may have heard about the lineups for Uncle Tetsu’s famous Japanese cheesecakes, which are hot stamped with the popular chain’s logo and limited to one cake per customer due to high demand.

Even pregnant women can’t get away with ordering two cakes at this specific spot (check out the FAQs). All four of the company’s current Canadian locations are currently in Toronto.

While we don’t know the exact opening date at this time, it’s clearly promised to be “coming soon”.

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Defined by its height and its too-good-to-be-true fluffiness, this variety of cheesecake looks like it was made by happy tree elves in a fairytale, but this is real life, and it’s indeed a real kind of cake.

We look forward to finding out more details on this exciting opening, stay tuned for more information.

Uncle Tetsu Metrotown

Address: Metropolis at Metrotown – 4700 Kingsway, Burnaby

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