This Japantown Cafe Sells Luxurious Matcha Soft Serve Dripping In Edible 24K Gold

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This Japantown Cafe Sells Luxurious Matcha Soft Serve Dripping In Edible 24K Gold

Matcha Cafe Maiko was also voted “Best Matcha Dessert” in 2017 by Honolulu Magazine!

If you want a dessert as delicious as it is luxurious, then you’ll want to try Matcha Cafe Maiko in San Francisco at one of their 3 locations. Their Golden “Shogun” Soft Serve is a lavish and picture perfect treat you’ll be craving as the weather starts to heat up. This dessert features a swirl of creamy soft serve in your favorite flavor–try their matcha or ube flavors inside a freshly-made waffle cone. The real fun starts when they add the real and edible 24k gold leaf that tops each cone.

This Japanese cafe originated all the way in Honolulu and has branched out internationally since! Now, Matcha Cafe Maiko is based in American cities including San Francisco, Houston, and Charlotte, as well as the Asian cities of Macau, China and Bangkok, Thailand!

This Instagrammable dessert is as tasty as it is lush. Their matcha is premium quality and comes straight from Uji, a southern part of Kyoto, Japan. Matcha Cafe Maiko specializes in matcha of course, but they also offer hojicha, a spicier tea that they prepare for desserts and drinks.


This cafe doesn’t just serve golden-tipped soft serves; in fact, they’ve got a huge selection of creamy milk teas to choose from. Their dessert selection, like their Brick Toast or their massive Shaved Ice, pays tribute to their Japanese origins and roots in Honolulu.

So go ahead and indulge yourself with this 24k gold dessert at one of these 3 San Francisco locations:

  • 1581 Webster Street Suite 175 (11:30am-7pm Sun – Thurs, 11:30am-8pm Sat/Sun)
  • 3251 20th Ave (10am-9pm Mon – Sat, 11am-6pm Sun)
  • 754 Grant Ave (12am-6pm Tues – Sun)


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