Matcha Toast | Photo credits: sopheats

10 Best Richmond Dessert Spots For The Sweet-Lovers In 2024 (+ What To Order)

Searching for nice dessert spots in Richmond? You are in the right place!

That’s because Richmond has a huge variety of different desserts, so there is no doubt you’ll find something perfect for YOU!

Quick Recommendations: Timothy’s Frozen Yogurt in Steveston and Blackball for shaved ice.

We compiled the 10 best dessert spots in Richmond you gotta try once if you’re a dessert lover. Let’s get started!

1. Timothy’s Frozen Yogurt

3 frozen yogurt cones timothy's
Photo Credit: tu.foodies

Timothy’s Frozen Yogurt in Steveston Village has been serving frozen yogurt and gelato for over 30 years. Known for their house-made waffle cones and fresh fruit blends, their Frozen Yogurt in a Waffle Cone is a standout, offering a crunchy exterior with a smooth, slightly sweet interior. The Salted Caramel and Chocolate Hedgehog Ice Cream is another popular summer treat.

What to order: Frozen Yogurt in Waffle Cone (best combos: peach & mango, mixed berries & mango, strawberry & peach, or blackberry & mango.)

Address: 3800 Bayview Street Richmond, BC V7E 6K7

Instagram | Facebook

2. Blackball

Blackball Supreme | Photo credits: feedkaylalala

Blackball offers refreshing Asian desserts, known for creativity. Their Black Ball Grass Jelly, chewy and not overly sweet, and Black Ball Milk Tea, with a distinct tea aroma and brown sugar hint, can be customized with various toppings. The second floor provides ample seating for group hangouts, with the Black Ball Supreme as a great sharing option.

What to order: Black Ball Grass Jelly, Milk tea with Pearl and Grass Jelly, Boba Shaved Ice.

Address: 1061 – 8300 Capstan Way, Richmond BC

Website | Instagram | Facebook

3. Tsujiri

Photo credits: thefourthfoodie

Tsujiri, a green tea-infused fusion restaurant, requires reservations for its food menu but is accessible for desserts. Using premium Kyoto matcha, they offer desserts like Matcha Cake and Matcha Parfait, notable for their harmonious blend of earthy and creamy flavours.

What to order: Matcha Cake, Matcha Soft-serve, Matcha Parfait, Yuzu Matcha.

Address: 1535 – 4777 Mcclelland Road Richmond, BC V6X 1C5

Website | Instagram | Facebook

4. Matcha Cafe Maiko

Photo credits: ahli.0522

Matcha Cafe Maiko, a globally popular brand, specializes in premium matcha desserts. The Matcha Soft-serve, particularly delightful when mixed with vanilla, offers creaminess and depth of flavour. Their Matcha Shaved Ice, topped with red bean, mochi, and syrup, is elegantly mild, with the melted-down slush being a highlight.

What to order: Matcha Soft-serve, Matcha Shaved Ice.

Address: 199-8279 Saba Road Richmond, BC V6Y 4B6

Website | Instagram | Facebook

5. Something Sweet

Matcha Toast | Photo credits: sopheats

Something Sweet stands out for its fresh, handmade-in-store desserts. Their Brown Sugar Pearl Frappe is creamy with a sweet drizzle, while the Matcha Red Bean Dessert Toast combines sweet red bean and chewy mochi, dusted with matcha powder, offering a balanced blend of flavors and textures.

What to order: Brown Sugar Pearl Frappe, Matcha Red Bean Dessert Toast, Mango Tapioca Dessert, Bean Dessert Toast.

Address: ​​160-12420 No.1 Road Richmond, BC V7E 6N2

Website | Instagram | Facebook

6. Screamers Soft Serve and Treats

Steveston Neighbourhood Guidebook - screamer soft serve
Photo Credits: shu_leeeee

Screamers Soft Serve and Treats, located in Steveston Village, is a popular destination for tourists and locals seeking classic desserts. They offer a wide variety of soft-serve and slushie flavours, including the Pineapple Dole Whip, a refreshing choice post-meal for its sour and sweet balance and natural pineapple taste.

What do order: Orange Crush or Pineapple Dole Whip.

Address: 12211 3rd Avenue Richmond, BC V7A 1X4

Instagram | Facebook

7. Milk Cow Cafe

Milk Cube | Photo credits: munchjeeez

Milk Cow Cafe, a premium dessert spot, is renowned for its creamy, milky ice cream. The Milky Cube, featuring natural milk soft-serve topped with honeycomb, is a highlight for its smoothness and delightful sweetness. They also serve Santorini, an exciting option with cotton candy, though the soft-serve itself remains a star attraction.

What to order: Milky Cube, Santorini, Cookie & Cream.

Address: 105-5668 Hollybridge Way Richmond, BC V7C 4N3

Website | Instagram | Facebook

8. ITofu

Photo credits: dreafoods

ITofu, a family-owned tofu shop in Richmond, offers traditional, fresh soy pudding and soy milk. Known for their smooth and silky tofu with light sweetness, they serve Tofucotta and Tofu Pudding with optional toppings like sesame, red bean, or taro. The ginger syrup topping adds a spicy-sweet layer, enhancing the tofu experience.

What to order: Tofucotta, Tofu Pudding.

Address: 125 – 4940 No.3 Road, Richmond, BC, Canada

Instagram | Facebook

9. J Squared

Thai Milk Tea, Vietnamese Cafe, Shanghai Fog | Photo credits: jamielleaheats

J Squared offers unique Asian ice cream flavours like Shanghai Fog and Oolong Milk Tea. The Shanghai Fog flavour, with its jasmine tea aroma and creamy texture, creates a sensory experience reminiscent of a foggy day.

Address: 405-9100 Blundell Rd Richmond, BC V6Y 3X9

Website | Instagram | Facebook

10. Leisure Tea & Coffee

Photo credits: foodiesyvr

Leisure Tea & Coffee, a Taiwanese coffee shop since 1987, impresses with its vintage 1980s ambiance. They specialize in desserts like Tiramisu, with a smooth, creamy texture and rum infusion, and Caramel Pudding, which offers a buttery mouthfeel without being overly sweet.

Protip: pair the pudding with fruit tea so you can have your sweet-sour combo!

What to order: Tiramisu, Caramel pudding, Bubble Tea, Sweet Soup.

Address: 8391 Alexandra Road Richmond, BC V6X 3W5


So, we have shown you 10 outstanding dessert spots in Richmond and hope you have found your perfect one! Otherwise, you can take a look at our 10 best Richmond bakeries for a wider range of choices. Have fun!

How We Create Our “Best” Lists

All Noms Magazine’s “best” lists are created using multiple factors and signals to help readers find the best restaurants, things to do, and places to stay at. Some of these factors and signs include personal experiences, correspondence with locals, and compiling experiences from review sites.

Each list is also created to be balanced (in terms of price, cuisine type, ambiance, and more) as possible. This means that the lists are not specifically created in ranking order. You should be comfortable picking from any of the spots on the list and generally have a good time. But of course, YMMV (your mileage may vary) and everyone may have different experiences/palates.