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The Dessert House

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111 2 Ave SE, Calgary, Alberta T2G 0B2, Canada
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Red Deer, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Came to get some bubble tea at 11:30 only to find out they don't open until 12...no big deal I walked around and wasted some time to arrive back at 12:10...doors were still locked and a lady was moping the floors, she looked right at me and ignored me...I waited until 12:20 and they still didn't open..so i left, pissed... More 

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Calgary, Alberta
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

My sons and I were there around 2 PM and most items were not available. We had to settled for green shaved ice as that was the only shaved ice available. you can add as much topping as you wish but that increase your bill

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Thank soccerref845
Calgary, Canada
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 January 2016

Seriously I'm extremely unsatisfied with their customer services, I came to this place in hope for some authentic eggettes since that's the only place that offered eggettes in town as I have known. But when I came in the store, the owner of the store was extremely rude when taking my order and she did not even smile during my... More 

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1 Thank epicure2016
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 February 2015

What happened to this place? The Dessert House use to be one of the top hang out spots in my generation. I remember that place use to be packed with people lining up for bubble tea. But I guess all great things come to an end. After they relocated, service has never been the same. Wait times for a bubble... More 

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1 Thank George F
Los Angeles, California
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2014

My husband and I came to this dessert house to check out their Fluffy ice. It was really good. We didn't expect to find flavor fluffy snow ice in Calgary but it was good. We tried a few different desserts that's like Hong Kong style and we both enjoyed. They used fresh fruits on the dessert which was really great!... More 

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1 Thank S W
Canada
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171 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 268 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2012

This "B-Tsai" dessert house has over 10 years of history in Calgary's Chinatown and they remain one of the most expensive snack restaurants there. Probably they make dishes fresh to orders or that they do not have enough kitchen staff, customers have to wait for a long time after placing the orders. However, the food quality is not as good... More 

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2 Thank CityJudge
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2012

In my opinion the best fruity bubble drinks in town. But the owners always act like you've pissed them off by having the audacity to walk in and ordering drinks! If you're desparate for bubbles and don't care about rudeness it's your best bet. They are not always that rude...just 90% of the time. Prices are on the higher side.

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2 Thank LovesFood2012
Edmonton, Alberta
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2011

Really impressed by the wide range of Chinese dessert available, from the traditional one to more trendy one. But it's quite expensive to be honest! The service was slow to eat in, but phone in order was ready quite fast.

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1 Thank teapot23
Calgary, AB
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124 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2011

If your looking for Authentic Bubbletea with real tea and real fruit - this is the place to go! They have amazing snacks traditionally based out of Taiwan and Hong Kong! It's the go to place for sure to chat up, hang out and chow down!

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Restaurant Details

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Chinese, Asian
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  • Address: 111 2 Ave SE, Calgary, Alberta T2G 0B2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
Description
The best Bubbletea and Asian Dessert place in Alberta!

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