May 5, 2015
Gama Cafe had recently renovated and changed location on Whyte Ave this year. Their new location can only be described as something out of an anime. Seriously. The whole time I was there, I felt like I was in an anime. The waitress and waiter had the typical cutesy cafe look going on with their aprons while the atmosphere was calm and quiet. There are several super comfy booths in the middle of the place with smaller tables around it and a separated semi-private area. They still serve their well-known signature cap tea but added on some new features to the menu. Waffles, Taiwanese pancakes, and different variations of toast can be ordered for dessert. If you’re feeling like having a full meal there, there’s risotto and pasta. The prices are a bit overpriced though for the portions and the food itself.
I didn’t notice those guys looking at the camera at the time.. awks!
My friend and I came here for dessert. The first dessert we ordered was the Matcha tommi toast for $14.79 since I’m a huge matcha (green tea flavored powder) lover. It was basically a mountain of small pieces of fresh toast, topped with whipped cream, matcha powder, and matcha drizzle followed by a scoop of vanilla ice cream. The dessert was satisfying but the fresh bread lacked a certain sweetness that would’ve pulled the whole thing altogether. Although it was presented nicely, it was average at most and wasn’t worth it’s price.
We also shared a Strawberry Hill thick toast ($6.29) which is a smaller version of the tommi toast. This dessert was a whole big piece of fresh, thick toast with whipped cream, fresh strawberry slices, and powdered sugar. It was nothing special either and wouldn’t be something I’d consider ordering again if I came back.
Gama Cafe is pretty secluded on Whyte Ave so look for a Pizza Hut if you’re planning to stop by because it’s right beside it. Their hours are opened a bit later like most Whyte Ave eateries from 4 pm to 10 pm. Overall, I would come back to Gama for the comfy chairs and to try out a milk cap but I don’t believe that the food was up to par for what it’s worth.
Address: 10813 82 Ave