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Our mission is to bring the highest quality authentic Japanese matcha to America. We accomplish our mission by finding the matcha producers that produce the highest quality matcha in Japan, sourcing that matcha, using that matcha in our products, and selling that matcha in America. The resulting products are not only high-quality but deliciously authentic Japanese, which will delight your taste buds.

 

Izumi Matcha
4.3
Based on 607 Reviews
Sophia H.
Sophia H.
2024-02-12 15:37:12
This was my second time at Izumi Matcha, first time at this specific location. I was hoping to purchase some matcha powders but unfortunately, they were all...
Lloyd C.
Lloyd C.
2024-02-10 16:42:48
Pretty tasty snacks and a good variety of fruity drinks, matcha drinks, and soft-serve ice cream. There are only 3 small tables and a long bench for seating.
Kristine L.
Kristine L.
2024-02-08 03:39:44
Whenever I order a matcha latte at a new beverage shop, I always hope for the best and expect the worst because it's so damn rare to find a matcha latte...
Courtney T.
Courtney T.
2024-02-06 11:08:51
I used to have mixed feelings about Izumi Matcha, since the ice cream was a bit on the icier side when they first opened. I have to admit, I was being way...
Kelly N.
Kelly N.
2024-02-01 13:16:04
this is definitely a grab and go spot. there are tables but the ambiance is very much in and out. but i come to places more for the drinks not the ambiance...
Annie T.
Annie T.
2024-01-13 16:41:52
I came here mainly to try to ice cream. The ice cream was good but unfortunately they only had two out of the five flavors - matcha or pure vanilla. I was...
Rebecca W.
Rebecca W.
2024-01-11 20:59:37
Izumi Matcha is the bomb! I love their matcha and hojicha soft serve there. Creamy and not overly sweet. The staff is really nice and helpful as well. I...
Carol L.
Carol L.
2024-01-05 13:20:27
3.5 stars / 5 stars. I first discovered this place earlier 2023 and was so obsessed and a HUGE fan of their drinks that I came almost every other week...
T R.
T R.
2023-12-30 18:37:58
really sad to say this, but i came here like EVERYDAY during the summer and I always got the creme brulee matcha because it was GOOD. but now, they changed...
Audrey P.
Audrey P.
2023-12-18 02:01:43
As someone who loves matcha, I was super excited to dry the drinks and desserts here. So far, I have tried the lychee matcha, white peach matcha, honey...
Kathy T.
Kathy T.
2023-12-17 00:09:52
I've been wanting to try Izumi and serendipitously found that it was in the same plaza I was grabbing lunch at so I figured I'd stop by. I ordered the Kuro...
Cat N.
Cat N.
2023-12-10 19:14:22
Small but lively place that serves premium matcha teas, ice cream, lattes, shakes, and fruit drinks. Plethora of combinations. I love the black sesame. They...
Mandy L.
Mandy L.
2023-12-05 15:57:28
3.5/5 stars I came here after my dentist appointment to try out their matcha ice cream! I was going to try their lattes but I've had too much matcha lately...
Toby M.
Toby M.
2023-12-04 14:16:13
The place was very vibrant. Ordered their drinks and ice cream, it was a decent flavor (did not seem to have too much depth/strength). Ordered through the...
Shivangi K.
Shivangi K.
2023-11-25 17:21:24
I love coming here for the Matcha soft serve. Swirled with the hojicha or ube? Even better! They recently added some indoor seating which makes this a...
Aileen L.
Aileen L.
2023-11-20 18:56:40
I happened to walk by Izumi Matcha during their grand opening and was happy to grab what I knew would be a strong cup of matcha. Having been disappointed by...
Sarah C.
Sarah C.
2023-11-17 23:24:00
I am so glad there's a decent matcha place in sj for some time now! Prior to this my go to place was matcha maiko cafe in sf. Their soft serve is so...
Ngan N.
Ngan N.
2023-11-03 20:42:36
In general, their matcha drinks and ice cream are decent, better than most milk tea stores but not as good as I expect. This is what I've tried: - Matcha...
kim d.
kim d.
2023-11-03 00:24:47
Years ago, I worked with the owners of Izumi Matcha on a high school fundraiser; they were extremely kind and generous to us, especially since they had just...
Marc D.
Marc D.
2023-10-24 13:36:31
If you love matcha, you HAVE to try Izumis. Everytime I've gotten Izumis, I haven't been disappointed as the quality is consistent and top notch. They sell...
Karen C.
Karen C.
2023-10-23 16:11:06
After having some Vietnamese food in this plaza, we decided to try some matcha drinks and snacks. Honey matcha latte with matcha crown- the matcha soft...
Joanne T.
Joanne T.
2023-10-04 16:23:18
The hojicha and matcha ice cream tasted pretty good, but I wish the flavors were stronger. Both had a good amount of sweetness. The hojicha ice cream has...
Van L.
Van L.
2023-10-03 15:55:21
I love matcha tea and I would have to say this place has great quality matcha. They also have ice cream and taiyaki. It's super delicious! You can order...
Danica R.
Danica R.
2023-10-02 17:41:56
Finally tried this place out, and I do like how the inside has a wall with a picture of the Fushimi Inari Shrine. It gives a nice Japanese feel. I also...
Kelly N.
Kelly N.
2023-10-02 12:33:59
Beverages: 5/5 Customer service: 3/5 Ambiance: 3/5 Parking: 2/5 I love Izumi Matcha, I go here all the time. Although on the pricier side, I believe this...
Heena C.
Heena C.
2023-09-24 22:16:54
The ice cream tasted pretty good, although I came here for the ube flavor but they didn't have it so I had to go with matcha. The place is pretty small...
Christine N.
Christine N.
2023-09-24 12:18:15
I was excited to try Izumi for the variety of boba and ice creams. I loved the unique combinations of flavor and the Japanese inspired goodies. I was...
timmy l.
timmy l.
2023-09-17 20:02:29
Horrible service. We weee here when it was full house, places our order and waited and waited. 8:01pm, no one is left in the house, our order was not...
Kimberly C.
Kimberly C.
2023-09-14 12:49:23
This place is my absolute favorite when it comes to matcha. My go-to is their yuzu matcha tea, but a close second is their white peach matcha tea. The...
Kelly S.
Kelly S.
2023-09-08 14:47:15
So yummy!! Our first time and definitely not our last time! - The fish was chewy, fresh, warm, and crunchy. The ice cream was creamy, flavorful, and...
Kylie K.
Kylie K.
2023-08-20 22:08:35
Lately, I've been ordering the Strawberry Yuzu Matcha Sparkler with Matcha soft serve as an extra topping. It's a little messy to eat as the soft serve kind...
Evon T.
Evon T.
2023-08-09 22:19:30
Still a great place to come whenever I'm craving for matcha latte. My friend tried the dragon drink this time and it's on the sweeter side but he loves it....
Jeanette K.
Jeanette K.
2023-08-06 23:13:28
I love this place so much! The matcha soft serve flavor reminds me of the Matcha Love in the Mitsuwa Marketplace in Santa Clara before they shut down (rip)....
Tofu R.
Tofu R.
2023-08-05 16:25:37
Five stars for the taiyaki with Nutella. Loved the mochi texture and crispness of it. Even after trying it on the ride home it still held up. 2.5 stars...
Stephanie L.
Stephanie L.
2023-08-02 00:02:21
My fav place to get some good quality matcha! Their strawberry matcha latte is so tasty and refreshing. I have only tried two of their drinks so far:...
Thia L.
Thia L.
2023-08-01 08:12:36
Wow What a Sweet Surprised! This is my First time here at Izumi Macha, and I Truly like this Ice Cream Shop! Located in the Silver Creek Area Plaza, I was...
Emily P.
Emily P.
2023-07-30 17:35:16
Order at kiosk. Also had cash and venmo options. Taiyaki had great texture. Hojicha ice cream was nice and light. Matcha ice cream was not light. It...
Yan W.
Yan W.
2023-07-25 15:55:39
Award-winning matcha from Uji, Japan. We had Uji Matcha Taiyaki and Uji matcha x Okinawa Ube ice-cream. They were so delicious and refreshing on a hot day.
Lawrence H.
Lawrence H.
2023-07-23 09:10:21
WOW this place had me curling my toes and yelling IKU!!!!! The matcha is definitely top tier stuff. They say it's multi award winning, and I believe it....
Stephanie L.
Stephanie L.
2023-07-11 20:50:06
A grab and go place; no benches! Stumbled across this place while in the area looking for a caffeine boost. The iced Kuro Sesame Hojicha Latte was amazing,...
Maggie W.
Maggie W.
2023-07-10 12:35:38
I've been to Izumi Matcha twice, and both times they didn't disappoint. Their ordering machine is a bit dated, but the ice cream and matcha itself is...
Janet N.
Janet N.
2023-07-09 21:25:18
I had the taro icecream and it was so good ! My only issue was that the cup it was served in was so much smaller than the icecream so a lot of it was...
Jenna L.
Jenna L.
2023-06-29 09:19:56
This gem is tucked away in a busy, chaotic Vietnamese plaza and might be easy to miss, but worth the stop for their yummy matcha and tea drinks. The shop...
Blair S.
Blair S.
2023-06-28 20:39:51
LOL I hate myself. This place feels like a bad boyfriend with hella red flags where we break up but I keep coming back LOL the matcha ice cream is...
Blair S.
Blair S.
2023-06-23 03:49:01
I CAME BACK! I really didn't think I would come back to this place but my friend never had it before and insisted I give it another chance. My 2/5 stars...
Steven K.
Steven K.
2023-06-19 10:28:22
An award-winning matcha? At a local tea shop in town? Let's try it! And that's how I found myself at Izumi Matcha on a warm afternoon. Offering...
Ilsim S.
Ilsim S.
2023-06-12 04:10:03
This is my favorite place for Matcha!!!! I wish I leave close by. I have a question for the owner though. Where can I buy the pink teapot that is displayed...
Nicole P.
Nicole P.
2023-06-09 00:40:34
HIGHLY highly recommend their strawberry matcha latte!! Their nutty black sesame shake was surprisingly pretty tasty as well! You can't really adjust the...
Sue F.
Sue F.
2023-06-05 20:28:41
We stumbled upon this place because we were waiting for our takeout order next door. We went to Japan last month, so I was excited to try an authentic...
Blair S.
Blair S.
2023-06-02 03:45:05
Ummmmmmmmm false advertising? That's so funny. Should you get the Taiyakis? Absolutely, NOT! please for the love of the Gods, DO NOT get these! Just...
Kathy N.
Kathy N.
2023-05-31 16:29:28
I doordashed from here recently since I wanted something yummy to drink. I ordered the creme brûlée matcha hurricane from here and it was really good! The...
Sudesna M.
Sudesna M.
2023-05-26 01:06:59
If you find yourself craving a unique and refreshing dessert experience, look no further than Izumi matcha. This super crowded place serves the most divine...
Betty C.
Betty C.
2023-05-21 08:50:04
There is always room for dessert because dessert goes to the heart. After getting some delicious Thai food, I knew I had to end the night with something...
Angelica L.
Angelica L.
2023-05-14 22:27:15
Overall: 3.7/5 (take out) The store only has 1 ordering kiosk & a lot of their drinks on the menu weren't on the ordering kiosk. They didn't have the...
David L.
David L.
2023-05-07 15:14:33
This is located in a fairly crowded plaza during certain hours of the day. My recommendation is if you can't find parking, go across the street to the...
Amy T.
Amy T.
2023-05-06 12:01:15
Located inside a plaza with a good amount of parking. Order at the kiosk - 50% sweetness and whole milk are the default for drinks, oat milk is available...
Sabrina L.
Sabrina L.
2023-04-30 01:43:19
I keep coming back to Izumi matcha because of the high quality and always near perfect drink - from sweetness, matcha flavor and quick service. This place...
Kaius V.
Kaius V.
2023-04-17 15:37:16
I still find myself coming back here when I am craving some matcha ice cream or drinks. When friends don't have any preference on where to grab dessert...
Minu N.
Minu N.
2023-04-08 16:17:39
Matcha quality at this place is excellent. The softserves and drinks have strong matcha flavor. Boba only served on Fri Sat Sun. White peach matcha drink is...
Carmen C.
Carmen C.
2023-03-30 15:45:26
Stopped by during a weekend. Parking was difficult to find in the plaza, we probably circled around 4-5 times and finally got a spot. There were a lot of...
Lani M.
Lani M.
2023-03-28 23:47:03
I've been here two times now and have had a great experience both times! The first time, I tried the Honey Matcha Latte which was amazing. I'm a huge matcha...
Yushi H.
Yushi H.
2023-03-26 20:37:50
I love all things matcha, so I've been dying to try Izumi Matcha! We went on a weekend around lunchtime to eat lunch at a restaurant in the same plaza, and...
Alexa R.
Alexa R.
2023-03-06 12:44:41
Really enjoyed this treat! You can taste the matcha quality, and the consistency was smooth and creamy. The taiyaki was also made fresh to order, so it...
Veronica N.
Veronica N.
2023-02-28 20:57:12
Great drinks. Initially I did have a bad experience earlier in pandemic but my recent visit has reestablished my liking to this shop. I had gotten their...
Jackie Q.
Jackie Q.
2023-02-20 21:23:39
Izumi Matcha made my list of places to try because I love matcha and it happened to be nearby. I made a wrong turn or two trying to look for the shop from...
Gillian A.
Gillian A.
2023-02-18 19:49:31
Hmm maybe I just visited on an off day. Wasn't really impressed on the things that I tried here. I barely tasted sesame and hojicha in the kuro sesame...
Ruby M.
Ruby M.
2023-02-18 13:32:17
This is my second time trying this place. I got a single serving of soft serve matcha only icecream the first time I came. Very good matcha! The icecream...
Matt L.
Matt L.
2023-02-13 10:23:20
Good quality traditional matcha ice cream! However, the serving is quite small but the added sides and flavor makes up for it! I got the matcha ice cream...
Ditto -.
Ditto -.
2023-01-22 04:11:31
10/10 Dittos! I can't have caffeine but I'd risk it all for their matcha. Went here for an outing and definitely some of the best matcha I've ever had!...
Lindsey C.
Lindsey C.
2023-01-04 11:35:38
Wow, great matcha. Someone else reviewed the nice balance of bitter and sweet from an addition depending on the drink eg honey, and that's my same...
Caroline Y.
Caroline Y.
2023-01-03 09:41:14
Excellent matcha spot!!! Located in a plaza with a few other boba spots, Izumi has stiff competition (N7, Happy Lemon, etc.), but stays distinct with their...
Tiffany Y.
Tiffany Y.
2022-12-31 11:28:11
Quite possibly the best matcha spot in the South Bay. We got the white peach matcha drink (seasonal!) and the matcha ice cream. Both had a full matcha...
Draco L.
Draco L.
2022-12-23 08:12:10
Came here with a few friends on a weekday afternoon and ordered a Taiyaki Matcha Ice Cream with Rainbow Mochi and Matcha Powder. It was just us so the...
Knicole Y.
Knicole Y.
2022-11-19 15:33:30
***UPDATE: I STAND CORRECTED It was the price increase was from ingredient prices that increased by 40% and not the cup that significantly decreased in...
Yan L.
Yan L.
2022-11-10 14:12:50
Located in one of my favorite areas in San Jose, right next to Thai Elephant Express and where I go to buy my exotic fruit, there's a little hidden gem...
Sau y.
Sau y.
2022-11-02 23:39:31
Came back a few more times, and they were unfortunately out of hojicha soft serve, but all else was great. Wish I lived closer!
Sau y.
Sau y.
2022-11-01 15:21:51
Came back a few more times, and they were unfortunately out of hojicha soft serve, but all else was great. Wish I lived closer!
Lillian T.
Lillian T.
2022-10-21 12:16:55
the matcha was soooo yummy! the texture taiyaki was so good and toasted to perfection!!! all the workers were so nice and helpful. i could really taste...
Joey N.
Joey N.
2022-10-21 12:16:40
The matcha was so amazing and satisfying. The taiyaki dough was perfect and my order came out quickly. This place is so underrated, the drinks are all so...
Justin V.
Justin V.
2022-10-15 17:26:07
I love this place but sadly they are now only serving hot drinks during a specific time of the year. Kind of dumb for a tea/matcha place to only serve iced...
Erica L.
Erica L.
2022-10-12 10:42:32
I really wanted to like this place; there were great reviews. Unfortunately, I basically paid $6.50 for a cup of whole milk. I was instructed to...
Correy L.
Correy L.
2022-10-03 21:33:01
Went here on 10/03 and had a splendid time here. I had come here with my girlfriend, and our cashier Bona had no problems giving us menu recommendations,...
Jonarose V.
Jonarose V.
2022-09-18 14:54:05
Honestly not like the best best place on earth but 5 star worthy only because I feel this place is underrated. Staff is nice flavors are there, aesthetics...
Nolan B.
Nolan B.
2022-09-15 15:41:23
It was okay. I got a hojicha drink as a float with vanilla and boba. I can tell the matcha was good and the quality was overall good. Boba got hardened...
Claire H.
Claire H.
2022-09-09 15:19:33
I love matcha soft serve and have been on the hunt for the best place in the South Bay. I had heard of Izumi Matcha and was in the area to try some on a hot...
Wanda V.
Wanda V.
2022-08-30 17:20:09
Came here on a Saturday night with a couple of friends. I love matcha and when I saw the review of this place, it has enticed me to try it out! My first...
Ana L.
Ana L.
2022-08-26 21:32:50
Even though taste is 5 stars I give 3 stars because cup is too small ! So small like a sample cup from Costco And inside is hollow and melting (may be cz...
Janet D.
Janet D.
2022-08-18 09:54:16
New-found-favorite. Izumi Matcha has some of the best matcha-related items I have ever had. I got to try their matcha latte and yuzu matcha lemonade--both...
Princess Z.
Princess Z.
2022-08-07 23:42:45
ok first of all i don't like using yelp bc my ex works there and the association is too much for me but i needed to say this. we've been going to izumi...
Prasiddha H.
Prasiddha H.
2022-07-25 22:16:29
Had a chance to try this place out after being in the area so many times and so happy I did! This place is small drink shop with lots of teas and unique...
Lilian N.
Lilian N.
2022-07-25 20:51:46
Great flavor options on the menu! Roasted hojicha Uji matcha Ikanawa ube Of course I got their award winning matcha to try and it was sure was the...
Joanna T.
Joanna T.
2022-07-20 21:50:09
Amazing matcha and taiyaki snacks always pleased with the customer service here matcha powders are greatest quality
Elle F.
Elle F.
2022-07-19 19:54:03
I love coming here for the matcha icecream and the taiyaki . I would say that it's on par with Somi Somi . I really like the taiyaki here .. it has a nice...
Sarah T.
Sarah T.
2022-07-08 21:56:01
My FAVORITE!! I heart Izumi! Please stay forever! Thank you for the absolute best quality matcha and taiyaki fish waffle cones! What to order: Matcha...
Shayla H.
Shayla H.
2022-07-04 14:43:03
My friend and I were craving ice cream for the summer so we decided on Izumi Matcha! It's located in Silver Creek Plaza across from Le Creme. I was happy...
Jessica N.
Jessica N.
2022-07-01 14:30:26
Disclaimer: this is a retroactive post, so be considerate of the unreliability of memory. The store is located in a strip of other food stores, there...
Why-Tie Z.
Why-Tie Z.
2022-06-26 18:21:11
Honey iced matcha latte was probably the best one I've had so far in the Bay Area. 50% sweetness was a bit too sweet for me and $8 after tax with oat milk...
Danreb V.
Danreb V.
2022-06-23 19:52:01
Knowing how much my girlfriend loves matcha, I thought it would be a great idea to take her to the Mitsuwa Marketplace to try the soft serve from Matcha...
Nick W.
Nick W.
2022-06-22 20:31:33
Come to Izumi Matcha for some high quality matcha drinks and soft serve! They have a wide variety of drinks and their matcha really stands out. White peach...
Christine H.
Christine H.
2022-06-19 17:54:59
Ever have to deal with people who want your money...cough...IRS...cough. Along with prices for gas, everything has just gotten expensive. Can I hear an...
Khal P.
Khal P.
2022-06-19 14:32:47
Very very good matcha. I had myself some soft serve from this spot. They had just finished cleaning the machine so i got some quality soft serve. The thing...
Joey W.
Joey W.
2022-06-13 14:21:04
White Peach Matcha Tea - a seasonal drink for the summer. At default sweet/recommended 50%, it was sweeter than I thought it would be. I think I would make...
Kathryn N.
Kathryn N.
2022-06-11 00:23:37
I came here a few more times to try some different drinks including the kuro sesame hojicha latte with boba and white peach matcha tea. When I came to get...
Tea V.
Tea V.
2022-05-31 09:26:07
I've been really on a matcha kick lately so I decided to get some matcha ice cream! Premium Matcha Ice Cream ($4.50) I wanted something simple so I...
Hubert L.
Hubert L.
2022-05-11 19:38:58
FOOD == (4.5/5) I would think of it as a mini Somi Somi since the size is just enough for me, a person who does eat too much sweets. VIBES == (3/5) Not too...
Judy P.
Judy P.
2022-04-29 10:14:24
I love that it is walking distance from my house and if I'm lazy, I'll drive over. I love coming here after eating in the plaza. It's a great dessert to...
Noel N.
Noel N.
2022-04-23 12:34:40
It's a great place to have lots of fun with friends and has lots of great foods and drinks. The owners are very caring and kind. This is better than all...
Courtney P.
Courtney P.
2022-04-19 16:14:26
I want to eat their ice cream all the time, so fluffy, creamy and delicious! They kind of take a bit of time because the staff is small and they make their...
Emily W.
Emily W.
2022-04-18 15:34:42
Finally had a chance to stop by Izumi Matcha, which my mom had been craving for a long time. It's located in a small viet plaza across from the Target...
Linda K.
Linda K.
2022-04-11 13:24:30
Found this right next to lunch They use a computer to take your order vs. ordering with a person The computer can get a little confusing - would help to...
Love K.
Love K.
2022-04-08 11:15:13
We came a half an hour before closing and they were already out of ube. The guy pouring soft serve first mentioned it would take some time and then told the...
Sally H.
Sally H.
2022-03-30 22:46:58
I finally got to try Izumi Matcha the other week after dinner - I loved it so much that we came back AGAIN to order something new this time. I've already...
Stephanie Z.
Stephanie Z.
2022-03-24 18:53:50
i got (dine in/takeout): - strawberry matcha latte ($6) SO GOOD WOULD GET AGAIN FOREVER but sweeter - Chigi no shiru (~$25) light and earthy taste. has made...
Divya K.
Divya K.
2022-03-06 01:13:18
I stopped by for a small dessert after boiling crab. I was happy that they had the little doughy fishes pastries with filling. I got Nutella. They sell 3...
Josephine F.
Josephine F.
2022-03-05 11:33:37
This place is similar to Somi Somi, but I think their drink selection is better. I got some roasted hojicha ice cream in a cup, and it tasted the same as...
Stephanie H.
Stephanie H.
2022-03-02 17:02:22
Izumi Matcha is San Jose has PREMIUM QUALITY taiyaki matcha ice cream dessert and drinks! Izumi Matcha uses quality matcha from Japan to make their matcha...
Vicky C.
Vicky C.
2022-02-23 21:10:19
I wasn't planning on getting more than a tin of matcha when I got there, but looking at the stuff on the way there made me change my mind. I ended up...
Kathryn N.
Kathryn N.
2022-02-04 22:44:07
I ordered the hojicha ice cream and the honey hojicha latte with oat milk. The hojicha ice cream was creamy and had a nutty flavor that is representative of...
Stephanie H.
Stephanie H.
2022-02-02 14:53:34
https://youtu.be/aOzyykPHsr0 Check out my #shorts video of my experience at Izumi Matcha. Izumi Matcha is San Jose has PREMIUM QUALITY taiyaki matcha ice...
Karen X.
Karen X.
2022-01-30 10:33:08
Small matcha place with some pretty unique options! Located in a very busy plaza in the distant left corner close to the Target. I came for the white peach...
Tina N.
Tina N.
2022-01-25 21:18:45
The matcha ice-cream was so tasty. I enjoyed trying it with their crispy taiyaki. Will definitely come back to this place next time when I visit my friends...
Jessica Q.
Jessica Q.
2022-01-20 15:27:43
If you're looking for quality matcha items, this is the place to go! On different occasions, I've tried their drinks, ice cream, and taiyaki. I come back...
Diane N.
Diane N.
2022-01-18 11:11:09
Izumi Matcha is so good! High key recommend it. I came in last week since I've been craving some Matcha and came to get my caffeine fill. I originally had...
Irene C.
Irene C.
2022-01-16 12:53:24
Honey hojicha latte is good. Regular Sweetness level is 50% i think it's the right amount. The drink with whole milk is creamy but doesn't dilute the...
Jennifer N.
Jennifer N.
2022-01-06 21:15:12
I never hear any of my friends talk about this place so I forgot it was here but I am so glad I tried it. If you love matcha, then this is the perfect place...
Amy N.
Amy N.
2022-01-02 17:53:08
Been here twice now! Both times I've tried something new. Their ice cream is very standard soft serve but their flavors are amazing! The flavors are not...
Clarice C.
Clarice C.
2022-01-01 10:56:38
Cute little matcha based snacks and drink shop. Be sure to get the taiyakis for a nice treat (cheese and hot dog was the favorite) and the favorite drink...
Michelle P.
Michelle P.
2021-12-26 20:46:40
I have walked passed this place many times not thinking anything of it until my friend recently tried it and raved about the matcha drinks. We were having...
Emily T.
Emily T.
2021-12-24 18:22:06
It was really good! The service is also very good, the matcha is really good quality too. I really recommend for a light snack for ice cream and taiyaki!!
Alisa B.
Alisa B.
2021-12-03 23:48:57
Now this is some GOOD QUALITY matcha soft serve. When they say "premium", they're not kidding. At first, the idea of soft serve for $6? Seems pricey and...
Samantha C.
Samantha C.
2021-11-25 17:19:14
Came here to treat myself and my boyfriend after work. This place takes cash or venmo only. We got: Matcha lychee tea (5/5) -- The lychee and matcha...
Beth G.
Beth G.
2021-11-24 03:37:09
Not sure how I've never heard of this place before but this is one of the best taiyaki and soft serve places I've been to! I'm not the biggest matcha person...
Alex O.
Alex O.
2021-11-17 15:14:40
Everything in my previous review still stands, great flavour profiles for hojicha and ube sott serves, crispy and fresh hojicha, and unique drinks. I'm very...
Stephanie L.
Stephanie L.
2021-11-14 18:20:25
I was excited to try this place since I love Somi Somi and Uji Time Dessert. However, their taiyaki soft serve is more expensive or just as expensive as...
David N.
David N.
2021-10-16 22:10:18
First time here and it was delicious. Love their decorations too. My wife and I tried the taiyaki with nutella and matcha ice cream. I love how smooth the...
Teresa N.
Teresa N.
2021-10-04 19:55:11
i was excited to find a taiyaki place nearby but i was pretty disappointed with this first experience i had yesterday. the cashier was really nice. my mom...
Lisa N.
Lisa N.
2021-09-24 21:40:44
Matcha made in heaven! Zoey, the owner, is super down-to-earth and sweet. She was telling me the story behind why she started this business. She takes...
Kim L.
Kim L.
2021-09-23 19:13:40
People are right when they say "don't judge a book by its cover". I've known about this place for so long, but I was hesitant to come in because the store...
Thao H.
Thao H.
2021-09-18 01:46:25
Matcha lovers unite! Come satisfy your matcha craving here ~ Usual Order: Matcha Taiyaki Honey Matcha Latte Strawberry Matcha Latte Rare: Creamy...
Regina W.
Regina W.
2021-09-06 19:48:51
I went hiking with two friends in San Jose earlier today while visiting from Sacramento and suggested that we come here for matcha before heading back...
Irene L.
Irene L.
2021-08-22 19:19:06
I was in the area yesterday and had seen Izumi so I wanted to stop by and try it. I didn't know what to order since there were so many things on the menu....
Rani Z.
Rani Z.
2021-08-08 10:27:28
Time & Date: Friday 8/6/21 @ 8pm Ordered through: walk in visit Dessert: Hojicha & Matcha Soft Serv with Red Bean Taiyaki topped with mochi & pocky When it...
Eduardo A.
Eduardo A.
2021-07-26 07:27:02
TL;DR: Drinks are where the matcha shines through. Taiyaki/ice cream is good but the real appeals here (in my filthy opinion) are the drink options. As...
Casie S.
Casie S.
2021-07-26 00:21:54
First time visit. Got matcha lychee iced tea. What can I say? I will be back tomorrow :) PS they charge fee for credit card, shouldn't be a problem if you...
Judy L.
Judy L.
2021-07-13 23:50:59
What a hidden gem! I love this place. I am obsessed with matcha and this gem really hit the spot for me. This place definitely offers authentic ceremonial...
Justine N.
Justine N.
2021-06-26 12:35:50
In love with this place. I always find myself drifting over to the store when I'm in the area The matcha is exquisite. From what I remember from February...
Da-Lan P.
Da-Lan P.
2021-06-25 20:56:10
Wow this place is REALLY REALLY good. Pleasantly surprised! Food: My sister and I got taiyaki ice creams. First, you pick you ice cream flavor (we got...
Thelma H.
Thelma H.
2021-06-23 12:09:15
The taiyaki here is a work of art Always freshly made with a delicately sweet crisp exterior and a mouth-wateringly warm and chewy interior. Warm, almost...
Tee T.
Tee T.
2021-06-22 18:45:53
Good amount of improvement with the selection since they first opened! I tried the new ube and vanilla soft swerve this time. The ube flavor is just a light...
M Y.
M Y.
2021-06-10 14:15:26
Went here on a weekday so it wasn't crowded. Read the other reviews that said they only take cash or Venmo but it's changed. I was able to pay with card...
Venus L.
Venus L.
2021-06-03 20:51:02
I'll get straight to the point... it's hot in San Jose and I wanted soft serve so I came through and got excited because the idea is basically the same as...
John R.
John R.
2021-06-03 13:56:48
Never expected to write a review ever but I had such a good experience that I had to. I went in two days ago for the first time and didn't know what to get...
Tina L.
Tina L.
2021-05-31 07:41:10
The first time we found this spot was when we moved here a year ago and their days were limited during Covid. Now that everything is slowly reopening, my...
Kelly P.
Kelly P.
2021-05-27 19:23:26
Came back to give it another chance after my bad last visit, and I'm glad we did. First off, I want to thank Dan for being an amazing worker. Greeted us...
Angel S.
Angel S.
2021-03-21 09:27:17
The Strawberry matcha Latte, Strawberry Matcha Tea, and the ice cream was great. You can choose more options coming in person then on doordash or any...
Marie W.
Marie W.
2021-03-17 12:09:53
I love this place! I'm so thrilled to see that it's surviving COVID19. The place is very clean. Staff are friendly and they always accommodate my small...
Camille P.
Camille P.
2020-12-06 23:10:12
FOOD Got some Nutella taiyaki, & cheese hot dog taiyaki. Both were well-made! Perfectly crisp on the outside, fully cooked but not dry on the inside....
Alex O.
Alex O.
2020-09-18 15:10:14
I initially visited Izumi Matcha in summer 2019 during their soft opening. At the prospect of another taiaki-dedicated spot, I jumped quickly at the chance...
Maddie Z.
Maddie Z.
2020-09-14 10:28:04
Pretty awesome stuff! Dropped by for some taiyaki with matcha ice cream and sesame filling (to go, of course...COVID times after all). Full disclosure that...
Liz L.
Liz L.
2020-08-20 14:26:35
Omg this is better than Somi Somi?? When I first saw this on Yelp, the thing that caught my attention was that they had the intense matcha flavored ice...
Emmeline W.
Emmeline W.
2020-06-30 19:31:50
So... I'm never going back to SomiSomi again? Izumi Matcha fulfills pretty much everything SomiSomi lacked and more. Better filling, pastry, soft serve,...
Natalie T.
Natalie T.
2020-05-30 21:08:56
THE BEST Taiyaki + Soft serve place in all of Cali I swear! They're FINALLY BACK OPEN and I am so freakin' happy!!!!! The Taiyaki is way better than Somi...
Izumi Matcha
4.6
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kevin aflague
kevin aflague
22:42 31 Oct 20
The food here is amazing. The matcha green tea ice cream is delicious and the taiyaki looks amazing. They do an... excellent job with their display as well. The only thing that is different is they don't take card, only Venmo or cash.read more
Leslie Rivera
Leslie Rivera
01:30 31 Aug 20
I am impressed with the service. I had no idea how to order the fish cone thing... but wow it is delicious. My toddler... ate most of the fish waffle (taiyaki?).read more
tony tran
tony tran
20:06 28 Aug 20
Macha Icream so good
FlashSnaps
FlashSnaps
01:23 16 Aug 20
Love the fish. Very premium and crispy. For more pics follow my Instagram flash.snaps & foodisloveforever
Vanessa Castellanos
Vanessa Castellanos
02:00 09 Aug 20
The taiyaki here is a work of art 😍🤤 Always freshly made with a delicately sweet crisp exterior and a... mouth-wateringly warm and chewy interior. Warm, almost savory matcha filling with the incredibly creamy black sesame or matcha ice cream is my favorite combo, but you really can’t go wrong with any of their options. They’ve somehow achieved *the* perfectly balanced dessert, the one I’ve dreamed of my whole life. We drive all the way from Redwood City on the regular for this masterpiece, and most of the time I can’t resist ordering a double order...immediately after eating an enormous dinner. One million stars 🌟read more
Yvonne Chau
Yvonne Chau
02:30 18 Jul 20
The nearest taiyaki ice cream shop in East San Jose. The outside of the taiyaki is crisp and the inside soft and chewy.... The matcha soft serve also doesn't taste artificially flavored. Cash only but you could also pay by Venmo. Support this local business ^o^vread more
Loveleen Kaur
Loveleen Kaur
05:03 08 Jul 20
Great service! I've come here a couple of times now and the lattes always taste so gooood. I finally had the taiyaki... with red bean filling with matcha soft serve...yummm, great dessert option! Taste the premiumness.read more
Jackie Chan
Jackie Chan
22:02 21 Jun 20
Legit hochijo ice cream. The taiyaki is warm and crisp.
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