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1502 145TH Pl SE, Bellevue, WA | Directions 9800747.596931 -122.150143
Neighborhoods: West Lake Hills
Not Quite Up To The Hype – I must say, the high ratings for this little place really had my interest peaked, but upon arrival, my heart practically sank. The food case (one of about 4 visible items upon entry that isn't a white wall) appeared to be the arctic tundra of food cases. There were, what, maybe 8 things to choose from, none of which seemed particularly exotic. The most original selection was the one marked "Today's Special", a cake with ultra thin layers of light (both in color and flavor) chocolate, frosted with a gelatinous and also astonishingly light strawberry mousse, and topped with lighter than air whipped cream. If you didn't get the picture, it was a VERY light cake (it did nothing for my hunger), especially considering that it was probably still about ten thousand calories. The only reason I gave them a score this high is because they really did live up to the "not-overly-sweet" claimes, and that it takes true talent to make a cake that is in fact as light as he one i had.
Yummy sweets! – Found this spot on my way to and from BCC. I'm addicted. This stuff is good! Nice place to unwind for 10-15 minutes and enjoy some cake.
Local Flavor – Great Mom and Pop shop for those looking to get away from commercial megastores. Whenever I visit a new place I always ask to eat somewhere local. My friend from UW took me here amongst other places. We sat at a small table and enjoyed a wonderful piece of light/fresh cake. The shop owner was extremely nice and the cake was delicious. I ate the chocofield (light chocolate cake with chocolate shavings on top). She had the strawberry cake. Fresh strawberries and fresh cream. Great delicate taste! Thanks Cake Fuji!
Exquisite Desserts!! – Unlike your typical sugar doused sweets you find in "American style" sweets, Cake Fuji delivers the fine art of "desserts" as in after-meal sweets for delicate palette.
None of the cakes made here is overwhelmingly sweet. European style (Although the owner is Japanese) cakes made to be enjoyed as a dessert not candy.
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