YoYo Cafe is a bubble tea establishment at Centerpoint, Kota Kinabalu. There is no particular reason for its popularity – you can ponder all you want and analyze till your brains hurt and still be hard pressed to figure out why people throng to this place like bees to honey. This is exceedingly puzzling because:
a) The bubble tea they serve isn’t the best nectar that ever crossed my lips
b) They have a very limited selection
YoYo Cafe serves bubble tea and bubble tea only (except for the odd iced confections recently added to their menu). They have an intricate system of ordering where you choose the items you want, pay at the cashier, get a number and wait for your number to be called.
We were there on a weekday and the average wait is 15 minutes. I’ve waited longer the last time I was in KK.
I ordered the Yoyo Ice Special (not realizing it comes in a bowl) while Jerine had the Chocolate Bubble Tea with pearls. Hers tasted pretty good actually.
Thus, as the Eighth Mystery of the World – here’s YoYo Cafe, no reason or rhyme, it’s just packed with people wanting a fix of bubble tea.
A word to the wise: Carrying around a bowl in your left hand and a spoon with your right while walking isn’t as fun as it looks.
52 thoughts on “Yoyo Cafe”
There is only one excuse, either they chicks there are super hot or other vendors can’t get their act together. Simple as that. Yawn.
Dude, strange sequence….. the number sign says 31 when Jerine paid for her bubble tea, then it change to 25 as she walked away from the counter with her order ( and note suddenly everyone else disappeared).
Erm, maybe 6S forgot to take a XX photo of the staff earlier on?
Maybe its a small town thing (heard that KK is quite Ulu, correct me if I’m wrong) where people just go wherever that looks proper.
rocket: you are wrong boy, as you can see in the pic their chicks are not super hot or even hot. there is one reason but im not telling.
e: they give random numbers, not in order like those at banks, etc.
TYH: yes, u can even find wild boars walking about inside shopping malls.
rocket: I think it’s coz of the location and the lack of good bubble tea establishments in KK. 🙂
e: Oh, we were wondering about that too! The answer is simple – they recycle numbers, it’s not in order so you can get whatever number anytime. 🙂
Tan Yee Hou: Haha! Nah, it’s coz they don’t follow numbers properly per se, they just reuse it.
Anyway, I think it’s coz it’s the only bubble tea place in the middle of KK. 🙂
Peach: Hello Peach! Are you from KK?
What is the reason YoYo is so popular? It has always puzzled me?
Mind sharing? 🙂
Is KK some sort of backwater town or something? Seriously, what is so good about the bubble tea business? Doesn’t taste any better than Baileys. And the chicks aren’t that hot either.
Trivia, did you know chefs have their knives razor sharp, enough to shave their pubes.
Yoyo Cafe is awesome! one of my favourite hangout places when I am in KK. Should try their croissant available at Lintas!
deeiii what happened to jester? she was cute..
rocket: It’s not! KK is a city, been there for two years for reasons you probably know. 😉
I don’t know why this place is so popular either, shall wait for Peach to revert – she seems like a local. 🙂
xes: Yeah, why is it so popular? I can’t understand. In rehab people were always going on and on about Yoyo Cafe.
Oh Lintas! I love the Inanam ngiu chap. 🙂
I just had a conversation about that. She…I don’t think she’s that into me la. I shall try nevertheless. *determined*
Interesting. Any branches in KL?
actually the reason why Yoyo is so famous is because of their pearl. not their bubble tea.
Their pearl’s nice and not as powdery as others.
and yes their coconut cube!
Last time they used to run of pearl almost all the time! but now not really 😉
You should really try their milky tea + pearl or milky tea + coconut cube 🙂
Peach: Hahahaha… Wildboar in shopping malls? LOL.. And yes TYH, very ulu, we live in tree and we use lift to go up and down because our tree house have 15 floors.
EVo: Hmm…not that I know of. It’s a localized KK chain. 🙂
Pricilla: Interesting! Thanks for sharing that, I just heard it from Twitter too.
Yeah, I agree, the pearls and nice.
Thanks for the info and thanks for the tip – will try that drink next time. 🙂
nicole: …and we use smoke signals to send to KL to blog. Haha!
I’m from Sibu, Sarawak. 🙂
Hahaha.. Miri =P Neighbour huh? =D
nicole: Heh! Yeah, kinda neighbors – Bintulu seperates us. 😉
Always good to hear from a fellow Sarawakian. 🙂
How does one even compare the quality of bubble tea in KK and KL? It’s worlds apart. I’m a Sabahan living in KL for close to 5 years now and I haven’t found any bubble tea establishments here that can match up with Yoyo. KL can’t even match the bubble teas I had in China.
Yoyo has nicer pearls and the bubble tea tastes better because their drinks are not of the cheaper powder based variety found in KL. Yoyo’s drink preparation is taken straight from Taiwan if I’m not mistaken.
DillowPen: That’s a good question – two different places altogether – it’s akin to comparing Taiwan bubble tea to KL bubble tea.
Hmm…it seems like Yoyo has a cult following!
I know that from my rehab but I didn’t know it was that huge.
Thanks for the feedback, my friend.
Appreciate the clarification. 🙂
How often do you visit KK? Seems like you go there pretty often 🙂
I am shocked at the items I overlooked before I read this post. Thanks for the good information.
http://ipadlibrarystore.com Thanks for that awesome posting. It saved MUCH time 🙂
Thanks for the advice. Will put it to work. Tom
Astonishingly practical write-up. Myself & my sister were planning to try and do a little study about that. We purchased a useful publication on that subject from our own community library and many textbooks weren’t as descriptive as your info. I am quite happy to discover such information which I was searching for a very long time.
I don’t like your template but your posts are quite very good so I will check back! Also i can’t sign up to your rss feed! Any ideea why?
thanks amigo! great post!
You completed a number of good points there. I did a search on the theme and found a good number of persons will consent with your blog.
Strange this post is totaly unrelated to what I was searching google for, but it was listed on the first page. I guess your doing something right if Google likes you enough to put you on the first page of a non related search. 🙂
Fantastic stuff. Will require a good amout of time to toy with your points..
This blog seems to get a great deal of visitors. How do you get traffic to it? It gives a nice individual twist on things. I guess having something useful or substantial to give info on is the most important thing.
This site appears to get a great deal of visitors. How do you advertise it? It gives a nice individual spin on things. I guess having something real or substantial to give info on is the most important factor.
With thanks for another great article. Where else could anyone get that kind of information in such a perfect way of writing? I have a presentation next week, and I am on the look for such information. My kind regards, Millie.
I had been curious about if you ever thought of replacing the design of your web site? Its very well written; I love what youve got to say. But maybe you could include a little more in the way of written content so people could connect to it better. You have got a great deal of text for only having one or two images. Maybe you could space it out better?
I totally agree that barack hussein obama sucks.
https://www.shopincities.com/signup/payment.aspx?g=399ae417-1d94-49a0-8ae8-1264379be2dc Thanks for that awesome posting. It saved MUCH time 🙂
When individuals fail in there own business concerns it is more durable to factor a finger of blame anywhere.
As a Newbie, I am continuously exploring online for articles that can benefit me. Thank you
Some specialists claim that credit loans aid people to live their own way, just because they are able to feel free to buy necessary things. Moreover, some banks offer financial loan for all people.
hey just stumbled on your blog, it is pretty interesting, especially this post… thanks. i just bookmarked it. btw, wheres your rss feed?
Always have to post a comment, I can’t help it ! Thanks Ashley 🙂
I was extremely tickled to stumble across this website.I wanted to thank you for this Fascinating weblog!! I truly enjoyed each small little bit of it and I have you favorited to take a look at new stories you post.
This will be a excellent site, would you be interested in doing an interview regarding how you designed it? If so e-mail me!
MLM businesses demands a certain stage of dedication and a great deal of hard work. Just as any business, you have to constructor your prospective buyer and network.
Training also embraces scripts, dealing with objections, presentation, following up, closing, and other MLM qualified prospects topics. Often times there are HOT MLM sales opportunities web pages about that really delivered on this quality of MLM prospects training.
For first-time network marketers, an MLM directory and a list of MLM businesses may help provide you with a great deal of useful information. It can easily function a guide book for choosing legitimate and credible MLM companies, and it might assist steer you away from fly-by-night, pyramid marketing strategies schemes. Most MLM web directories and lists compile only legitimate business opportunity providers, and often blacklist the bad eggs.
It is also why MLM Promotional has adopted the name Network Merchandising more and more.
I love this blog, I found it on Google and I think I will come back one day, it very interesting for me. Thanks
Among the finest to inform a person that I am just all new to running a blog and certainly loved youre website. Most likely I will bookmark your website . You certainly possess exceptional posts. Kudos for discussing with us your blog.
Hey There. I found your blog using msn. This is a very well written article. I’ll make sure to bookmark it and come back to read more of Yoyo Cafe » sixthseal.com . Thanks for the post. I will certainly comeback.
This is the exact Yoyo Cafe » sixthseal.com blog for anyone who wants to essay out out about this substance. You attention so untold its nearly effortful to contend with you (not that I real would want…HaHa). You definitely put a new twist on a content thats been scrawled roughly for eld. Discriminating nonsense, simply large!
Yoyo Cafe » sixthseal.com Very nice post. I just stumbled upon your blog and wanted to say that I have truly enjoyed surfing around your blog posts. In any case I’ll be subscribing to your feed and I hope you write again soon!
This is the exact Yoyo Cafe » sixthseal.com blog for anyone who wants to move out out about this substance. You remark so such its almost exhausting to represent with you (not that I really would want…HaHa). You definitely put a new whirl on a substance thats been engrossed nearly for age. Pleasant matter, only zealous!
Wow, fantastic blog layout! How long have you been blogging for? you made blogging look easy. The overall look of your website is great, let alone the content!. Thanks For Your article about Yoyo Cafe » sixthseal.com .