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Trendy Mango Treats and Asian Desserts Arrive on Convoy

Hui Lau Shan’s first San Diego location is about to open in Kearny Mesa

Exterior storefront and sign of Hui Lau Shan on Convoy

Get ready for your Instagram feed to be flooded with dessert photos. Hui Lau Shan is readying to open its first San Diego store on Convoy Street, where it shares the Convoy Village center with Szechuan Chef, Olleh Korean BBQ and the incoming BB.Q Chicken.

The chain was founded over 60 years ago in Hong Kong as a Chinese tea shop but transitioned into a dessert cafe in the 90s and now has hundreds of franchises worldwide. Jessica Gao, who operates the new Kearny Mesa store, is reportedly planning to open at least two more locations in the San Diego area.

Hui Lau Shan is best known for its large selection of refreshing mango-based desserts, ranging from chilled bowls of fresh mango with pomelo and sago pearls or chewy tapioca balls and mango ice cream to mango pudding, mango mochi, and crepes folded around fresh mango and whipped cream. The menu also features a variety of drinks, including fresh fruit slushies swirled with cream and topped with cheese foam, and other treats like black glutinous rice with durian and black sesame porridge.

Jumbo mango and pomelo with sago and black glutinous rice with durian from Hui Lau Shan
Jumbo mango and pomelo with sago and black glutinous rice with durian

Hui Lau Shan

4344 Convoy Street, San Diego, CA 92111

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