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Best Boba/Bubble Tea in the ‘Burgh

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We’re here to show Yinz the best spots to find boba and bubble tea in Pittsburgh. Buckle in and keep on scrollin’ because we want to share our love of boba/bubble tea with yinz!

If you’re looking to try a new drink, boba/bubble tea is a great choice. And, luckily, there are so many amazing places throughout Pittsburgh serving up a variety of boba and bubble tea combinations. We’re here to guide you on the best places to try out!

Tsaocaa is a Chinese bubble tea chain that has opened a store in Pittsburgh. This authentic shop offers refreshing tea that can be customized almost any way you can imagine!

Monday | 11:30am–9:30pm
Tuesday | 11:30am–9:30pm
Wednesday | 11:30am–9:30pm
Thursday | 11:30am–9:30pm
Friday | 11:30am–10:00pm
Saturday | 11:30am–10:00pm
Sunday | 12:00pm–9:30pm

📍 Tsaocaa Tea

Could you believe that this cute bubble tea spot used to only be a food truck? Luckily, Kung Fu Tea can now be enjoyed in their Squirrel Hill brick-and-mortar location, with tons of boba/bubble tea options to quench your thirst!

Monday | 12:00pm–10:00pm
Tuesday | 12:00pm–10:00pm
Wednesday | 12:00pm–10:00pm
Thursday | 12:00pm–10:00pm
Friday | 12:00pm–10:00pm
Saturday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Sunday | 10:00am–9:30pm

📍 Kung Fu Tea

This Taiwanese bakery is now offering boba and bubble tea drinks to their menu! Head on over to Squirrel Hill to check out their delicious delicacies and desserts, and finish it off with a tea to quench your thirst.

Monday | 10:00am–10:00pm
Tuesday | 10:00am–10:00pm
Wednesday | 10:00am–10:00pm
Thursday | 10:00am–10:00pm
Friday | 10:00am–10:00pm
Saturday | 10:00am–10:00pm
Sunday | 10:00am–10:00pm

📍 Pink Box Bakery Cafe

Ok, we have to take a minute to appreciate that name; and another minute to check out their incredible boba and bubble tea menu. Along with their signature teas, they have a customizable option as well! There’s something for everyone at this cleverly- named shop.

Monday | 12:00pm–9:00pm
Tuesday | 12:00pm–9:00pm
Wednesday | 12:00pm–9:00pm
Thursday | 12:00pm–9:00pm
Friday | 12:00pm–10:00pm
Saturday | 12:00pm–10:00pm
Sunday | 12:00pm–9:00pm

📍 What the Pho & Boba Tea Bar

Located right in the heart of Oakland, Fuku Tea is a cute shop that has a wide variety of boba/bubble tea options. This is a great place to check out, especially if you’re a first time boba drinker! Fuku Tea’s boba and bubble tea options are very customizable to appease anyone looking for a unique beverage. 

Monday | 9:00am–9:00pm
Tuesday | 9:00am–9:00pm
Wednesday | 9:00am–9:00pm
Thursday | 9:00am–9:00pm
Friday | 9:00am–9:00pm
Saturday | 9:00am–9:00pm
Sunday | 11:00am–9:00pm

📍 Fuku Tea

There are a few extra places to find boba and bubble tea in Pittsburgh we needed to highlight for Yinz!

Love Tea is located in Oakland and a great place to stop into if you’re looking for boba/bubble tea in between classes or before work.

 

Monday | 11:30am–9:30pm
Tuesday | 11:30am–9:30pm
Wednesday | 11:30am–9:30pm
Thursday | 11:30am–9:30pm
Friday | 11:30am–9:30pm
Saturday | 4:00pm–9:30pm
Sunday | Closed

📍 Love Tea

Ineffable Caphe translates to “It’s too great to describe in words,” and we wholeheartedly agree. This cute cafe, that was once home to a motorcycle shop, offers great boba and bubble tea drinks right in Pittsburgh. 

 

Monday | 8:00am–3:00pm
Tuesday | 8:00am–3:00pm
Wednesday | 8:00am–3:00pm
Thursday | 8:00am–3:00pm
Friday | 8:00am–3:00pm
Saturday | 8:00am–3:00pm
Sunday | 8:00am–3:00pm

📍 Ineffable Cà Phê

This Bohemian-style taproom offers hot tea, cold tea, loose leaf tea, and (yes, you guessed it) bubble tea. Their bubble tea is offered with tapioca pearls and is customizable to cater to your tastes!

Monday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Tuesday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Wednesday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Thursday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Friday | 11:00am–11:00pm
Saturday | 11:00am–11:00pm
Sunday | 11:00am–8:00pm

📍Dobrá Tea

Chik’n Bubbly is a fast-paced cafe offering your bubble tea with a side of chicken bites! Check it out in Oakland when you need a quick snack and refreshing beverage. 

 

Monday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Tuesday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Wednesday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Thursday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Friday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Saturday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Sunday | Closed

📍Chick’n Bubbly

Located between the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University, Rose Tea Cafe Express is a Taiwanese Chinese restaurant serving fruit, boba, and bubble teas. Their menu offers a variety of combinations and anyone can find something they will like.

Monday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Tuesday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Wednesday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Thursday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Friday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Saturday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Sunday | 12:00pm–9:00pm

📍Rose Tea Cafe Express

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Zoe Frantz

Zoe Frantz

Zoe is a marketing student at the University of Pittsburgh specializing in digital media and entrepreneurship. When she's not writing, she loves to walk around Pittsburgh, read, and play with her dog (Rukia). She also dapples in graphic design!

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