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Boba Shops in Tampa Bay You Need to Try

  • May 14, 2022
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Not much of a coffee fan? Maybe you want to expand your horizons and try something new? You’re in luck! Here are some of our favorite boba shops in Tampa Bay! In the mix of all of our amazing local restaurants and coffee shops on your list, add some spots to get your boba fix.

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📷 @zimobakery

Zimo Bakery and Cafe

Looking for a new spot with unique flavors and combinations? Zimo Bakery and Cafe is the spot for you! From classic milk tea to a plethora of seasonal options like mango pomelo sago tea, Zimo has everything you could want from your neighborhood boba shop.

What really sets this place a part from others though is their unique selection of fresh Chinese pastries! Make sure to snap an instagram-worthy shot in front of their adorable interior decorations too!

Hours and Location

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

📍 10115 East Adamo Dr. Tampa, FL 33619

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📷 Boba and Berry

Boba and Berry

Located in south Tampa, Boba and Berry is the perfect hidden gem to get your boba fix! This unique, tucked away spot features a wide variety of milk tea, green tea, slush drinks, and frappes.

Boba and Berry also has many dairy free options and is willing to accommodate almost any dietary restriction. Aside from drinks, they carry several fresh açaí bowls. There truly is something for everyone’s craving.

Hours and Location

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | 11:00am-7:30pm
Wednesday | 11:00am-7:30pm
Thursday | 11:00am-7:30pm
Friday | 11:00am-8:30pm
Saturday | 11:00am-8:30pm
Sunday | 12:00pm-6:00pm

📍 5216 S MacDill Ave Tampa, FL 33611

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📷 @obsidianwolves⁠


TeaStori is a small but mighty boba shop located just outside of the University of South Florida’s Tampa campus and is a tried and true spot for students! While being a more quaint location, their tea’s are sure to pack a punch!

Their countless options in both teas and add-ins offer a customizable experience for customers unlike any other. If you’re indecisive, (it’s ok- we were too!) check out their split cup option to try more than one unique combo!

Hours and Location

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

📍 2732 E Fowler Ave. Tampa, FL 33612

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📷 @midtownboba

Midtown Boba

This fairly new shop in Midtown Tampa is sure to wow you with their gorgeous tea creations and lovely atmosphere. Midtown Boba specializes in super fresh ingredients and use no artificial flavorings in any of their menu items.

Whenever you’re planning to spend a day out in Midtown Tampa or just want to beat the heat with a delicious refreshing drink, stop by this unique shop. Order the Strawberry Matcha Milk Tea and thank us later!

Hours and Location

Monday | 12:00pm-8:00pm
Tuesday | 12:00pm-8:00pm
Wednesday | 12:00pm-8:00pm
Thursday | 12:00pm-8:00pm
Friday | 12:00pm-9:30pm
Saturday | 11:00am-9:30pm
Sunday | 11:00am-9:00pm

📍 3718 Midtown Dr. Tampa, FL 33607

📷 Bamboozle Channelside

Bamboozle Channelside

Bamboozle is a French style spot with a strong Asian influence offering a combination of both French and Vietnamese menu items! This Channelside spot has all of your classic boba options, but what really stands out is their specialty smoothies!

Their traditional boba options and bursting bobas can be added to any of their fun and fresh drinks. Don’t forget to grab a bite while you are here from their eclectic menu!

Hours and Location

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 | 11:30am-9:00pm
Sunday | 11:30am-4:00pm

📍109 N 12th St, Tampa, FL 33602

The Boba House

If you’re looking for a shop that you will never want to leave, you need to check out the Boba House. The range of flavors here are out of this world and there are hundreds of combinations one could make.

The old school coffee shop ambiance makes this the perfect place to hang out with friends and enjoy your tea. Also, they are open late most nights and host live music gigs!

Hours and Location

Monday | 12:00pm-2:00pm
Tuesday | 12:00pm-2:00pm
Wednesday | 12:00pm-2:00pm
Thursday | 12:00pm-2:00pm
Friday | 12:00pm-2:00pm
Saturday | 12:00pm-2:00pm
Sunday | 12:00pm-2:00pm

📍 2764 University Sq Dr Tampa, FL 33612

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📷 Naga Tea Tampa

Naga Tea

Naga tea is another shop that is an epic hidden gem for those local to the area. With a smaller, more curated menu than traditional boba shops, they are able to offer a great selection of unique flavors.

With that being said, don’t skip on the add-ins! From traditional boba, to any flavor jelly you could thing of, to ice cream; It’s the perfect way to spice up your order!

Hours and Location

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

📍 10950 N 56th st. Tampa, FL 33617

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📷 Banh Mi Factory Tampa

Banh Mi Factory

This quaint Vietnamese restaurant located on Dale Mabry Highway is a must-try if you want boba and a delicious meal! While specializing in the Vietnamese sandwiches called Banh Mi and delectable snacks, they have a great selection of delicious teas!

Pro-tip: We recommend getting the taro milk tea with tapioca boba! Taro is flavor derived from purple yams making it a perfect balance of sweet and subtle!

Hours and Location

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

📍15728 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33618

📷 Viet Kitchen Tampa

Viet Kitchen

Viet Kitchen is another impeccable Vietnamese restaurant that includes boba tea on their menu! Their fruit milk slush’s are crafted from fresh fruit and are really wonderful!

They also have all of the classic milk tea flavors that one could crave. Make sure you check out their unique crystal bobas!

Hours and Location

Monday | 9:00am-4:00pm, 5:00pm-8:00pm
Tuesday | 9:00am-4:00pm, 5:00pm-8:00pm
Wednesday | 9:00am-4:00pm, 5:00pm-8:00pm
Thursday |Closed
Friday | 9:00am-4:00pm, 5:00pm-8:00pm
Saturday | 9:00am-4:00pm, 5:00pm-8:00pm
Sunday | 9:00am-4:00pm, 5:00pm-8:00pm

📍 3698 W Waters Ave, Tampa, FL 33614

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📷 Ding Tea

Ding Tea

Ding Tea is the boba shop of your dreams to satisfy all of your cravings! Here you can find boba of course, coffee, fruit juice, yogurt, and more.

Our favorite part? Their mochi donuts! Mochi donuts can be tough to find, and you can enjoy as many as you’d like at Ding Tea – a favorite on our list!

Hours and Location

Monday | 10:00am-9:00pm
Tuesday | 10:00am-9:00pm
Wednesday | 10:00am-9:00pm
Thursday | 10:00am-9:00pm
Friday | 10:00am-9:00pm
Saturday | 10:00am-9:00pm
Sunday | 10:00am-9:00pm

📍2202 W Waters Ave, Tampa, FL 33604

Other locations in: Brandon, Bradenton, Pinellas Park

Boba Shops in Tampa Bay and More

Whether you are a seasoned boba vet or you are looking to try it out for the first time, these boba shops are the best in Tampa Bay!

We would love to see which tasty tea’s you choose to try. Tag us on Facebook or Instagram at @stufftodointampabay!

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