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You Don’t Have To Go Far To Find This Delicious Bubble Tea in Austin

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On a hot day in the Austin sun, you deserve to treat yourself to a refreshing, sweet drink! Bubble tea has quickly become a favorite among Austinites for its variety of flavors and consistent tastiness. 

We compiled this guide of some of our favorite spots for bubble tea in Austin for the next time you’re looking for a hangout spot with your friends or in need of a fresh, iced treat!


This worldwide chain is one of the most recognized bubble tea brands, and we love that it found a home in Austin! Gong Cha was founded in 2006 in Taiwan and has expanded to over 15 countries and 1500+ locations, specializing in “Milk Foam,” a slightly salted cream topping for your freshly brewed tea. 

With fresh tea brewed and pearl bubbles cooked to perfection every four hours, you can guarantee a delicious, quality drink every time you stop at Gong Cha!

🗓 SUN–THU | 11:30AM–9PM
🗓 FRI & SAT | 11:30AM–10PM

📍3210 Esperanza Crossing suite #126, Austin, TX 78758

Located near the University of Texas, Coco’s Cafe is in a convenient location for students or Austinites downtown to grab a tasty tea! This locally owned business specializes in serving Taiwanese dishes and bubble tea.

Pick from favorites like Milk Tea + Pearls, Taro Smoothie + Egg Pudding, Avocado Milk + Pearls, or the Cookies and Cream + Whipped Cream. 

🗓 MON–THU | 11AM–9PM
🗓FRI–SUN | 11:30AM–9:30PM

📍1910 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78705

Tapioca House is a Texas staple with locations in Houston, Austin, and Dallas! This spot brings a unique and genuine experience of Taiwanese culture to the city with a variety of teas, coffee, frappe, smoothies, slushies, and traditional snacks using the best ingredients, making it one of our favorite spots for bubble tea in Austin.

🗓 MON–SAT | 11AM–11:30PM
🗓 SUN | 12PM–11:30PM

📍1906 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78705

For a relaxed hang out spot, try out Teapioca Lounge, a one-of-a-kind eatery with tempting treats including cream teas, coffee, smoothies, and desserts. Enjoy your sweet treat in the chill lounge where people of all ages can relax and have fun with good conversations, board games, and lots of great boba tea!

🗓 SUN–THU | 10AM–10PM
🗓 FRI & SAT | 10AM–11PM

📍1700 W Parmer Ln #210, Austin, TX 78727

The boba at 101 by Tea Haus takes two hours to cook and is marinaded in honey for maximum flavor, making it one of the best boba spots around! This fast-casual spot has been serving the Austin area with lots of variety since 2014. Grab a matcha green tea, coffee, Thai tea, or iconic boba to treat yourself; you deserve it!

🗓 EVERY DAY | 11:30AM–8PM

📍6929 Airport Blvd #132, Austin, TX 78752

This West Campus gem is the perfect spot to go on a lunch break or in between classes! Mango 8 is a festive place to hang out with friends while sharing shaved ice and bubble drinks. Order your drink in a classic boba cup or a fun lightbulb-shaped glass for an Instagrammable pic and a tasty treat all in one!

🗓 Temporarily Closed

📍705 W 24th St Ste.A, Austin, TX 78705

Kung Fu Tea focuses on excellence in its teas to bring its customers the best, most authentic tastes. As America’s largest bubble tea brand, this spot has quickly become a favorite all around the country for boba teas and other hot and cold drinks. With consistent flavors and qualities, you can always count on Kung Fu Tea for a refreshing pick me up!

🗓 SUN–THU | 12PM–8PM
🗓 FRI & SAT | 12PM–9PM

📍2001 Guadalupe St #A2, Austin, TX 78705

This spot has been redefining refreshment in Texas for ten years and has made its mark in Austin with frozen and iced creative drinks including boba and fruit cups, milk teas, lemonade, coffee, and smoothies. 

There are thousands of variations to choose from, meaning everyone can find something they love! Fruitealicious also offers health and wellness mixers like protein, B12 energy, wheatgrass, and chia seeds.


📍6929 Airport Blvd #110, Austin, TX 78752

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We hope you love all of these spots for bubble tea in Austin! Be sure to follow us on InstagramFacebook, and TikTok and tag us in your photos @StuffToDoInAustin so we can see all the fantastic drinks you get!

For more stuff to do around the city, check out the Stuff to Do in Austin City Guide page and let us know what you want to see next! Make sure to enter your info above to subscribe for more Austin content.

Abby Hopkins

Abby Hopkins

Abby is a blogger for UNATION and author of the Stuff to Do in Austin City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Austin area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinAustin on Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest, and TikTok.

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