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Get Boba Bubble Tea at These 8 Shops in the Main Line Area

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The Main Line region has plenty of options for lovers of boba bubble tea, from family-owned shops to established franchises with Taiwan roots.

Gaining popularity in the U.S. over the past few years, this decadent drink typically features iced milk tea and bursting boba bubbles, with customizable ice, milk and sweetness levels to satisfy first-time tasters and boba aficionados alike.

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Cup of Dreams Coffee and Tea

Cup of Dreams Coffee and Tea offers both classic and flavored milk teas, including traditional flavors such as taro, lychee and red bean. The shop offers more than 16 milk tea flavors, including non-dairy milk options, as well as an extensive coffee menu and light meal options.

5 Paoli Plaza, Paoli

Kung Fu Tea

With fresh tea brewed every three hours, you’re sure to get a great tasting bubble tea at Kung Fu Tea. This franchise offers a variety of beverages, including classic teas, milk teas, fruit teas and even slushies. All beverages are fully customizable with different levels of sweetness, milk and ice. Add on a milk cap or mix boba jellies to make it extra fun. A seasonal menu is also available featuring drinks like Hershey’s Smores Slush and Purple Yam Latte.

22 Lancaster Ave, Ardmore

 

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Mr. Wish Ardmore

Since opening in Taichung, Taiwan in 2006, Mr. Wish focuses on natural and fresh ingredients to create flavorful, fresh fruit tea. The menu features fruit teas, milk teas, smoothies and macchiatos, all modifiable to taste. A fan favorite is the Colorful Fruit Tea, which comes with six different kinds of diced fruit: apple, pineapple, kiwi, orange, passion fruit and kumquat. Be sure to pick up a paw-shaped Wish Waffle Custard Cake while you’re there.

8 East Lancaster Ave, Ardmore

S&P Boba Tea & Desserts

With fruity fresh teas like peach and kiwi and classic milk teas such as matcha milk and caramel milk, S&P has all the bases covered. Also available are Italian sodas, smoothies and a variety of desserts, such as the Thai classic, mango sticky rice. S&P Boba Tea & Desserts is located inside of Hmart on the second floor.

7050 Terminal Square, Upper Darby

Sippy’s Bubble Tea

With milk tea flavors ranging from Unicorn to Peaches N’ Cream to Matcha and a variety of mix-ins, there’s a bubble tea combination for everyone at Sippy’s. Pair your tea with a hot, fresh churro to create the perfect springtime pick-me-up.

1904 Darby Rd, Havertown

 

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Surreal Creamery

Surreal Creamery is offering bubble tea like you’ve never seen before. The Signature Mason Jars and Floteas at this creamery fuse bubble tea with milkshakes and sundaes to create the ultimate dessert-drink hybrid. These colorful, topping-laden beverages come in six Mason Jar flavors and six Flotea flavors, but there’s always the option to get creative and build your own masterpiece from scratch. The possibilities are endless.

1039 West Lancaster Ave, Bryn Mawr

TSAō·CHA

With a name that roughly translates to “tea pilgrimage” in Chinese, TSAō·CHA is founded on the idea of a healthier, more genuine take on the dessert drink. Unlike many other shops, TSAō·CHA brews each loose-leaf tea in an espresso-like machine fresh to order. TSAō·CHA offers fruit teas, milk teas and mixed teas as well as a seasonal selection of desserts.

18 North High St, West Chester

 

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Yi’s Boba

Located in the heart of Ardmore, Yi’s Boba is a family-owned boba shop that offers hot and cold bubble tea as well as smoothies. Be sure to try a bowl of rolled ice cream while you’re there.

24 Lancaster Ave, Ardmore

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