Boba Makes Us Happy.
Seriously, how could it not? For the sheer amount of options you can customize and the fact that it’s just plain fun to burst those little tapioca balls, boba is one of our favorite treats. We’ve gathered some of our favorite spots around town that you must check out if you’re an aficionado or just looking to try it out for the first time.
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1589 S. Colorado Blvd. - Glendale
1046 S. Federal Blvd. - Athmar Park
Who doesn’t want to be a kid again? Lollicup started in Taiwan as a cool, after-school hangout spot for kids, and with over 18 years of business in Denver, it's the perfect place to call upon your inner child too. Try one of the hundreds of drink combos with more than 15 different add-ins.
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9686 E. Arapahoe Rd. - Greenwood Village
1931 Sheridan Blvd. - Edgewater
If you’re looking for lots of bubbles, look no further. Stop by Happy Lemon for bubble tea or bubble waffles. You can even get a little crazy with a salted cheese drink or keep it classic with milk tea and puff cream!
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1690 Champa St. - Downtown
Right off 16th street, you’ll find this gem that offers both vegan and cbd options. Plus, with drinks named things like "Jasmine Dream" and "Flying Dragon," Tea Cloud guarantees that you'll be in for a treat!
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1700 Platte St - LoHi
Tea Station has it all: Bubble tea, puff cream tea, coffee, flavored snow ice, flavored milk tea, Asian desserts, and even tea-boiled eggs. We didn’t know we needed these in our life, but now we do (and you do, too).
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424 S. Teller St. - Lakewood
With over 300 stores across 16 countries such as the United States, Canada, Southeast Asia, Australia, the UAE, and more, Share Tea must be doing something right! Try high-quality tea with flavors like winter melon lemonade, lime mojito, strawberry ice, or peach kiwi tea with Aiyu jelly.
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1040 W. 104th Ave. - Northglenn
Spill The Tea has your perfect Instagram-worthy moment. From the exposed brick to the flower wall, you’re sure to grab the perfect pic for the gram. And, of course, let's not forget about the tea. Here you can adjust your sweetness and ice levels and choose from popping, brown sugar crystal, or regular boba.
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If you’re bold enough to create “National Bubble Tea Day,” you’d better have the goods to back it up. Luckily, Kung Fu Tea is the real deal. The tea is brewed fresh every 3 hours and standard bubbles are cooked every 2 hours. You can choose from classic teas, milk teas, fruit teas, slushies, and more.
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1699 S Colorado Blvd - Glendale
Something about the tagline “Shake for Life” makes us feel like these guys know how to have fun. Ding Tea is known for its diverse range of boba options and baristas that are happy to help on your quest for the perfect drink. Try the strawberry milk tea or the golden Venetian milk tea today!
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4090 E. Mississippi Ave. - Glendale
At Tea Street, you can double the bubbles and double the fun with a wide range of popping boba including flavors like lychee, mango, passion fruit, strawberry, and peach. Tea Street sources premium loose-leaf tea, directly from Taiwan, so you can expect quality every time you stop by.