Best 10 Bubble Tea In Seattle, Washington

best bubble tea in seattle

Nestling on the Puget Sound in the Pacific Ocean, Seattle is a city surrounded by water. Seattle is the largest city in Washington State and it has many acres of green parkland. The modern skyline is also backed by mountain and forest views. The most prominent landmark on the city’s skyline is the Space Needle, a futuristic legacy from the World’s Fair in 1962, which offers panoramic views over the city. Seattle also has unique attractions, including Chihuly Garden and Glass, exhibiting work by Dale Chihuly, and the Museum of Pop Culture, a non-profit museum with exhibits relating to contemporary popular culture. Pike Place Market is a lively market place with many stalls and eateries to visit. The following are some of the best places to enjoy bubble tea in Seattle, Washington. Scroll down to find out more.

1. Young Tea

Posted by Young Tea on Tuesday, 7 April 2015

Young Tea is a counter service restaurant specializing in a selection of bubble teas and milk teas. Management sources the ingredients from the best and most natural sources, and their aim is to offer tea without hiding the flavors with sweeteners or artificial ingredients. Young Tea is also environmentally conscious and it uses eco-friendly drinkware. The menu consists of a range of fresh milk teas, fruit and herbal drinks, coffee, smoothies and a selection of toppings. A limited range of snacks is also available including red bean soup and hot grass jelly.

Young Tea

Address: 609 S Weller St, Seattle, Washington, USA

Website: Young Tea

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 11am - 9pm; Fri - Sat: 11am - 9:30pm

2. Ding Tea Seattle

Posted by Ding Tea Seattle on Tuesday, 12 June 2018

Ding Tea is one of a chain of Taiwanese bubble tea restaurants in the USA, serving high-quality boba tea, milk tea and fresh fruit juices to order. Among the many flavors are Hokkaido, watermelon and matcha, with optional add-ins like egg pudding, sea cream, golden boba and crystal boba. Also on the menu are two lattes, the black tea latte and jasmine green tea latte. Coffee lovers can enjoy Hokkaido coffee, mocha coffee, hazelnut coffee and vanilla coffee.

Ding Tea Seattle

Address: 4725 University Way, Seattle, Washington, USA

Website: Ding Tea Seattle

Opening hours: 12pm - 10pm (daily)

3. Sharetea

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Posted by Sharetea Capitol Hill on Friday, 2 November 2018

Sharetea was originally established in 1992 in Taipei, Taiwan, selling black tea and pearl milk tea drinks. Franchises have since opened in 18 different countries, including the USA, UK, Canada, Singapore, Australia and Indonesia. All their drinks are prepared from high-quality tea leaves together with selected ingredients imported from Taiwan. Sharetea serves a range of fruit teas, including mango green tea and honey lemon with aloe vera. They also offer brewed tea, including classic black tea, honey black or green tea and ginger tea. There is a choice of cream and fresh milk options, including cocoa lover and boba fresh milk, milk teas and ice-blended options like Oreo ice blended with pearl and taro ice blended with pudding.


Address: 1100 NE 45th St #100, Seattle, Washington, USA

Website: Sharetea

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 12pm - 10pm; Fri - Sat: 12pm - 11pm

4. Wow Bubble Tea

Wow Bubble Tea is a cafe located in the University District and it specializes in Taiwanese bubble tea. The counter-service restaurant also serves a range of brown sugar milk tea, milk tea, special smoothies, natural fruit smoothies and combo flavors. Among the natural fruit smoothies are the delicious Caribbean Fever Smoothie and the Hawaiian Dance Smoothie. All menu items are available as take-out or for delivery to your door.

Wow Bubble Tea

Address: 4553 University Way, Seattle, Washington, USA

Website: Wow Bubble Tea

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 1pm - 11pm (closed on Sun)

5. Jazen Tea | Weller

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Posted by Jazen Tea on Wednesday, 17 July 2019

This branch of Jazen Tea is one of a selection of franchises in the USA serving refreshing drinks, made from only fresh ingredients. High-quality tea and real whole fruits are used for the outlet’s fruit teas, slushes and smoothies. On the menu, there is a selection of fruit teas, milk teas, fruit smoothies, fruit slushes. Popular items are the Lychee Mojito and Passion Paradise fruit teas and Buzzin’ Berry and Coconut Thai milk teas. Popular smoothies include the Taro Smoothie and Avocado Overload.

Jazen Tea | Weller

Address: 618 S Weller St, Seattle, Washington, USA

Website: Jazen Tea | Weller

Opening hours: Sun - Fri: 11am - 10:30pm; Sat: 10am - 10:30pm

6. Kung Fu Tea

This branch of Kung Fu Tea is part of a chain of restaurants throughout the USA. The Washington Post has dubbed it the “Starbucks of bubble tea.” Kung Fu Tea serves a range of options, including classic bubble tea, milk tea, punch, milk cap, yogurt, slush, milk strike, espresso and seasonal choices. Classic choices include Winter Melon Green Tea and Kung Fu Honey Tea, all brewed with real tea leaves using the outlet’s signature seven-step method.

Kung Fu Tea

Address: 4730 University Way Suite 109-110, Seattle, Washington, USA

Website: Kung Fu Tea

Opening hours: 2pm - 9pm (daily)

7. Boba Up

Boba Up boasts of being the first self-serve bubble tea in Washington State. The outlet offers modern decor and features a range of 20 flavors to choose from. The self-serve teas come in two sizes with a variety of toppings. The menu also offers a range of special drinks, including Taro Oreo Slush and Rainbow Drink with Lychee Jelly. There is also a range of food to choose from, including Steamed or Pan-Fried Pork Bun, Popcorn Chicken and French Fries.

Boba Up

Address: 4141 University Way #103, Seattle, Washington, USA

Website: Boba Up

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 11am - 11pm; Fri - Sat:11am - 2am

8. Oasis Tea Zone

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Posted by Oasis Tea Zone on Wednesday, 4 July 2018

Oasis Tea Zone has three locations in Seattle, including the Chinatown – International District, Capitol Hill and the University of Washington. The bubble tea shop and cafe first opened as a family business in 2001, and it’s now dubbed the “premiere late-night boba and tea cafe” in Seattle. Oasis Tea Zone serves a range of milk tea, flavor tea, slush, snow, smoothies and real fruit juice. Favorites among the milk tea are almond and chocolate, while tea choices include green tea and Oolong tea. Slush comes in a range of real fruit flavors, as well as chocolate, coconut and coffee. Specialty options include cookies n’ cream and mocha blast.

Oasis Tea Zone

Address: Three locations - see website for details

Website: Oasis Tea Zone

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 11am - 12am; Fri - Sat: 11am - 2pm

9. Ambrosia Cafe

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Posted by Ambrosia Cafe on Saturday, 16 September 2017

Ambrosia Cafe first opened in 1997 and it is located in the heart of Seattle. The tea shop offers more than 30 tea flavors, including the famous Bubble Tea tapioca. The tea is brewed fresh each day and visitors can enjoy a steaming cup of black tea, Japanese-style green tea, or smoothies, including avocado, mango, watermelon and other fruits. Feeling peckish? Ambrosia also offers fresh-made pudding and Asian-style thick slice toast.

Ambrosia Cafe

Address: 619 S King St, Seattle, Washington, USA

Website: Ambrosia Cafe

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 11am - 8pm; Fri - Sat: 11am - 9pm

10. BobaLust Tea House

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Posted by BobaLust Tea House on Monday, 11 March 2019

BobaLust Tea House boasts the perfect bubble tea, freshly brewed via advanced extraction methods with consistently flavourful honey boba in a modern and upbeat venue. The tea house also specializes in different flavor combinations, using real fruit syrups. BobaLust’s warm honey Boba is cooked to perfection to absorb all the flavors and it is always fresh, making for the perfect texture. Their menu features milk tea, original tea, original slush and signature tea as well as signature smoothies and slushies made from all fresh ingredients.

BobaLust Tea House

Address: 319 Tukwila Pkwy, Tukwila, Washington, USA

Website: BobaLust Tea House

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 12pm - 11pm; Fri - Sat: 12pm - 12am

Enjoy Seattle's best bubble tea

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Source: Photo by user Mr.TinDC used under CC BY-ND 2.0

While exploring this modern and vibrant city, visiting the museums and art galleries or window shopping in the local stores, make sure you make a stop or two along the way at some of the best places to enjoy bubble tea in Seattle, Washington, USA.

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