What’s the tea on boba tea?
If you haven’t heard of it, it can also be referred to as bubble tea or milk tea. No matter what you call it, it’s been popping up around Indy over the last few years.
We think it’s tea-licious, so come oolong as we list eight bubble tea spots around the Circle City.
Tsaocaa, 530 Mass Ave. + 6386 E. 82nd St.
This tea shop is brand new to Mass Ave. and took over the former Latea location. City Editor Nicole tried the peach tea with nata jelly.
Harmony Tea Shoppe, Multiple locations
From Fountain Square to Keystone, Harmony serves up quali-tea drinks across Indy. Nicole’s go-to is the strawberry mocktail. Harmony has locations in Greenwood, Whitestown, and Merrillville in the works too.
Kung Fu Tea, Multiple locations
This national chain has a large menu ranging from milk tea to punch to slush drinks. Nicole is eyeing the Mango Cream drink on the seasonal specials.
Xing Fu Tang, 8555 River Rd., Ste. 150
This shop opened in February 2023 and features an open kitchen concept where you can watch the boba being made by hand. We recommend trying the signature brown sugar boba milk tea here.
Koko Tea, 18 N. Meridian St.
While strolling around Monument Circle this summer, stop in for a milk or fruit tea drink.
Yujo, 9431 N. Meridian St.
Traditional Japanese comfort food is the specialty at this spot, with 11 boba tea options to choose from.
HoiTEA ToiTEA, 8702 Keystone Crossing
Located inside the Fashion Mall, you can get a tea latte with chewy boba or a tea lemonade fruity bursting boba to sip on while you shop.
Boba & Everything, 1220 Waterway Blvd.
While stopping in for your lunch break at The AMP, check out Boba & Everything’s menu including strawberry-green tea slush, brown sugar bubble tea, and taro bubble tea.