Having opened its first store in NYC over three decades ago, this tea fixture has blossomed over time with locations in Queens, Manhattan and Brooklyn, but more so with a bubble tea shop along Mott Street. At this bustling, bright-green location, browse the wall menus for choices of flavor blends and fruity slushes and milk teas. Note: It’s cash-only here.
Bubble tea can provide a sweet, refreshing relief after a hectic work or on a weekend outing. Whether at an established chain or locally owned shop, this Chinatown staple is quickly becoming one of our favorite cheap eats in the city. So next time you're in the mood for boba, go ahead and get one from these spots. And we wouldn't discourage you from pairing your bubble tea with some tasty grub at a standout Chinese restaurant.
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