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Best Boba Places in Oregon

Did you know that Oregon is the only other state aside from New Jersey that doesn’t have self serve gas? Bet you didn’t know that, unless you live in Oregon or visited before… But we still think that’s pretty interesting and a fun fact for sure! 

We wonder…what other facts does Oregon have that we didn’t know of? Let us know some fun facts you know about Oregon. 

Aside from fun facts, you might be here wondering what are the best boba places in Oregon? Afterall you probably typed that in your Google search bar. Well, if you’re here to learn about the best boba places in Oregon then you’ve clicked on the right link in Google. Here’s the best boba places in Oregon below. 

Tea Bar 

The story behind Tea Bar is like no other! Founded by Erica, who is from North Portland traveled to China for 2 years on a mission to learn about the culture and of course a little bit of mandarin. Learning a new language wouldn’t hurt right? Realizing that Portland had many coffee shops but very few premium tea bars or shops, Erica was set on a new mission. 

Now Tea Bar is recognized as being one of the premier tea shops in Portland, serving high quality teas and bubble teas that you’re very familiar with. On top of the quality of their tea, the aesthetics of Erica’s Tea Bar has won many accolades as being one of the best places to drink tea. The aesthetic and feel of this place is like no other, it’s light and very inspirational as you walk in the doors. 

Give Tea Bar a try, if anything you’ll be amused by the architecture of the place if not the boba. 

Bubble n Tea 

You might’ve seen the cups on Instagram before, Bubble n Tea use bigger bowl like cups for their bubble. But we’re not complaining! More boba the better right? With their use of different cups, it makes them stand out a lot more than other boba cafes. Which is part of the reason why we included them in our list. But of course, their bubble tea is actually delicious too, otherwise it wouldn’t make it here! 

We’ll keep it simple here. They have hundreds of reviews and apparently these are some of the most popular flavors you can order from Bubble n Tea. Also here’s a tip, order 50% sweetness if you’re the person that likes a stronger tea flavor. 

  • Lavender milk tea
  • Strawberry rose milk tea
  • Matcha milk tea 

5 Flavor Cafe 

This boba cafe is truly a beautiful spot to visit. With light blue accents and white interior matched with some washed wooden pallets, the whole aesthetic of this boba spot is very light feeling. Walking into this boba cafe just makes you want to smile and of course order that amazing boba flavor. 

With 3 whiteboards utilized as menus behind the cashier’s counter, you’ll find an endless amount of choices. Don’t be overwhelmed though, usually they’ll have exactly what you want if you’re familiar with order a boba flavor at your other favorite boba cafe. If you have visited this place yet, make it soon! We highly suggest trying out their jasmine green milk tea, there’s something about it that’s so addicting! 

Tiki Tea 

There’s nothing like really good bubble tea to satisfy your night. Where can you find that great tasting bubble tea you might ask? Right here at Tiki Tea. After visiting the shop once as some of our team members did, we decided to check what the consensus was around the internet and we weren’t shocked one bit. Many of the reviews, more than average, have mentioned something about how great tasting the boba tea is here. Some say it’s the best they’ve had too, compared to big boba franchises and other popular places. 

We couldn’t agree more though. That old saying quality over quantity holds very true here at Tiki Tea. You can find some of the best tasting black milk teas, Thai milk teas, and even fruit smoothies here. It seems like whatever we order, there’s a good balance of tea flavor, milkiness and sweetness. Now that’s a home run! 

Fat Straw 

Here’s a little fun fact, this boba store or shop was opened on Halloween day 2005. How incredible, yet spooky is that? At the time we write this article it’s October 9th, that means Halloween is coming soon! We can’t wait to be boba pearls or boba cups for Halloween (only joking)! 

Here at Fat Straw you’ll find a huge list of milk teas available like the following…

  • Almond milk tea
  • Coffee milk tea
  • Taro milk tea
  • Pineapple milk tea
  • Coconut milk tea
  • Honey milk tea 
  • And more! 

Ding Tea 

We’re quite positive you’re aware of this brand or boba cafe named Ding Tea. They have many locations across the United States and originally came from Taiwan, where boba tea was actually created. If you didn’t know that, you should definitely read up on the interesting history of boba here. 

Highlighted flavors of Ding Tea include their signature milk tea, hazelnut milk tea, vanilla milk tea, hokkaido black milk tea and many more! They even have some yakult inspired drinks too like green tea yakult and mango yakult. We haven’t tried the mango yakult yet but judging from the green tea yakult and how tasty it was, we can imagine the mango flavor being 10x better! 

Next time we find a Ding Tea around us we’ll have to visit and get some mango yakult! 

Milk+T

You most definitely seen their drinks with scoops of ice cream in glass jars if you’re an avid bubble tea researcher and lover. We actually didn’t even realize they have a location here out in Oregon, we always thought they only had a location in Southern California, the more you know! 

Founded by two amazing ladies that started their boba journey with the very first boba truck, they’ve made a name for themselves in and out of the industry. Helping with the local community and serving very delicious boba, what more can you ask for? Some amazing flavors we’ve tried already are the classic milk tea (which is surprisingly really delicious), Thai tea and black tea ala mode (it’s their black milk tea with a scoop of vanilla ice cream). 

Come get your boba fix with your ice cream fix too! 

Sharetea 

Here’s another very popular franchise that is known just as much as any other franchise is. Sharetea began its boba journey in 1992, how crazy is that. But they’ve been able to survive all these years and continually being one of the boba companies in the forefront of the industry. Pushing the tasty limits of boba, the technology behind the cafes and bridging cultures one step at a time! 

If you’re particular about having a strong tea flavor in your boba tea, you won’t have to worry about that with Sharetea. Serving regular brewed tea, milk tea and fruit tea; there’s something for everyone here. 

Here’s their top 10 drinks if you’re interested in ordering any one of these. (These are in no particular order). 

  1. Pearl milk tea
  2. Lime mojito 
  3. Coffee milk tea
  4. Matcha with fresh milk
  5. Winter Melon lemonade
  6. Hawaii fruit tea with aiyu jelly
  7. QQ happy family milk tea
  8. Strawberry ice blended
  9. Thai tea ice blended with pearl 
  10. Peach kiwi tea with aiyu jelly 

Bubble Tea in Oregon is Pretty Tasty 

With these 8 best boba places in Oregon, we’re sure you will be satisfied with all or at least one! We’re hoping we did a good job in sourcing only the best boba places though, if not, please let us know below. Also, if you live in Oregon and know of any hidden boba gems that we haven’t listed, please share that. Unless you want to keep your go-to boba shop a secret, we totally understand! 

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