Boba can keep you cool during the summer if you know where to look. Slipping into some cool air conditioning is one thing, but a delicious cold beverage with chewy pearls can cool you from the inside as well! If you’re ready to start cooling off with something sweet and truly Instagram-worthy, you must visit some of the best places for boba in Tucson. Check them out below!
9040 E Valencia Rd Suite 172, Tucson, AZ 85747
A combination that makes total sense is the marriage of boba and mochi — both sweet and cold, one for drinking and one for eating. With “Boba” and “Mochi” together, you get BoMo, the shop on Valencia that makes many specialty drinks like milk tea and fruity beverages that can have flavored jelly chews in them if you don’t want traditional tapioca pearls! Whatever you decide to get a taste of, be sure to accompany it with a delicious (and gluten-free) mochi donut, in flavors such as Black Sesame or Strawberry.
4726 E Broadway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85711
Featuring fresh cream cheese and ceremonial grade matcha imported straight from Japan, Ni Hao uses the best ingredients to make their many different beverages. Any one of their milk teas with brown sugar boba will easily hit the spot, as would a strawberry cheesecake smoothie or a matcha latte made with lactose-free whole milk. All this and more can be found at Ni Hao Tea, two locations of which are in Tucson!
2739 E Speedway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85716
There’s an extensive menu of beverages, including boba milk teas, that can be had at Ding Tea Tucson. Be it the fruit milk teas such as apple or mango milk tea, grapefruit black tea, or even various drinks made from probiotic yogurt! Whatever you’re looking for can likely be found on this menu, since you have many ways to customize your drinks, from size to ice level, to toppings and the amount of sugar. Come here to find your new favorite by trying various combinations and discovering what you like best!
4246 N 1st Ave #150, Tucson, AZ 85719
Pair your delicious brown sugar milk tea with a waffle, why don’t you? Or, maybe you can get a blended beverage that’s sweet enough to call dessert. Whatever you prefer, you’re in the right place for a drink — TeaHub is a tea house in Tucson that prides itself on offering its warm, welcoming atmosphere and its premium custom drink quality.
7455 W Twin Peaks Rd #103, Tucson, AZ 85743
You might want a “Coffee Snow,” a blended ice beverage with caffeine that comes in a flavor like Mocha or Vanilla. You might be on the lookout for a milk tea flavored with lavender or honeydew, or even for some calamari, egg rolls, or tater tots. If you’re feeling hungry for a snack or thirsty for a sweet beverage, Lucky’s is where you should stop! It’s got all of these and more — and the only way to learn what’s best is to try it all for yourself!