The ultimate bubble tea guide to Taipei

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The ultimate bubble tea guide to Taipei
If there is one thing you cannot miss out on in Taiwan, it’s bubble tea. Hundreds – or even thousands – of bubble tea stalls line the metro with unique flavors and sometimes questionable concoctions. Whether or not you’re a fan of this milky delight, it’s definitely worth trying when you’re in Taiwan.

As both locals and tourists are spoilt for choice when in comes to bubble tea. Here are the 10 best milk tea shops in Taipei for the ultimate bubble tea experience. Check it out.
  • 1. Chun Shui Tang

    1. Chun Shui Tang1. Chun Shui Tang

    Legend has it that Chun Shui Tang was the first to invent our beloved bubble tea. It’s practically a sin not to drop by one of its 90 branches and get a sip of this creamy delight! Although they’ve definitely expanded their milk tea options since then, you must try the Original Pearl Milk Tea first. However, since it’s become quite the tourist attraction, get ready to wait at least 20 minutes for your drink.

    Address: 1B1, No. 9, Songshou Rd., Xinyi Dist, Shinkong Mitsukoshi A9, Taipei
    Contact Number: +886 2 2723 9913
    Opening Hours: Sunday to Thursday 11 AM – 9:30 PM | Friday to Saturday: 11 AM – 10 PM

  • 2. 50 Lan

    2. 50 Lan2. 50 Lan

    You won’t have any trouble locating 50 Lan during your trip to Taiwan. This milk tea chain is everywhere – with sometimes two branches in the same street! Unlike other milk tea houses listed, 50 Lan offers more than just the traditional milk tea flavors. They’re known particularly for being rather playful with their options, offering a wide variety of fun twists and concoctions perfect for all types of milk tea lovers! If boba isn’t your cup of tea, this store might just change your mind.

    Milk tea for breakfast? Why not! With 50 Lan’s Oatmeal Milk Tea options, you can have your favorite creamy drink first thing in the morning!

    Address: No. 48-4, Xining South Road, Wanhua District, Taipei City, Taiwan 108
    Contact Number: +886 2 2311 5937
    Opening Hours: Daily 10 AM to 10 PM

  • 3. Ten Ren’s Tea

    3. Ten Ren’s Tea3. Ten Ren’s Tea

    For those who prefer the simple and traditional type of milk tea, Ten Ren’s Tea is favored by many locals. Ten Ren’s Tea offers the perfect balance of sweetness and creaminess to their milk tea, which keeps customers coming back for more! So if you’re looking for fruity or cheesy milk tea options – you won’t find any of that here. You can choose from a variety of Pearl Milk Teas depending on the type of tea you prefer.

    Address: No. 45, Chengdu Road, Wanhua District, Taipei City, Taiwan 108
    Contact Number: +886 2 2888 2929
    Opening hours: Daily 9 AM to 10 PM

  • 4. Chen San Ding

    4. Chen San Ding4. Chen San Ding

    If you’re on the hunt for the best bubble tea in Taiwan – Chen San Ding might just be it. Although many claim this to be the best milk tea house in the country, you’ll be surprised to know that it contains no tea. The real star here is its tapioca pearls – they’re chewy and provide just the right amount of sweetness to the drink.

    Chen San Ding prides themselves in their Black Sugar Bubble Tea, which is essentially just brown sugar tapioca pearls topped with a generous amount of Taiwanese milk. If you’re a little skeptical about this “milk tea”, you’ll easily spot their Zhongzheng District stall thanks to the long, neverending lines.

    Address: No. 2, Alley 8, Lane 316, Section 3, Luosifu Road, Zhongzheng District, Taipei City, Taiwan 100
    Contact Number: +886 2 2367 7781
    Opening Hours: Daily 1 AM to 9:30 PM

  • 5. Coco

    5. Coco5. Coco

    With lines extending around the block, it can say that locals and tourists go loco over Coco Fresh Tea & Juice! Actually, with over 2,500 stores all over the world, Coco is riding high on worldwide milk tea craze. So if you haven’t had the chance to taste their amazing concoctions, it’s about time you do – and there’s no better place to do so that where it all began. So whether you like your bubble tea milky, fruity, or with some rock salt and cheese – Coco is the one for you!

    Address: No. 91, Section 2, Xinyi Road, Zhongzheng District, Taipei City, Taiwan 100
    Contact Number: +886 2 2322 5502
    Opening hours: Daily 10:30 AM to 9:15 PM

  • 6. Yi Fang Tea

    6. Yi Fang Tea6. Yi Fang Tea

    If your craving for something a little bit more refreshing, some fruit options would probably be what you’re looking for! Fortunately one of Taiwan’s top bubble tea chains, Yi Fang Tea, offers a delectable selection of fruit bubble tea that’s sure to quench your thirst! For a juicy delight, try their Yi Fang Signature Fruit Tea, Passion Fruit Green Tea, or Pineapple Green Tea. If you’re keen to try out their creamier flavors, their Brown Sugar Pearl Tea Latte comes highly recommended!

    Address: No. 66, Section 4, Minsheng East Road, Songshan District, Taipei City, Taiwan 105
    Contact Number: +886 2 2716 6363
    Opening hours: Monday to Saturday: 10 AM to 8 PM | Sunday: Closed

  • 7. WangTea Egg

    7. WangTea Egg7. WangTea Egg

    WangTea Egg is definitely one for the more adventurous milk tea enthusiasts. To any regular tourist, tea and egg might be quite an odd combination. However, for locals, this happens to be a common favorite! Tea Egg is a traditional Chinese savory snack where a hard-boiled egg is slightly cracked and boiled in tea. With that, you can expect your milk tea to come with a half cracked tea egg that’s sure to elevate the experience! Pictured above is the Sweet Potato Noodle Milk Tea with Tea Egg for reference.

    Address: Datong District, Taipei City, Taiwan 10345
    Contact Number: +886 2 2555 9164
    Opening hours: Monday to Saturday: 9 AM to 7 PM | Sunday: Closed

  • 8. SOMA

    8. SOMA8. SOMA

    Although SOMA is relatively new in the Milk Tea business, it’s been making quite some noise thanks to its tasty milk tea and mocktails. This bubble tea house serves customers a wide variety of tasty mocktails for a more refreshing option. Moreover, if you’re looking for something “healthier”, you’ll be glad to know SOMA makes their teas with skim milk powder or almond milk upon request.

    Address: 106, Taiwan, Taipei City, Da’an District, Lane 187, Section 1, Dunhua South Road, 23
    Contact Number: +886 2 2772 6602
    Opening hours: Monday to Friday: 12 PM to 10 PM | Saturday and Sunday: 2 PM to 6 PM; 7 PM to 10 PM

  • 9. Share Tea

    9. Share Tea9. Share Tea

    With over 90 locations nationwide, Share Tea proves that it’s got high demand all over the country. What sets this bubble tea shop apart from any other shop in the country is the quality of tea leaves they use for the boba. So if you like your bubble tea to be more tea-infused than milky, this is definitely a top choice. In addition, you can get your milk tea in a cute bottle which you can also take home as a souvenir.

    If you’re a fan of toppings, order the Happy Family Milk Tea. This crowd-favorite contains large and small pearls, grass jelly, pudding, coconut jelly, and red bean!

    Address: No. 221, Section 4, Zhongxiao East Road, Da’an District, Taipei City, Taiwan 106
    Contact Number: +886 2 2711 7008
    Opening hours: Daily 11 AM to 10 PM

  • 10. Cha Cha Go

    10. Cha Cha Go10. Cha Cha Go

    In the midst of all the bargain shopping and the lingering smell of stinky tofu, locals and tourists can find one of the best milk tea shops right in the middle of Ximending. Once you’ve devoured all of Taiwan’s famous street food, make sure to wash it down with a delicious cup of boba from Chacha Go. However, take note – this is the only Cha cha go branch in Taipei, so if you happen to fall in love with their drinks (and you most likely will), make sure to order extra to last you through the day!

    Address: No. 23, Lane 219, Section 1, Fuxing South Road, Da’an District, Taipei City, Taiwan 106
    Contact Number: +886 2 8773 1818
    Opening hours: 11 AM to 10 PM Everyday

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