10 boba tea places to refresh your day

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If you’re on the hunt for quali-tea boba, Richmond has you covered. Here are 10 places recommended by readers — plus an interactive map to find the best spot for you.

Tea-Do, 1225 W. Broad St.
This VCU staple has a broad selection of bubble teas as well as green teas, smoothies, and snacks.

T.T. Lounge, 705 W. Cary St.
Another VCU favorite, T.T. has gotten high marks for its customer service and wide selection of flavors.

GiGi Tea Time, 1355 W. Broad St.
Stop by on the weekend for food specials with your tea or smoothie.

Boba Tea and Snow Ice House, 3431 W. Cary St.
The Carytown shop offers a variety of toppings for your tea. Try this: Add something sweet like mochi ice cream or some macarons.

Kokee Tea, 3152 W. Cary St.
This national chain has a location in Carytown serving seasonal specials in addition to the standard menu of milk teas, signature drinks, and blended beverages.

Chum Chum Onigiri, 2820 W. Cary St.
This snack shop has the option to create your own tea and offers delivery.

U TEA, 1601 Willow Lawn Dr. Ste. 130
Get a treat during your next Willow Lawn shopping spree.

Zen Cafe, 9041-1 W. Broad St.
Head towards Tuckernuck Square for milk, fruit, and classic teas — or try the shaved snow.

BrecoTea Baking Studio, 9125 W. Broad St.
Enjoy a wide selection of teas and other beverages at this franchise bakery.

Kung Fu Tea, 946 W. Grace St.
The national chain also has a location in Henrico near Innsbrook.

What’s your go-to spot in Richmond for boba? Spill the tea.

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