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Best Places to Get Boba Tea in LA

After a long day of work or spending some time in the sun, a refreshing drink is always at the top of our list! No, we don’t mean a cocktail this time, but instead, a delicious boba tea that will quench our thirst and is perfect on a warm day. We all can agree, Los Angeles is such a food and drink hotspot, which means there are bound to be some tasty boba shops within reach. Well, you’re in luck because The LA Girl did some exploring and discovered the 7 best places to get boba tea in Los Angeles. Drink up!

Pearl’s Finest Teas (Beverly Grove)

Address: 523 N Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90048

Located on Fairfax Avenue, opened every day from 11 AM – 9 PM, Pearl’s Finest Teas has a menu that serves up trendy flavors and some delicious baked goods. Their menu is easy to read and is organized into different categories, including Matcha, Coffee, Herbal Mist, The Standard, The Finest, as well as Customizations. If you are struggling to pick your go-to drink from their options, you can customize a drink and make it your own by picking a tea, flavor, milk, add-ons, and more! The inside of this tea shop is trendy and classy, with a large black menu on the wall and seats nearby to enjoy your drink while relaxing. They are widely known for their uniquely curated drinks like the Horchata Milk Tea, L.A. Dirt (cookie crumble on top), Watermelon Mint, and Charcoal Lemonade

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Loose Leaf Boba Co (Fairfax)

Address: 7275 Melrose Ave Los Angeles, CA 90046

If you’re looking for a fresh boba drink, minus all of the artificial syrups and power, Loose Leaf Boba Co will be your next go-to spot. They specialize in handcrafted artisanal drinks, and not only are they delicious, but they’re crafted with all real ingredients, too. For all of our Matcha-Lovers out there, we highly recommend the Strawberry Matcha Latte that gives aa special twits to the fan favorite Matcha tea that everyone seems to adore. Open Monday to Sunday from 11 AM – 9 PM (8 PM on Sundays), stop by with friends to sit in store and play a few rounds of Jenga while you sip on your fresh tea.

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Bohemia (Hollywood)

Address: 7525 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046

Hitting up the Hollywood Walk of Fame? Check out Bohemia to kick your feet up and quench your thirst after a long walk around the city. Serving up quality matcha, authentic chai, kombucha on tap, and real milk teas with boba, even if you aren’t a traditional boba drinker, there is plenty of other options for you (but you should definitely try the boba!). Need a snack to accompany your drink? Lucky for us, Bohemia offers tasty small bites like Quiche, Avocado Toast, Dumplings, and few sweet treats like Nutella & Banana Toast, yum! They offer late night hours and are open most days from 10 AM – 10 PM, but 12 AM on Friday and Saturdays for a late night quick bite and tea. For those of you who love tea, check out their website to browse their loose tea options, as well. 

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One Zo Boba (Beverly Grove)

Address: 8500 Beverly Blvd Ste 650 Los Angeles, CA 90048

It’s boba time! One Zo Boba that offers the most adorable, swirly drinks around the Beverly Grove area. Open from 11:00 AM – 8 PM (6 PM on Sundays), this hot spot has a huge sign on their wall saying The Art of Boba and it’s true, their drinks truly look like art. With a wide variety of unique drink options, take a risk and order something that you don’t usually get. Coming in hot, the Oreo Brûlée and Oreo Matcha Milk Tea are two of The LA Girl favs when treating ourselves to a drink that includes our fav cookie! If you’re like us, you like to be adventurous when you order and try different things, which is so easy at One Zo Boba due to their amazing variety of fun drinks to try. Be sure to ask the cashier what their go-to drink is if you’re looking for an insider’s tip.

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SIP Boba Lounge (Little Tokyo)

Address: 123 Astronaut Ellison S Onizuka St #301, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Last, but surely not least, SIP Boba Lounge gives a fun spin off compared to a traditional boba shop. Located in Little Tokyo and open only Thursday to Saturday from 5:00 PM – 2 AM, this boba shop is more than just a pop-in pop-out location. This lounge is designed to be a hang out place for friends to gather at, grab a drink with boba (alcoholic or not), a bite to eat including fries and Asian-Fusion tapas, and enjoy a fun night while sipping on one of your favorite drinks. Have you ever heard of alcohol and boba together, or should we say a boba cocktail? We haven’t either! Check out SIP Boba Lounge to find out all about this madness. Cheers!

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