3 top spots for bubble tea in Honolulu

3 top spots for bubble tea in HonoluluCheese Tea  | Photo: Estelle T./Yelp
Published on October 18, 2019

Got a hankering for bubble tea?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top bubble tea outlets in Honolulu, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to fill the bill.

Honolulu-area consumers tend to spend more in fall at food and beverage shops than any other season of the year, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a provider of reputation management services and marketing automation for small businesses. Total affected businesses at Honolulu-area food and beverage shops rose to 6 for the metro area in the fall of last year, 4% higher than the average for the rest of the year.

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1. Thanh French Coffee & Bubble Tea

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Thanh French Coffee & Bubble Tea, a spot to score coffee, bubble tea and desserts located downtown, is another much-loved go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 228 Yelp reviews. Head over to 1120 Maunakea St. to see for yourself.

2. Shaka Shaka Tea Express

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Over in McCully-Moiliili, check out Shaka Shaka Tea Express, which has earned 4.5 stars out of 219 reviews on Yelp. You can find the spot to score bubble tea, coffee and juices at 2600 S. King St., Suite 101.

3. Cheese Tea

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Last but not least, there's Cheese Tea, an Ala Moana-Kakaako favorite with 4.5 stars out of 129 reviews. Stop by 1221 Kapiolani Blvd., Suite 112A to hit up the spot to score bubble tea, juices and smoothies next time you're in the mood.

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