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The 4 best spots to score tea in San Jose

Voltaire Coffee House | Photo: Sarina J./Yelp

By Hoodline - Published on March 30, 2020.

Need more tea in your life?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top tea sources in San Jose, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture when cravings strike.

Spring is the top season of the year for consumer spending at food and beverage shops across the San Jose area, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a software provider that also helps companies build a small business marketing strategy. Daily spending at San Jose-area food and beverage shops rose to $49,514 for the metro area in the spring of last year, 4% higher than the average for the rest of the year.

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1. Tapioca Express

photo: tina l./yelp

Topping the list is an outpost of the Tapioca Express chain. Located at 81 Curtner Ave., Suite 40 in Fairgrounds, the spot to score coffee and bubble tea is the highest-rated tea spot in San Jose, boasting four stars out of 559 reviews on Yelp.

2. Boba Pub

Photo: Tony G./Yelp

Next up is Cambrian Park's Boba Pub, situated at 1576 Branham Lane. With four stars out of 520 reviews on Yelp, the spot to score bubble tea has proved to be a local favorite.

3. Tea Villa

photo: gabrielle j./yelp

East San Jose's Tea Villa, located at 2200 Eastridge Loop, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the tea room, which offers bubble tea and more, four stars out of 172 reviews.

4. Voltaire Coffee House

photo: sarina j./yelp

Voltaire Coffee House, a downtown spot to score coffee, tea and more, is another much-loved go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 319 Yelp reviews. Head over to 360 S. Market St., Suite 80 to see for yourself.


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