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D&C Boba Ratings

Tapioca pearls of wisdom.
Hello and welcome to the Official D&C Boba Rating List! This list was curated by David and Christina over the course of several years. More info on how and why we created this list can be found on the
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Cafe Name
Atmosphere
Service
Options
Boba
Tea
Cost (L)
Bonus
Overall
Store Location
Notes
1
7 Leaves
4
3
2
4
2.5
$6.05
0
3.15
B1743 Berryessa Rd, San Jose, CA 95131
Slowly declining in quality over time
2
7 Leaves
4.5
4
2
2
3
$5.65
0
2.95
330 E Hamilton Ave, Campbell, CA 95008
Very comfy hangout spot
3
85C
3.5
4
2
3
2.5
$3.85
0.1
3.1
1183 South De Anza Boulevard #10&20, San Jose, CA 95129
Good pastries. No size options, only small.
4
Boba Guys
3
4
3
4
2.5
$6.15
0
3.35
872 Laurel St, San Carlos, CA 94070
Only preprepared drinks during quarantine
5
Boba Guys
2.5
3
3
3
2.5
$5.75
0
2.8
11 Waverly Pl, New York, NY 10002
Small cafe. David's milk tea tasted like grapes. Permanently closed location.
6
Breaktime Tea
4
3
3.5
3.5
3
$6.10
0
3.3
199 E Campbell Ave, Campbell, CA 95008
Some food options, fruit tea tasted like TPumps, good fruit bits.
7
Bubble Tea Time
2.5
3.5
2
3.5
3
$4.95
0
3.1
18568 Prospect Rd, Saratoga, CA 95070
No large size.
8
Cafe LaTTea
3
3.5
2.5
4
3
$4.25
0
3.35
19501 Stevens Creek Blvd STE 101, Cupertino, CA 95014
9
Cha Express
2
3
2.5
2.5
3.5
$6.25
0
2.85
212 E 3rd Ave, San Mateo, CA 94401
Fruit tea looked good.
10
Classic Burger
3
4
1
1.5
3
$5.25
0
2.55
15737 Los Gatos Blvd, Los Gatos, CA 95032
Good food, very few tea options.
11
CoCo Fresh Tea & Juice
3
3
3
3.5
3
$5.25
0
3.15
San Jose, CA 95128 (Westfield Valley Fair Mall)
12
Fantasia
3
2
2.5
3.5
1.5
$6.25
0
2.45
378 Santana Row, San Jose, CA 95128
13
Feng Cha Teahouse
3.5
4
3.5
3
3.5
$6.75
0
3.45
2528A Durant Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704
Large interior, had food.
14
Glazier Rolled Ice Cream & Boba Tea
3
3
2.5
2
2
$4.50
0
2.35
326 N Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos, CA 95030
Ice cream is better than the tea
15
Gong Cha
2
2.5
3
3.5
4
$5.00
0
3.25
1600 Saratoga Ave #115, San Jose, CA 95129
Small pearls
16
Gong Cha
2.5
3
3
3
3
$5.00
0
2.95
527 Washington St, Hoboken, NJ 07030
Directly across from Kung Fu Tea in Hoboken. Decent tea.
17
Happy Lemon
3
4
3.5
4
3.5
$4.50
0
3.7
5379 Prospect Rd, San Jose, CA 95129
Re-reviewed after second visit, good value for milk tea
18
HiTea
2.5
4
4
3
3
$4.95
0
3.25
275 W Kaahumanu Ave, Kahului, HI 96732 (Queen Ka'ahumanu Shopping Center)
In a food court, no ice/sugar adjustment, mixed with a blender.
19
iTea
3
3.5
4
3
3
$4.85
0
3.2
2936 Aborn Square Rd, San Jose, CA 95121
20
Kung Fu Tea
3
3
3
3.5
2.5
$4.85
0
3
457 Saratoga Ave, San Jose, CA 95129
21
Kung Fu Tea
3
3
3
3.5
4
$4.85
0.1
3.55
536 Washington St, Hoboken, NJ 07030
Best boba tea in the Hoboken area. Better tea than the San Jose location. Had a stamp rewards card program. Always busy. Gave David free food one time.
22
Lucky Tea
3.5
3
3.5
4
4
$5.50
0.1
3.8
San Jose, CA 95128 (Westfield Valley Fair Mall)
Reusable cup deal (pre-quarantine)
23
Meet Fresh
5
1.5
4
2.5
3
$5.75
0
2.85
19449 Stevens Creek Blvd Suite 120, Cupertino, CA 95014
Tons of food, kiosk order system, slow service, tiny boba (tadpoles), lots of seating.
24
Milk Tea Lab
2.5
3.5
3.5
3
3
$5.50
0
3.1
1601 Branham Ln, San Jose, CA 95118
Loud background music, had food options, giant cup option for $6.50
25
Mr. Sun
3.5
4
4
4.5
4
$5.75
0
4.1
20950 Stevens Creek Blvd, Cupertino, CA 95014
Order was quick despite ordering immediately behind a 10-drink order, cup had fun rotating bit, great boba and tea, pearls are handmade
26
N7 Draft Tea + Coffee
4
4
2
2
3.5
$6.50
0
3.05
4306 Moorpark Ave, San Jose, CA 95129
We got crystal boba and it wasm't very good. Tea was pretty good.
27
Pekoe
2.5
3
3
3
3
$5.75
0
2.95
3276 S White Rd, San Jose, CA 95148
Club theme, very sweet
28
Posh Bagel
3
5
2
2
2.5
$4.75
0
2.85
125 W Main St, Los Gatos, CA 95030
Only bagel place on the list, so options were limtied. Incredible service, sub-par drink. Originally reviewed as a joke, but is now a serious service contender.
29
R&B Tea
2.5
3
3.5
4
4
$6.04
0
3.6
San Jose, CA 95128 (Westfield Valley Fair Mall)
Kiosk ordering system, overall good drink.
30
Rabbit Rabbit Tea
2
3
4
3
4
$6.29
0
3.3
San Jose, CA 95128 (Westfield Valley Fair Mall)
Cafe is a stand in a mall, not a building. Atmosphere suffers as a result. Pearls are clear.
31
Raretea
2.5
3.5
4
3.5
3.5
$5.50
0
3.45
2440 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
Kiosk ordering system
32
Sharetea
3
2
2.5
3
3
$5.50
0
2.75
San Jose, CA 95128 (Westfield Valley Fair Mall)
33
Sharetea
3.5
3
3.5
3
3
$5.00
0
3.1
35 W Main St, Los Gatos, CA 95030
Small pearls, grand opening.
34
Star KTV Lounge & TeaHub
4
4
3
2
3
$4.75
0
3
4543 Freeport Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95822
Very soft pearls.
35
Tan-Cha
2.5
2.5
2.5
2
3.5
$5.75
0.1
2.75
19600 Vallco Pkwy #100, Cupertino, CA 95014
Cashier was curt, confusing menu, no listing for sweetness/ice changes, bonus for cup
36
Tapioca Express
4
3
4
4
3
$6.15
0
3.5
81 Curtner Ave #40, San Jose, CA 95125
Huge menu, lots of food, has stuffed boba animals
37
Tastea
2.5
3.5
2.5
2.5
3.5
$7.30
0.1
3.1
509 W Capitol Expy, San Jose, CA 95136
Has alt milks, has gallon jug for $33. Pearls were soft and colored green. Large size is bigger than most, pearls are $0.70 here (expensive!)
38
Tastea
3
4
2.5
3
3.5
$5.70
0
3.3
3247 S White Rd, San Jose, CA 95148
Ordered fruit tea/smoothie exclusively, no boba data but scored decently anyway
39
Tea Fermata
3
3.5
3.5
3.5
3.5
$5.35
0
3.45
47 N Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos, CA 95030
Only one size, the NITRO drinks are good.
40
Tea Lyfe
3.5
4
2.5
2.5
3
$5.50
0
3.05
14554 Big Basin Way, Saratoga, CA 95070
Aesthetic
41
Tea Lyfe
4
2.5
3
3
3
$5.25
0
3
8018, 989 Story Rd, San Jose, CA 95122
In Vietnamese shopping center
42
TeaHee
4
3.5
3.5
3
3
$5.50
0
3.25
979 Story Rd #7012, San Jose, CA 95122
In Vietnamese shopping center, had sugarcane drinks
43
TeaSpoon
3.5
4
3.5
3.5
3.5
$5.25
0.1
3.7
4750 Almaden Expy UNIT 116, San Jose, CA 95118
Uses bamboo straws, has a fancy rewards program. Has a party-sized container.
44
TeaSpoon
3.5
3
3.5
2.5
2.5
$6.10
0.1
2.9
Campbell, CA 95005 (Pruneyard Shopping Center)
Bland tea. Has a party-sized container.
45
TeaTop
3
4
4
3
2.5
$5.25
0.1
3.25
6158 Bollinger Rd, San Jose, CA 95129
Lots of recommendations. Has a stamp rewards system.
46
Ten Ren Tea
3.5
3
3
3
3.5
$5.00
0
3.2
10881 N Wolfe Rd, Cupertino, CA 95014
Fun black cups
47
Tiger Sugar
3.5
4
2.5
4.5
4.5
$6.00
0
4.1
19620 Stevens Creek Blvd #180, Cupertino, CA 95014
Overall high quality, only has milk teas
48
Tleaf Teaspresso
2
3
4.5
3
2
$5.79
0
2.75
860 Blossom Hill Rd, San Jose, CA 95123
Near In-N-Out, needed music
49
TP Tea
3
4
3.5
2
3.5
$5.25
0
3.1
San Jose, CA 95123 (Westfield Oakridge Mall)
Kiosk order system, no human tellers
50
TPumps
3.5
4
5
3.5
2
$5.00
0
3.3
7290 Bollinger Rd, San Jose, CA 95129
Old location on Stevens Creek Blvd was better, easily widest variety of flavors, ideal for newbies
51
Truedan
3
3
2
3.5
3.5
$6.00
0
3.2
346 Lorton Ave, Burlingame, CA 94010
Christina didn't like her lid. Specializes in taro drinks (not exactly our thing).
52
Ume Tea
2.5
2
3.5
3
4
$6.25
0
3.1
10887 N Wolfe Rd, Cupertino, CA 95014
Lots of food options, very busy due to July 4th crowd.
53
Urban Ritual Cafe
3.5
3
3.5
4
4
$5.90
0
3.7
488 Fell St, San Francisco, CA 94102
Lots of milk options, lots to do in the area
54
Vivi Bubble Tea
3.5
3
3.5
2.5
3
$5.50
0
2.95
117 Washington St, Hoboken, NJ 07030
Most options in the Hoboken area. Decent tea, boba is soft.
55
Yi Fang
4.5
3
3.5
3
4
$6.25
0
3.5
1147 S De Anza Blvd, San Jose, CA 95129
Small pearls, good fruit tea
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