The Best Boba Tea Shops in Dallas to Sip The Mega-Popular Asian Beverage

Brown Sugar Milk Teas, Fruity Creations, and Smoothies

BY  // 02.06.23

If you’ve ever indulged in boba tea (aka bubble tea), you know how addicting those chewy tapioca pearls can be. Beyond the classic sweet milk tea base, you can also opt for fruity creations, smoothies, and lighter, classic teas for your boba. There’s even a new trend called “Brown Sugar Pearl Milk” that looks absolutely delicious. A Tawainese invention of the 1980s, the customizable, aesthetically pleasing tea drink has surged in popularity across the U.S. with the help of Gen Z and social media. In Dallas, the bubble tea craze is clear. To help you find the best local spots to slurp some pearls, we’ve rounded the eight best boba tea shops across North Texas.


Fat Straws

Multiple Locations

11810 Preston Road, Suite 150
Dallas, TX 75230  |  Map



Fat Straws is a Dallas staple for boba tea. (Courtesy)

Since 2002, this Dallas-based boba tea shop has been serving milk teas, fruit smoothies, and fruit teas in the metroplex. They also sell mochi donuts to pair with your favorite drink. Popular items include the Strawberry Black Tea, Classic Milk Tea, and Coconut Milk Tea. Mochi donut flavors range from Strawberry Cheesecake to Cookies and Cream. These can be ordered by the dozen, half dozen, or four-pack.