You can get self-serve bubble tea at Seattle's Boba Up

Feb 12 2020, 10:18 am

You’ve waited all day for boba and have finally made it to the tea shop. You order your regular black tea milk tea with pearls and grass jelly. The shop tender calls out your number and hands you the tea, but wait… Why are there only FOUR PEARLS?

Immediately, your day is ruined.

Has this happened to you? If so, we’ve got the boba spot of your dreams: Boba Up.

Boba Up is a self-serve boba spot located near the University of Washington. Customers are able to pick their own cup size, ice levels, tea, toppings, and how much of each they’d like to add — meaning no more lack of pearls!

The shop has over 23 flavors of beverage to choose from, including nine types of milk teas, three fruit teas, plain teas, and slushies.


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Available toppings include regular boba, coconut lychee jelly, grass jelly, egg pudding, mango jelly, strawberry popping boba, aloe, and rotating seasonal toppings.


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The spot also offers food including french fries, cream cheese wontons, popcorn chicken, bubble waffles, and more.


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With over 160 combinations of drinks, you’re never going to get bored. The shop serves up small drinks for $4.25 and regular drinks for $5.25 and often posts drink deals on their Facebook and Instagram pages.

Boba Up Seattle

Location: 4141 University Way Northeast, Seattle
Phone: 206-547-8800
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