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What is The Best Bubble Tea on Long Island?

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The past four years have seen tremendous growth in the bubble tea sector on Long Island as the drink’s popularity grows, but who makes the best bubble tea on Long Island?

Long Islanders voted Yaaas Tea the winner of the title Best Bubble Tea on Long Island in the 2022 Bethpage Best of Long Island contest. Bambu was the national winner in this category.

If you’re craving a delicious, ice-cold bubble tea, then Yaaas Tea in Farmingdale is where you want to be. This unique tea shop specializes in its amazing bubble tea with the richest taste and amazing flavors. For those who enjoy testing innovative and new kinds of tea, Yaaas Tea is a must-stop location. The mouth-watering, rich flavors and smooth taste of its bubble teas have made this eatery popular, especially among those who appreciate the versatility of tea. Blends from around the world can be enjoyed in the location which has a modern yet cozy atmosphere, making it an ideal place to hang out with friends. Plus, if you can’t make it to the shop, get your bubble tea delivered for free. Or, if you’re on the move, simply order online and grab your bubble tea to go!

Bambu, the ever-expanding Vietnamese-Chè dessert drink chain, has steadily gained national recognition for its variety of bubble teas. In addition to being well-priced compared to bubble teas elsewhere, options range from Peach Fruit and Basil Seed tea, which contains rainbow jellies, and the Smashed Avocado Bo Dam chè, which includes condensed milk, fresh avocado, rainbow jellies, and boba. Bubble tea aficionados praise the chain for bubble teas that can be consumed by both straw and spoon, for its intricate and unique flavor and toppings, including red boba and pandan jelly, and for a perfect mix of sweetness and authenticity, rather than powder, in the bubble tea offerings.

Yaaas Tea is located at 118 Secatogue Ave. in Farmingdale. It can be reached at yaaastea.com

Bambu is located at 2350 Nesconset Hwy. in Stony Brook. It can be reached at 631-364-9360 or drinkbambu.com

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To find all the other 2022 Bethpage Best of Long Island contest winners, visit bestoflongisland.com Nominate your favorite businesses and people in the 2023 contest through Aug. 15.

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