Answers to Common Questions About Ordering Bubble Tea


Are you eager to try your first bubble tea but feel overwhelmed by the number of menu options? If so, then continue reading to learn the answers to commonly asked questions about ordering bubble tea.

What are bubble tea toppings?

Although their name implies otherwise, bubble tea toppings are the ingredients that fall to the bottom of the cup. Tapioca pearls, which are also referred to as boba, are the standard bubble tea topping and are what people often think of when bubble tea comes to mind. However, there are other options that you may have to choose from, such as fruit jellies, pudding, and popping boba.

Is there a ‘plain’ bubble tea?

The closest thing to a plain bubble tea is classic milk tea, which is the original bubble tea recipe. Classic milk tea is made with black tea, as well as sweetener, milk, and tapioca pearls. This original bubble tea flavor is quite popular and can be an excellent choice for anyone trying bubble tea for the first time. Not ready to try toppings in your drink? Then just order your bubble tea without toppings or boba.

What if I don’t want milk?

Bubble tea is an incredibly customizable drink. This means that you can order the flavor that you want, but without any dairy added. Some flavors to consider for bubble tea without milk include pineapple, strawberry, watermelon, passion fruit, and green apple.

Are fruit flavors better than savory ones?

While fruit flavors are widely loved when it comes to bubble tea, there are plenty of people who prefer savory flavors. To find your favorite bubble tea flavors, consider ordering something new each time. As for savory flavors, some popular options include coffee, avocado, red bean, taro, and coconut.

Happy TeaHouse & Café has a wide selection of delicious bubble tea flavors for you to choose from, as well as a menu that features snacks, rice dishes, and smoothies. For more information about our tea house in Houston , call (713) 469-3275.