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Tea Station

Tea Room and Asian Restaurant$$$$
Kearny Mesa, San Diego
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  • Wendy L.
    "Short-ribs are delicious & lychee green milk tea as well."(10 Tips)
    Pam H.
    "Try lavender beauty tea with boba!"(2 Tips)
    Sean M.
    "Milk tea or green apple green tea FTW!"(5 Tips)
    Mars B.
    "Ordered iced Thai tea with boba."(3 Tips)
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  • Leslie P.
    Leslie PinedaMay 16, 2012
    Boba here is always fresh. In my experience it has never been hard or frozen. Melts in your mouth. Also, sweet potato balls are awesome.
  • Jenn C.
    Jenn ChinnAugust 12, 2012
    shaved ice should come w/condensed milk but they put barely any &we asked for a little more &they wantd2charge an extra $1 for it. Yes it's only $1 but it's principle. A can of it is prob$1.
  • Zay
    ZayJune 14, 2010
    Mixed fruit tea and Caribbean fruit tea is the best for tea beginner.Try flavoured butter toast and fried sweet potato are best pastries. Read more
  • Kris L.
    Kris LeeAugust 3, 2015
    Braised pork knuckles or pork belly and wash it out with their ice green tea. Yummm
  • Roger M.
    Roger MaFebruary 2, 2013
    Expensive and not-so-good-tasting drinks/dessert (& food). But a last resort spot to chillax' (been so for some years now, lol) @ in the area, since every other boba spot closes early
  • Julie K.
    Julie KimAugust 26, 2010
    The vegetarian item on the menu is vegetarian until they cook it. Then you might get bonus pork, chicken and other random stuff.
  • ➼ Alyssa M. P.
    Don't listen to the negative reviews this place has the best boba tea! If the service is bad it's just bc you're not Asian or you don't spend enough money here.
  • AJ L.
    AJ LJuly 24, 2013
    Their drinks tend to be really sweet so ask for half sugar.... or 1/4 sugar if you're adding boba.
  • Angela C.
    Angela ChenAugust 31, 2013
    My first time here and it's super packed and I literally waited about 30 + minutes for my drinks !
  • Wendy L.
    Wendy LeonOctober 19, 2012
    Not the greatest service but not many Asian places are. Short-ribs are delicious & lychee green milk tea as well.
  • Mark S.
    Mark SherwinOctober 23, 2010
    I wouldn't say the service is horrible but the place gets slammed and the servers scramble to get everyones order, so if you stay for awhile just be polite. A little patience goes a long way.
  • Sabrina
    SabrinaJanuary 9, 2010
    Bean curd dish is yummy & vegan :) honey lemon tea is delish
  • Andrew H.
    Andrew HwangMay 26, 2011
    They have a new policy from the boss saying every customer has to order a drink. What business does that? shibal
  • Jennifer
    JenniferFebruary 20, 2012
    Pricey for milk tea, but it's the best you can get in San Diego.
  • Danny F.
    Danny FungDecember 5, 2011
    Mixed reviews about this place, but I love it. Milk Tea with them boba thangz. Yes.
  • Mars B.
    Mars BarMarch 2, 2014
    Ordered iced Thai tea with boba. Waited 40 minutes. At 35 the server explained that they were making more tea. Hot Thai tea arrived. Decide it wasn't worth complaining about, but wouldn't come again
  • Christopher K.
    Honestly the service here is always terrible, they never really seem to care or try even. Only come here because my wife likes the "tea flavored" desserts. It's mostly a meh place though.
  • Gem C.
    Gem CruzOctober 3, 2014
    Jasmine Milktea with Aloe Vera instead of boba is relaxing♥️
  • Amerlyn T.
    Amerlyn TeenDecember 12, 2011
    The tea latte with boba is my favorite :)
  • Conrad & Jenn R.
    Conrad & Jenn R.December 31, 2010
    You can tell them the level of sweetness to your liking.
  • Jason L.
    Jason LiangJanuary 20, 2014
    Disappointed that the last 2 times drinks were subpar. Green milk tea tasted like water and even after remaking the order it still was poor! Bring back the old people who made the drinks!
  • Denise S.
    Denise StaffordMarch 6, 2014
    Mango snow ice no sugar added. So refreshing.
  • Callie N.
    Callie NFebruary 19, 2014
    My best tip: don't come here to eat. I came here twice to eat and twice, there were hair in my food. I don't think I will come here to eat anymore. It's too disappointing.
  • Sean M.
    Sean MillerDecember 18, 2014
    Milk tea or green apple green tea FTW!
  • Jon T.
    Jon TingJune 26, 2010
    Honestly, this place sucks. it's overpriced, has horrible service and the food isn't even good. I'm only mayor here because my friend insists on coming here to get ripped off everytime we pass by here
  • Lisa G.
    Lisa GiroudSeptember 23, 2012
    Ten dollar credit minimum, not that hitting ten dollars is hard though.
  • CherBear
    CherBearFebruary 17, 2014
    Fair warning: Don't get me wrong, the place is good for varied flavors of tea & food. After reading the bad reviews over service is mainly cuz they charge an additional $10 sitting fee over 45mins.
  • Pam H.
    Pam HolzmanFebruary 15, 2011
    Try lavender beauty tea with boba!
  • Cliff C.
    Cliff C.March 18, 2015
    Excellent popcorn chicken
  • Virginia C.
    Virginia CheungJanuary 27, 2012
    Matcha ice cream milk green tea!
  • AJ L.
    AJ LFebruary 10, 2012
    Best boba in San Diego
  • Jason L.
    Jason LiangMay 23, 2010
    Don't waste your time and money buying a gift card. Stupid card machine can only tell you if there's enough to charge...bit the amount. If it's less than what you're buying it refuses your gift card
  • Reina H.
    Reina HondaDecember 31, 2014
    A mug of Boba tea
  • Julie K.
    Julie KimAugust 20, 2011
    We ordered tea, received sugar water. They weren't helpful with fixing our order.
  • Shari C.
    Shari CohenJanuary 16, 2012
    Bring your own chopsticks.
  • Ryan D.
    Ryan DiazSeptember 13, 2010
    Coffee Milk Tea BOBA! Read more
  • Rachyl
    RachylJanuary 14, 2012
    Lavender milk tea is lush
  • Howard O.
    Howard OSeptember 5, 2011
    "WiFi is blocked to the public" exclaims my waitress. "Ok, this place is super lame, probably not coming back" exclaims me, in my head.
  • Julian S.
    Julian Saint IIIMarch 23, 2011
    Say wassup to the homegirl Yuki!
  • Vishal K.
    Vishal KotcherlakotaAugust 10, 2010
    Thai tea is a little too sweet.
  • Sandy C.
    Sandy CMarch 17, 2014
    Bad service. Waiters did not take our to-go order until we asked multiple times.
  • Randy P.
    Randy PenceMarch 26, 2013
    Worst tasting Boba in San Diego ( jolly new is better). And only one Boba flavor. Do not recommend.
  • Mark S.
    Mark SherwinJanuary 18, 2012
    "Put that TIP down!"
  • Elvin L.
    Elvin LaiNovember 22, 2012
    Horrible service, its as if they go out of their way to ignore you.
  • Chester H.
    Chester HSeptember 15, 2011
    Service is not very good here.
  • Ginny W.
    Ginny W.January 21, 2013
    Expensive...
  • Christin V.
    Christin VorosAugust 17, 2010
    Service sucks and the manager/owner/lady in charge is RUDE!!!
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