8 Shops to Visit for the Best Milk Teas in PH

5. Dakasi

Dakasi's Bubble Milk Tea
Dakasi’s Bubble Milk Tea via looloo.com

Their bestseller: Charcoal Roasted Milk Tea. Yeah, we know, it sounds awfully inedible, but it is totally safe. It is just barley tea with milk. Dakasi-goers love this particular drink for its nutty, roasted, rich flavor that will make you savor each and every of your sip.

About Dakasi: Dakasi has been around since 2012, and it has branches in Metro Manila, Laguna, Iloilo, Tarlac, and Pampanga. In Manila, you can find Dakasi branches in select Robinsons and SM Malls, and other key areas in the Metro.

6. Chatime

Chatime’s Roasted Milk Tea
Chatime’s Roasted Milk Tea via melissathegreat.com

Their bestseller: Chatime Roasted Milk Tea. Okay, we know. People seem to love a lot of roasted milk tea, but this is their bestseller. So, what do people love about Chatime?

For starters, Chatime is said to have the most comprehensive sinkers menu in the Metro. Also, Chatime offers the best seasonal drinks such as strawberry blends and fruitier teas. Their snack menu is extensive, too. It’s shop’s interior design is noteworthy, too. The ambiance of Chatime shops entices walk-in guests to linger a bit more while they enjoy their sip of Chatime’s best-selling drinks.

About Chatime: Chatime (日出茶太) is a Taiwanese global franchise teahouse chain. It operates 1,002 outlets in 26 countries. In 2006, it opened its first store outside of Taiwan in California, and it has since expanded to Malaysia, Canada, the Philippines, Cambodia, Thailand, Australia, New Zealand, India, Dubai, China, Japan, and Korea, among others.

It’s Facebook Page says: “Since its founding in 2005, Chatime has become one of the biggest international bubble tea brands today, as well as being the only publicly listed beverage provider in the Taiwan stock exchange. As of March 2011, we have over 600 stores worldwide in Taiwan, Malaysia, China, USA, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Australia, Canada, Bangladesh, Dubai, England, and the Philippines!”

7. Fiftea

Fiftea’s Iced Jade Lemon Tea
Fiftea’s Iced Jade Lemon Tea via theasiansuperwoman.com

Their bestseller: Red Milk Tea and Iced Jade Lemon Tea

About Fiftea: Fiftea is Taiwan’s leading milktea shop for the past 20 years. Fiftea opened in the Philippines on May 14, 2014 at LGF-5 Cityland III, Rufino street, Makati, Philippines. It is owned by Dr. Si Chang, a Chemistry doctorate degree holder, and tea aficionado.

8. Infinitea

Infinitea’s Wintermelon Milk Tea
Infinitea’s Wintermelon Milk Tea via pagesflipper.com

Their bestseller: Pearl Green/Black Milk Tea and Wintermelon Milk Tea

About Infinitea: Infinitea patrons like these three varieties of teas with lots of pearls, they say. Many of its returning patrons say they like Infinitea’s consistency and service.