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Founded in Queens, NY, and having grown to more than 250 locations in the United States, plus more in Canada, Australia, Cambodia, and elsewhere, Kung Fu Tea is a massively successful brand working the boba tea market, which has become extremely popular in recent years years. Like several other boba chains, Kung Fu Tea is growing its Las Vegas blueprint, including a new location at Mandalay Bay.
The tea chain’s menu includes a variety of drink styles. Classic flavors include Kung Fu Green Tea, Longan Jujube Tea, and Honey Oolong Tea. Milk Tea varieties include the chain’s signature beverage, Kung Fu Milk Tea, plus popular choices like Coconut Milk Tea and Winter Melon Milk Tea. Kung Fu Teas Punches and Slushes will also be familiar to those who frequent similar tea shops, with varieties like the Oreo Slush (!) and Rosehip Lemonade.
Other drink styles are also on the table, like Milk Caps, which feature a thick layer of the chain’s “subtly salty milk cap”—the most popular varieties of which being the Cocoa Cream Wow and the Honey Tea Cap. And for guests avoiding lactose, a variety of Milk Strike drinks with lactose-free Lactaid milk are also available, including the Red Bean Wow and the Oreo Wow.
At Mandalay Bay, Kung Fu Tea will be part of a formidable culinary community that includes Border Grill, Lupo by Wolfgang Puck, and Kumi Japanese Restaurant + Bar.
No representative of Kung Fu Tea was immediately available for comment this week. Stay tuned for more updates on Las Vegas’s burgeoning boba tea community.