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Bubble tea chain that created TikTok stir is coming to Las Vegas

Updated May 21, 2024 - 6:52 pm

A big name in bubble tea is opening in Chinatown Las Vegas.

Gong cha, the Taiwan-born bubble tea (also called boba tea) shop with more than 225 locations in the U.S. and about 2,200 across the globe, is launching its first Vegas store on Friday.

To celebrate, on Friday, Gong cha is offering a buy-one-get-one-free medium milk tea or yogurt drink, a free 2-liter branded Mega Mug (as seen virally on TikTok) to the first 50 customers and a free 3D bubble tea keychain to the next 51 through 100 customers.

On Saturday and Sunday, the shop is offering a buy-one-get-one-free medium milk tea or yogurt drink and a free 3D bubble tea keychain to the first 100 customers.

“We are proud to introduce one of the world’s most famous bubble tea brands to our local community and hope to grow together,” said James Huh, co-franchisee with his daughter, Erica Huh.

One translation of Gong cha from Chinese is “tribute tea for the emperor.” The shop is at 4215 Spring Mountain Road, Suite B106B. Store hours are 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. Visit gongchausofficial.com.

Contact Johnathan L. Wright at jwright@reviewjournal.com. Follow @JLWTaste on Instagram.

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