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Three pictures of Cha Community drinks include Waco Cha with tapioca boba, Wacoco with tapioca boba, and Milky Way Thai Tea with tapioca boba. All the drinks are on linen clothes with a white-colored background.
Three pictures of Cha Community drinks include Jasmine milk tea with tapioca boba, Earl Grey Latte with tapioca boba, and a Chai Latte with tapioca boba. All the drinks are on linen clothes with a white-colored background.
Three drink line-up including Bee-U Green Tea with Tapioca Boba, Galaxy Lemonade, and a Strawberries & Cream with Strawberry Popping Boba. The drinks are on a white linen cloth with a white background.
3 drink line-up including Vietnamese Coffee with tapioca boba, Matcha Latte with tapioca boba, and a Strawberry Matcha Latte with strawberry popping boba. The drinks are displayed on a linen cloth with a white-colored background.
Three food boxes including a Pork/Veggie Dumplings, Pork Belly over rice, and chickpea curry displayed

Come join us -

Are you look for a space to create community? Looking for premium boba tea (also know as bubble tea!) in a fast-casual boba tea cafe setting with food options? As Asian Americans in Central Texas, we struggled to find the food and drinks we grew up loving and to see Asian American representation in the communities we were a part of.

With a desire to not only share premium boba tea, dumplings, and other delicious food options, but to also create community, we started our small business Cha Community in 2018. We invite you to join us in our journey as we continue walking out in our values of community, diversity, and courage!

-Jaja & Devin / Co-owners of Cha Community

Our Story
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Our Awards & Recognitions

2022 U.S. Chamber of Commerce Minority-Owned Business Achievement Award Winner

Cha Community was award the Minority-Owned Business Achievement Award Fall 2022 after being selected as a finalist amongst over 3,000 applicants. The award recognizes a minority-owned small business that has attained outstanding business achievement in the U.S.

2022 James Beard Foundation (JBF) Women's Entrepreneurial Leadership (WEL) Program

The WEL program brings together 20 female entrepreneurs in the food & beverage industry to develop business and leadership skills. Our co-owner Jaja Chen was chosen Fall 2022 for the WEL program.

2021 Forbes Next 1000 Honoree

Our co-owner Devin Li and Cha Community (at that time called Waco Cha) was chosen as a 2021 Forbes Next 1000 Honoree. Forbes chose entrepreneurs and businesses across the U.S. who were able to innovatively pivot, grow, or launch their businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

2019 Cen-Tex Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year Award

Our small business received this award and recognition October 2019 at the Cen-Tex Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Annual Member & Business Awards Banquet in Waco, Texas.


Cha Community Waco shop with white barstools and plants on the bar area next to the natural window lighting.


M-Th / 9:30 - 7pm

Fri / 9:30 - 8pm

Sat / 11am - 8pm

Sun / 12pm - 7pm


Waco Downtown Farmer's Market

Sat / 9am - 1pm


Cha Community Downtown Temple Shop photo of the front green tile bar with plants


Mon-Sat / 11am - 7pm

Sun / 12pm - 6pm


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