Where to find the best iced tea in Champaign-Urbana and Beyond
Love iced tea? So do we!
We asked our readers who has the Best Iced Tea in Champaign-Urbana, and they answered!
Editor’s Note: These recommendations were given by our readers on our Facebook page and are not an endorsement by Chambanamoms.com.
Steak ‘n Shake
Panda Express: “They have Panda Passion from China Mist teas”
Sonic: “Love the tea, ice, generous amount of lemons added if you are into that kind of thing. Love that it is drive-thru!” “I like Sonic’s tea (half sweet/half unsweet).”
Olive Garden: “Raspberry Peach Bellini!!! It’s so good!”
Einstein’s: “Nice and strong!”
Geschenk Boutique: “Great little shop in St. Joe carries a huge selection of tea”
The Overwhelming Favorite Iced Tea Among Our Readers:
McAlisters Deli: Both unsweet and sweet tea
Sweet Tea Specific:
McDonalds: “As a southern girl… I love a great big McDonalds Sweet Tea occasionally”
El Toro Loco
FREE Iced Tea:
“The pitcher in my fridge.”
“My house; it’s the only place I can guarantee it’s decaf.”
Iced Tea? Meh.
“The only good tea is HOT tea!”
BONUS: Have a taste for Sweet Tea but can’t get out of the house?
Our Readers Favorite Sweet Tea Recipes:
“I use 4 family size tea bags (Luzianne or Lipton) and 1 cup of Splenda to make 1 gallon of tea. Also, I’m a steep till it cools kind of girl.”
“You can take a huge glass container with a spout and put 3 tea bags in it and put it in the sun all day. Its called sun tea and add sugar and get cold at end of day. Love me some southern sweet tea!”
“Dissolve a little honey (to taste–we use about 2 Tbsp for a 2 qt pitcher) in boiling water, then steeping 2 large tea bags for about 5 minutes. Add enough cold water to fill your pitcher and chill! It’s not super sweet, but it’s delicious!”
“We use 1/3 cup of powdered stevia and some honey to sweeten our tea, which I make in an enormous stock pot with 4 big tea bags and 2 gallons of water.”
And a Southern Sweet Tea recipe from The Kitchn
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