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Red Blossom Tea Company

831 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94108-1708
+1 415-395-0868
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Now Charging for Tea Tasting??

The Red Blossom has long been one of our favorite tea shops in Chinatown. On our last visit, they... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2017
Carol C
Long Beach, California
via mobile
Great service and excellent selection

They offer a great selection of teas and want to make sure you leave with one you really like. If... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
Eric K
via mobile
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831 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94108-1708
+1 415-395-0868
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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

The Red Blossom has long been one of our favorite tea shops in Chinatown. On our last visit, they wanted $30 per person for a tea tasting session. Not sure how well that is going to fly over time.

Thank Carol C
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

They offer a great selection of teas and want to make sure you leave with one you really like. If you aren't sure where to start, ask one of the workers and they'll guide you through the different varieties of tea. Make sure to ask...More

Thank Eric K
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We got all our grandkids hooked on tea by taking them tea tasting at Red Blossom Tea Company over the years. It's a fun experience for everyone and you will learn tons of stuff about tea that you never knew. Allow about 30-45 minutes for...More

Thank Carol C
Reviewed 23 January 2017

If you are a tea enthusiast, I highly recommend visiting this place. The selection of teas is good, and the service is truly exceptional. The staff clearly enjoys working there, and they are very helpful by educating customers teas, how to brew them, and they...More

1  Thank DharmaDude007
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Went there to taste some tea and explore the different flavors of tea. The staff were knowledgeable and kind. The tea tasting was pricey but not overly expensive and we tried some rarer teas. Definitely wouldn't be able to find these in your average store....More

Thank xcorex
Reviewed 10 August 2016

The service was so good and we learned so much that we even bought a few things....not normally something we do at a tea shop, but it was too good to pass up. Very educational and very good tea too.

Thank kevin s
Reviewed 13 July 2016

My husband and I like tea and stopped by this shop. When we walked in the door we were greeted by a friendly sales assistant who explained that we could lift the lids of each tea to smell what was within and they offered to...More

1  Thank TravelingScientist13
Reviewed 15 March 2016

My niece goes there all the time. I went in with her and tried a few different tea's. The salesperson was very knowledgeable and friendly. Not pushy at all. It's amazing all the different variety's of tea's and differences of even when the leaves were...More

Thank Ebert K
Reviewed 23 February 2016

This quiet, warmly inviting place is a true find for the tea enthusiast who likes Chinese teas. The staff is quite knowledgeable and can not only walk you through their various offerings, but they will also recommend tea based on what you tell them your...More

1  Thank travelviapurple
Reviewed 2 January 2016

Thank you Red Blossom for your wonderful customer service and sharing. We enjoyed a delightful, relaxing, educational tasting with the entrepreneur. She was wonderful sharing her knowledge of tea and regions where she obtained the teas in the shop. What a wonderful selection! Teas from...More

Thank DobyCary
As the oldest in North America, San Francisco's
Chinatown is an exotic experience. A unique
neighbourhood decorated with colourful shops, historic
streetlights, hanging lanterns, and pagoda roofs
awaits behind the stone-carved dragon gates. Feast on
dim sum at the tea houses, or meet the locals who
gather at historic Portsmouth Square to play chess or
practice Tai Chi. Fish markets, produce stands,
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