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53 York St., Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9B7, Canada
09:00 - 20:00
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Selection of tea was great. But just like many others here mentioned, stuff was incredibly disorganized, rude and soooo slow. It wasn't just to me, they were the same to others too. And I am a pretty low maintenance person. I left the store with my purchase but skipped my drink as I couldn't watch such unprofessionalism. My guess they... More 

Thank Jordan L
Panjim, India
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

I bought the glacé grape tea and even though I don´t like to drink tea I loved it. Maple teas are available in many options and they do not disappoint either. It is an excellent place to go if you want to get gifts.

Thank Mili C
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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Came here with my sister to pick out some tea. The staff member who helped us was very friendly, the decor is very cheerful, and overall atmosphere is lovely!

Thank Olivia M
Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

A great spot to get a cup of tea. The store has a huge wall of tea to pick from and the staff can help you create your own signature blend of tea or recreate your favorite discontinued tea. I'm a huge fan of their ice teas in the summer.

Thank Stephanie W
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Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Great and fresh tea! We are tea lovers and their tea is satisfying!! And you have so many choices too!

Thank Parisa R
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Reviewed 13 July 2016

I love the Tea Store because of the interesting and huge variety of teas that they carry including black, white, red, green, herbal, flavored etc. Staff are very helpful & friendly. They have one particular kind of herbal tea that I love & can only purchase at their store. If I know that I am coming to Ottawa, I order... More 

Thank happercamper
Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

Stopped in here for a refreshing beverage while walking around Byward Market. Price is reasonable ($2.50 each), and plenty of flavours to choose from. We got two different iced teas to share, and liked that they weren't overly sweet.

Thank CanuckTraveller345
Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 2 April 2016

I love all the jars on the walls that you can pull down yourself. Their selection is much better than David's tea and it is a great place to socialize and drink tea with friends. They have lots of tables and the decor is so cozy!

Thank Katie_the_Muzykal
Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 26 March 2016

what I liked about this place was the incredible large amount of tea they have. you can drink a cup of any of the flavors they carry. Really nice to just relax after a walk in the market.

Thank MiaStef101
Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

This is a small and quaint tea store in the By Ward market area. Good place to warm up and watch the snow fall outside. They must have over 100 different kinds of tea and they let you smell the teas before choosing what you want. They've got lots of good organic and caffeine-free options if you're into that. Service... More 

Thank Natasha S

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Cafe, Canadian
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09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
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  • Address: 53 York St., Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9B7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
A friendly local shop serving the best tea in Ottawa since 1996. We have over 200 varieties of luxury loose leaf tea to take home or have in store. We also serve delicious desserts and scones to go with your favorite tea.

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