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Tea On The Tiber

8081 Main St, Ellicott City, MD 21043-4649
+1 410-480-8000
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“sandwiches” (12 reviews)
“warm scones” (2 reviews)
“tasty treats” (2 reviews)
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Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8081 Main St, Ellicott City, MD 21043-4649
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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful, relaxing tea experience! Tea and all the food tasted delicious. Especially the warm scones, they were the best I have ever had! Just call ahead to make a reservation.

Thank scienceJO
Reviewed 8 March 2018

This tea house is an absolute treasure. You don't get a lot of choice when it comes to the food, but the set menus are fantastic, so it's not a problem. The selections of tea are amazingly delicious, and I've never had a bad time...More

Thank Jackie W
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Food and tea are decent, and there are vegetarian options. Decor is quaint. HOWEVER, this place is WAY overpriced compared to comparable tea houses in the region. Also, the hostess was rude to us upon arrival when we reminded her that we reserved a table...More

Thank April A
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

I popped in here twice as a walk-in while I was touring Ellicott City. The sign on the door said they were open from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. So I walked in shortly after 11. The entryway was crowded and filled with people because...More

Thank Genarrrrr
Reviewed 1 December 2017

We popped into Tea on the Tiber without a reservation after doing some shopping in Ellicott City and the staff was kind and welcomed us warmly. The choice of teas is somewhat limited from other tea rooms I have been in, but the servings are...More

Thank JessicaGP
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Love this beautiful tea room, it's servers, and the changing menu each month. Great place to catch up with friends, celebrate something special, or just enjoy tea for the sake of having tea!

Thank Kim W
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Meant to leave a review much sooner as I pass by the tea room frequently as an OEC regular. Went before the flood, so my comments relate to our experience at that time not recently. Was so unimpressed I haven't wanted to return. If they've...More

Thank Connie G
Reviewed 2 August 2017

This is housed in a lovely historic property and the bathroom can be reached without climbing stairs (although it is not technically handicapped accessible because it's too small to accommodate a wheelchair). That's the good stuff. When my husband made the reservations, he was asked...More

Thank MarylandCatmom
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Wonderful experience with our Great Aunt here last Saturday. There are 2 seatings on weekends, 12pm and 3pm. Everyone got there around the same time so the tiny lobby was packed with people, but the hostesses were quick and able to seat everyone in a...More

Thank MrsLyons0420
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We've wanted to visit for months, and we finally took the opportunity in March 2017. The rooms are very quaintly decorated. Service is cheeky, if prompted. The teas are excellent; within our group we had white teas, herbal teas, and a black English breakfast...all were...More

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29 June 2016|
Response from rddiggins | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do have a gluten free menu. One of our ladies in our group is gluten-free. The baked goodies were delicious too.
25 May 2015|
Response from judee51 | Reviewed this property |
I know they have a variety of teas, both hot and iced, also chai, but I do not know if they serve other beverages. Sorry.
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Open Hours
6:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8081 Main St, Ellicott City, MD 21043-4649
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ellicott City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-480-8000
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