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The Secret Garden Tea Cafe & Gift Shoppe

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225 Main St, Port Jefferson, NY 11777-1651
+1 631-476-8327
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Shirley, New York
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went for high tea on Mother's Day 2 years ago and I am going back this year. It was so much fun as well as good food and tea. Can't wait to go back!

Thank Angela-1151
Stony Brook, New York
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Katie runs the restaurant for her mom, who is the chef in the kitchen and the owner. Katie's brother is one of the waiters. The food is great. Desserts are delicious. I do not prefer the kids dessert for my children. Too kiddish! I prefer the non children desserts. Food is very good. Great tea!. My son loves coming here.

Thank lovestoeat64
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

I came to Long Island to visit my sister & niece. We were happily greeted and seated. The decor is very charming with plaques, tea services, cards, and so much more. We were invited to " dress up" in fabulous hats, to which we each had one match perfectly! We sat at our table surrounded by all sorts of lavender... More 

Thank Patticakes123
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

The secret garden is one of the best tea houses around. There is great emphasis on details, both in presentation and food. Usually, my friends and I will order the Royal tea which is a series of courses as well as a three tiered serving dish that includes scones, tea sandwiches and pastries. So far, I have not tasted anything... More 

Thank Cathy C
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

We always wanted to try this place and glad we drove over an hour to get here! DEFINITELY worth it! The atmosphere is quaint, charming,lovely! The food was delicious and service excellent! We LOVED trying on hats and wearing them …our waitress was friendly and indulged us taking our many pictures! a PERFECT way to spend an afternoon with girlfriends!

2 Thank FitGal19
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

Beautiful decor, changes seasonally. Owner and staff pleasant. Big variety of delicious teas. Excellent service. Tea sandwiches and miniature dessert variety changes frequently. Recommend Light Tea, Afternoon Tea, and Children's Tea.

Thank Mona H
Port Jefferson, New York
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

The tea service is exactly what you expect at a high tea luncheon..Delicious sandwiches, scones, jam, clotted cream, cookies, desserts, and of course, your choice of tea. Great for children's parties as well as adults. They provide dress up hats and boas.

Thank sunshineseekers2016
Huntington Station, New York
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103 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

My friend and I were soooo looking forward to having a lovely tea here, and we were so incredibly disappointed with the strange and awful way the staff treated us. Will NEVER go back. We stopped in for tea and waited to be seated. Normal, right? The lady at the counter totally ignored us and totally ignored our attempts to... More 

1 Thank Steve Y
Methuen, Massachusetts
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

I attend a baby shower this weekend at The Secret Garden, and it was amazing! The high tea service was very special. The atmosphere and attention to detail were on point. I know the owner, assisted the hostess with all the little details, from decor to favors. The food was so well presented and delicious. The tea, there were so... More 

Thank Denise D
Stony Brook, New York
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129 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

A "Tea Café & Gift Shoppe" on the Main Street of picturesque Port Jefferson near the water. Obviously catering to the female population but a little overdone in the lace, flowers and pastel color scheme. Unique collection of period hats available for patrons to select and wear during their tea experience. Good selection of teas, no coffee, scones and pricey... More 

Thank ITCountM

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 225 Main St, Port Jefferson, NY 11777-1651
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Port Jefferson
  • Phone Number: +1 631-476-8327

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?