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Top Hat Special-Teas Incorporated

234 W Evans St, Florence, SC 29501-3428
+1 843-629-8326
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good15%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (13 reviews)
“scones” (21 reviews)
“chicken salad” (5 reviews)
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234 W Evans St, Florence, SC 29501-3428
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

I went to lunch in honor of Mother's today at the Top Hat in the private dining room. As usual the food was wonderful, but Laurie had added several beautiful antiques to the room. She had a red telephone booth, old desk that one had...More

Thank Idette T
Reviewed 10 April 2018

The food is delicious and the afternoon tea is a nice time to sit and enjoy your yourself. Wonderful homemade scones!

Thank Idette T
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I have been to Top Hat several times and each time the food was good. I had the Tri Peaks (I thin it is the name). It is a sample of 3 differents items. I had homemade Pimento Cheese which was very good but a...More

Thank Grits1952
Reviewed 6 August 2017

This is a great spot for tea and scones. There are a couple of options to try. The pecan scone is wonderful. Chicken salad is the best. Good choice of hot teas for everyone. Coming here is like going to a dear friend's home. Good...More

Thank Stephanier21
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Salads, special tea are excellent. Quite good Shepherd's pie.The menu is plenty varied, so there is bound to be something you like and the people are special (in a good way).

1  Thank BillyReyn
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Mint iced tea is simply divine! I'm from out of town but made a point to stop in every trip through Florence. After several years of this, I finally asked for the mint iced tea recipe and the owner obliged! I can now have this...More

Thank playcation
Reviewed 2 September 2016

I went for lunch recently with a family member. Although the food was quite good, the service was abysmal! Although there were very few tables filled - only 4 counting ours, I had to go find the waitress to place an order. She apologized and...More

Thank ebp2144
Reviewed 14 July 2016

The salads and sandwiches are very good. The salad combo is the best. Don't forget to order a scone. Definitely worth the wait. They have a good selection of teas. The iced fruit tea is wonderful and very refreshing on a hot day.

Thank VRSinSC
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Located in the up and coming Florence downtown is a favorite lunch spot of mine. The lunch specials really are special here and wonderfully seasonal. I recently had a delightful lunch there with a friend and we both ordered the special, a great tasting taco...More

Thank Nancy R
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Top Hat Special-Teas never fails to deliver for lunch! Always a joy! And, if you get a chance, visit for the tea servicef--superb!

Thank Debi-Panos
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Average prices
US$6 - US$8
Restaurant features
Delivery, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 234 W Evans St, Florence, SC 29501-3428
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Florence
  • Phone Number: +1 843-629-8326
Top Hat Special-Teas is a Tea Room providing lunch, as well as 4 course and 6 course teas. We are located in downtown Florence. Look for as bright pink building.
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