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Alice's Tea Cup Chapter III

220 E 81st St, New York City, NY 10028-2726
+1 212-734-4832
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good39%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (9 reviews)
“scones” (34 reviews)
“tea selection” (3 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
220 E 81st St, New York City, NY 10028-2726
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

My wife, daughter, and son went here after attending the Downton Abbey exhibit in Manhattan to keep with the theme. Now granted it was the day after Christmas but they were out of several breads for sandwiches and the ones they served us were on...More

Thank FamilyLester
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Good food Good service Immense variety of teas Scone are delicious as are the jams and clotted cream Price is right Reservations during the week!

Thank kate B
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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

We had breakfast on a weekday and the food was good and the tea options were extensive. Wonderful and friendly service. Scones were a bit dry though and that is something that should be perfect at a tea shop.

Thank Megan S
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We came to Alice's Tea Cup III on the advise of a someone we met outside of an off broadway show who happened to be part of the show, Miss Cissy Walken. She was awesome. She had a great voice. Her and her fellow playmate...More

Thank Shari C
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

During my visit my wife and I had a beautiful experience. Kind staff and delicious food. I'll definitely be back !!

1  Thank Rodolfo R
Reviewed 26 February 2017

I was at Alice's today for a baby shower. It's definitely a cute place, and there was a line out the door when I left. I thought it was just OK, though. Basically, we ate some scones, sandwiches and were offered cookies over a 3...More

Thank TripEnthusiast2
Reviewed 21 January 2017

This place exemplifies what I love about New York; you can always find a small, unique dining place. This is not run-of-the-mill chain restaurant with phony art thrown on the wall and frozen food reheated. Everything we ate was wonderful and the decor is obviously...More

Thank Michael O
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Food - My boyfriend and I went for brunch and were less than impressed with the food, especially given the high prices. I would definitely not get food here again. Tea - I loved the huge tea selection and the cute, eclectic assortment of tea...More

1  Thank MMC2015
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We decided to stop in at this whimsical looking place and found it to be actually quite delicious with wonderful coffees and teas as well as killer blueberry lemon scones. I had the eggs florentine with scones. It was really delicious. The staff was very...More

1  Thank vegaslamb
Reviewed 26 July 2016

One of my favourit stays in New York. Very good service and delicous breakfast! I recommend the Alice tea cup to everyone who will visit New York.

1  Thank jtlessa
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 E 81st St, New York City, NY 10028-2726
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-734-4832
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