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Mary Cassatt Tea Room

210 W Rittenhouse Sq, The Rittenhouse Hotel, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5726
+1 215-546-9000
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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210 W Rittenhouse Sq, The Rittenhouse Hotel, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5726
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Reviewed 27 June 2017

Had a wonderful May tea with friends here. Highly recommend the elegant nibbles, the champagne , and the flower tea that blooms in the pot.Good selection of teas from floral Jasmines , Imperial oolong, Organic peppermint and Chamomile. Kudos to Chef John Cichon- Lacroix. Friends...More

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Reviewed 16 June 2017

Very posh high tea. The service was excellent. Waitress was very knowledgeable about different teas. The food was delicious. The harp player added a fun a classy touch, playing Led Zeppelin and other classic hits. We dressed up for the occasion but some were more...More

Thank Katie C
Reviewed 7 June 2017

26 women had a private room for High Tea at The Rittenhouse. The service was perfect...room, table settings, food, etc. was just the best...What a treat for all of us...Thanks to Abbey and Paul for making this happen.

Thank Donna J
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

I came here for tea when I visited my Father's best friend, when I was in an emergency during the summer after 9/11. I had Tea Sandwiches and went swimming in the pool daily, at the Rittenhouse Hotel. They Have the best service in Philadelphia...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We are afternoon tea lovers and we really enjoyed our time here. There is a harpist who was excellent. The tea is very unusual and very tasty. My friend enjoys the special flower tea that "blooms" in the pot before your eyes (it is extra...More

Thank cricketboston
Reviewed 20 February 2017

I was very impressed with the service, the tea, the food, and the atmosphere. The harpist was a nice touch as well. It was comparable to the memorable High Tea I had in London's Mayfair district, and I love that it's right in Rittenhouse Square!...More

Thank Laura K
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Locted off the lobby in The Rittenhouse, a Five Star Hotel on Rittenhouse Square, this is a lovely setting for afternoon tea

Thank Lsbtravel1
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

A group of 7 girls visited the tea room as part of a bachelorette party weekend. It was SO MUCH FUN! The food was delicious, and we were surprised that we each had our own tea pot. I am a new tea drinker, but the...More

Thank Elyse R
Reviewed 3 February 2017

We attended a wedding here in January and we were very impressed. The service was excellent, the food mostly good and the ambiance great. I highly recommend dropping by.

Thank CuriousTravelerRadio
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Why fly to London it is here at the Rittenhouse a very romantic fun place its a dream come true...... lovely lovely lovely

Thank thomas p
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17 May 2017|
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Response from Kate S | Reviewed this property |
Quite a bit of food appears with tea. It's well described on their web site but includes scones, mini sandwiches, and cookies
Jill M
16 February 2017|
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Response from dmkelley123 | Reviewed this property |
If it's a weekend, I would say it's best to make a reservation. The tearoom was full on the Sunday when I was there. My guess is that weekdays are less full.
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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 W Rittenhouse Sq, The Rittenhouse Hotel, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5726
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-546-9000
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  • This restaurant is at The Rittenhouse Hotel
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