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Blue Willow Tea Room

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104 W Old St, Petersburg, VA 23803-3226
+1 804-733-7605
11:00 - 16:30
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34 reviews
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

Quaint little tea room, that offers a variety of teas and scones, tea cakes, quiche, etc. You basically order a tower of finger foods and enjoy. I was not thrilled with the tea, but others loved the cinnamon tea. Antique shop adjoining, and lovely lunch place, Provides soup, which was good. I would recommend a visit.

Thank homecare71
Petersburg, Virginia
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70 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Our group of a dozen ladies from the Cockade City Red Hatters enjoyed a luncheon on FEBRUARY 9TH at the Tea Room -- the sandwiches and teas were splendid and the desserts exceptional. Most of all was the hospitality....Thank you!

Thank VirginiaRedHatLady
Williamsburg, Virginia
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329 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

We were traveling back from Lexington to Williamsburg and wanted to stop in Petersburg to try out the Blue Willow Tea Room. What a lovely place - a historic building, tea room full of interesting decor w/ a beautiful painted tin ceiling. It was Friday afternoon, around 2:15 PM - wanted to make sure we got there before the cut-off... More 

Thank Sue M
Fort Wayne, IN
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Nice ambiance and old-timey feel. I liked the table decor and presentation of the tea and desserts. It felt like the tables were close together and we were jammed in a bit. We were a group of 10 and I didn't care for the server continuously yelling to get our attention... we are not that loud, mostly women in our... More 

Thank MootsieFortWayne
Richmond, Virginia
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34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Came here with several people and we ordered the full tea. I had been here before and remembered the food being a little better. Some of the sandwiches were very sparse on filling. The tea and desserts were very good. It is a lovely place and the owner is very charming and welcoming. We did have one server who was... More 

Thank debber44
Bradenton, Florida
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86 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

My husband and I were stumbling around old town Petersburg on a Sunday afternoon when we decided to take a break. The Blue Willow Tea Room was the perfect place to refresh our weary tourist bones. The food was delicious, and our server was very pleasant. Whether you're looking for lunch or an afternoon treat, this place is worth a... More 

Thank Loca4Poca
Cary, North Carolina
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Beautiful tea Room located in Olde Towne Petersburg. Kirsti was our server. Good news for men-they serve Beer! My Husband humored me and came to tea with me and he was delighted that they offer Beer! We shared a Lucheon tea of cucumber sandwiches and ham salad sandwiches. The Tea included a skewer of fruit, two small scones with devon... More 

Thank vcgroomwilson
Chesterfield, Virginia, United States
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016

I love the experience at Blue Willow Tea Room. I took my mother here for mother's day and came back two weeks later for my friends bachelorette event. Highly recommend the Full Afternoon Tea. It serves two people. You pick one tea for the tea pot, two soups, two scones, and the tower of tea sandwiches, appetizers, and sweets. I... More 

Thank Amy R
Reston, Virginia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Very nice. Best waitress. Clotted Devonshire cream. Excellent house choices. Tea bags though. Might not quite live up to high expectations of a Brit.

Thank William P
Petersburg, Virginia
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Next time you visit Petersburg, be sure to tour Olde Towne where they film the new TV series "Mercy Street" and another new series called "TURN". After your tour be sure and stop in at the Blue Willow Tea Room and experience "a spot of tea", as you sit "amongst the antiques" in this c.1815 Federal townhouse. They offer a... More 

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Restaurant Details

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American, British
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Open Hours
12:00 - 16:30
11:00 - 16:30
11:00 - 16:30
11:00 - 16:30
11:00 - 16:30
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  • Address: 104 W Old St, Petersburg, VA 23803-3226
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Petersburg
  • Phone Number: +1 804-733-7605

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