Best Tea Shops in Philadelphia

Tea has played a role in the history if the United States and it is only fitting that you will find a nice selection of tea shops in Philadelphia which is one of the most historic cities in the United States. Here are a few tea shops that all have something interesting to offer.

The House of Tea was founded as a labor of love in 1993 and continues today in the same tradition. They stock over 300 quality teas and if you can’t get to their location on South Fourth Street in Philadelphia, you can order your favorite tea or try out a new one from their vast stock online. Beyond the exceptional selection of tea you can also find the perfect pot, cup, infuser or tin from their shop. This is not the type of tea shop where you stop to drink a cup of tea but rather to buy what you need to produce the perfect cup of tea at home.

The Premium Steap is another fine Philadelphia tea shop that is located in the Trendy Rittenhouse Square neighborhood. This is a great shop to visit if you are a newbie to tea brewing. They offer a starter kit that will give you everything that you need to produce a great cup of tea.  They also sell different samplers that allow you to try several different varieties of teas. Finding the perfect tea that you love is an art and the knowledgeable staff will help you to make educated choices.

They also sell great gift items and be sure to check their tea of the month. If you can’t go to them, not to worry, you can order from them Online and if your order is over $75 shipping is free.

The Random Tea Room on North Fourth Street is a place where you can buy great tea but you can also sit down and enjoy a cup or a pot of tea. This is just tea, not tea and scones but the Chai is made fresh daily and the blend of spices has won them kudos from tea lovers everywhere. Check their calendar, they offer entertainment several days a month.

The T Bar is the perfect combination of tea and sweet and savory food. This is the brain child of two sisters who brought their love of tea to the grateful citizens of Philadelphia. Located on South 12th Street, this shop is an oasis of calm amid the chaos of the city, they refer to themselves as an urban retreat. You can stop in for a Panini, salad or sweet with your hot, iced or fizz tea. They offer over 70 types of tea for your drinking pleasure.

These are just a few of the places where you can indulge your love of tea. Philadelphia has a great selection of tea rooms and there is sure to be one that you will love.