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Teasim Tea Shop 8th St

400 8th St NW, Penn Quarter, Washington DC, DC 20004-2105 (Downtown / Chinatown)
202-638-6010
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Ranked #536 of 2,700 Restaurants in Washington DC
Price range: $7 - $15
Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Cuisines: Asian, Coffee Shop
Neighborhood: Downtown / Chinatown
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Good for: Families with children
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English first
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This is one of the best places to eat by the Mall. Every time is a good experience. The food is honest, simple food. Each time I visit, I wonder why I did not eat there sooner...

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bethesda, md
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301 reviews 301 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This is a great escape from all the loud, scene restaurants in Penn Quarter. This two floor tea shop and restaurant has ample seating downstairs, is quiet and has a Koi pond. Food is good and affordable and the dining area is calm/quiet. This is not a table service restaurant and that may be a deterrent, but don't let it... More 

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

The menu has a variety of different warm and cold teas as well as tea infused food choices. Try the tamarind tea, it's delicious- sweet and slightly sour. I also had the green gazpacho which wasn't bad.

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Savannah, Georgia
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128 reviews 128 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We enjoyed the variety of food and beverage offerings. Each dish used fresh ingredients and we were served quickly.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Excellent Crab cake sandwich-- and the broccoli that it comes with is scrumptious! I'm still trying to recreate it at home.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Great location downtown for those who are trying to find healthy food not far from the National Mall. Right near the Archives/Navy Memorial Metro. Only a few blocks from the museums. Some outdoor seating in the shade.

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New York
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52 reviews 52 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

This is the place to go for anything to do with tea, and if you don't know what you want just ask for help. The friendly help will clear up your confusion and you will go off with some of the best tea available. Of course, how you make it depends on you....

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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

My daughter and I came here while on a school trip we both got Bento Boxes The food was really good. If you got the Iced tea it was free refills they even offer water for you to fill up your water bottles. Definitely coming back again.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Lots of healthy options available very quickly. Order at the bar, etc. Several different options for food, focusing mainly on asian influenced foods. Plenty of vegetarian and vegan options. Good tea as well.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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80 reviews 80 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

Visited this place with a friend who recommended it because of the vegan options available. Its a short walk from the museums. I ordered the veggie bento box, curried lentil soup and ginger zing tisane. Honestly I would only definitely go back for the curried lentil soup. It was hearty, filling and very tasty in flavor-good portion size. The ginger... More 

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Additional Information about Teasim Tea Shop 8th St

Address: 400 8th St NW, Penn Quarter, Washington DC, DC 20004-2105
Phone Number: 202-638-6010
Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Downtown / Chinatown
Open Hours:
Monday 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 7 - 15
Cuisine: Asian, Coffee Shop

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