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Tea House On Los Rios

31731 Los Rios St, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-3113
949-443-3914
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Price range: $10 - $15
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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- Jul 31, 2014
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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  • English first
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English first
Irvine, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I have been going there for 9 years. I love the place. Ask for Melissa, she is the best server. Lots of teas. Lots of amazing food. Ask for the back story about the place, it is cool if you like history.

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San Clemente, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014 via mobile

Found a live snail in my salad! Server did not seem to care. Just said it happens with fresh garden food. I don't know how they could have missed a snail sitting on a pear slice on top of the salad.

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San Juan Capistrano, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

This is a Tea House in all ways. It is an old Victorian manor that has been converted to a Tea House. You site at antique tables in what used to be a living room or bedroom. Victorian décor and lovely finger sandwiches. Have fun with your lady friends, dress up complete with your favorite Sunday bonnet and enjoy. Make... More

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Glendale, California
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162 reviews 162 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

The Tea House on Los Rios had been recommended, so when a guest came in from out of town, I met her at the train station and we walked over lunch. What a delightful setting! We did not have a reservation and it was quite crowded on a Saturday afternoon. However, we waited just a few minutes, and a table... More

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sunny california
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53 reviews 53 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

I went with a few friends and we weren't thrilled with our experience. We had a reservation and they wanted to put us outside( in December) and the hostess seemed upset that we wanted to sit inside. She was not too friendly. The services so slow and inattentive. We had to go get our bill, so we could leave. We... More

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Orange County, CA
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

After hearing about this place from friends, I decided to spend a very leisurely birthday lunch here with some good friends. Service was friendly and our server started out explaining the history of the restaurant and all the menu items. We appreciated the attentive (though not intrusive) and prompt service. Two of us opted for tea with finger sandwiches, the... More

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Banning, Ca
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198 reviews 198 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

Went to the Tea House 2 Tea Ladies - The had an actual menu with food portions other than the typical finger foods. Service was great, food was good, little waiting, nice presentation. Menu is online so U can pick in-advance. Easy parking at the Tea House or nearby park. Near train station in San Juan Capistrano. Not to far... More

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Tx
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86 reviews 86 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

I've had their tea before and this time it wasn't up to par. I think the chocolate cake at the end ruined it for me. It was dry and too much chocolate so I left it. Seems they just didn't have what they delivered in the past. Was not crowded either like in the past. Not sure I would go... More

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Houston, Texas
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84 reviews 84 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

Walked in around 4:30 and had a great afternoon tea. Accomodating staff were helpful with menu selection and tea selection. The scones were warm and wonderful.

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Wingham, Canada
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100 reviews 100 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

This was the second time I have been, and I enjoyed both times. the service is excellent, they seem to specialize in making people feel at home and comfortable. both times we have had our time outdoors, with the sounds of the water fountain/ old shower nearby. The teas are great, the first time we went all out and had... More

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