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Empress Tea Room

12924 N. Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, FL 33618
813-988-9027
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English first
Portland, Oregon
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99 reviews 99 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This restaurant is a little hidden, you may have to search for it, but once located, it is great! The tea service is very authentic and the service is great!

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Tarpon Springs, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We had a TravelZoo that said we would have 2 unlimited buffets and 4 mimosas. The website indicated the buffet included waffles, oatmeal, sausage, bacon, eggs, potatoes, scones with clotted cream and preserves for $15.95. We went with a friend who did not have a coupon. There was no buffet. You were served a plate. On my plate was two... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I suggested Empress Tea Room to some friends for lunch after having had a nice experience recently. Now all I can say is how disappointing. We were seated next to the window, next to a glass etagiere that was completely full of dust. From there, the tea pot on the table had a broken lid and the china was chipped.... More 

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5 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014 via mobile

I have lunch here frequently with a friend and it's in our top two favorites. The food is fresh and delightful and the staff are awesome. They have mystery dinners too though I haven't done that yet. Even men enjoy going there.

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Lutz, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

what a great little place for a Sunday brunch its all you can eat and there food is excellent I can't want to go again

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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Wow! Beautiful tea room! Chef superb ! Ambience ! A true invisible diamond !!! The service was wonderful , beautifully decorated.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

I always enjoyed myself when going for high tea. kim always remembers who you are. the mystery dinners are fun. I highly recomend this place.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

My Wife and I enjoyed the entire experience. We both had a wonderful time. Kim and the staff were amazing. I highly recommend a try and you'll be hooked. The candy station is a definite stop before you leave for the drive home.

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FLORIDA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

I have been here 3x, twice was for the murder mystery dinner, which is a lot of fun !!! good food and excellent actors. My last week in Tampa, I took my close friends for a brunch, was so good, the tea was from heaven. I highly recommend this for the mystery dinners and brunch.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 via mobile

This is my absolute favorite tea room in all of Tampaabs Brandon area. It's calm,relaxing and the food is the most delicious food ever!! The owner, Kim, is so wonderful and remembers every person that comes to her shop. The servers are good most of the time:-) A definite place to go with your daughter, mother, sister, etc. You will... More 

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Additional Information about Empress Tea Room

Address: 12924 N. Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, FL 33618
Phone Number: 813-988-9027
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Coffee Shop, Dessert, British

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