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Top Hat Special-Teas Incorporated

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234 W Evans St, Florence, SC 29501
(843) 629-8326
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11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
What a surprise! (And in a good way)

My husband and I were traveling from Myrtle Beach, SC, back home to Atlanta and decided to look for a tea room on our route. When we read all of the reviews for Top Hat we were certain that this was THE place to stop. The experience that we had with both food and service was phenomenal. We... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 9, 2015
Linda B
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Suwanee, Georgia
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Suwanee, Georgia
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

My husband and I were traveling from Myrtle Beach, SC, back home to Atlanta and decided to look for a tea room on our route. When we read all of the reviews for Top Hat we were certain that this was THE place to stop. The experience that we had with both food and service was phenomenal. We travel quite... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

The sites states that they are open on Saturdays from 11 to 5. Came to town to take my daughters and God daughters and they had a private party sign on the door. Apparently, they are open on Saturdays by appointments only! My girls were very disappointed.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Lovely tea, lovely lunch, very welcoming staff. A very pleasant afternoon. Bought tea as gifts to take ome

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Florence,Sc
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We enjoy going there every 2 weeks or so. I really enjoy the wait staff and the food. They have specials every week which are always good. They have a large choice of teas for you to pick from. The wait staff is small but gives you excellent service. They can host "Young Ladies" teas next door where they have... More 

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Florence, South Carolina, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I was introduced to Top Hat Teas several years ago and have been going back ever since. As soon as you walk in the door, you get that warm feeling you had when you visited your grandmother on a Saturday afternoon. The decor is unique with every inch filled with tea pots/cups. The food is yummy - everything from salads,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Excellent food, service, and tea. Highly recommend.Will return on my next visit to Florence. The Strawberry tea is heavenly.

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Latta, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Everything about Top Hat is awesome - the food (esp egg salad on a croissant and buttermilk pie!), tea, atmosphere, and staff. Can't wait until our next visit!

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Florence, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

It's hard to find a unique tearoom in the South. My husband is British and loves their extensive hot tea menu. We always have afternoon tea when we visit. Afternoon tea seems a bit expensive, but it's worth the price. You get a large variety of food with the tea. At Christmas, the scones were shaped like Christmas tree. It's... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

They are famous for their mint tea and strawberry tea. Their lunch is homemade. My favorite is the shrimp salad in the tomatoe. Their buttermilk pie is sinfully delicious and a treat for a birthday. The owner is bubbly and delightful making the lunch extra special.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

My husband and I stopped here on our way through Florence. We travel through Florence often from Columbia and are always looking for a good lunch spot. We were a little hesitant at first because my husband thought he might be the only man in a Tea Room. To my delight, there were other men having lunch so he felt... More 

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Additional Information about Top Hat Special-Teas Incorporated

Address: 234 W Evans St, Florence, SC 29501
Phone Number: (843) 629-8326
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Florence
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Address: 234 W Evans St, Florence, SC 29501
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Florence
  • Phone Number: (843) 629-8326
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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