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Top Hat Special-Teas Incorporated

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234 W Evans St, Florence, SC 29501
(843) 629-8326
Today
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

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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
The best kept Surprise Down Town

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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Florence,Sc
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

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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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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South Carolina
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
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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Darlington, South Carolina, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

I've been here a couple of times now and every time has been great. Lovely staff and the food is DELICIOUS!!!!! I would highly recommend this!

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Florence, South Carolina, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I love their strawberry iced tea, quiches and scones with lemon curd. It is out of this world. Do stop by here for a wonderful lunch.

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Rimini, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

staff very helpful, fast food preparation, parking, free Wi-Fi, cozy atmosphere, beautiful terrace .. They have it all :)

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • 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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