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Red Blossom Tea Company

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
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Heaven for tea lovers

I love green tea, and this was probably the most specialized and cared for tea shop I've ever seen... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2018
Daniele M
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Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
via mobile
Great service and excellent selection

They offer a great selection of teas and want to make sure you leave with one you really like. If... read more

Reviewed September 9, 2017
862erick
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Corvallis, Oregon
via mobile
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Aug 10, 2018
“Heaven for tea lovers”
Sep 24, 2017
“Now Charging for Tea Tasting??”
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831 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA 94108-1708
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Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

I love green tea, and this was probably the most specialized and cared for tea shop I've ever seen outside Japan. Passionate and competent people taking you by the hand in exploring the world of Chinese tea, including the possibility to taste the tea that...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Daniele M
Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

The Red Blossom has long been one of our favorite tea shops in Chinatown. On our last visit, they wanted $30 per person for a tea tasting session. Not sure how well that is going to fly over time.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

They offer a great selection of teas and want to make sure you leave with one you really like. If you aren't sure where to start, ask one of the workers and they'll guide you through the different varieties of tea. Make sure to ask...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank 862erick
Reviewed February 13, 2017

We got all our grandkids hooked on tea by taking them tea tasting at Red Blossom Tea Company over the years. It's a fun experience for everyone and you will learn tons of stuff about tea that you never knew. Allow about 30-45 minutes for...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed January 23, 2017

If you are a tea enthusiast, I highly recommend visiting this place. The selection of teas is good, and the service is truly exceptional. The staff clearly enjoys working there, and they are very helpful by educating customers teas, how to brew them, and they...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

Went there to taste some tea and explore the different flavors of tea. The staff were knowledgeable and kind. The tea tasting was pricey but not overly expensive and we tried some rarer teas. Definitely wouldn't be able to find these in your average store....More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed August 10, 2016

The service was so good and we learned so much that we even bought a few things....not normally something we do at a tea shop, but it was too good to pass up. Very educational and very good tea too.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank kevin s
Reviewed July 12, 2016

My husband and I like tea and stopped by this shop. When we walked in the door we were greeted by a friendly sales assistant who explained that we could lift the lids of each tea to smell what was within and they offered to...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank TravelingScientist13
Reviewed March 15, 2016

My niece goes there all the time. I went in with her and tried a few different tea's. The salesperson was very knowledgeable and friendly. Not pushy at all. It's amazing all the different variety's of tea's and differences of even when the leaves were...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Ebert K
Reviewed February 22, 2016

This quiet, warmly inviting place is a true find for the tea enthusiast who likes Chinese teas. The staff is quite knowledgeable and can not only walk you through their various offerings, but they will also recommend tea based on what you tell them your...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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