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The Spicery

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7141 N 59th Ave, Glendale, AZ 85301-2484
+1 623-937-6534
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10:30 am - 1:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
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Phoenix, Arizona
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131 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

**TIP** This place has very limited hours - check their website and make reservations where possible! We stopped in to The Spicery for lunch today, and I was pleasantly surprised. When I hear 'tea house' I sort of picture a stuffy, girly, frilly place for old ladies and funny hats and little girls playing dress-up. This place was definitely not... More 

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Thank Angela Z
San Diego, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my boyfriend here for his birthday, he's always wanted to try a traditional afternoon tea. This was the first one that showed when I typed in "best place for tea in Phoenix". I can honestly say that this place lives up to it's potential. The place itself is a little difficult to find, but the staff was very... More 

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Thank gabriellemarie143
Matt B, Owner at The Spicery, responded to this review

Gabrielle, I am so sorry you did not receive the tea menu. It is on the back of the Pink tea menu you should have received. That is something we always do and I am not sure how we missed you. I am glad you and your boyfriend had a nice time and everything else was taken care of and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My first experience with Afternoon Tea and loved every moment. Each and every course was amazing. Plus sampling many different teas, my favorite is Queen Victoria. It will surely make you feel very special....

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Thank Cindy H
Matt B, Owner at The Spicery, responded to this review

Cindy, We are so glad you enjoyed your visit to The Spicery in Our 1895 Home and enjoyed tea. We are very proud of the teas we offer and now even have some seasonal teas that we can offer our guests. Queen Victoria is on of our most popular so glad you got to try it and liked it. We... More 

Glendale, Arizona
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38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

The house has history. My friend knew two of the boys who grew up there and it was a delight to hear about the family and their place in Glendale's early days. The current owner is familiar with the family and the home's history as it changed hands. The one son used to return to eat here and always wanted... More 

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Thank Dian F
Matt B, Owner at The Spicery, responded to this review

Dian, I am so glad you enjoyed your visit and we got to talk about the Brewster's and the boys. It is a great honor to own this historic house and a pleasure to meet and serve all our guests. We look forward to seeing you soon. More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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62 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

Attended the "Lost in Wonderland" tea party with my granddaughters, ages 15 and 9. We love The Spicery for our "girls dates." We so very much enjoy the Victorian house and its decorations, which lend to the feeling of we are here for something special. The tea itself was so very well done, with every detail, hearts and spades picks... More 

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Thank breezy779
Matt B, Owner at The Spicery, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review of our Lost in Wonderland Tea. We are so glad you enjoyed yourselves, we love planning and having these special teas. We look forward to seeing you again for lunch, tea or another one of our special teas. Thanks, Matt More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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95 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

My first time here so I had to try the tea. Enjoyed every morsel. The lunch that a friend had was said to be excellent too. I would do the lunch next time. As good as it was, all the sweets topped off with the pot of tea I drank, left me a bit jittery, lol. The little sandwiches were... More 

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Thank Lois A
Matt B, Owner at The Spicery, responded to this review

Lois, we are so happy you enjoyed tea at The Spicery in Our 1895 Home. We work very hard to make it look easy and glad you had a great time. We look forward to seeing you again very soon. Matt More 

Glendale, Arizona
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

This quaint little restaurant is wonderful to treat your daughter to tea with a couple of friends to experience how things were back in time as little ladies at tea!

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Thank furiesego
Matt B, Owner at The Spicery, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we are glad you had a nice time and could "step back in time" as you say... We treasure our history and love continuing the traditions we have been entrusted with, we will see you again very soon. Matt More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Great for small/medium shower. Food was delicious. Atmosphere Victorian. Price was right. Owner was crabby and treated staff poorly.

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Matt B, Owner at The Spicery, responded to this review

Hello, my name is Matt and I am the owner. I want to apologize if I was crabby during you shower event, that is never my intent. My goal is to make everyone feel welcome and have an enjoyable time at my restaurant. I hope you accept my sincere apology and we look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Glendale
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

I have loved this place for years! I had my daughters fifth birthday party here. A super cute tea party. She is now 25 years old if that tells you how long I have been coming to the Spicery. This place is a perfect place for girlfriends to come and have lunch! Their food is delicious and their desserts are... More 

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Thank Shannon W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

This place is amazing. The portions are smaller however excellent. The deserts are Awesome! I would highly recommend stopping here. Limited hours open. Charming older home and the décor is fun.

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Thank Ed W
Matt B, Owner at The Spicery, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we are so happy you enjoyed lunch and dessert. We strive all our food top notch and we love that we have kept the charm of the house built in 1895. We look forward to seeing you again very soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$9 - $15
Cuisine
American, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7141 N 59th Ave, Glendale, AZ 85301-2484
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Glendale
  • Phone Number: +1 623-937-6534
Description
We are located in historic Catlin Court in downtown Glendale. Our restaurant is located in one of the oldest homes in the area, built in 1895. With large windows and beautiful hardwood floors we know you will enjoy the surroundings as you enjoy lunch or our afternoon tea (served by reservation) from 10:30 to 1:30 Monday through Saturdays.

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