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Columbia Kate's Teahouse

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22727 Columbia St, Columbia, CA 95310-9404
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Greenfield, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016

The place is charming and the food is homemade and fresh. The bread is so good. Service was a bit slow and few low cost choices. No kids menu and my granddaughter had a hard time finding something she liked.

Thank Molly55
Turlock, California
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102 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

My daughter and I had a lovely late lunch here. The waiter was new and somewhat uncertain, but he was trying really hard. The food is delicious and fresh. And the selection of teas can't be beat. Prices are a little high, I suppose, but worth it for the quality of the food.

1 Thank dephal
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

We have been here before back in January and adored it. Columbia Kate's is a cute tea house with great food and nice vegetarian options. Even the owner is a great lady. However, this last visit we waited for two-and-a-half hours to get our food and our young, blond waitress appeared put out that she had to serve a party... More 

3 Thank Michael C
Columbiakate, Owner at Columbia Kate's Teahouse, responded to this review

I think your server was confused at first about there being a party of 8 at two tables, so maybe somehow, some interpretation of that conveyed something unintentional on her part. Having reviewed the POS, I feel confident that the wait time for the food was not that long, so I am concerned with what happened that made it feel... More 

Napa, California
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3 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2016

Columbia Kate's is a truly charming Tea House nestled in the foothills in the quaint little town of Columbia. With a nod to the days of the gold rush era, it is filled with beautiful teacups, teapots, and an amazing variety of teas that will bring a smile to anyone with a love for tea. The heart of this little... More 

2 Thank Tracy M
Fairview nc
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Lovely little tea room and more. We had a delicious luncheon, great service. The best pear pie. My family is lucky to be so near.

1 Thank Grace42000
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173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2016

Not your typical tourist trap eatery, this place is small with a warm, lovely, rustic (slightly worn) ambiance. There's an indoor room, a screened-patio section & an outdoor "garden" area. Went for a very late lunch but it was still busy & they seemed a bit understaffed, tho we eventually got a lovely little table looking out on sunshine &... More 

1 Thank JamaisVu
New Hampshire
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2016

The off-season selection of baked goods was understandably very limited, but is was simple, seemingly baked from scratch and delicious. The cinnamon rolls were outstanding.

1 Thank Skipppy
Goldrush County, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

If you are coming to Gold Country, do NOT miss the opportunity to visit Columbia Kate's Tea House! The ambiance is fantastic and the food is fresh and delicious. The variety of teas are fabulous and if you are more of a coffee drinker there is incredible French press coffee. The chicken salad sandwich on croissant is amazing and the... More 

2 Thank knowleshill
Westborough, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 30, 2016

This place was recommended by our tour guide. The woman who owns it is just lovely and the food is delish. They were very very busy so the service was slow, but the warmth of the people who worked there made up for it. The tea is wonderful and the variety incredible. Don't pass by the chicken pot pie it... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

As an English family we appreciate a good tea room and Kate's delivers. The room was warm and welcoming, service friendly and food very tasty. We particularly like the sandwiches and scones. Would love to go back.

1 Thank Jeremy D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $24
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22727 Columbia St, Columbia, CA 95310-9404
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: 12095321885
Set in an 1880's period barn in historic Columbia, CA, our focus is in providing both an education in the Art of Afternoon Tea and enhancing a visitor's experience of Columbia while offering a pleasant atmosphere and a modicum of culture to a gold mining town. Beautiful Columbia, with Main Street looking north from the Wells Fargo Building. Columbia Kate's is just up the street and right on State Street, one block over to Columbia Street.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?