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Dori's Tea Cottage & Cafe

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$$ - $$$
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18744 Main St, Groveland, CA 95321-9444
+1 209-962-5300
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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San Francisco
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86 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can only comment on the very good Latte i got here on a few consecutive days. I can also say that the girl serving the counter was very friendly and took care of business. My kind of place.

Thank TiamoItalia
Stockton, California, United States
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2017

Very good homemade quiches, sandwiches, and baked goodies. There is a separate tea room in back for more special tea menu items. Simple but very good. Pleasant staff and quiet stop in a small town on your way to Yosemite

Thank Paula B
Mountain View, California
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2017 via mobile

Visited this place based on a recommendation from a tourist office (on a road trip with cousins on July 4th weekend). We ordered lunch and asked to be seated. The staff wouldn't let us sit in the tea cottage area at the back. Their reason ranged from "we are full" (there were at least 8 free tables), "that section is... More 

2 Thank Abhishek S
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33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

The tea shop is so cute. The food is fantastic (thank you Linelle Marshall) and delicious lattes etc.

Thank Charlene W
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016

We were traveling back from Tioga pass to Mountainview and we're looking for some tea break around Groveland. A quick search took us to Dori's cafe. We just entered the cafe with least expectations and just to grab a bite and get some tea after the long journey. We were in for a pleasant surprise! Since the cafe was pretty... More 

1 Thank NeetaTaly
Vancouver, Canada
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44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

Wow this was a great little find. We were dying for a coffee and also found a great baked goods. I would go back if it wasn't so far from home. Service was what you would expect in a small town coffee shop super friendly and took their time making excellent lattes. A few people were eating the gelato that... More 

Thank Darlene D
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

We had breakfast in there, really good breakfast wraps, delicious and all with quaint tea room decor. Great service, really helpful staff and free wifi

Thank LKavs
Leeds, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

Excellent food and service. Would highly recommend. Very clean and very friendly. First time in Groveland. A very small town but this cafe is a must to try!

Thank j0yandbrian
Buckingham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

I'm English and I've had countless trips to all parts of the US. It's a country I love but one thing they cannot do for love nor money is make a decent cup of tea! Basically what they do is give you a tea bag, poor vaguely hotish water into a cup and that's it. Dori's is the one and... More 

2 Thank Paul B
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

We visited Dori’s Tea Cottage in mid-August on our way to San Francisco from Yosemite. We researched this place ahead of time and decided it would be a good stop for lunch. We are tea lovers and love tea houses, so this was a nice treat. Dori’s Tea Cottage is easy to find as it is right on the main... More 

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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 - $16
American, British, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18744 Main St, Groveland, CA 95321-9444
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Groveland
  • Phone Number: +1 209-962-5300
We invite you to step back in time to enjoy the charming atmosphere of this historical site and to partake in the English tradition of taking tea. Dori's Tea Cottage opened in May 2008 to continue this fine tea tradition and to expand on Dori's life-long love of tea. In 2012, Dori's expanded into the adjacent space that is now Dori's Cafe, which was Groveland's former U.S. Post Office. The Cafe features espresso, gelato, smoothies, fresh brewed iced teas, sandwiches, wraps, quiche, soup, salad and a variety of bakery items. We hope you enjoy your visit - whether you enjoy a quick breakfast, join us for our English tea luncheon, or "Build a Picnic" for your trip to Yosemite.

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