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The Taste of Tea

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Sun, 8/18
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PRICE RANGE
$12 - $28
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Japanese
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
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STARTERS & SIDES
5
Miso Soup
5
Shareable 7.5
Edamame
4.5
Shareable 7
Salads
Cucumber, Daikon, Hijiki, Namasu, Pickled Sea Vegetable, or Wakame
5.5
Shareable 8
Salad Trio
Pick any Three Japanese Salads
7
Pickle Plate
Assortment of Japanese pickles
3.5
Rice
White Rice or Sushi Rice
each3
Skewers
Honey Shoyu Chicken and Green Onion | Miso Mustard Pork and Eggplant | Teriyaki Beef wrapped Green Pepper
6
Street Corn *SEASONAL*
Miso, black garlic, and chili
RAMEN
Ramen noodles with a hot vegan broth, topped with half of a shoyu marinated egg, tofu, fishcake, sprouts, bamboo shoots, green onions, and nori. (Some topping not included with all ramen.) Try any ramen spicy.
17
Cold Ramen *NEW*
Chilled ramen noodles and vegetables topped with raw tuna and a rich black garlic vinaigrette.
14
Add Shrimp 3
Miso Ramen
Chef Nez's Signature Dish of Miso Kombu Broth with BBQ Pork, Egg, Tofu and Sprouts.
16
Add Shrimp 3
Pork Ramen
Miso pork broth loaded with BBQ Pork and half a soy cured egg.
13
Vegan Ramen
Vegan miso broth and noodles with broccoli, sprouts, and tofu (no egg or fishcake).
14
Curry Ramen
Curry spiced broth with BBQ Pork, half a soy cured egg and sprouts.
17
Gyoza Ramen
Three pork gyoza, garlic chips, double egg. No tofu or sprouts.
NOODLES
14
Soba Salad
Cold Green Tea Soba Noodles and Napa Cabbage topped with fried tofu, Japanese style egg, and veggies with our house made miso sesame ginger vinaigrette.
14
Curry Udon
Curry spiced broth with beef, and half a soy cured egg.
12
Add Beef or BBQ Pork 3
Add Chicken or Tofu 2
Yaki Udon
Stir-fried fat noodles and vegetables in a savory oyster glaze.
11
Add Shrimp or BBQ Pork 3
Add Chicken or Tofu 2
Yaki Shirataki
Stir-fried veggies with clear noodles and rich umami flavor.
12
Add BBQ Pork 3
Add Chicken or Tofu 2
Yaki Soba
Stir-fried noodles with vegetables in a citrus soy glaze.
BENTO BOXES
21
Sub Unagi 3
Classic Bento
5 items | Miso soup, sashimi, green salad, two Japanese house made salads, choice of teriyaki beef, chicken or fried tofu.
RICE BOWLS
21
Chirashi "Sushi Bowl"
Miso Soup, Assorted sashimi (tuna, shrimp, eel, squid), vegetables and Japanese style egg on top of sushi rice.
13
Sub Riced Vegetables 2
Teriyaki Donburi
Beef, Chicken, BBQ Pork, or Tofu with vegetables.
12
Kitsune Donburi
Fried tofu simmered with onions topped with spinach.
12
Oyako Donburi
Chicken, onions, and omelette egg.
18
Gyu Donburi
Beef, egg, and vegetables with sweet shoyu and teriyaki flavors.
15
Buta Donburi
Pork loin, eggplant, and onions cooked in a black miso chili sauce.
12
Add Chicken, Beef, or Tofu 2
Sub Riced Vegetables 2
Japanese Sweet Curry
Golden curry and vegetables with rice.
7.5
Hijiki Don
House braised seaweed and half an egg over rice.
9
Tekka Don
Yellowfin tuna with a yuzu shoy sauce, napa cabbage over sushi rice.
9
Unagi Don
Grilled Eel over rice
OCHAZUKE
Grilled rice ball, served with a pot of green tea and a pickled plum. (Cannot be ordered for Take Away)
12
Shiso Ochazuke
Seasoned with shiso, topped with pickled radish tops
15
Salmon
Mixed with local Salmon and topped with wasabi tobiko
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just had lunch at taste of tea, one of our favorites. Tried two new dishes, both of which were wonderful. The roasted Japanese peppers are wonderful and different than most other restaurants make them. Also had the corn appetizer, I could’ve had several more. Also...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank pumbah47
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have seen "The Taste of Tea" flourish. Their Japanese food reminds me of my mother's cooking. Ramen is the way I like it - not too dark, too light. The teri sauce is not overpowering. Everything is wonderful. My most favorite dessert is the...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Nozzydiva
Reviewed June 15, 2019

Almost every Tea you would want. The staff is very knowledable about the how and why of perfect tea.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank 6565Danville_Ca
Reviewed June 10, 2019

It was a very interesting place. We had somewhat fusionized Japanese food with excellent tea. The service was good. We tried a number of dishes and had a very nice sake as well. They are known for their teas.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank 331saibals
Reviewed June 4, 2019

Fantastic food, teas and service! Highly recommended. The location in town is very good but the parking is challenging.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank susaneO8403BE
Reviewed April 14, 2019

On our sort-of annual trips to the Sonoma valley wine country, it's become a standard part of the trip to stop in at Taste of Tea for lunch and tea, as it's a great way to bridge (as in the musical sense) stops at various...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Mark H
Reviewed March 9, 2019 via mobile

Really a treat! Fabulous food, excellent service and staff. Could not be happier! We sampled many dishes and mocktails, plus sake sampler...yum!!! We will be back. Excellent!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 245korinam
Reviewed January 14, 2019

Guess this is just really not my cup of tea. The food was fine but not awesome and I'm pretty spoiled because there is so much great food in Healdsburg.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank healdsburggirl
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Different bowls of hot steaming noodle soups to sooth the soul and palate. Teas that tempt the most discriminating taste buds. Practical items for sale and do walk down the corridor and take a look into the pampering room if it's not in use. Delightful...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank artfulbella
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

We came with our son (9 years old) to visit the vineyards and stopped by the taste of tea without knowing the place. We loved the ambience, the service, the decoration and more than anything the food! The ramen was almost the same I used...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MikaelD227
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