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The Boulder Dushanbe Teahouse

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1770 13th St, Boulder, CO 80302-6226
+1 303-442-4993
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8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Boulder, Colorado
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Dushanbe Teahouse is a must see when visiting Boulder, Colorado. Be sure to read the history of the Teahouse, which was given to Boulder in 1987 by it's sister city Dushanbe, Tajikistan and erected and open to the public in 1998. It sits in a wonderful location, downtown Boulder, across from Central Park. The food is excellent, great service... More 

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Thank Janet W
Copper Mountain, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is one of my absolute favorite places in Boulder. I always bring any guests who visit! The architecture and art pieces inside the teahouse are made by artisans from Tajikistan, and almost all of the work is hand-carved and hand-painted. It is stunning. When the weather is warm enough, their outdoor patio is fantastic (filled with beautiful flowers and... More 

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Thank Jill A
Boulder, Colorado
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101 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We've gone here for tea and breakfast many times. It's a beautiful building and I recommend stopping here for at least tea if not a meal! You won't be disappointed!

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Thank NikiMarie
Vero Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a wonderful plaice to sit down and relax after a long day. The good was delicious and I enjoyed the tea that the waiter suggested.

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Thank wbladesr
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My sister-in-law and I started our New Year with a visit to the Dushanbe Tea House in Boulder. One wouldn't usually expect to step from a wintry Boulder street, where families were ice skating on a rink into a Tajikistan tea house, but that is exactly what happens among the delicately carved pillars, carved and painted ceilings and beautiful statues,... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful ornately designed Tea House constructed in Dushanbe Tajikistan and gifted to sister city Boulder. It has a vast menu of teas to suit any tastes as well delicious food on the menu including many vegan options. Sometimes they serve Dim Sum and oolong teas as well. It's a lovely place for a romantic date or time with friends or... More 

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Thank Dansji
Boulder, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Certainly not your average dining experience - other than somewhat slow service, the food is delicious and the atmosphere is one of a kind... a little on the pricey side but still worth it given the overall experience - and BTW, it's OK to order a beer if you are not a tea drinker...

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The tea house is welcoming and lively whether you sit inside or out! We went for an non-typical American dish - the Indian dosa - and it was delicious! The tea list is huge and our table got a couple of pots to share between us so we could try more than one. Had a great time and even brought... More 

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Thank foodtravelwriter1
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a cool place to take people from out of Boulder. Unique experience. Ornate carved wood given to Boulder as a sign of friendship. Dont miss this

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London, UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent ingredients and atmosphere. One of our favourite places in Boulder no matter what the season.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $30
Cuisine
Persian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1770 13th St, Boulder, CO 80302-6226
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Boulder
  • Phone Number: +1 303-442-4993
Description
The Boulder Dushanbe Teahouse is nestled against the Rocky Mountain Foothills in Boulder Colorado. Sitting alongside Boulder Creek in Central Park, the Teahouse is considered one of Boulder's most attractive and popular tourist attractions, as well as being a local favorite for great food, tea, and atmosphere.

Completely built by hand without the use of any power tools, the Teahouse was constructed in Dushanbe, Tajikistan as a gift to their sister city, Boulder. It was disassembled, crated up, and sent halfway around the world to be rebuilt in Boulder as a symbol of friendship and cultural exploration. The elaborate and creative teahouse now sits as a reminder to the citizens of Boulder to value cultural diversity, global cooperation, and international friendship.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?