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specialTEA Lounge

Established in June 2009, specialTEA Lounge & Cafe was the first of it's kind in Miami-Dade County. Serving over 60 premium fresh loose leaf teas and tisanes; black teas, oolong teas, green teas, white teas, rooibos, honeybush, mate, herbal and fruit tisanes. Miami-Dade's only cafe serving only certified Organic, Fair Trade™, shade grown, locally roasted coffee. Also serving frappes made with organic, fair-trade coffee, blended creme milkshakes, fruit smoothies, bottled craft sodas, hand-crafted Italian & French sodas, local craft beers, homemade pastries (including vegan & gluten-free choices), desserts and an array of delicious made to order panini, salads and wraps.
$6 - $9
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Vegan Options
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch
Outdoor Seating, Television, Seating, Parking Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Near the FIU south campus, the matcha latte was delicious, but already sweetened. The matcha chocolate cookies are good too. We also ordered a mocha mudslide. Cozzy place with also great choices of salads, sandwiches and wraps.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank nabeab
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Was very surprised by this little coffee shop that has really tasty food. Service is swift and friendly and again as I mentioned the food is great. Went twice in a week as it was such a good place. Will be returning.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Luckyduck2012
Reviewed April 21, 2018

So glad I decided to come here last night! My boyfriend and I were starving around 11 pm and through Yelp found that this coffee shop was open that I had already heard good things about from friends but didn't think was going to have...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank kfitzeats
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

Every time I come to SpecialTea I am never disappointed. I almost religiously get a large Boba tea with the black tea base and vanilla flavor, along with the coco-curry chicken in a wheat wrap. The flavors are always fresh and taste exceptionally good— while...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank tamanishajohn
Reviewed April 25, 2017 via mobile

A little while in the wall but very calm and great for a business meeting or working on school work. The food is delicious especially the teas.

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Massiel H
Reviewed March 21, 2017

Ever since I stumbled on this place in 2013, I've been coming back. It's a cute little nook, perfect for FIU students looking for a place to eat and study. I highly recommend the Chicken Bacon Ranch Pa, chocolate chip cookies and their strawberry banana...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank a_andrade42
Reviewed March 15, 2017 via mobile

Hidden in a small shopping center is this little gem. I have lived in Miami for years and never knew this existed. Great ambience and a selection of teas for everyone. The food selection is small but good. Hey offer internet and great for a...More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank Massiel H
Reviewed October 19, 2016

I discovered this place when I just came to Miami for grad school and it became my regular study spot. Now that the grad school is over I am still a regular client for their awesome bubble tea and Coco Curry Panini. I love that...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank ykoroleva
Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

We have heard and read about this place for awhile and we decided to give a try one afternoon when we wanted to have a late lunch. We shared a sandwich which was OK and had a bubble tea which didn't impressed me and the...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank OPSilver
Reviewed July 27, 2016

I was drawn to this place since the Yelp event the attended. The vegan walnut brownies are AMAZING! The curry chicken panini is also amazing. That's my daughters favorite sandwich when she goes. You can't go wrong with the desserts and sweets they have. The...More

Date of visit: March 2016
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