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177 Main St, Waterville, ME 04901-6625
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Belgrade, Maine
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

Delicious! This restaurant is most definitely my favorite restaurant in Waterville! Whenever my friends come to visit I make it a point to bring them here. I always get the Belgian Waffle and it's fantastic. Always fresh ingredients and always yummy! The staff is super friendly and they will always remember you. They serve different kinds of teas and are... More 

Thank travelwithlaur
Waterville, Maine
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

Best place in town for tea and food! Amazing atmosphere and great staff. Love that they have vegan/vegetarian options as well! Been a costumer for 4 years and will continue to go there. ☺️

Thank kelseybrown88
Waterville, Maine
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

I keep returning to have a wonderful cup of tea and friendly service. The soups are out of this world and the Belgian waffles are my favorite. I also enjoy their bagels and sandwiches for lunch. The friendly service is really the best part.

Thank donsmallidge
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91 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

At Selah Tea, there are always some great choices of freshly made salads, soups, wraps, sandwiches and pastries along with a huge variety of hot and cold coffees and teas. I've never been disappointed here. With friendly staff and comfortable seating, it's a great place to stop for a quick bite or to sit and read a book for a... More 

Thank Cristen S
Waterville, Maine, United States
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55 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

In a city that has at least 3 (maybe more) Dunkin Donuts franchises, Selah Tea is a nice local change. Not "dissing" Dunkins, but sometimes you want to chill in a non-uniform environment. And Selah is that. I am not really a tea drinker, but their coffee is delicious. And I really like their salads. The sandwiches are served with... More 

Thank Kate C
Waterville, Maine
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

The tea makes the place, but the ambiance of the space makes ... so many of us come to sit on a comfortable sofa or chair around a big table -- at busy times, hard to lounge there but at other times -- great fun with friends. Lots of great teas, brewed to your taste in your own pot with... More 

Thank CrisMaine
Tyngsboro, Ma
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

The gf was insisting on a vegetarian late breakfast, which is far less attractive to me, but we happened upon Selah Tea, and I instantly loved the place. It is very open and light. Tidy, with lots of good things to eat. Imagine my surprise to find sausage biscuits and gravy on the menu. Paired that with an exotic iced... More 

1 Thank jlcwinter
Fairfield, Maine
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

While not really a full service restaurant, Selah is a great place to stop in for a hearty bowl of soup, a yummy sandwich and a great cup of coffee or tea. The food is a bit expensive, but fresh, and well made. Soup samples are available to help you decide between the 4-6 offerings. There are vegan and vegetarian... More 

1 Thank Palagap
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

Wonderful menu full of sandwiches, salads and...Tea! The staff who work there are very courteous and helpful. Nice place to do homework as I used to do in college. A local gem.. very nice to have a local place to patronize instead of going to major corporations.

Thank josette t
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

The food was good, but we haven't returned. They had a couple of vegetarian options on the menu, but cashier was not too aware what was in each of item and had to ask the cook a few times. Okay. What I found frustrating was the cost of a entree and it didn't include a side. When you see the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$4 - $12
American, Cafe, Healthy, Vegan Options, Soups
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Open Hours
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 177 Main St, Waterville, ME 04901-6625
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Waterville
  • Phone Number: 12076609181
Award winning, Selah Tea Cafe located in historic Downtown Waterville, Maine specializes in unique tea and coffee beverages alonside fresh healthy delicious food, most of which is made from scratch. Our missing is, inspiring the community to sip pause and calmly think.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?