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Selah Tea Cafe

177 Main St, Waterville, ME 04901-6625
+1 207-660-9181
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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7:00 AM - 7:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
177 Main St, Waterville, ME 04901-6625
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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Good Barrista -knows how to make espresso drinks. Cortado excellent. Took away the iced drinks and nursed them during our drive. Nice classic building. High ceilings. Cheerful staff. YELP says best espresso. I agree!

Thank Mark W H
Bobby M, Owner at Selah Tea Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2018

Thank you for your kind review, I will be sure to pass this along to the team for a job well done! Cheers!

Reviewed July 7, 2018

Selah tea offers a wide variety of teas that are freshly brewed. Their food is outstanding. The staff are friendly and accommodating. It is a great place to hang out with family and friends.

Thank prasprof
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

Stopped at Selah on our way through Maine on I-95. We were looking for a local place with a good latte and breakfast and we definitely found it! Service was quick and friendly. We ask a lot of questions and they were helpful and didn't...More

Thank PGHtraveler2015
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Came in for breakfast and to kill time. Excellent service and positive atmosphere. It is a large space with a table for 12 on one side. Has various seating options. Great for groups or singles.

Thank Danielle B
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

Students kept recommending this location and it was worth the visit. Interesting mix of Maine soda. Comfortable chairs and lots of window spots to sit.

Thank Ron22212
Reviewed March 3, 2018

I met a friend here for lunch and to catch up. I had to substitute turkey for chicken on my salad - no biggie. The service was fast and efficient, unlike a previous visit several years ago. The salad was pretty standard fare, nothing really...More

Thank zoemom32
Reviewed February 7, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick lunch, best chicken sandwich I have ever had, simple great ingredients. Had my first whoppie pie ever , and fantastic ! Coffee. Nice casual cafe, friendly staff, comfortable furniture, what's not to love.

Thank Superflygrrrl
Reviewed December 23, 2017

This is my preferred lunch spot in downtown Waterville. I have eaten there quite frequently. Nice ambience. spacious with living room like decor. Many college students eat there.

Thank jamesbreslin7843
Reviewed November 15, 2017

Stopped here during class several times. I had one of the tea infused treats.....WOW! The coffee is excellent and really makes one say "mmmmm".

Thank Barbara04957
Bobby M, Owner at Selah Tea Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded November 16, 2017

Thank you so much for stopping in and leaving a review. We hope to see you again soon. All the best!

Reviewed November 9, 2017

I enjoyed a very good lunch with friends. It’s hard to find something healthy and satisfying in Waterville, so this is my go-to place for meeting friends for lunch.

Thank palmerdesign
Bobby M, Owner at Selah Tea Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2017

Thank you for your review - we appreciate you and look forward to seeing you again soon. All the best!

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September 3, 2015|
Response from Bobby M | Property representative |
Hi, yes we can ship our loose leaf tea and coffee.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $12
Brunch, Lunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Seating, Parking Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Families with children
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: +1 207-660-9181
  • E-mail
Locally owned, award winning Selah Tea Cafe located in historic downtown Waterville proudly serves organic coffee, loose leaf tea, and espresso beverages. Our creative food is a must try! Desserts made by the owners, Rachel and Bobby McGee, grandmother, known by locals as Grammie! The difference you can taste and feel - selah.
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