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The Secret Garden Tea Cafe & Gift Shoppe

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225 Main St, Port Jefferson, NY 11777-1651
(631) 476-8327
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always wanted to try this place and glad we drove over an hour to get here! DEFINITELY worth it! The atmosphere is quaint, charming,lovely! The food was delicious and service excellent! We LOVED trying on hats and wearing them …our waitress was friendly and indulged us taking our many pictures! a PERFECT way to spend an afternoon with girlfriends!

Thank FitGal19
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Beautiful decor, changes seasonally. Owner and staff pleasant. Big variety of delicious teas. Excellent service. Tea sandwiches and miniature dessert variety changes frequently. Recommend Light Tea, Afternoon Tea, and Children's Tea.

Thank Mona H
Port Jefferson, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

The tea service is exactly what you expect at a high tea luncheon..Delicious sandwiches, scones, jam, clotted cream, cookies, desserts, and of course, your choice of tea. Great for children's parties as well as adults. They provide dress up hats and boas.

Thank sunshineseekers2016
Huntington Station, New York
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101 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

My friend and I were soooo looking forward to having a lovely tea here, and we were so incredibly disappointed with the strange and awful way the staff treated us. Will NEVER go back. We stopped in for tea and waited to be seated. Normal, right? The lady at the counter totally ignored us and totally ignored our attempts to... More 

1 Thank Steve Y
Methuen, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

I attend a baby shower this weekend at The Secret Garden, and it was amazing! The high tea service was very special. The atmosphere and attention to detail were on point. I know the owner, assisted the hostess with all the little details, from decor to favors. The food was so well presented and delicious. The tea, there were so... More 

Thank Denise D
Stony Brook, New York
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107 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016

A "Tea Café & Gift Shoppe" on the Main Street of picturesque Port Jefferson near the water. Obviously catering to the female population but a little overdone in the lace, flowers and pastel color scheme. Unique collection of period hats available for patrons to select and wear during their tea experience. Good selection of teas, no coffee, scones and pricey... More 

Thank ITCountM
Rocky Point, New York
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109 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016 via mobile

This is a small hidden gem in Port Jefferson, NY. Mainly for ladies of all ages. Make reservations! Just had 16 of us surprise my mother for her retirement. Table was beautifully decorated. Wait staff did a great job and very attentive. Nice selection and presentation of all food was impressive. We didn't do high tea, ordered off the menu.... More 

Thank kjp5
New Milford, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

November 7, 2015 This afternoon my wife & I took our 18 year old grand daughter to lunch at The Secret Garden. We were not disappointed! The cafe is cozy without being crowded. The food was excellent, the tea well brewed. Joe, our waiter, was friendly and attentive without being intrusive. The decor was beautiful yet restrained. The fresh flower... More 

1 Thank Andrea Z
New York City, New York
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255 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

I've been to about 8 different restaurants for afternoon high tea and can honestly say that the Secret Garden serves the best. From the quaint, colorful garden-like dining room, to the quirky dress-up-in-hats area to the excellent service and fabulous food, the entire experience was memorable. My sisters and I went there on a recent Sunday early afternoon and all... More 

Thank PattyLongIsland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 via mobile

We have been here numerous times. My 6 year olds loves the kids tea. We went for both our birthdays. She had a play date with her BFF here. My sister had her baby shower here. I always get the high tea. Scones are awesome. Get the lemon curd to put on top. Yum. My sister has food allergies. My... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cafe, British
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 225 Main St, Port Jefferson, NY 11777-1651
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Port Jefferson
  • Phone Number: (631) 476-8327

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?