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Rose Tea Cafe

5874 1/2 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217-1602
+1 412-421-2238
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good52%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“rice” (5 reviews)
“asian food” (2 reviews)
“decent food” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
Asian, Taiwanese, Chinese
5874 1/2 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217-1602
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Reviewed May 1, 2018

My brother-in-law used to live nearby and at that time, most of the establishments were Jewish. Now it seems that the Asians have taken over! So many Asian restaurants, sh;ops, bistros now. The Rose Tea Cafe was our second choice since we were headed to...More

Thank stephenachen
Reviewed January 17, 2018 via mobile

Usually I have just stopped here for some delicious Boba / bubble tea. Have enjoyed many different flavors, and it seems to be pretty quality. They also have some decent food with large portions for a good price. We usually just take our food and...More

Thank KayMacTravel7
Reviewed June 25, 2017

Really good, small place in a great area in a college town. The staff is friendly and helpful. Lunch was plentiful and delicious.

Thank Chickendinner12
Reviewed April 8, 2017 via mobile

Visited a few times. Decent food, simple clean premises, reasonable prices, but an agro boss who's throwing ur utensils at you at times; the older lady server seems nice, but at times too eager to collect payment before we can even finish our food.

3  Thank geraldchan
Reviewed March 1, 2017 via mobile

I had never gotten lunch here before. Usually I just get bubble tea. I like that they don't make their bubble tea syrupy sweet! Anyhow, I got their lunch special. It's a great deal! For under $6, you get a huge portion! I had to...More

Thank SGcvn69
Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

We make sure to come here every time we visit. The best Boba tea. We always end up getting the same thing even though we always promise to try something new. In case you were wondering, we always get the taro boba and the house...More

Thank LinneGQ
Reviewed February 17, 2016

We were visiting Carnegie Mellon Univ (adjacent) and stopped in for lunch. Service was efficient but not unfriendly. We all loved our meals from soup to curried noodles. Seemed homemade. We did not order any of the many many beverages on the menu. I'd go...More

Thank santonez
Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

Got the Taro and Coconut Boba Tea. they were very good. We stopped here 3 times on our Pittsburgh visit. Loved the House Special Pan Fried Noodles. This place is always very good and there is a reason why we make it a point to...More

Thank LinneGQ
Reviewed October 14, 2015

We were quite excited when we saw it was Taiwan cuisines that was served here....but we were quite disappointed that the food was just very ordinary Chinese food. I would not go any further.

Thank HOTChillyPadi
Reviewed October 5, 2015

The dining room is quite small so it is a bit noisy if it is packed. However, if you are there during lunch or late afternoon, it is good to have a meal with your peace of mind. Try pork chop with rice for less...More

Thank WaLNUTTo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5874 1/2 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217-1602
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Squirrel Hill South
  • Neighborhood: Squirrel Hill South
  • Phone Number: +1 412-421-2238
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