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Alice's Tea Cup

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Upper West Side
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102 W 73rd St, New York City, NY 10023-3047
(212) 799-3006
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8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Island of Hawaii, Hawaii
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I needed a light, early dinner before heading downtown to a yoga class. I had intended to eat at the poke bowl place I like in the 59th Street subway station, but I chose this place in the interest of time. It was a mistake. I went for the crepes, only to discover that the menu I had examined online... More 

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Thank G_c_A_12
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Alice makes you want to be a child again. A child who eats scones all day and drinks tea with the mad hatter. The scones are always so fluffy and crispy on the edges. The tea is served in vintage tea pots and cups. The room is decorated with items from a fairy tale. I personally don't think the high... More 

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Mountain Top, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited this place for lunch in the past and last Sunday I returned to Alice's Tea Cup with my mom and 2 friends (it was their first time!). We were in the city to see Finding Neverland. Since we were only a party of 4, we could not make reservations. Reservations are only accepted for groups of 6... More 

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Thank AmyM1018
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great concept and adorable little shoppe, but it's not worth the price. Don't be tricked into getting the full tea service it's not worth it but just a pot of tea and fresh scone are a must. The scones are actually the best I've ever had, and if you keep it simple you'll be happy and so will your pocketbook.

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Thank Stephanie T
Orlando, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

went with 5 total people for breakfast; very long time to get waited on food very average. one person ordered granola and believe it or not was served granola bars. coffee very average

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Thank Louis S
Port Washington, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'd been building this up in my head for months prior to departing for NYC. I recently have come to appreciate tea (though I'll forever be a coffee girl) and I've been obsessed with Alice in Wonderland ever since I saw the original Disney cartoon nearly 35 years ago. We were sat promptly (within ten minutes) despite other waiting parties... More 

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Thank KCHolle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

okay so I just went here tonight w my friend and we both ordered the veggie melt, scones, graham crackers with honey, and cinnamon and apple tea. we ordered waaaaay too much food but all of it was so good!! this place was so cute, and in such a nice neighbourhood and there's so many options on the menu; both... More 

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Thank Addie S
Weston, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my third visit. So cute and perfect for a little rest after a a busy day in NYC. Tremendous variety of teas to choose from, tea sandwiches, soup, pastries and of course, scones. Very enjoyable !!!

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North Aurora, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went with my wife for her birthday, she loved it. Thankfully I was not the only man there. The tea was excellent very good scones and sandwiches.

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Thank Richard A
Manchester, Vermont
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited years ago, and somehow it seems not as quaint as it was. The storefront is fine, but the dining rooms seem tired..and well....not charming. The teas were fine and some of the people at our table were satisfied with their food...waffles, crepes, granola. But nobody was thrilled. They messed up on an order requested to be gluten free and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
Gluten Free, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 W 73rd St, New York City, NY 10023-3047
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighborhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: (212) 799-3006

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