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Ray's Cafe & Tea House

141 N 9th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2410
+1 215-922-5122
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“dumplings” (8 reviews)
“house bread” (2 reviews)
“soup” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
141 N 9th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2410
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Reviewed June 29, 2017

The food and the coffee are absolutely amazing. If I had to pick one dish as a favorite, I'd choose the pork and leak dumplings.

Thank Michelle H
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

This is a quaint little spot hidden in China Town In Philly they have THE BEST SIPHON COFEE!!! They offer a variety of cofee and a great selection of teas. They offer lunch and dinner and I enjoyed my meal there.

Thank Sheeztrouble
Reviewed December 23, 2016 via mobile

Don't let appearances deceive you, this small place is a gem! They have siphoned coffee and it's neat to watch it be made. Be sure to try their house blend. Their general tso's chicken and hot and sour soup were the best I've ever had....More

Thank Amanda S
Reviewed November 10, 2016

Have a cup of Jamaican Blue Mt. Choice brewed in the most unconventional ways with the black bean chicken and you will not be disappointed. Also a unique variety of green teas and fantastic cookies.

Thank Ken K
Reviewed November 6, 2016 via mobile

it was ok yet overpriced. The owner and staff were nice but my coffee was $5 for a tiny cup. Nor sure if i will return

Thank MommyTraveler2
Reviewed August 2, 2016

We were shopping in China Town and saw Ray's and decided to give them a try. We were not disappointed. We started off with shrimp dumplings there were 8 of them and my wife and I loved them the price $6.50. I had sweet and...More

Thank Stan B
Reviewed July 27, 2016

We twice stopped by for coffee a few months ago but had not eaten a meal here. We decided to give it a try and were very pleased. There is a nice selection of Asian entrees. The food is delicious and reasonably priced. The coffee...More

Thank Family_In_Ardmore
Reviewed June 28, 2016

this place is small but clean. the iced coffee is amazing. the little Italian cookie with it can be skipped as with the cellophane wrapped, purchased pastries. we saw them making dumplings and wish we could have stayed to eat.

Thank amyintax
Reviewed May 23, 2016

For years my wife has said to me, "Someday I'm going to have a cup of coffee that tastes as good as it smells." Well, it finally happened today at Ray's. We had seen Ray's on a local PBS program and when the opportunity presented...More

Thank Family_In_Ardmore
Reviewed August 7, 2015 via mobile

Ate here at the recommendation of my tai chi teacher. Ordered the sweet and sour fish, a cucumber salad, and a pot of green tea. They even have brown rice. The cucumbers were delicious and when the fish arrived I thought I would end up...More

Thank Trish M
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 141 N 9th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2410
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighborhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-922-5122
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