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“Tea tasting can be fun(ny)”
Review of Vital Tea Leaf

Vital Tea Leaf
Ranked #11 of 297 Shopping in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed August 10, 2013 via mobile

We sampled some great teas in the heart of San Francisco's Chinatown. The "teamasteress" was funny. Great tea at great prices. It was an informative, no-pressure, relaxing ambiance & overall lovely experience.

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Reviewed July 28, 2013

Wandering around Chinatown and came across the start of a tea tasting. Ended up spending hours listening to the guy have fun and tell us about the teas. Great way to pass the hours!

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Reviewed March 21, 2013

Love...love this place! On a recent visit to San Francisco, my husband and I had the opportunity to spend more than an hour tea tasting in the heart San Francisco's Chinatown and what an adventure. Our "tea tasting" host was witty, entertaining and extremely knowledgeable about teas and their best uses for health and rejuvenation. We enjoyed the experience and left with a bag full of teas that we have thoroughly enjoyed. Highly recommend catching the "floor show" - highly entertaining and fun!

1  Thank pjmartin1998
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Reviewed March 16, 2013

This is the BEST yes shop I have ever visited. We were just exploring in Chinatown when we looked in the window and saw a young lady mixing and pouring tea for groups of customers. The staff/owners are very knowledgable and we tasted many different teas, then carefully selected our teas. It was a very fun and entertaining experience. We will come back just to be able to visit again.

1  Thank mbehjh
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Reviewed February 6, 2013

I've been to each of their 3 shops in San Fran's Chinatown and each 1 has it's own style. The main shop is on 1044 Grant St and their most well-known host is Uncle Gee. He is quite a character with so much personality and knowledge. He always makes you feel welcome and comfortable. Maggie & Jin are great ladies too. Come enjoy a few cups of amazing quality teas... This isn't 'Teavana' or any other commercialized shop. It's a uniquely fun learning experience for connoisseurs and newbies. And try as much tea as you like all for FREE. You only pay if you would like to buy some. A Chinatown must-see!!

1  Thank Debbie D
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