Minnesota June 20, 2017
Visit These 7 Charming Tea Rooms In Minnesota For A Piece Of The Past
Every once in a while, we all need to relax. Vacations are nice, but let’s face it: sometimes, they can take just as much effort as going to work every day. Sometimes, a simpler form of relaxation is in order. Something like a cup of tea, preferably enjoyed in a beautiful and inviting atmosphere. Luckily, Minnesota has several great spots to get the job done. Check out these 7 charming tea rooms across Minnesota.
1. Curiosi-Tea House - Mankato
This lovely Mankato establishment is a quaint spot that will tick all the boxes for tea lovers. You can browse their wide selection of loose teas or order a cup to enjoy on the spot. The shop hosts regular events, like a tea tasting happy hour on Tuesdays and Thursdays, that will give you a chance to try new varieties.
Address: 529 North Riverfront Drive, Mankato.
2. Indigo Tea Company - Burnsville
Indigo Tea Company has been in Burnsville since 2003, but it feels like it's been around forever. Selling an extensive range of tea and accessories, the Indigo Tea Company is a real treasure. The cozy little tea shop also serves up a variety of pastries and sandwiches along with its brewed teas.
Address: 1501 Riverwood Drive, Burnsville.
3. Sencha Tea Bar - Minneapolis
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First opened in 2002, Sencha Tea Bar was first known as the Tea Garden. As the shop grew in popularity, several locations sprouted up across the metro area. But don't let that stop you from giving it a go. Every location is lovely and modern while still bringing a sense of the past with its wide selection of teas and treats.
Address: 2601 Hennepin Avenue South, Minneapolis, or view the full list of locations here.
4. Tea & Gift Shoppe - Bemidji
A bit further north, the Tea & Gift Shoppe in Bemidji does not disappoint. For those in the know, this little shop is a great spot for a cup of tea. There are just a few tables inside, making for a cozy atmosphere perfect for people watching. Get recommendations from the knowledgeable staff, then settle in to enjoy your treat!
Address: 514 Beltrami Avenue Northwest, Bemidji.
5. Wisteria Twig Tea Room and Cafe - Red Wing
This tea room is a true step back in time, housed in an historic building in Red Wing. They offer a diverse menu of teas and homemade treats to be enjoyed in their beautifully decorated dining area. While it is not always necessary to make reservations, it is recommended - this is a popular spot.
Address: 1920 Old West Main Street, Red Wing.
6. The Mad Hatter Restaurant & Tea Room - Anoka
As one of the most well-known tea rooms in Minnesota, we couldn't leave out the Mad Hatter. This place is literally full of charm, from the building to the decor to the delicious menu. Serving tea, brunch, and the occasional dinner, this gorgeous tea room is a great place to make a truly special memory.
Address: 1632 South Ferry Street, Anoka.
7. Lady Elegant's Tea Room - St. Paul
If you're looking for a relaxing tea break in the metro area, look no further than Lady Elegant's Tea Room in St. Paul. After you're done sipping your choice in teas from dainty china cups, pop into the gift shop. There, you'll be able to purchase your favorite loose teas and other tea accessories. This is a truly beautiful stop for any lover of tea.
Address: 2230 Carter Avenue, St. Paul.
Have you ever been to any of these tea rooms? Let us know your favorite in the comments! And, if you’re looking for more unique ways to unwind, check out
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