Best Places for Tea in Chicago!
Skip the coffee and grab some tea! From black to green, bagged or loose-leaf, Chicago has a variety of tea stores and cafes offering robust tea options. Check out these locations for delicious coffee house teas or stores for at-home use!
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Stop by TeaGschwender for quality loose-leaf tea! TeaGschwender stores their tea leaves in bank-like vaults, then carefully measures each bag for a mix of flavors. Try their fall collection featuring flavors like autumn spice, fireside glow and baked apple, or bring forward for the holidays and grab some of their Christmas tea and rooibos eggnog flavors! Only an 8 minute walk from State & Chestnut.
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Supply your in-home collection with tea boxes from Adagio Teas Chicago. Their selection spans an array of chai teas, black teas, oolong teas, herbal teas and matcha. Don’t want to commit? Try their samplers, which offer a variety such English earl grey, jasmine teas and sweet tooth teas. Located across North State St. from Grand Plaza or a 7 minute walk from AMLI River North.
Serving breakfast and lunch, the hole-in-the-wall Cafe Vienna also featured an array of imported tea from Vienna. Their tea comes in thick bags with a kettle for perfected steeping. Flavors include roasted almond, butter truffle and orange grapefruit. The tea smells as good as they taste! The cafe is located across Clark Street from Kent or a 10 minute walk from the Belden Stratford.
Enjoy proper afternoon tea at The Allis. Their afternoon tea, served daily, includes small pastries such as finger sandwiches and cakes, along with teas such as hot chocolate pu-erh, Italian green almondine and black Canadian ice wine elixir. Add a glass of rose or champagne to pair, only a 7 minute walk from Catalyst Apartments or an 8 minute walk from Arkadia Towers.