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Bottom of the Cup Tea Room

French Quarter
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Address: 327 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2216
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+1 800-729-7148
10:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 18:00

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No Grim was seen in my cup, thank goodness!!

The Bottom of the Cup Tea Room is not a place to sip tea and eat finger sandwiches and tarts. Since 1929 it has been the site of psychic readings, my reading was with Tarot Cards... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2017
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Gulfport, Mississippi
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109 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a unique shop that has been open in the French Quarter for 80 years! When we lived in Atlanta and visited, this was the first place our teenage and preteen daughters wanted to go to. They loved the atmosphere and bracelets and jewelry. I've gone with girlfriends and had tea and a reading - lots of fun. There... More 

1 Thank Nolafan2164
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was fantastic. Each of my friends and I were paired with a different reader. Having never had a reading, I wasn't sure what to expect, but I came out with a lot of clarity, positivity and a really fun experience. My friends also reported very different experiences that mine, but were all very impressed and pleased with the... More 

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Westerly, Rhode Island
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21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My girlfriend and I were in last weekend for her bachelorette celebration, so we initially went in for fun and had very low expectations; however, we were completely blown away and it was the highlight of our weekend together. We got our reading with Aurora. She had a very calming energy about her, and although we were a little hesitant... More 

Thank Courtneyquinn
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You must go, you have tea, and you must have a reading. This place does it best. The reader I had made the effort to really connect with me to give me a meaningful reading. They also record it so you get a CD of your reading. (The CD and tea are included.) Call ahead to check availability. They also... More 

1 Thank Kathy B
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110 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2017

In addition to having a nice variety of tea to drink, there is an eclectic array of boggles to take home with you. The reading was interesting, though not down with the tea you drink. It is also recorded so that you don't have to write everything down or remember it. The staff is so sweet and friendly. They also... More 

Thank Tabitha D
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57 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017

The Bottom of the Cup Tea Room is not a place to sip tea and eat finger sandwiches and tarts. Since 1929 it has been the site of psychic readings, my reading was with Tarot Cards and tea leaves which were sitting in a large cup waiting or me to swirl around. The reading was recorded and I was given... More 

Thank virginiaguest
Oakland, California
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203 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Over 30 years ago, on my first trip to New Orleans, I came here to have my tarot cards read. Went back with a year or so on subsequent visits. I was so pleased that they are still around and embrace that particular spirit that is New Orleans. Fortunately, the cards were very favorable!! [I asked my reader if he... More 

Thank ebk16
Long Branch, New Jersey
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Went with 3 friends & we all had tea leaf readings. I've never had that done, so it was fun & interesting, but obviously not real (they told my cousin, who is very ill, that they could tell she was in perfect health, etc.), so a bit pricey for the fun. They do provide you with a CD of the... More 

Thank Sara D
Saint Charles, Illinois
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121 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

The lady at the front desk is a little odd and not very with-it, but the shop is cute and the atmosphere is inviting. Aurora Lee did a general tarot reading for 2017 for me and it was pretty good! We was friendly and professional. Made the most of my 10 minute reading and let me ask lots of clarifying... More 

Thank Skye M
Indianapolis, Indiana
1 review
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

I've probably had 30 readings within the last few years at different places, and this was the worst one I've ever had. She was only right on a few pieces of general info (like saying I workout when I came in with tennis shoes and yoga pants) after I even gave her my birthdate. She told me that I need... More 

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