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Chado Tea Room

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79 N Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA 91103-3919
+1 626-431-2832
11:30 - 19:00
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Pasadena, California
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I have been a Chado customer for over 10 years. If you have never been, treat yourself to the full-on Afternoon Tea. (I recommend the smoked egg salad sandwich...). Reservations suggested. This small chain of tea rooms sells a myriad of loose teas and tea accessories. Ask to smell the tea leaves before you purchase-your nose will tell you what... More 

Thank transplanted2016
Orange County, CA
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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We ordered four pots of "display" tea varieties, we were served and waited the five minutes suggested by the waiter before ta sting a cup of each. Three of the four were very weak, without any distinct, identifiable flavor. The fourth, a mango flavored tea did have a faint flavor of the fruit, but too weak. We waited another five... More 

Thank Paul F
Los Angeles, California
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

The tearoom is small, but cozy. We had the full tea which consisted of tea sandwiches, scones and desert. The food was tasty and the selection of teas was extensive. The cost was average and on a par with other teas I have attended.

Thank mary R
Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The actual tea room was charming although somewhat small, and located in Old Town Pasadena, California. My friend was delighted with the food and we picked the $25.00 each tea which included a soup or salad, then the choice of tea for each, and three levels of: first sandwichs; then scones and cream; and last cookies and a sweet cake.... More 

Thank mooncat2015
Los Angeles
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96 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Handsomely appointed restaurant. They take their tea seriously. I went there with my groupon and got a full service high tea deal. They had the most delicious teeny tiny sandwiches and a dessert after. The tea was exceptional. Another tea they had was this thing that just flowered in the bottom of a transparent teapot. It was beautiful to behold.... More 

Thank pomeranianlovah
Pasadena, California
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64 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Great place for lunch off the menu or a full tea service. They have a multi page booklet from which you added tea.

Thank Judy K
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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88 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

A tradition whenever in Los Angeles to visit Chado's. Wonderful selection of teas. Love the afternoon tea with tomato soup, wonderful selection of sandwiches and the scones are excellent. Have not tried their salads but they looked fantastic. Service was a tad slow but enjoyed the atmosphere.

Thank Dee M
Fallbrook, California
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Wow, what a wonderful surprise the Chado Tea Room was! My wife and I had an amazing experience there. I found a discount voucher for the Tea Room on Living Social.com and it sounded like a neat place to go, and it would give me a chance to take my wife on a nice adventure to downtown Pasadena. We found... More 

1 Thank LawrenceKevin
Ventura, California
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160 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2015

We had the Celebration Afternoon Tea here, and it was great. This is not a frilly, froufrou tea place, but has a very nice ambience with crisp white linens and nice old-time music in the background. Their sandwiches are made on toasted bread, and the celebration tea includes soup or salad, 4 half-sandwiches per person, scones with cream and jam,... More 

1 Thank VtaTraveler
Moorpark, California
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715 reviews
237 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 358 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2015

We've been to numerous tea rooms all over the U.S., Canada, and in Europe. We LOVE a good tea room! I'm sorry to say this one was disappointing. The tomato soup was very good, but the sandwiches were bland and dry, while the scones were dry and rather hard. Our sundae arrived at the end quite melted. Both of our... More 

Thank Linda C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:30 - 19:00
11:30 - 19:00
11:30 - 19:00
11:30 - 19:00
11:30 - 19:00
11:30 - 19:00
11:30 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 79 N Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA 91103-3919
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-431-2832

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