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Columbia Kate's Teahouse

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22727 Columbia St, Columbia, CA 95310-9404
+1 209-532-1885
11:00 - 16:00
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Eugene, Oregon
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were told by several people around the area to try this place, and we were not disappointed. It is not a very large place, but set in an old building and operates much like a tea house would in the 1850's. Lace tablecloths with tea service at each table, dozens of teas to choose from, and homemade bread and... More 

Thank DebJ60
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went in not knowing what to expect. A friend told me about it so I took my husband there for a birthday lunch. To our surprise, a vegan soup was being offered. That never happens to us. We aren't too vegan anymore, but vegetarian. Plenty of choices for vegetarian. Food was fabulous, tea was tremendous (love the orange almond roiboos)... More 

Thank Cindy L
Copperopolis, CA
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

My Lady and I celebrated 59 Valentine's Days at Kate's Teahouse. We were treated royally by our excellent server and by Clare, who happens to now be the proprietor... We had a great meal with fantastic tea in a very special environment........... We shall return....Mack and Marilynn

Thank RMcCopper99
San Diego, California
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52 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

We had a splendid meal and the house tea. The vege quiche, salad and scones were top notch. Lovely setting for such a rainy day. The town offers lots of photo opportunities too.

Thank 99Linda99
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Everything we ordered was delicious and fresh, from quiche and soup to salads (their selection of salads is huge, making it really hard to choose from, - we had a "hidden treasures" and chicken salads). The tea was superb, of course, both hot and iced. Didn't mind the wait - they were pretty busy during the Christmas break. Very cute... More 

Thank Liliya B
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

This was a lovely lunch spot for us in a very low key setting but made with taste. The food was delicious and cheap. We would definitely recommend it.

Thank Sophie d
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53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

We had a very nice lunch, of quiche, butternut squash soup, tea and scones. VERY quaint setting, friendly server and fair prices. Food was tasty! Had a lovely lunch!!

Thank Catmama15
Greenfield, Wisconsin
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136 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

The place is charming and the food is homemade and fresh. The bread is so good. Service was a bit slow and few low cost choices. No kids menu and my granddaughter had a hard time finding something she liked.

Thank Molly55
Turlock, California
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120 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

My daughter and I had a lovely late lunch here. The waiter was new and somewhat uncertain, but he was trying really hard. The food is delicious and fresh. And the selection of teas can't be beat. Prices are a little high, I suppose, but worth it for the quality of the food.

1 Thank dephal
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

We have been here before back in January and adored it. Columbia Kate's is a cute tea house with great food and nice vegetarian options. Even the owner is a great lady. However, this last visit we waited for two-and-a-half hours to get our food and our young, blond waitress appeared put out that she had to serve a party... More 

3 Thank Michael C
Columbiakate, Owner at Columbia Kate's Teahouse, responded to this review

I think your server was confused at first about there being a party of 8 at two tables, so maybe somehow, some interpretation of that conveyed something unintentional on her part. Having reviewed the POS, I feel confident that the wait time for the food was not that long, so I am concerned with what happened that made it feel... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$24
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available
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Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22727 Columbia St, Columbia, CA 95310-9404
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 209-532-1885
Set in an 1880's period barn in historic Columbia, CA, our focus is in providing both an education in the Art of Afternoon Tea and enhancing a visitor's experience of Columbia while offering a pleasant atmosphere and a modicum of culture to a gold mining town. Beautiful Columbia, with Main Street looking north from the Wells Fargo Building. Columbia Kate's is just up the street and right on State Street, one block over to Columbia Street.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?