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US$4 - US$12
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Cafe, Healthy, American
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed February 11, 2020 via mobile

Cozy, friendly stuff, nice music and well thought out menu. Execution however leaves much to be desired. For $10.89 ordered caprese melt. Got a tiny (size of biscuit) sandwich cut in half. They put egg on it lol that was not supposed to be on...it and avocado. Also ordered avocado mash $2. It literally came in a condiment container it was so small. Not worth the $$$.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed December 26, 2019 via mobile

There are a few veganizable options, just ask. I had the falafel bowl (no dressing), lavender tea, and a vegan chocolate cupcake to go. The food was tasty and fresh. The tea is fancy. The staff were very nice.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed September 24, 2019

What a great find for our stay in Waterville, Maine. This place is a gem for sure. They are clearly careful and particular about Tea preparation and for those of us who enjoy steeped tea in a press pot, this is the place. The service...is stellar plus, the music soothing and there is food for all. Including vegan cupcakes which we were heartened to find. Spend time here to relax and mellow out.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed July 11, 2019

I like Selah Tea, but find it to be overpriced when ordering a sandwich with a little scoop of pasta salad. The staff is friendly and the atmosphere is cozy.

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed April 15, 2019

Like it! Pleasant staff! Great choice of teas and coffees. Popular among students. Wish it were open for longer hours.

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed March 11, 2019

The breakfast burrito was a bit bland and greasy, mostly egg and cheese, a bit of potato and some small pieces of sausage. At $10 I was hoping for tasty and maybe a nice fresh salsa. The belgian waffles look pretty but portion wise again...at $10, it's one waffle separated into 4 pieces and served with strawberries and syrup, maybe some whipped cream. We didn't try the teas or coffees, I'm sure they are fabulous, but the prices were a bit much. The atmosphere is 90% college kids with laptops.More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

We loved the food . Avacado Turkey Wrap along with a Veggie Burger were about 12 bucks each & a lemonade fresh & an Arnold Palmer fresh with blueberries each were $3.50. To me that’s a bit much for lunch in Waterville Maine . Despite...that we did enjoy it.More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

My husband and I have tried Selah a few times, and I always really want to enjoy the experience. However, every time I'm shocked at the high prices, mediocre quality of the food and slowness of the staff and processes. The atmosphere of the cafe...is great, and they have a very wide selection of teas and baked goods. It's a shame that the owners haven't seemed to innovate anything besides their furniture in the last 2 years. I want to say specifically the pasta salad that comes with some lunch selections is extremely bland for how much it costs. Today I spent $40 on lunch for the last time.More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Bobby M, Owner at Selah Tea Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded November 2, 2018

Thank you for your comments and review and I am sorry your experience was less than exceptional. I take this personal when our quality and service are not top notch and I will get with the team to find out what is going on and...More

Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

The food is dry and lacks flavor but the desserts and tea are great. The espresso beverages and coffee are way overpriced.More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Bobby M, Owner at Selah Tea Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2018

Thank you for sharing your thoughts and sorry to hear your experience was less than exceptional. I will circle back with the team to address the food concerns and encourage them on their drinks. What did you have to eat and is there anything we...More

Reviewed October 1, 2018

I enjoy the coffee shop scene (nice places for spending some time reading, online, etc. while sipping a beverage), but I don't really like coffee. While most coffee places have tea, the selection is often poor. I'm a bit particular in that I'm only interested...in black tea, and I like Darjeeling best. So this place was bound to please as soon as I saw they have a decent selection of black teas, including Darjeeling. A nice molasses cookie to go with it was perfect. Prices were reasonable, and the interior decor was nice and bright (unlike many coffee places) and I imagine that is very helpful for brightening up a bleak winter day, once that season comes along.More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Selah Tea Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 4