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Special Teas

10 Church St, Northborough, MA 01532-3805
+1 508-393-0552
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (14 reviews)
“mini desserts” (4 reviews)
“scones” (8 reviews)
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11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Hours
$$ - $$$
10 Church St, Northborough, MA 01532-3805
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Reviewed March 13, 2018

It has a great little atmosphere, I like the mismatched look and the desserts out on display. The portions are small, and I'm not a big eater! --their tiny little scoop scones were disappointing. I had been once before and thought it was pretty good,...More

Thank MKCP5
Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

Afternoon tea plate gluten free was appreciated. The sweet and savory choices weren't very exciting or creative. The tomato spinach soup was tasty. The tea, oolong from China, was delicious. The service was slow. Needed to go back in the kitchen area to ask for...More

Thank lleegalaxy
Reviewed December 7, 2017

Recently, four friends went to celebrate a birthday. Three of us were repeat customers, but the birthday girl had never been before. The day was gray and rainy, but the inside atmosphere was warm and cozy, and the food was delicious. We will definitely be...More

Thank 46Bonnie
Reviewed October 2, 2017

It had been a while since I've been to Specialteas, but it was just as good as ever. We went on a hot autumn day, and the iced teas were refreshing, and it was a lovely place to sit and chat for a slow lunch....More

Thank Ellen C
Reviewed March 18, 2017 via mobile

Being a tea lover, I know that most restaurants do not serve great cup of tea. This cozy little restaurant is the best for tea lovers. There were many kinds of teas to choose from. I would suggest getting a pot of tea. I love...More

1  Thank Patti D
Reviewed February 11, 2017

I have been going to Special Teas almost since it opened but I had not been there in a few years. It is even better now. My favorite is the Artichoke melt. I love their soups and all of the desserts are great. I usually...More

1  Thank GRITSMassachusetts
Reviewed February 5, 2017

It was Saturday about 2 pm and the wait for lunch at Tower Hill was 45 min. My friend suggested a 'tea house' in Northborough. Much better atmosphere. We obtained the last table for two in a full house. I wisely ordered a half pot...More

1  Thank Swampmimi
Reviewed January 4, 2017

Special Teas has been around for years at the same location--a tribute to its appeal and steady quality. It specializes in teas and sandwiches. Don't expect to get in and out fast. This is a venue for a relaxed conversation with friends. Recommended!

1  Thank patrick g
Reviewed November 11, 2016

A very special place to enjoy a relaxing mid day meal. Very good food in a cute, quaint old building. Great smells as soon as you walk in, it feels ike you're walking into a friends kitchen...Just a great atmosphere. This is not a place...More

1  Thank vegamite
Reviewed October 29, 2016

I agree with many of the reviews here that it is not a place to come if you are in a hurry. That being said, it was nice to have a liesurly lunch and to linger. The tea was very good with lots of options...More

2  Thank Lisa H
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Caitlin M
January 22, 2017|
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Response from Llamafocs | Reviewed this property |
No, they don't rent out rooms, it's a restaurant only!
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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Church St, Northborough, MA 01532-3805
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Northborough
  • Phone Number: +1 508-393-0552
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