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Alice's Tea Cup

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Upper West Side
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102 West 73rd Street, New York City, NY 10023
+1 212-799-3006
08:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 20:00
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Wellsboro, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2014

This is a cute little tea shop/restaurant tucked away in NYC with an Alice in Wonderland sort of theme, and it's worth a stop if you've got the time. The tea was wonderful and the food done just right. It can be difficult to get into without reservations, though, so you may want to call ahead.

1 Thank narcolepticfirebug
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2014

We were a family of 5 adults , 1two year old and 1 one year old. We called for two days to make a reservation_no one returned our call. On the third try someone picked up and said they were having phone problems but that we could come at 12. When we got there_we waited for 20 minutes because the... More 

1 Thank Roseanna K
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2014 via mobile

Knew about this place from trip advisor and planned to visit after going to History museum. Hadn't booked but got a table ok. Ordered the afternoon tea with scones , sandwiches and cookies. Plenty of variety of teas and staff very friendly to help with choice. Food was excellent and the cookies we couldn't eat we're bagged to take away.

2 Thank Robert M
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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59 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2014

This whimsical little restaurant is a nice stop for a morning start. You can opt to order a la carte from the menu or choose to tea for 2+ option. Staff at 2 of the locations we visited were very friendly and accommodating -i.e. if you leave your name and number they actually call and follow up to tell you... More 

1 Thank amergalinpretoria
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409 reviews
363 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2014

...we 'took-away', but it looks like a fun place for small, young families. The pastries were better tha average, You can get tea to-go, but not coffee. If it's a Sunday there's a nive flea market just up teh street...

1 Thank burnsinny
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2014

We went to Alice's Tea Cup for Breakfast, the crepes with the fresh fruit was out of this world. They have the best scones that I have had. And so many different kinds of tea. Really unique place.

1 Thank beasley2013
Fishers, Indiana
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2014

We brought our children to NYC last summer and did not make it to the restaurant. This year it was a much do on our list. I expected a whimsical happy place. The atmosphere was drab. The servers seemed bothered to have to do their jobs. We were seated and waited almost 20 minutes before a server took our order.... More 

3 Thank Indy L
Genoa, Italy
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2014 via mobile

Alice's tea cup was on my must visit list whilst in New York, as it looked so sweet and is such a great idea. From the outside it looked gorgeous, and inside was ok but I feel like SO much more can be done to make it a special experience!! Service was fine, we ordered tea and scones but to... More 

1 Thank gatogatogato
Middletown, Maryland
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91 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2014

They have GREAT scones! Huge tea menu...hot tea isn't really my thing but still found a couple I like there. Really enjoyed breakfast there...yummy bacon and the potato/chicken hash stuff is a nice change. The decòr is fun if you're into Alice in Wonderland.

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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2014

The best scone in town comes from Alice's. Chocolate Chip Salted Caramel or Pumpkin or Blueberry or Lemon...omg to die for! Pair it with any one of the magnificent teas and you'll be salivating to return. There are three locations 2 UES, and 1 UWS-I have been to all and can recommend them. However, I think my favorite was the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 West 73rd Street, New York City, NY 10023
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-799-3006

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