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Mary Cassatt Tea Room

210 W Rittenhouse Sq, The Rittenhouse Hotel, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5726
+1 215-546-9000
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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210 W Rittenhouse Sq, The Rittenhouse Hotel, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5726
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Reviewed March 1, 2018

It was a wonderful experience to have high tea at Mary Cassatt Tea Room. Four of us were seated promptly and the afternoon high tea started with wine/sparkling apple cider followed by sandwiches, scones, desserts etc. The sandwiches were small and different and for vegetarians,...More

Thank narenmehta
Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

On the ground floor of The Rittenhouse Hotel this tea room is one of the few places in Philadelphia to have Afternoon Tea. Very stylish

Thank Lsbtravel1
Reviewed December 9, 2017 via mobile

My mom and I always take my kids to high tea to celebrate for all our birthdays. We heard really good things so we decided to try Mary Cassatt at the Rittenhouse Hotel. What a a pretty place. Very elegant! The service was fantastic and...More

Thank Jen P
Reviewed October 30, 2017

It's such a wondrous and blissful afternoon tea experience at the upscale Mary Cassatt Tea Room at The Rittenhouse. Mary Cassatt Tea Room is named after the renowned American painter, Mary Stevenson Cassatt. She is one of the most influential and inspiring artists of the...More

Thank ladyteex
Reviewed June 26, 2017

Had a wonderful May tea with friends here. Highly recommend the elegant nibbles, the champagne , and the flower tea that blooms in the pot.Good selection of teas from floral Jasmines , Imperial oolong, Organic peppermint and Chamomile. Kudos to Chef John Cichon- Lacroix. Friends...More

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Reviewed June 16, 2017

Very posh high tea. The service was excellent. Waitress was very knowledgeable about different teas. The food was delicious. The harp player added a fun a classy touch, playing Led Zeppelin and other classic hits. We dressed up for the occasion but some were more...More

Thank Catherine C
Reviewed June 6, 2017

26 women had a private room for High Tea at The Rittenhouse. The service was perfect...room, table settings, food, etc. was just the best...What a treat for all of us...Thanks to Abbey and Paul for making this happen.

Thank Donna J
Reviewed June 3, 2017 via mobile

I came here for tea when I visited my Father's best friend, when I was in an emergency during the summer after 9/11. I had Tea Sandwiches and went swimming in the pool daily, at the Rittenhouse Hotel. They Have the best service in Philadelphia...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed April 11, 2017

We are afternoon tea lovers and we really enjoyed our time here. There is a harpist who was excellent. The tea is very unusual and very tasty. My friend enjoys the special flower tea that "blooms" in the pot before your eyes (it is extra...More

Thank cricketboston
Reviewed February 19, 2017

I was very impressed with the service, the tea, the food, and the atmosphere. The harpist was a nice touch as well. It was comparable to the memorable High Tea I had in London's Mayfair district, and I love that it's right in Rittenhouse Square!...More

Thank Laura K
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May 14, 2018|
Response from narenmehta | Reviewed this property |
YES there are paintings to view at the restaurant.
Ann Margaret R
March 11, 2018|
Response from narenmehta | Reviewed this property |
High Tea Package starts at $55 per person. Since we opted for the basic High Tea package, we paid $55 per person. You can get tea only but people come here for High Tea incl. wine or sparkling cider, sandwiches, scones sand... More
May 16, 2017|
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Response from Kate S | Reviewed this property |
Quite a bit of food appears with tea. It's well described on their web site but includes scones, mini sandwiches, and cookies
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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 W Rittenhouse Sq, The Rittenhouse Hotel, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5726
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-546-9000
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  • This restaurant is at The Rittenhouse Hotel
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