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The Tea Party

#1,028 of 2,271 Restaurants in Ottawa
$$ - $$$, Vegetarian Friendly
119 York St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5T4, Canada
+1 613-562-0352
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible24%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“cakes” (5 reviews)
“sandwich” (6 reviews)
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Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
119 York St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5T4, Canada
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

This restaurant is quaint because it is in an old house in central Byward Market. Boasting healthy choices, but I would need a lot more content in my sandwich to feel I got my expected nutrition. Soups on a cold day are welcoming, but they...More

Thank vekel
Reviewed 6 April 2018

My friend went into anaphylaxis because there was egg (more than mere cross-contamination) in their vegan brownie. I asked the staff twice if the brownie they gave us was vegan and they answered in the affirmative. I told them that my friend was having an...More

1  Thank 519patriciah
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Situated in Ottawa's Byward Market it's a great Cafe to relax and enjoy good conversation with family and friends. There is a diverse selection of teas and vegetarian fare. The Afternoon Tea service and scones are delicious. Great service and homemade dishes.

Thank zspj
Reviewed 24 February 2018

I loved the vegan scramble even though the one staff member (who showed up 5 minutes after they were supposed to open with no explanation to myself and another group who were waiting) did not have a breakfast menu available. Food was excellent but service...More

Thank 919melanie
Reviewed 3 November 2017

My daughter brought me here for my birthday knowing how much I love tea. Great selection, prompt service, delicious scones! Definitely will return.

1  Thank rdavisprof
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Afternoon tea with the most delicious scones in the city. Everything is made from scratch daily...Yummy... You know you are at the right place as soon as you walk in... if the smell doesn't get you, the coziness will...Enjoy!

1  Thank Annee525
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

A relaxing down to earth tea room, decorated in an Alice and Wonderland theme, really well done. Service was good, tea was served within 5 minutes of ordering. There is a massive selection of teas, we had Maple and Lapsang souchong. We ordered the Queen...More

1  Thank Laura M
Reviewed 16 September 2017

We had the Afternoon tea for two and really enjoyed the food. As others have said the service was slow. I had drunk my full tea pot before the tiered cake plate arrived! It took about half an hour. However we weren't in a hurry...More

1  Thank SuePT
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Really needs a paint job and a little more decor for a tea room. Service slow and only one other person there. Long flight of stairs up to the bathroom so it is not suitable for anyone with mobility issues. However - on the positive...More

Thank 503terry
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Had a Groupon for this place. Tried to use it many times, but the owner of this place is super RUDE. The first time I tried to come here, the guy said I had to have a reservation to use a Groupon, and wouldn't seat...More

Thank thatveganteen
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Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 York St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5T4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-562-0352
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