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Selah Tea Cafe

177 Main St, Waterville, ME 04901-6625
+1 207-660-9181
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (11 reviews)
“soup” (7 reviews)
“sandwich” (6 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 am - 7:00 pmAll hours
American, Cafe, Healthy, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
177 Main St, Waterville, ME 04901-6625
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for a quick lunch, best chicken sandwich I have ever had, simple great ingredients. Had my first whoppie pie ever , and fantastic ! Coffee. Nice casual cafe, friendly staff, comfortable furniture, what's not to love.

Thank Superflygrrrl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Couldn't believe they would charge for a coffee refill after having to pay over $2.00 for a small coffee to go with our lunch. Food and atmosphere were great but this is the first time we've had to pay for any coffee refills at any...More

Thank LindaLee04901
Bobby M, Owner at Selah Tea Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for writing and I wish your experience in regards to our coffee refill was better. As a tea cafe our business model is different than a restaurant. We brew organic, fair trade, air roasted speciality coffee which has a higher cost then what...More

Reviewed 24 December 2017

This is my preferred lunch spot in downtown Waterville. I have eaten there quite frequently. Nice ambience. spacious with living room like decor. Many college students eat there.

Thank jamesbreslin7843
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Stopped here during class several times. I had one of the tea infused treats.....WOW! The coffee is excellent and really makes one say "mmmmm".

Thank Barbara04957
Bobby M, Owner at Selah Tea Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2017

Thank you so much for stopping in and leaving a review. We hope to see you again soon. All the best!

Reviewed 10 November 2017

I enjoyed a very good lunch with friends. It’s hard to find something healthy and satisfying in Waterville, so this is my go-to place for meeting friends for lunch.

Thank palmerdesign
Bobby M, Owner at Selah Tea Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2017

Thank you for your review - we appreciate you and look forward to seeing you again soon. All the best!

Reviewed 11 September 2017

Great little spot in Waterville for tea or coffee on any occasion. The prices are relative for what is offered, the service is always phenomenal, and the atmosphere of the cafe is warm and inviting.

Thank cgthurston
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Honestly, I loved this place but in the more recent months, the prices have gone up and the portions have slimmed way down! When my 6 year old leaves lunch still hungry, you know there's a problem! The two of us having lunch (nothing fancy...More

Thank pancan1
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Interesting, friendly laid back young staff, fun menu, good food & tea. Nice place to hang out for a quite visit.

Thank Designs1
Bobby M, Owner at Selah Tea Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Thank you for coming in and taking the time to write a review. Appreciate you and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 27 May 2017

We stopped there for a quick lunch and liked the food a lot. The service was very friendly, but pretty slow, considering there were hardly any other people there at the time. We both had 1/2 salad with small soup ( Thai red curry). The...More

Thank MadisonTravelerLEH
Bobby M, Owner at Selah Tea Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2017

Thank you for visiting with us and sharing. I am glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us and will look for ways to improve speed. With appreciate, Bobby McGee Owner

Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

At today's visit we were presented with Selah's new menu. The variety made it difficult to choose. The roast beef and cheddar sandwich was overflowing with meat and other amazing ingredients. The soup was Potato and Sausage in a veggie broth and was fantastic. The...More

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Questions & Answers
4 September 2015|
Response from Bobby M | Property representative |
Hi, yes we can ship our loose leaf tea and coffee.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 12
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Seating, Parking Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 177 Main St, Waterville, ME 04901-6625
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Waterville
  • Phone Number: +1 207-660-9181
  • E-mail
Locally owned, award winning Selah Tea Cafe located in historic downtown Waterville proudly serves organic coffee, loose leaf tea, and espresso beverages. Our creative food is a must try! Desserts made by the owners, Rachel and Bobby McGee, grandmother, known by locals as Grammie! The difference you can taste and feel - selah.
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