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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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Chicago, Illinois
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The calm comfortable atmosphere made my day! The scone I had with cream was better than I expected. The tier display of the afternoon tea made me feel special. They had many vegetarian options and labeled the,m for easy ordering.

Thank Teresa987
Jacksonville, FL
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

They had a large variety of teas (including decaf for one in our party) We all had different types and we all enjoyed what we ordered. The scones were very good and they offered a vegan option which we needed as one in our group is a vegan. I have no complaints about the food, but I was disappointed that... More 

Thank Marjamarie
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the Mad Hatter Afternoon Tea for Two ($60). Ambience, service, scones, chocolate mousse were great, and no complaints. We had a great experience, in a cute restaurant. The sandwiches that were part of the Afternoon Tea set were a little disappointing. We had the chicken and the tuna. Both tasted dry, especially the chicken. I would have no... More 

Thank twasbrillig
Santa Barbara, California, United States
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been here twice now and both times it did not disappoint! This is not the place for a diner breakfast--but one that focuses on tea and baked goods in a cozy dining room. Make a reservation to avoid a wait.

Thank LydiaJoyS
Boston, Massachusetts
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hoping to be seated for a late lunch at Alice's Tea Cup Chapter One (because they do not take same day reservations), the 50 min wait did not deter us and we spent the time around the corner in line at Levain waiting for cookies. We were seated at a fabulous glass top display table filled with Alice in Wonderland... More 

Thank nancy b
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124 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I try to come to Alice's Tea Cup every time I'm near the Upper West Side in NYC. The fresh scones, the tea, the charming atmosphere and the friendly wait staff combine to make it the perfect break after a day of meetings, sightseeing, or dealing with the people with whom you're traveling.

Thank FloridaAuthor
West Islip, New York
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Raspberry coulis, clotted cream and melt in your mouth scones. It is great for all ages especially the little ones. When we were there the hostess sprinkled glitter on the kids, it really was a cute tea house. I had gone for my aunts birthday since she likes tea shops. We each ordered an entree but the tier sampler looked... More 

Thank cubicledreamer
Raleigh, North Carolina
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43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

We went here on a recommendation after the Museum of Natural History; it was perfect. We had 4 adults and two kids and all were very happy. I'm vegan and had tons of options, the kids loved crepes and the other adults all had sandwiches or salads that were lovely.

Thank stephiewilson
Middlebury, Connecticut
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203 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Had brunch here on a Sunday before visiting the Natural History Museum. It's quaint, welcoming and full of ephemera and tchotchke. They'll even douse you in fairy dust if you so wish. The brunch menu is limited, but the food was pretty good. It will take you 45 minutes to go through the extensive tea list, but have no fear,... More 

Thank dr0823
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

I had my birthday breakfast here...Yummy! Alice's breakfast tea was so nice- and I'm picky about my tea! The service was outstanding... our server was sweet and very helpful with suggestions. Biscuits and scones top rated! I noticed that it was extra special for the young girls having tea with their moms. Totally kid friendly and charming! I went to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
USD 20
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
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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Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the American Museum of Natural History, which has been welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center, home to some of the world’s best opera, dance, film, and theatre performances, all centrally located around a beautiful fountain. Spanning the entire length of the Upper West Side, Riverside Park is ideal for a long, leisurely stroll in a quiet green space.
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