The 20 Best Cleveland Spots to Get a Steaming Cup of Tea

Coffee shops are everywhere in Cleveland nowadays, which is not surprising because, we admit it ... coffee is amazing. However, we think it's time to give tea — the underrepresented beverage in America — the spotlight.  These 20 local spots serve such a diversity of flavors and varieties that you might actually consider switching your daily drink of choice from coffee to tea.

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Vintage Tea and Coffee
6001 Euclid Ave., 440-895-7107
With locations in both Midtown and University Circle, this shop specializes in three teas from different areas of the world including, Taiwanese Life of Tea, Chinese City & Country Fine Tea and Japanese Sugimoto tea. 
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Vintage Tea and Coffee

6001 Euclid Ave., 440-895-7107
With locations in both Midtown and University Circle, this shop specializes in three teas from different areas of the world including, Taiwanese Life of Tea, Chinese City & Country Fine Tea and Japanese Sugimoto tea.

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Sister’s Tea Room
8595, Mentor Ave., Mentor, 440-290-6556
This tea house offers plentiful tea options, from classic black and herbal teas to teas like cherry rose sencha and perfect harmony. Book a reservation and dine in their elegant tea room or come to one of their afternoon tea events. 
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Sister’s Tea Room

8595, Mentor Ave., Mentor, 440-290-6556
This tea house offers plentiful tea options, from classic black and herbal teas to teas like cherry rose sencha and perfect harmony. Book a reservation and dine in their elegant tea room or come to one of their afternoon tea events.

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Cleveland Tea Revival
1434 W. 29th St., 216-375-0854
This cozy tea shop has an extensive list of organic teas, many of which are brewed locally. Teas range from green to oolong to herbal, and they even have a variety of teas unique to the shop. They also host occasional classes on how to make kombucha. 
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Cleveland Tea Revival

1434 W. 29th St., 216-375-0854
This cozy tea shop has an extensive list of organic teas, many of which are brewed locally. Teas range from green to oolong to herbal, and they even have a variety of teas unique to the shop. They also host occasional classes on how to make kombucha.

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Clemintine’s Restaurant
8092 Columbia Rd., Olmsted Falls, 440-235-1223
Afternoon tea is common at this restaurant located in Grand Pacific Junction. They offer a large food menu and plenty of pastries to accompany warm pots of various black, green and herbal teas. 
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Clemintine’s Restaurant

8092 Columbia Rd., Olmsted Falls, 440-235-1223
Afternoon tea is common at this restaurant located in Grand Pacific Junction. They offer a large food menu and plenty of pastries to accompany warm pots of various black, green and herbal teas.

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Miss Molly’s Tea Room
140 W. Washington St., Medina, 330-725-6830
Taking customer’s back to the Victorian era, Miss Molly’s Tea Room offers an ideal experience for the most dedicated tea drinker. They also offer an extensive food menu. 
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Miss Molly’s Tea Room

140 W. Washington St., Medina, 330-725-6830
Taking customer’s back to the Victorian era, Miss Molly’s Tea Room offers an ideal experience for the most dedicated tea drinker. They also offer an extensive food menu.

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 The Root Cafe
15118 Detroit Ave., Lakewood
This mostly vegan cafe is a jack-of-all-trades establishment. They showcase local artists on the wall, they have poetry readings and folk musicians performing, have one of the best vegan menus in town, serve great coffee and have delicious baked goods. And their breakfasts are a standout whether you are an egg-lover or prefer to keep it vegan/vegetarian friendly.
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The Root Cafe

15118 Detroit Ave., Lakewood

This mostly vegan cafe is a jack-of-all-trades establishment. They showcase local artists on the wall, they have poetry readings and folk musicians performing, have one of the best vegan menus in town, serve great coffee and have delicious baked goods. And their breakfasts are a standout whether you are an egg-lover or prefer to keep it vegan/vegetarian friendly.

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Concoctions Leaf and Bean
668 Broadway Ave., Bedford, 440-439-4372
This Bedford cafe has been brewing up tea and coffee since 2014, and always has customers stopping in to get their tea fix. 
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Concoctions Leaf and Bean

668 Broadway Ave., Bedford, 440-439-4372
This Bedford cafe has been brewing up tea and coffee since 2014, and always has customers stopping in to get their tea fix.

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Algebra Tea House
2136 Murray Hill Rd., 216-421-9007
Algebra’s many ethnic teas are what make this Little Italy teahouse stand out. On top of those they have classic green, white, black and herbal. They also serve delicious falafel, pastries and various other food offerings. 
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Algebra Tea House

2136 Murray Hill Rd., 216-421-9007
Algebra’s many ethnic teas are what make this Little Italy teahouse stand out. On top of those they have classic green, white, black and herbal. They also serve delicious falafel, pastries and various other food offerings.

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Emerald Necklace Inn and Tea Room
18840 Lorain Rd., 440-333-9100
With more than 60 varieties of tea, including artisan blends, rooibos and chai, this quaint inn is the perfect place for a spot of tea. They offer high tea and even offer tea tasting classes and sell a plethora of tea accessories. 
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Emerald Necklace Inn and Tea Room

18840 Lorain Rd., 440-333-9100
With more than 60 varieties of tea, including artisan blends, rooibos and chai, this quaint inn is the perfect place for a spot of tea. They offer high tea and even offer tea tasting classes and sell a plethora of tea accessories.

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Beviamo Cafe
2275 Professor Ave., 216-202-2300
This Tremont spot has a selection of teas, including matcha and Maya chai, but they are also known for their vegan food and delicious smoothies. 
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Beviamo Cafe

2275 Professor Ave., 216-202-2300
This Tremont spot has a selection of teas, including matcha and Maya chai, but they are also known for their vegan food and delicious smoothies.

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