7 tea-rrific tea shops that you need to try in Seattle

Jan 10 2020, 7:12 pm

We’ve already shared our top picks for coffee and bubble tea, it’s time for hot tea to have its moment.

According to the Tea Association of the USA, our country is the third-largest importer of tea. It seems only right that we celebrate National Tea Month, January, with a list of our favorite tea shops in Seattle.



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Atulea is exactly what the Tumblr/VSCO girl would describe as “aesthetic.” The half-leafy, half-tiled walls and perfectly placed neon sign scream out to have their photo taken, while the drinks are good enough to keep you coming back for more.

Hours: Sunday to Thursday, 11:30 am to 7 pm; Friday and Saturday, 11:30 am to 8 pm
Location: 1715 12th Avenue, Seattle
Phone: 206-413-5903


Floating Leaves


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Floating leaves is quite literally steeped in tradition. With a genuine love of tea, the founders highlight not only what teas are in the shop, but the stories behind the tea farmers and roasters in Taiwan who produce their leaves.

Hours: Wednesday to Saturday, 11 am to 6 pm; Sunday, 11 am to 5 pm
Location: 1704 NW Market Street, Seattle
Phone: 206-276-9542

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Queen Mary Tea Room


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Sit down and have yourself a proper cuppa at this quaint tea spot. With a British influence and all-day afternoon tea, you’ll be feeling like a royal after your sitting.

Hours: Wednesday to Sunday, 9 am to 6 pm
Location: 2912 Northeast 55th Street, Seattle
Phone: 206-527-2770

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Nana’s Green Tea Seattle


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It’s not hard to guess what Nana’s specializes in… green tea! Enjoy Japanese matcha drinks as well as traditional Japanese drinks and lattes at this cute cafe. The spot also serves up matcha ice cream and other tea-based desserts.

Hours: 11 am to 9 pm
Location: 1007 Stewart Street, Seattle
Phone: 206-785-6477

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Friday Tea


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With over 300 tea blends to choose from, family-owned Friday Tea is perfect for those who don’t know much about tea and want to learn more about it. The shop hosts weekly events such as craft and chat, game nights, and even tea blending classes.

Hours: Sunday to Thursday, 9 am to 6 pm; Friday and Saturday, 9 am to 8 pm
Location: 4228 Stone Way North, Seattle

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Steepologie has teas of every flavor. Want a black tea? They’ve got 76 types. Want herbal tea? They’ve got 73. What about pu-erh? Yep, seven types. Stop by for a mug of tea and leave with a whole bunch of leaves.

Hours: 9 am to 8 pm
Location: 1905 4th Avenue, Seattle
Phone: 206-849-9775

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Miro Tea


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If you’re looking for a calm environment to sip your tea, Miro is the place to be. Enjoy artisan tea served by helpful baristas in an easygoing location.

Hours: Monday to Saturday, 8 am to 9 pm; Sunday, 8 am to 8 pm
Location: 5405 Ballard Avenue NW, Seattle
Phone: 206-782-6832

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