Tea for Two in Chicago
Collected by Kaitlyn Barrett, AFAR Local Expert
Chicago shows off its ethnic diversity with teahouses, tea rooms, and cafes all over the city.
108 E Superior St, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
If you haven't experienced proper afternoon tea, The Peninsula is one of the best experiences in the city of Chicago to do so. The service is all luxury....there are plenty of tea selections and the small sandwiches and desserts are extremely...
7311 Madison St, Forest Park, IL 60130, USA
This tea merchant is the real deal. If you're accustomed to mass retail merchants, you've missed out on having an authentic experience of international tea shopping. The Todd Holland staff is knowledgeable, as they are prepared with a verbal and...
Water Tower Place, 835 Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611, United States
Treat your favorite little girl to afternoon tea at the American Girl Place Cafe. You’ll first have to brave the store, as the restaurant is hidden in the back of the top floor, but once you've arrived even dolls get their own chairs and place...
77 E Adams St, Chicago, IL 60603, USA
Russia isn’t the first place that springs to mind when I think of tea but despite my ignorance Russian Tea Time offers a fantastic afternoon tea service. This elegant restaurant offer all the things I’d expect for an afternoon tea like scones with...
131 N Clinton St unit 22, Chicago, IL 60661, USA
Even tea looks elegant when served in a martini glass! This Bello Tea special is one of several SpecialTeas that include a nonalcoholic capirinha and sangria and are served pretty and cold. I’ll reprint the recipe so you can make the Bello Mojito...
1850 W Fulton St, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
In 2004 Intelligentsia decided to focus more on teas and as a result they now offer many different kinds of white, green, black and jasmine teas all brewed from high quality loose leaf tea leaves. Many of the teas offered by the cup in their cafes...
2139 S China Pl, Chicago, IL 60616, USA
If you want to get bubble tea in Chicago’s Chinatown, go to Joy Yee’s. As you can see, the menu is gigantic and colorful and has so many options you could deliberate for hours. The bubble tea comes with green tea or black tea, lychee jelly, grass...
738 W Fullerton Ave, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
If you want a quiet chill place for a cup of tea, a sandwich and a book, Bourgeois Pig is your place. Big wood tables, jazz music playing and the largest loose leaf tea selection in Chicago makes this the ideal afternoon destination. The Bourgeois...
2157 S China Pl, Chicago, IL 60616, USA
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