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79 Regina Street North, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
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Waterloo, Canada
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015

Wonderful teas and the best vegetarian. Very creative. Quiet place. Wonderful people who care for the world.

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Thank Paul B
Ontario, Canada
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114 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2014

We continually enjoy the great meals at Lotus Tea House. The food is freshly cooked, delicious and made with attention and passion. I love the curry dish with potatoes and vegetables as this is my favorite. The tea is wonderful! A great atmosphere to take a friend for lunch and chat.

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Thank Coreen D
Waterloo, Canada
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2014 via mobile

This place soothes the soul. Teas are wonderful and their dumplings are outstanding. Love their soups. This is a gem in Waterloo.

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Thank Paul B
Morriston, Canada
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95 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2013

Our first visit to the Lotus Tea House. Stopped by for lunch. Nice atmosphere - a charming old home. Pleasant decor. Lovely staff. Great service. Wonderful rich, dessert-like almond tea, served in a lovely glass teapot. The R2 tofu meal was delicious. The vegetarian patties tasted quite 'meaty', very nice. A very reasonable price. Only minor criticism, would be that... More 

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Thank 3392048
Waterloo, Canada
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81 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2013

I used to regularly frequent this vegetarian restaurant but now the menu has changed and it is a disappointment. The restaurant has removed all my favourite appetizers, namely sticky rice and spring rolls. My only reason for eating at this establishment. The service was not consistent and sometimes there were waits of up to 15 minutes to be served. My... More 

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2 Thank Myra_11
Waterloo, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2013

My family and I have always loved Lotus Tea House but we went there today and were not very impressed. They have a new menu and have removed all of our favourite dishes from it. They have cut out the soup and bean sprouts which used to come with the entrees. They don't have spring rolls anymore either as an... More 

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2 Thank ConnieA867
Waterloo, Ontario
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2013

I find the atmosphere relaxing. The meals are made with love, and the Teas are fantastic! Great service and food. Good value for your money!

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Thank Waterbury3
Waterloo, Ontario
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2013

If you are visiting the area or live there and haven't yet tried it, this place is a lovely one-of-a-kind spot. The food is unique, vegan and delicious. Their selection of teas are unparalleled. The Mandarin and Fruit teas are made with actual fresh fruit!!!

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1 Thank Samantha H
Kitchener, Canada
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103 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2013

In 2013 I decided to eat in the vegetarian way. I realized that there were lots of vegetarian restaurants in the Kitchener Waterloo area. I started off with the Lotus. It was a very good choice. The Decor was simple and tasteful. We were greeted in a very friendly way. The very tasty healthy food that I experienced was a... More 

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Toronto
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2012

Today I took my friend for lunch to celebrate her birthday. The atmosphere is relaxing and has a quiet calm. The tables are close together, but you cannot hear one word from the next tables which makes for a very personal experience. The food is good and portions are large. They actually have nice cutlery and adorable little glass teapots.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
Asian, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 79 Regina Street North, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Waterloo

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?