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Asha Tea House

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2086 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704-1006
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 19:30
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Sofia, Bulgaria
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124 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Loved the tea they have. I had jasmine and it was perfectly brewed and very aromatic. My only issue is with the opening hours - it's not easy to find them open!

Thank Denitsa H
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118 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2016

This is a fun little place to enjoy some hipster tea, it's a little too complex for me. I like my tea very simple and hot. I'm not a tea snob, but i think those who are would like this place. It was a little crowded when we came, lots of college students studying. A little expensive for my taste... More 

Thank SteveBTang
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2014 via mobile

while the tea is good and the offer plenty types, the place lacks in an appropriate offering to actually consume their product. Paper cups basically destroy the supposedly high quality tea. Little home made sweats are disappointing, too. It's not appropriate value for the rather high prices charged.

Thank Katja B
Charlotte, North Carolina
2 reviews
Reviewed 23 September 2014

Loved the asian teas (try the Hong Kong Milk Tea), the baristas were epic, location was accessible and easy to find (wandered across it while walking down University Ave), and the minimalist interior design with an Asian tone was unique and a welcome change from the stamped/dyed feel of every Starbucks everywhere!

Thank CTinCLT
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49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2014

I love hot matcha green tea lattes, but good ones are nearly impossible to find (I've tried). The only other place I have had an excellent one was in Santa Cruz, CA. Asha is WONDERFUL! It is a tea house that is beautifully done and the staff are genuinely kind (no pretension). The tea cookies are fabulous!!

Thank Jojofoodie
Oakland, California
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56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2013

I loved drinking the Ali Shan Hi Mountain Oolong tea out of a gawain. Not too many places to enjoy this phenomenon. The egg tarts came in plain and matcha tea flavors. So far that is all I have tried. The staff is friendly and the place is nice with hi windows and nice decor thoughout. I know people come... More 

Thank Robin M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2086 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704-1006
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley

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