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Homegrown Herb & Tea

195 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3682
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22 Aug 2016
“Sara is the best!”
26 Jul 2016
“Lovely expereince every time I go.”
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195 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3682
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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Hmmmm......where can sit, listen to great music, engaging conversation all for under $5? Well, it's difficult to walk out without replenishing your stash of Sarah's tasty teas but I will tell you--these are the best brews in the United States (perhaps the world). Do yourself...More

Thank Donald-from-Maine
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Love Homegrown for all my tea and herb needs. Sarah is so helpful and I always find something new to try. The shop itself is so unique and the perfect respite stop any time of year. Love to get away during the busy holidays or...More

Thank Carrie H
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

How does one begin to say....exquisite...fits the neighborhood....homey...welcoming....like having tea with grandma only she is less than half her age! Sarah is the consummate host...a true expert in her craft. Each tea constructed carefully with the wisdom of a true "brewmaster". A tea for whatever...More

Thank Donald-from-Maine
Reviewed 12 August 2015

My daughter and I stumbled on this little place, just looking for a place to sit down and cool off while visiting Portland en route to Nova Scotia. I really wish we had a whole afternoon to just hang out there. What a great atmosphere...More

Thank AABerry
Reviewed 7 January 2015 via mobile

This is the coolest little tea room in Portland...some comfy seating on sofas and upholstered chairs as well as several tables and chairs. Funky and eclectic design and decor...just perfect for your hand mixed tea leaves and tasty home baked treats. They have all types...More

Thank BeeMelissa
Reviewed 20 November 2013

My GOD what a divine place - a true slice of heaven (sorry for what sounds like a religious experience; although maybe I'm not too far off) - and the lovely Sarah who serves up the absolutely most delicious hand-brewed to-order teas in the most...More

Thank theghostwriter
Reviewed 15 October 2013 via mobile

Homegrown Tea offers a variety of specialty teas, remedies for the novice tea drinker to the expert. Sarah, the owner, is incredibly knowledgeable and just a nice, down to earth woman. This is a must while in Portland, totally unique experience

Thank Jeffrey P
Reviewed 3 April 2013

And unequivocally the BEST tea shop not only in Portland (and I've tried the all; and it's not even close) but...really...anywhere. Trust me - even if you're not much of a tea drinker - this is the real deal and a VERY SPECIAL PLACE OWNED...More

Thank theghostwriter
Reviewed 3 January 2013 via mobile

Love the personal service here. Sarah is knowledgeable and friendly. The teas take a little more time to make, so make sure you come to relax and take the atmosphere in. Little treats are also sold as well as local honey.

1  Thank Ilovemaineusa
Reviewed 28 September 2012

And you WILL thank me. I'm not even that much a "tea guy" but I've never had a bad cup of tea here (that's not possible) and the exotic blend I had today was simply out of this world delicious. I cannot tell you -...More

2  Thank theghostwriter
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Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 18:00
Thursday
12:00 - 18:00
Friday
12:00 - 18:00
Saturday
12:00 - 18:00
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  • Address: 195 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3682
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
Description
Your #1 "Restaurant" in Portland [Standard Bakery] - and I LOVE the place and have written about it - is, not only a bakery but a coffee shop. There is NO reason why Homegrown Herb & Tea isn't also included on your "restaurant" listings as it's an unbelievably wonderful place for tea (and homemade baked goods and other treats) all hand-made by the SUPER attentive owner who is an herbalist of the very finest order. More people need to know about this place....and I can't wait to write my review!!!
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