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Cha Tea House

135 St. Lawrence Street, Merrickville, Ontario K0G 1N0, Canada
+1 613-269-2888
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“dumplings” (22 reviews)
“spicy pork” (2 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Soups, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
135 St. Lawrence Street, Merrickville, Ontario K0G 1N0, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A friend and I popped in without a reservation late on a December Sunday morning for lunch, and it was quiet and there were several empty tables waiting. It is a small restaurant, however, so on a busy weekend in Merrickville I'd get a reservation....More

Thank DMC454
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

I’ve had Canadian Chinese food and I’ve had Chinese Szechuan style food, dim sum etc but never this out of this world Chinese home cooking! Three of us started with Hot and Sour Soup. Chock full of fresh ingredients like bean curd, carrots, mushrooms and...More

Thank canuhead
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

The MAG information officer highly recommended the Cha tea house. When one of the Cafes was too busy to wait, we came to Cha. The Hot and Sour wonton soup was fresh, delicious and spicy without being hot and flavourless. The custom made stir fry...More

Thank Heidrun W
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Lovely dumplings and beef noodle soup, two of us shared. Some hot sauce with the dumplings, but also some not-hot sauce for dipping. Excellent food, and a fantastic selection of tea.

Thank Beth495
Reviewed 27 August 2017

We stayed here for the week. Perfect for couple. What it lacked in updates the owners more than made up for in superb customer service. We messed up our reservation. We were to check out on a friday but we were away for the day...More

Thank calabogie618
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

My sister & I stopped here for a tea break. The service was great, and they have a cozy lounge area with three comfy seats in the back. There's also a fireplace that I'm sure would be cozy in the winter months. Good tea selection....More

Thank Kat B
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped in here quick on a recommendation and the soup did not disappoint! Also tried the bubble tea which was super refreshing! Only downside is it's a bit dark in there with little ventilation.

Thank Brigette N
Reviewed 16 April 2017

What this place lacks in atmosphere, makes up with very well prepared chinese food at reasonable prices. Too bad they do not have a liquor license. A cold beer would have been great with the spicy dishes we ordered. Would go again for sure!

Thank Debra M
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Made a reservation for this establishment. I was glad that I did. When we arrived all the tables were full! Be care full of the hot spicy dishes. They are hot! Try their shrimp balls. They were excellent.

Thank sherdaveBrockville
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Located in historical Merrickville is the CHA Tea House. A small Mom & Pop bare bones dining established. A clean and tidy place with friendly service. We started off with the Wonton Soup which was very plain. No extra coutaments were on the table at...More

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12 July 2015|
Response from Karin C | Reviewed this property |
There are a couple of bistro tables with chairs outside if you care to dine al fresco in the front of the building,however I don't believe that the inside of the restaurant is because there are two steps to go in.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 St. Lawrence Street, Merrickville, Ontario K0G 1N0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Merrickville
  • Phone Number: +1 613-269-2888
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