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Top Hat Special-Teas Incorporated

) #27 of 214 Restaurants in Florence $$ - $$$
234 W Evans St, Florence, SC 29501-3428
+1 843-629-8326
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (13 reviews)
“scones” (13 reviews)
“lemon curd” (5 reviews)
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234 W Evans St, Florence, SC 29501-3428
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Reviewed 20 January 2017

Mint iced tea is simply divine! I'm from out of town but made a point to stop in every trip through Florence. After several years of this, I finally asked for the mint iced tea recipe and the owner obliged! I can now have this...More

Thank playcation
Reviewed 2 September 2016

I went for lunch recently with a family member. Although the food was quite good, the service was abysmal! Although there were very few tables filled - only 4 counting ours, I had to go find the waitress to place an order. She apologized and...More

Thank ebp2144
Reviewed 14 July 2016

The salads and sandwiches are very good. The salad combo is the best. Don't forget to order a scone. Definitely worth the wait. They have a good selection of teas. The iced fruit tea is wonderful and very refreshing on a hot day.

Thank VRSinSC
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Located in the up and coming Florence downtown is a favorite lunch spot of mine. The lunch specials really are special here and wonderfully seasonal. I recently had a delightful lunch there with a friend and we both ordered the special, a great tasting taco...More

Thank Nancy R
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Top Hat Special-Teas never fails to deliver for lunch! Always a joy! And, if you get a chance, visit for the tea servicef--superb!

Thank Debi-Panos
Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

Top Hat has the best strawberry tea I have ever had, and is one of the reasons I keep going back when ever I get the chance. They also have lunch and desserts. I have not had a bad lunch anytime I have been there....More

Thank actgdeva
Reviewed 19 March 2016

All of the entrees are wonderful, always fresh salads and delicious homemade dressings. The daily soups are the best. The selection of teas and the scones are delightful. All of the desserts are delectable. Most comfortable and welcoming atmosphere. The staff and owner are lovely...More

Thank Pat A
TopHatTeaLady, Owner at Top Hat Special-Teas Incorporated, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2016

Pat, thank you so much for visiting us yesterday. Also, thank you for your kind words. I am glad you enjoyed your experience and I hope you will return soon and would love to pamper you and your granddaughter. Thanks again, Laurie Crouse

Reviewed 12 January 2016

I can't say enough good things about Top Hat! The food and service are just top notch! The tea menu is large and includes so many delicious teas! Don't skip on dessert! Order the scones!

Thank Anna H
Reviewed 15 December 2015

A very special quaint place to have some food. They have good chicken salad. A very unique Buttermilk pie that is worth trying.

Thank Hugh1978
Reviewed 27 October 2015

The staff and owner are the most amazing people. You feel as though you are family. The food is absolutely delicious. In fact both my husband and I crave the tuna melt on a regular basis. The homemade soups are second to none - not...More

Thank Linda G
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$6 - US$8
Restaurant features
Delivery, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
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Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 234 W Evans St, Florence, SC 29501-3428
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Florence
  • Phone Number: +1 843-629-8326
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Top Hat Special-Teas is a Tea Room providing lunch, as well as 4 course and 6 course teas. We are located in downtown Florence. Look for as bright pink building.
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