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230 E 9th St, New York City, NY 10003-7503
+1 212-228-8030
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good46%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“black sesame” (8 reviews)
“ice cream” (5 reviews)
“rice” (5 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Japanese, Asian
$$ - $$$
230 E 9th St, New York City, NY 10003-7503
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We needed a place in the area to wait out an hour before our dinner reservation and this was on a cool autumn Saturday evening. We popped in for some tea and a cozy place to wait. From the outside signage to the indoor décor,...More

Thank Edward R
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

I came here after a google search on places to eat in NYC for Japanese Dessert. This place is on the 2nd floor, i love the decor because it made me feel like we’re dining in Japan. The hostess seated us immediately. It’s full of...More

Thank yuhnoit
Reviewed 7 August 2018

You have to try their Matcha Shaved Ice with real Matcha syrup, condensed milk, red beans. You can experience summer time in Japan!

Thank Hell0Kitty11
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

We read about Cha An in a United Airlines travel magazine during a recent trip. We were intrigued. They feature a very nice light menu of savory and sweet fare along with beers, sake, and tea. Very nicely done.

Thank stevesottl
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Nice oriental interiors and atmosphere (incense smell was slightly too strong though). Their desserts looked beautiful, but quite pricey. We each had the traditional Japanese lunch set and it tasted very healthy. Some of the small dishes I didn’t love too much, but the rice,...More

1  Thank ccstwb
Reviewed 27 January 2018

Came here with a friend after work and we both loved the staff and the atmosphere of the restaurant. My friend was not super excited about her Mochi Mochi dessert, but I loved the black sesame /green mint ice cream they had. If you come...More

Thank anastasiamoore
Reviewed 4 November 2017

To mix the evening up, decided on having our dessert at cha-an following dinner at a restaurant in the area.. Not being a qualified/seasoned tea drinker I'll defer to the other tea reviewers. I selected the "Jewelry Box" to share with my guest anticipating that...More

Thank URNYCritic
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

LOVES the black sesame ice cream, but was disappointed by the lavender mint cold brew tea – it wasn't all that cold, nor did the mint really come through. Service was also a bit slow and the table next to us actually left because they...More

Thank tlee102
Reviewed 26 July 2017

We almost missed this wonderful teahouse tucked in between several restaurants and up the stairs in a small room on the second floor. The atmosphere was cool and comfortable and gave you the feeling of being someplace other than a hot, crowded city. I don't...More

Thank Mary J
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Delicious and beautifully prepared desserts. Highly recommend for tea + dessert. Feels authentically Japanese and offers a unique menu.

Thank Julie H
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
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Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2:00 PM - 11:00 PM
2:00 PM - 11:00 PM
2:00 PM - 11:00 PM
2:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 230 E 9th St, New York City, NY 10003-7503
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighbourhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-228-8030
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