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Teahouse Kuan Yin

1911 N 45th St, Seattle, WA 98103-6804
+1 206-632-2055
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good46%
  • Average27%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
16 May 2016
“Service with an indifferent shrug”
19 Nov 2015
“Interesting tea selection, mediocre food”
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9:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
$$ - $$$
1911 N 45th St, Seattle, WA 98103-6804
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Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

The selection of teas was very impressive, but the food was unspectacular and the lady serving us was rather cold and unfriendly which made our visit a lot less enjoyable.

Thank Jethro S
Reviewed 19 November 2015

My husband and I decided to stop by for some soup after a long walk in cold weather. Although the tea was fine, the pureed kale soup was very bland, not good at all!

Thank KarenBx103
Reviewed 19 January 2015

This decades-old tea shop in Wallingford offers a variety of teas (about 70) and some snacks, both sweet and savory. The tables, chairs, easy chairs and Art Deco lamps lend a funky, comfortable ambiance for those who choose to stay and sip. This place is...More

Thank Rumples
Reviewed 22 July 2014

We love it! It's been in the Wallingford neighborhood for the last 30 or 40 some years. The owner flies all over the world (including both China and Taiwan) to find great tea. It's so rare in the States to find such a rich collection...More

Thank madprofessor
Reviewed 28 November 2012

This is a great place to visit with someone and have an intimate conversation. Not a great place for kids. Tea is wonderful and you get a little tray and cozy to keep it warm. Sit on a cool day and warm your self from...More

Thank megankathleenlikes
Reviewed 28 November 2012

This is a laid back tea shop with a good assortment of tea that is well prepared. It's inviting and a great place to read, study, oof course drink tea and people watch.

Thank Vei1962
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Reviewed 20 February 2008

I use to work here. World class selection of teas & knowledgeable staff. Free wi-fi. Very booky scene. Great place to buy an asian teapot or cups. I would redecorate, but whatever. Loyal clientele.

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Reviewed 31 January 2008

oddly enough, a good samosa and Indian curry. :)

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Reviewed 19 December 2007

pleasant and relaxing, good selection of teas

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Reviewed 18 December 2007

Great teas - stuffy staff

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9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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  • Address: 1911 N 45th St, Seattle, WA 98103-6804
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-632-2055
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