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Tea Source Edit

9 ratings
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Type Tea Shop
Style Modern
Serves Chai, Iced, Loose-leaf
Food Pastries
Features Free wi-fi, Tastings

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6 Reviews

Tea Source in St Paul, Minnesota
5/5
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PaperQueen rated this place
5/5
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Tea heaven for those of us in the Twin Cities. It’s obvious from the positive, warm welcome that employees are well-treated here. They not only “know their stuff,” but are sincerely passionate about both tea and TeaSource.

If you’re a gaiwan fan, ask for one of those instead of the double-walled tea glasses. They’ll smile and accommodate. :)

Tea Source in St Paul, Minnesota
5/5
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leshaw4 rated this place
5/5
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I love this place. Very knowledgeable staff. Very relaxed atmosphere. No pushy sales people like Teavana.

Tea Source in St Paul, Minnesota
5/5
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ferlev01 rated this place
5/5
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The Tea Source has a staff who really know their teas and provide great service. The owner makes sure that his staff knows how to bring the tea to the right temperature and tells you how long to steep. One thing I wish I could do is have a timer that dings (I know that would be no fun for others enjoying a peaceful cup of tea) but I often forget to flip the sand timer and then I get a stew of a tea.

Tea Source in St Paul, Minnesota
5/5
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ajbbents rated this place
5/5
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Probably a bit biased as a former employee, but TeaSource is pretty much the only tea I’ll drink. Good folk to work for, good folk to work with, all around a quality establishment.

Tea Source in St Paul, Minnesota
5/5
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potatowedges rated this place
5/5
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My favorite tea shop. The staff is knowledgeable, friendly, and extremely patient—I spent hours in there just smelling teas and trying to figure out which ones I wanted. Great selection (and a very detailed catalog to help you out) and a calming, soothing environment. The teas here are very affordable as well! I’ll be coming back for years.

Tea Source in St Paul, Minnesota
5/5
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Teawench rated this place
5/5
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I’ve been going to TeaSource since it opened. Well, a little less now that I live 200 miles away. But it’s the first place I turn to when it’s time to replenish my tea supply. The selection of tea, tea cups, pots, tins and other gadetry is astounding. The knowledge of staff members is impressive. There are two locations and they both have tables to enjoy a pot of tea. They do sell pastries but I’ve always been unimpressed by them. Business has been so good the last few years it’s been hard to get a table when I want to hang out there with a friend and a pot of tea. In fact, they’ve put little cards on the table (at least in the Highland location) asking people to limit their time there to 90 minutes. Though I don’t think it’s strictly enforced, more a matter of trusting people to be courteous to others. I love this place and wish a location would open in Duluth!