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Teaism - CLOSED

682 N Saint Asaph St, Alexandria, VA 22314-1910
+1 703-684-7777
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good51%
  • Average27%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
6 Mar 2016
“yummy treats”
27 Dec 2015
“Good Japanese inspired food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Asian, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
682 N Saint Asaph St, Alexandria, VA 22314-1910
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Reviewed 7 March 2016

You can't go wrong with their shrimp udon with veggies and a nice touch of garlic, especially on a cold winter day. It can be VERY hard to hear when your order is ready, and they refuse to install a microphone -- though sometimes the...More

Thank GypsyGitanoAtHeart
Reviewed 27 December 2015

This place has a huge assortment of teas and an ever changing menu of Japanese inspired dishes. I guess I'm not as adventurous as I should be because I'm not always inspired by the menu choices. It's a great place for Meetup groups as it...More

Thank rover-va
Reviewed 19 October 2015

Teaism has always been next to empty when we've been there. It's not because of the food. I think it's more because it doesn't know what type of place it wants to be. The most recent visit was to sit in their outdoor terrace on...More

Thank Trish R
Reviewed 4 October 2015

As an almost-vegan vegetarian, I really appreciate the fresh, healthy and balanced options offered by all the Teaism locations, including this on St. Asaph Street in Alexandria. Their entrees are well-sized and well-balanced in terms of protein, carbs/grains and vegetables - and they do a...More

Thank eMasum
Reviewed 9 September 2015

A friend and I on our way to Trader Joe's in Alexandria this morning decided to get a quick bite first. This restaurant is next door to TJ's and, honestly, we just didn't expect the fabulous food we had! I had the South Indian Vegetable...More

Thank culturevulture4
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

Stopped here twice while vacationing in DC. Had the homemade granola and yogurt one day and a salad the other. Both were good portions and really good. I really liked the uniquely refreshing cold drinks. Had Ginger Limeade and Japanese Green Tea, both were nice...More

Thank Golfer1365
Linda N, Owner at Teaism, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2015

Hi! We're so glad you found us on your vacation. The granola is one of our most popular breakfasts - we bake it here at the restaurant. Please visit again when you are in DC! Best, Linda

Reviewed 13 August 2015

Just off Washington Street. But you have to walk between buildings down to Traders Joes and it is right there. Food was fabulous. Service great. I had the Korean Brisket Sandwich ... Every delicious detail was superb. Spices, meat, bread ... All yummy. It is...More

Thank Saga25
Linda N, Owner at Teaism, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2015

Hi - I'm so glad you found us - lots of people don't. That Korean brisket sandwich is so good - it's become one of our most popular items. Your kind words mean a lot - we hope to see you when you are in...More

Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

Had a wonderful quiet and well prepared tea with family member here. Cost was quite reasonable and the ambience wonderful. Parking validation for 90 minutes of free parking really a plus as well! Park in the parking garage there for free as long as under...More

Thank Vigilant6
Linda N, Owner at Teaism, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2015

Hi - I'm so glad you found us! We appreciate the kind things you had to say. I wanted to let you know that there is unlimited free parking in the garages around the corners on Wythe and Pendleton. They are marked RETAIL PARKING in...More

Reviewed 28 July 2015 via mobile

We stopped in just for a pot of tea before dinner. The decor is so pleasant and the staff was extra helpful. It was a wonderful experience!

Thank Deborah K
Reviewed 12 July 2015

I've passed by Teaism many times and we decided to finally eat there for lunch. We ordered the Korean Brisket Sandwich (brisket on a ciabatta roll, Asian slaw, house-made gojuchang sauce, mayo, topped w/ fried onions - $12) and the Chicken Curry (marinated chicken in...More

Thank sdsurfkitty
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 682 N Saint Asaph St, Alexandria, VA 22314-1910
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +1 703-684-7777
  • E-mail
Teaism is a local restaurant group with three locations in Washington DC and this one in Alexandria VA. We cook from scratch with healthy, wholesome ingredients. Our menu is Asian inspired to accompany our list of nearly fifty different loose leaf teas and herbal infusions. With a lovely zen atmosphere and a full bar, Teaism is the perfect place for any time of day. Local restaurant critic Tom Seitsema loves our breakfast menu. Must haves include the okonomiyaki and the Salty Oat cookies!
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