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Selah Tea Cafe

177 Main St, Waterville, ME 04901-6625
+1 207-660-9181
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (13 reviews)
“soup” (6 reviews)
“bubble tea” (3 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 7:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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177 Main St, Waterville, ME 04901-6625
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the food . Avacado Turkey Wrap along with a Veggie Burger were about 12 bucks each & a lemonade fresh & an Arnold Palmer fresh with blueberries each were $3.50. To me that’s a bit much for lunch in Waterville Maine . Despite...More

Thank yanks105
Reviewed 8 October 2018

My husband and I have tried Selah a few times, and I always really want to enjoy the experience. However, every time I'm shocked at the high prices, mediocre quality of the food and slowness of the staff and processes. The atmosphere of the cafe...More

Thank friendlytraveler186
Bobby M, Owner at Selah Tea Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your comments and review and I am sorry your experience was less than exceptional. I take this personal when our quality and service are not top notch and I will get with the team to find out what is going on and...More

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

The food is dry and lacks flavor but the desserts and tea are great. The espresso beverages and coffee are way overpriced.More

Thank yerpud
Bobby M, Owner at Selah Tea Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Thank you for sharing your thoughts and sorry to hear your experience was less than exceptional. I will circle back with the team to address the food concerns and encourage them on their drinks. What did you have to eat and is there anything we...More

Reviewed 2 October 2018

I enjoy the coffee shop scene (nice places for spending some time reading, online, etc. while sipping a beverage), but I don't really like coffee. While most coffee places have tea, the selection is often poor. I'm a bit particular in that I'm only interested...More

Thank Tom A
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Good Barrista -knows how to make espresso drinks. Cortado excellent. Took away the iced drinks and nursed them during our drive. Nice classic building. High ceilings. Cheerful staff. YELP says best espresso. I agree!

Thank Mark W H
Bobby M, Owner at Selah Tea Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thank you for your kind review, I will be sure to pass this along to the team for a job well done! Cheers!

Reviewed 7 July 2018

Selah tea offers a wide variety of teas that are freshly brewed. Their food is outstanding. The staff are friendly and accommodating. It is a great place to hang out with family and friends.

Thank prasprof
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Stopped at Selah on our way through Maine on I-95. We were looking for a local place with a good latte and breakfast and we definitely found it! Service was quick and friendly. We ask a lot of questions and they were helpful and didn't...More

Thank PGHtraveler2019
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Came in for breakfast and to kill time. Excellent service and positive atmosphere. It is a large space with a table for 12 on one side. Has various seating options. Great for groups or singles.

Thank Danielle B
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Students kept recommending this location and it was worth the visit. Interesting mix of Maine soda. Comfortable chairs and lots of window spots to sit.

Thank Ron22212
Reviewed 3 March 2018

I met a friend here for lunch and to catch up. I had to substitute turkey for chicken on my salad - no biggie. The service was fast and efficient, unlike a previous visit several years ago. The salad was pretty standard fare, nothing really...More

Thank zoemom32
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4 September 2015|
Response from Bobby M | Property representative |
Hi, yes we can ship our loose leaf tea and coffee.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 12
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Seating, Parking Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 177 Main St, Waterville, ME 04901-6625
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Waterville
  • Phone Number: +1 207-660-9181
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Locally owned, award winning Selah Tea Cafe located in historic downtown Waterville proudly serves organic coffee, loose leaf tea, and espresso beverages. Our creative food is a must try! Desserts made by the owners, Rachel and Bobby McGee, grandmother, known by locals as Grammie! The difference you can taste and feel - selah.
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