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Alice's Tea Cup

102 West 73rd Street, New York City, NY 10023
+1 212-799-3006
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (30 reviews)
“scones” (212 reviews)
“chicken hash” (5 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 20:00All hours
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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102 West 73rd Street, New York City, NY 10023
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Reviewed 3 April 2015 via mobile

Called in for breakfast. Very ambivalent, unsmiling host who made it seem like too much trouble to show us a table in the virtually empty restaurant. We were in a hurry as we had a booked ferry to catch so told our waitress. We ordered...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2015

I have been to Alice's Tea Cup many times over the last few years. The first time it was new and fresh and fun. Cute decor, large selection of teas, mismatched china and adorable tea pots. Little girls in fairy wings. On the surface, very...More

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Reviewed 25 March 2015

For a restaurant that is geared towards young girls, lots of adults come to this spot too. The decor is just like Lewis Carroll depicted in his novels. The tea is good, a huge selection. I suggest getting the hot food sandwiches rather than the...More

Thank Samantha R
Reviewed 19 March 2015

I am sold on the service. Being a coffee drinker I was very hesitant in visiting this establishment, but my nieces planned our weekend getaway and had tea on the list. Indian Chai was fantastic, ask for warm milk. The buttermilk and pumpkin scones were...More

Thank Khalil K
Reviewed 11 March 2015 via mobile

Nice place for tea. They have two other places & I have been to all. The scones & desserts are very good. I wish they had "real" clotted cream. The sandwiches are ok. The servers are pleasant. The west side one needs a bit sprucing...More

1  Thank rckNyc
Reviewed 9 March 2015

I absolutely love brunch food, and was curious to try this tea place which my friend has chosen, for brunch. We had a party of 5 and arrived a bit before 10am on a Saturday. We were lucky that a table was just finishing, so...More

Thank jeni_hk
Reviewed 14 February 2015

Looking for a spot of tea we journeyed to this quaint tea house for breakfast. We were not disappointed. Breakfast was pleasing for all and the varieties of tea were very well received.

Thank chuckcocke
Reviewed 4 February 2015

I really can't understand why it has taken me so long to visit a place like this! I was absolutely smitten by the cute, quaint feel of this place. The food was terrific and the service was great! Let's just talk about the teas....Holy teas!...More

Thank ashdiahen
Reviewed 27 January 2015

Place is quaint; very popular, and quite crowded. Scones are excellent, tea sandwiches are just fair.

Thank algedneil
Reviewed 22 January 2015

What a great place...neighborhood restaurant with an extensive tea list (naturally!) interesting menu for breakfast and very friendly, pleasant service. I tried the Mt. Everest Tea-- marvelous flavor -- and the un-hash (I think) breakfast..poached eggs, chicken bangers and potatoes. It's a very cozy place,...More

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Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a
quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of
downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the
city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the
American Museum of Natural History, which has been
welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for
over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center,
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Cyndi H
19 March 2017|
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Response from HarvardCatCat | Reviewed this property |
Not at the outlet at west end. You will to go down a flight of steps to get to the cafe. They have another outlet in the east side but I have not been there, so not sure. Perhaps you can give them a call and check.
2 August 2016|
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Response from KCHolle | Reviewed this property |
They did feature a GF scone when I was there.
19 July 2016|
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Response from Mark L | Reviewed this property |
We didn't have a reservation and simply waited 10 minutes. This was for breakfast about 10am.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 West 73rd Street, New York City, NY 10023
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-799-3006
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