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Mary Cassatt Tea Room

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210 W Rittenhouse Sq, The Rittenhouse Hotel, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5726
+1 215-546-9000
14:00 - 17:00
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Boston, Massachusetts
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We are afternoon tea lovers and we really enjoyed our time here. There is a harpist who was excellent. The tea is very unusual and very tasty. My friend enjoys the special flower tea that "blooms" in the pot before your eyes (it is extra cost). The staff was very accommodating of my food requests and was able to add... More 

Thank cricketboston
Manhattan Beach, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 February 2017

I was very impressed with the service, the tea, the food, and the atmosphere. The harpist was a nice touch as well. It was comparable to the memorable High Tea I had in London's Mayfair district, and I love that it's right in Rittenhouse Square! Will definitely be back!

Thank Laura K
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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176 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Locted off the lobby in The Rittenhouse, a Five Star Hotel on Rittenhouse Square, this is a lovely setting for afternoon tea

Thank Lsbtravel1
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

A group of 7 girls visited the tea room as part of a bachelorette party weekend. It was SO MUCH FUN! The food was delicious, and we were surprised that we each had our own tea pot. I am a new tea drinker, but the wait staff was knowledgeable to help me choose a tea that I would like. I... More 

Thank Elyse R
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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722 reviews
361 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 349 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

We attended a wedding here in January and we were very impressed. The service was excellent, the food mostly good and the ambiance great. I highly recommend dropping by.

Thank CuriousTravelerRadio
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348 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Why fly to London it is here at the Rittenhouse a very romantic fun place its a dream come true...... lovely lovely lovely

Thank thomas p
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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57 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

I waited a long time before writing this review because I wanted the experience to be so great I thought maybe my expectations were unreasonable. After a couple of weeks of thought I decided to post. I think the tea room is probably just right for a lot of people. It didn't work for me so let me share with... More 

Thank Kate S
Washington DC
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Wonderful service and staff. Someone was playing the harp in the background. They somehow found out we were also staying at the hotel to celebrate our anniversary and surprised us with a small cake with "Happy Anniversary' written in chocolate. Who doesn't love that?

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Middletown, Delaware
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

I took my daughter and 4 year old granddaughter to tea here. The room is elegant with linens, china and crystal. They had a harp playing in the foyer which was wonderful. The selection of teas was different than I had seen at other teas. I choose the Wild Woman which was just to my liking. The waiter was patient... More 

Thank Fae D
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Several friends and I spent a lovely afternoon having tea at the Rittenhouse's Mary Cassatt tea room. The selection of teas was amazing... They even have a coffee lovers tea that looks and tastes like coffee. Everything was perfect.

Thank dmkelley123

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Restaurant Details

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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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14:00 - 17:00
14:00 - 17:00
14:00 - 17:00
14:00 - 17:00
14:00 - 17:00
14:00 - 17:00
14:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 W Rittenhouse Sq, The Rittenhouse Hotel, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5726
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-546-9000
  • This restaurant is at The Rittenhouse Hotel

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?