Ten tea rooms you must try in North America

Finding a beautiful tea room is always a treat in more ways than one. Before there were coffee shops, tea rooms served as a spot for friends to gather, share social experiences and nibble on a light lunch.

Today, tea rooms transform us to a simpler time where the joy of conversation can even remove us from our phones. Delicious pastries, soups, sandwiches, and even three-tier stands of treats await. Pour a cup, settle in, and prepare to journey to the top ten tea rooms in North America. Pinkies up!

Methodology: This is an all-time list of the top tea rooms according to Yelp. We identified businesses in the tea rooms category, then ranked those businesses using a number of factors including the total volume and ratings of reviews.

Note: With Coronavirus related changes occurring in individual states, we suggest confirming the most up-to-date offerings directly with the businesses listed. Click on each photo to visit their Yelp page directly.

The top ten tea rooms in North America: