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Chado Tea Room

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79 N Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA 91103-3919
+1 626-431-2832
11:30 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 19:00
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Los Angeles, California
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The tearoom is small, but cozy. We had the full tea which consisted of tea sandwiches, scones and desert. The food was tasty and the selection of teas was extensive. The cost was average and on a par with other teas I have attended.

Thank mary R
Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The actual tea room was charming although somewhat small, and located in Old Town Pasadena, California. My friend was delighted with the food and we picked the $25.00 each tea which included a soup or salad, then the choice of tea for each, and three levels of: first sandwichs; then scones and cream; and last cookies and a sweet cake.... More 

Thank mooncat2015
Los Angeles
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94 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Handsomely appointed restaurant. They take their tea seriously. I went there with my groupon and got a full service high tea deal. They had the most delicious teeny tiny sandwiches and a dessert after. The tea was exceptional. Another tea they had was this thing that just flowered in the bottom of a transparent teapot. It was beautiful to behold.... More 

Thank pomeranianlovah
Pasadena, California
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56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

Great place for lunch off the menu or a full tea service. They have a multi page booklet from which you added tea.

Thank Judy K
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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88 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

A tradition whenever in Los Angeles to visit Chado's. Wonderful selection of teas. Love the afternoon tea with tomato soup, wonderful selection of sandwiches and the scones are excellent. Have not tried their salads but they looked fantastic. Service was a tad slow but enjoyed the atmosphere.

Thank Dee M
Fallbrook, California
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

Wow, what a wonderful surprise the Chado Tea Room was! My wife and I had an amazing experience there. I found a discount voucher for the Tea Room on Living Social.com and it sounded like a neat place to go, and it would give me a chance to take my wife on a nice adventure to downtown Pasadena. We found... More 

Thank LawrenceKevin
Ventura, California
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154 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2015

We had the Celebration Afternoon Tea here, and it was great. This is not a frilly, froufrou tea place, but has a very nice ambience with crisp white linens and nice old-time music in the background. Their sandwiches are made on toasted bread, and the celebration tea includes soup or salad, 4 half-sandwiches per person, scones with cream and jam,... More 

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Moorpark, California
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703 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2015

We've been to numerous tea rooms all over the U.S., Canada, and in Europe. We LOVE a good tea room! I'm sorry to say this one was disappointing. The tomato soup was very good, but the sandwiches were bland and dry, while the scones were dry and rather hard. Our sundae arrived at the end quite melted. Both of our... More 

Thank Linda C
Chicago, Illinois
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110 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

The only thing missing was clotted cream but they did have something close to go with the scone. When in Pasadena do make the time to go here which is in the old town area. The wait staff have an encyclopedic knowledge of all their teas and each person gets to choose a tea in a pot holding three to... More 

Thank KelloggTraveler
Los Angeles, California
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

High Tea is what little girls dream of...This was a wonderful experience. My sister and I had our own special tea served in creative fun teapots. Then our choice of soup or salad - delicious. Then the 3-tier tower:(4) different kinds of sandwiches with the crust off (of course) for each person, (2) English scones served with jam and strawberries... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:30 - 19:00
11:30 - 19:00
11:30 - 19:00
11:30 - 19:00
11:30 - 19:00
11:30 - 19:00
11:30 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 79 N Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA 91103-3919
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-431-2832

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?