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McKenna's Tea Cottage

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810 Electric Ave, Seal Beach, CA 90740-6314
+1 562-431-0200
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good35%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“scones” (31 reviews)
“quiche” (3 reviews)
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810 Electric Ave, Seal Beach, CA 90740-6314
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

My great-niece and I love to share high tea once a year and we have ended up at McKenna's several times. It is nice and somewhat less formal than others we have been to but with the traditional trappings. We pre-purchased the Lady Hamilton Tea...More

Thank Joyce N
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We visited on a food tour and had great teas lovely scones and friendly staff! Beautiful cups and teapots!

Thank John V
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

My granddaughter loves high tea and we've been to a number of tea rooms the last couple of years. McKenna's is at the bottom of our list. For $20 I had the Lady Hamilton, which gives you a pot of tea, and a tray of...More

Thank Constance M
Reviewed 22 June 2017

My mom and I really enjoyed this experience. We bought the groupon and did not know what to expect but it exceeded our expectations. From the second we walked in we felt welcomed! We were seated by the window and enojyed a lovely and delicious...More

Thank MrsK45963
Reviewed 11 June 2017

I'm not big on tea or tea rooms, but we came here as part of a food tour and we were impressed! If you're a tea person, they have a wide variety of teas to choose from. As for the food - the quiche was...More

Thank rayu
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Food, service and atmosphere were great as always...for the past 5 years. Make reservations since they do get busy. Took my Mom for Mother's Day and we really enjoyed it. Hats are provided to wear at tea or bring your own!

Thank Desireewilliams75
Reviewed 11 May 2017

My spouse and I were in Seal Beach and found a Groupon for this place. It states that the cottage required reservations however, we bought the Groupon and walked in 30 minutes later and they were able to seat us. I loved the lobby because...More

Thank flowerneck
Reviewed 25 April 2017

This place is tucked a bit back from the main drag (still on Main Street, just not visible). So glad we found it though! The tea, scones, and quiche are all amazing and delicious. The family running the place are delightful people as well.

Thank Jessica M
Reviewed 30 March 2017

My dtr had her bridesmaids information lunch here and had a groupon for 2... The other ladies all had the Lady Hamilton at $20.50 and I had the Earl of Yorkshire Salad at $10.50 with scone of course and a pot of tea at $5....More

Thank 02corvette
Reviewed 28 March 2017

A friend arranged for us to come here when I was visiting from out of the area. We enjoy doing teas together. While this wasn't the most elegant place we've been, it certainly had pleasant, patient, and helpful service. I think that it has expanded...More

Thank LoveGetAways70
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Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 17:00
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  • Address: 810 Electric Ave, Seal Beach, CA 90740-6314
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Seal Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 562-431-0200
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