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Tea Garden

University / Dinkytown
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825 Washington Ave SE, University of Minnesota campus, Minneapolis, MN 55414-3021
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Plymouth, Minnesota
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234 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016

I went with a few co-workers the other week and to be honest, I don't think I'll go back. I had a lunch special which consisted of an egg roll, egg drop and corn soup and rice with veggies and chicken. The egg roll was delicious and I wish I had had more but the soup was just one gloopy... More 

Thank Aeneken
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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67 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

The restaurant was clean and the service was good. They indicate on the menu which items are spicy, which is appreciated. I thought the food was pretty good and the portion was not overwhelming.

Thank mike_finds_the_best
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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104 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2014 via mobile

I love the way Tea Garden is decorated. I prefer sitting on the comfy couches and the whole atmosphere is calming. This is pretty rare for most University places. My favorite is red bean shake with lychee jelly. Milky chais with tapioca pearls or whole fruit smoothies. It's all delicious. I have not eaten there so I don't have an... More 

Thank ExportLove
Hampton, Illinois
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59 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2013

Our food was fantastic and we will definitely come here again for Chinese food. The eggplant and pork was great and the jasmin tea delightful. One entree is enought for two to share.

Thank Stephanee J
Baltimore, Maryland
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2013 via mobile

The food was warm, not hot. Carrots seemed like rehydrated not fresh. Tough, chewy in my sweet and sour. Really not impressed with the food. Disappointing really.

Thank EllRich
Hopkins, Minnesota
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121 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2012

The Tea Garden is a local place to get great tea drinks. I love the tea slushies with tapioca pearls, they are always good and they are always a treat! There is a recent entry of a global chain that sells bubble tea but I will always prefer Tea Garden.

Thank Suzie H
Manitowoc WI
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2012

Pricey for overly breaded, not very tastey food. Seasoning was underdone. Food was not hot, just warm. Service fair.

Thank Jill B
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2012

I love Tea Garden so much! The different teas there are all delicious, I've ordered many different things over the years and have never been unhappy with my choice. They are open pretty late on the weekends too, which is nice. Every time I'm in Minneapolis I make a point to visit.

Thank tehy
Boston, MA
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2011

I felt like such a hippie nerd here but I have become such a tea afficionado I had to try this place. It was very good and I highly recommend it for a good cup of tea in the university area.

Thank sulldogga
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2011

This was the second time I've eaten here and Seriously one of the best places I've ever had the pleasure of fine asian cooking! Everything is good with authentic flavors. They have homemade soup dumplings, and everything is amazing....I can't even describe how great this place really is. The people that work there hands down awesome personalities and know everything... More 

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Chinese, Asian
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  • Address: 825 Washington Ave SE, University of Minnesota campus, Minneapolis, MN 55414-3021
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis>  > University / Dinkytown
  • Neighbourhood: University / Dinkytown

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?