There’s nothing quite as comforting as a hot, cozy cup of tea on a cold winter day. Whether you’re hunkering down in a Boston cafe for a few hours with a friend or keeping yourself warm as you explore the city, there are plenty of fantastic tea options around.


Tealuxe has every kind of tea you can image—black, green, white, rooibos, herbal and plenty more. A Harvard Square staple for over two decades, this tiny tea shop also offers bubble tea and sells beautiful teapots and other accessories for tea fanatics.

Tealuxe. 0 Brattle St., Cambridge, MA. (617) 441-0077

Map Room Cafe

Nestled within the Boston Public Library in the heart of Copley Square, the Map Room Cafe is a quiet spot within this historic building. Enjoy an assortment of scones and muffins with a cup of tea and admire the gorgeous architecture.

Map Room Cafe. 700 Boylston St, Boston, MA. (617) 859-2251

David’s Tea

This Canadian retailer has a few locations in Boston; one of them sits amidst the hustle and bustle of Downtown Crossing. David’s carries high-quality unique blends of flavors—over 150—and also offers an assortment of different machas. Check out the white cranberry bark, organic cream of earl grey and more.

David’s Tea. 298 Washington Street, Boston, MA. (617) 292-0098


This French restaurant offers a deluxe high tea experience on the weekend afternoons. Feast on an assortment of sandwiches and pastries from 1:30 – 2:45 pm with a pot of their delicious tea. L’Espalier is also known for great cheeses—make sure to have some cheese with tea, too.

L’Espalier. 774 Boylston St, Boston, MA. (617) 262-3023

Abigail’s Tea Room

Spend an afternoon sipping away at tea overlooking the harbor at the Boston Tea Party Ship and Museum. You can try up to five different kinds of tea and snack on their scones cookies, pies and more. Get the Tea Platter to share with friends.

Abigail’s Tea Room. 306 Congress St, Boston, MA. (866) 955-0667