Best of Philly

Best Tea Shop

2019 Best Tea House

Safa Persian Teahouse

Safa has siphon-brew teas served in a room meant to evoke the teahouses of Iran. But what makes it a must-visit is the other side of the menu, which has excellent baklava, hummus, dolmeh, and the Turkish Supreme — a decadent iced coffee mixed with chocolate syrup, milk and whipped cream. Read More »

4165 Main Street, Philadelphia, PA | 267-748-25033 | Website

2012 Best Tea Shop

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EXPERT PICK: "This is my go-to loose-leaf tea shop for everything from a classic sencha green to a rare Taiwanese oolong. I love the tea-starter kit for novices; it comes with a tea strainer, measuring teaspoon and three two-ounce samples. And the loose-leaf sample packs are good for experimenting." —Alexis Siemons, tea consultant and blogger, Read More »

111 South 18th Street, Philadelphia, PA | 215-568-2920 | Website