We’re spilling the tea for the best places to purchase your tea around Pittsburgh. Here are five spots to sit, sip, and explore an abundance of tea options:
Blue Monkey Tea
With over 500 teas, Blue Monkey Tea has all your tea needs from loose and bagged along with tea gadgets and accessories. Loose black tea, green tea, white tea, oolong tea, purple tea, chai and more, their sip selection will be sure to fill your cup with options galore. Shop special rare teas or purchase a Tea Lover Gift Set for a unique gift for the tea connoisseur in your life. You can also sign up for tea classes and tea sampling. Check out the business’ own Tea Saturday Live for tea videos debuting every Saturday at 5:30 PM, Live on Facebook and edited later to be posted on their YouTube channel.
Tupelo Honey Tea
Tupelo Honey Teas, a tea shop and plant-based café, sells its teas out of the Millvale neighborhood library with specialty blends you can’t get anywhere else. Check out their Sidewalk Sippin’ beverage menu for store signatures and shop online to discover handcrafted blends at affordable prices. Most of the teas are packaged in 1oz loose-leaf pouches, and they choose organic, fair trade and women-owned businesses where possible. From peach lavender, blood orange moon, Ceylon sage, to its honeybush specialty teas, Tupelo Honey Teas also has Pittsburgh-centric tea blends that include their Jagoff, Millvale Breakfast, Nebby Chai, Slippy, and more!
Dobrá Tea PittsburghAllegheny Wine Mixer
With a bright, Bohemian-style space that boosts tranquility, Dobrá Tea Pittsburgh is a steeped spot to peruse a tea collection that consists of more than 100 teas from around the world. From its best sellers, Dobrá Tea Specialties to pottery exclusives, shop online and receive a $5 flat rate for local shipping. Plus, learn about Pu’er Teas and expand your teacup curiosity with a new one to savor and sip at their tea room or at home!
Pour it up and check out Gryphon’s Tea, a tearoom in the heart of Bloomfield, that prides itself on the finest loose-leaf teas. As a family-owned and operated business, they choose every ingredient that goes into their unique house blends. Shop by categories that include black loose-leaf, green, white, rooibos, tisane, mate and more. From smooth classics, fruity, floral to even a tea that tastes like “a cookie in a cup” with its Snickerdoodle tea, you’ll be sure to find your cup of tea at this spot.
Mosaic Leaf Matcha Tea Bar
Handmade in small matcha batches, Mosaic Leaf is your feel-good place for matcha blends. The tea bar offers traditional matcha blends to modern takes like its matcha lattes and has a rotating collection of in-house tea mocktails! They also offer free shipping on order over $75 with gift sets starting at $40 and electric matcha whisks at $12. Your online cart will quickly fill up with products to get you fueled and ready. Check out their Matcha Club for their current list of matcha products which include many at half-off from the original price.This content was provided by a local, independent contributor to Made in PGH, a lifestyle blog.