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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Chado

8422 1/2 W. Third St. (S. Croft Ave.) Send to Phone
800-442-4019
Charming tea parlor offering over 300 varieties of international teas.

Cuisine
Open
Lunch daily
Features
  • Dress code: Casual
  • Reservations suggested

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Chado Restaurant Review

: In this charming shrine to the Camellia sinensis, the Latin name for the tea plant, the walls are lined floor-to-ceiling with large jars of more than 300 varieties of international teas. Green teas, smoked black teas, herbal tisanes and more hail from unexpected places such as Africa, Turkey and Russia, as well as from more traditional tea centers like Asia and England. You can buy tea by the ounce or the pound. Or it's a treat to simply sit and enjoy a steaming pot and a scone or tea sandwich while perusing the vast menu, a virtual encyclopedia of tea. Sandwiches are highlighted by the Punjab---eggs marinated in smoked tea and mixed with mayo and chives---and the Mediterranean---goat cheese, watercress and olivade spread. Also located at 79 N. Raymond Ave., Pasadena, 626-431-2832; 369 E. 1st St., Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles, 213-258-2531; and 1738 N. Orange Dr., Hollywood, 323-871-2262.
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