Best Tea in Boston

2005 Best Tea

Cha Fahn Tea

Jamaica Plain

The city’s recent tidal wave of boba teas, loose-leaf blends, and trendy teahouses has been difficult to wade through, but the calming sanctuary inside Jamaica Plain’s Cha Fahn feels like…Read More

2002 Best Tea



Given this town’s historically intense dedication to tea, you’d expect us to claim at least one intensely dedicated tea outpost. Well, we have two—each a Tealuxe branch. This subtly retro…Read More

2001 Best Tea

Tea-Tray in the Sky


Boston has long had a stormy relationship with tea, but this Alice in Wonderland-inspired joint puts all bad memories to rest with its 80-plus flavor selections. The menu offers authentic…Read More

1999 Best Tea

Tea Tray in the Sky


This little cafe offers a welcome respite from Starbucks culture, offering everything from your standard Assam to more exotic blends, from scented and flavored teas to herbal infusions. For summer,…Read More

1994 Best Tea

Ace of Cups Teashop and Bakery

Brookline Village

A funky yet civilized place to sink into an overstuffed chair and enjoy a pot of tea and a light meal. Make reservations for the formal British-style afternoon tea, replete…Read More

Most Viewed Winners of Restaurants & Food

  • Neptune Oyster, 2015 Best Seafood Restaurant
  • Qingdao Garden, 2015 Best Chinese Restaurant
  • Blue Frog Bakery, 2015 Best Bread Bakery

Most Viewed Winners

  • Neptune Oyster, 2015 Best Seafood Restaurant
  • Muckykids Art Studio, 2015 Best Craft Spot, Kids
  • John da Silva, Spoke, 2015 Best Chef, Up-and-Coming