Physical Graffitea

Physical Graffitea

Tea Room and Historic Site
96 Saint Marks Pl (btw 1st Ave. & Ave. A), New York, NY 10009, United States
Hours:
Open until 10:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Fri
    • 8:00 AM–10:00 PM
  • Sat–Sun
    • 11:00 AM–10:00 PM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)
Outdoor Seating:
No
7.5/10

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  • Justin A.

    Drinking tea with the ladies.

    Justin August · March 1
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  • Sanjay S.

    Good drinks but service here is absurdly slow

    Sanjay Sharma · February 9
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  • Untapped Cities

    The tea room is slightly below ground level, which elicits a quiet-getaway atmosphere. Grab a cup of organic tea while you sit back against GraffiTea’s exposed brick wall or beneath their tree mural. Read more

    Untapped Cities · November 17, 2014
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  • RoelandP

    ℹ Roam around and get to know Physical Graffiti, Physical Graffitea and New York in the travel guide "Rock & Roll Tour Manhattan" with Tales & Tours for your smartphone (offline maps too) Read more

    RoelandP · October 28, 2014
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  • Pedro G.

    The café is located in the infamous “Physical Graffiti” building of Led Zeppelin’s sixth studio album. The tea room is slightly below ground level, which elicits a quiet-getaway atmosphere.

    Pedro Guedes · August 16, 2014
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  • Aleksandra M.

    Great tea shop for newbie tea drinker. No AC so save tea times for fall/winter. Ample selection for in-store sips or take-home loose leaf.

    Aleksandra Marcotte · August 11, 2014
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  • vivan thi t.

    matcha soy latte wha?!!!

    vivan thi tang · May 23, 2014
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  • Minuto H.

    Nice post with photos from a brazilian heavy metal blog on the historical building - translation is available if necessary: http://t.co/WQ1M7pXvG1

    Minuto HM · May 23, 2014
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  • Lilit

    Don't expect cute teatime pastries. Or any food at all, actually.

    Lilit · March 21, 2014
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  • Kimberly M.

    Rude staff there. My friend and I would've liked to enjoy this place but the person who was working was so incredibly rude to us that we walked out before we even ordered. Avoid this place.

    Kimberly M. · March 2, 2014
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  • Emily N.

    Staff told me to stop playing stupid when I asked how long the shop had been there and for a card with their hours. No idea why. So rude. Bad way to talk to a would-be regular. Skip this place.

    Emily N · March 2, 2014
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  • Sarah L.

    Kristina is so knowledgeable!

    Sarah Lynch · January 4, 2014
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  • Tea For Me Please

    An adorable place to grab a pot of tea. They have a wide selection and the staff is great. Word to the wise, find a potty spot before you go since they don't have a restroom. Read more

    Tea For Me Please · May 31, 2013
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  • StageBuddy

    Try out their new iced Crimson tea. It's amazing. Read more

    StageBuddy · April 8, 2013
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  • StageBuddy

    Some of our team's favorites are the rose scented black tea and the ginger peach tea. Read more

    StageBuddy · April 5, 2013
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  • Ilana M.

    for all woman out there come in and try our new FLOW Tonic for the woman's cycle

    Ilana Malka · February 9, 2013
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  • Audrey K.

    A great place for dessert. The hibiscus tea is wonderfully fragrant and slightly fruity.

    Audrey Kwon · June 13, 2012
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  • Gil L.

    Here's a link to the Rolling Stone's video shot here: http://touch.dailymotion.com/video/xfrqyc_rolling-stones-waiting-on-a-friend_music

    Gil Lopez · February 29, 2012
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  • Nina Y.

    Get a pot of the tummy tonic tea (chamomile, echinacea root, licorice root, peppermint).

    Nina Yiamsamatha · January 1, 2012
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  • maq

    The Tangerine Ginger tea is delicious.

    maq · December 13, 2011
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  • Charles J.

    Pay with your phone using LevelUp and look like youre from the future!

    Charles Johnson · October 12, 2011
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  • stephiedoo

    Cute little gallery along the walls. Delicious tea and lovely staff, definitely recommend the pu erh tea selection.

    stephiedoo · October 5, 2011
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  • Krista S.

    I really like the Sencha Kyoto Cherry Rose tea

    Krista Sande-Kerback · August 7, 2011
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  • kashew

    Be prepared to spend an hour there

    kashew · July 14, 2011
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  • Rachel L.

    Awesome staff, super knowledgable. Great selection!! Stopped in for a quick iced cuppa and stayed for some great conversation with Kurt

    Rachel Lustig · June 26, 2011
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  • Elaine

    Super enthusiastic and friendly, knowledgeable about all their teas.

    Elaine · May 24, 2011
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  • Rolling Stone

    The buildings at 96 and 98 St. Marks Place appear on the cover of Led Zeppelin's 1975 album Physical Graffiti. The Rolling Stones shot the "Waiting on a Friend" video here, too. Read more

    Rolling Stone · January 14, 2011
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