1. The Tea Gallery
Chinese tea taken seriously, with classes, tastings, and plenty of paraphernalia for sale.
131 Allen St., nr. rivington St.; 212-777-6148
2. Casablanca Tea Room
This atmospheric attempt to re-create Rick’s Café Americain in the back of a Soho clothing store serves Payard pastries, Moroccan tapas, and Sympathy for the Kettle teas.
164 Mercer St., nr. Houston St.; 212-219-8441
From 3 to 5 p.m., Amy Sacco pursues the gallery-going crowd with traditional and champagne teas.
461 W. 23rd St., nr. Tenth Ave.; 212-366-0404
4. Alice’s Tea Cup, Chapter II
A second location with the same quirky charm and popular scones as the Upper West Side flagship.
156 E. 64th St., nr. Lexington Ave.; 212-486-9200