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Mar 3, 2008 07:51 PM

Loose Teas

Does anyone know where there is a good loose tea selection in Monmouth County?

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  1. If you can't find a store, you can be sure and get a great number of excellent selections mail order. Some even offer organic choices. Here are a few I order from:

    (Silver Tips has a shop in Tarrytown, NY, that I've traveled from CT for. It's relatively easy to find and may be worth a "road trip" for you) Good luck!

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    1. re: sonofoodie

      I'll add to that list, and if you're taking a road trip, check out Cha Ma Gu Dao, a tea shop w/a massive selection, in Montclair. Their site is

      1. re: Curlz

        I second sonofoodie's advice and will add some of my own. If you have a Teavana store near you please do not, repeat, do not buy your tea there. We have one at the Westchester and even though I am a tea drinker I was looking for a place to dispose of the tiny taste I took of their tea. Yuk.

    2. Thanks for advice everyone!! I'll let you know how it goes.

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      1. re: numnum81

        Aveda also sells a great loose leaf tea. It's their non-caffeine and is one of my favorites of all time!

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        1. if you decide to do this online (of course, you miss out on the smell test that way!) you can also try They have a store in Northampton, MA and truly excellent teas.