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Looking for TEA! Almond tea.

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Does anyone know where I can find the tea brand, Republic of Tea in Toronto? I'm specifically looking for the Vanilla Almond, either in a bag or loose leaf. I have seen it online, but I would like to try it before making a bulk order.

Please recommend any other Almond flavoured teas. I have already tried Celestial Seasonings: Almond Sunset. YUMMY!

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  1. Don't know about that brand of tea, but there are several tea boutiques you could call, most of them have nutty teas.

    Teaopia http://www.teaopia.ca/
    Davids Tea http://www.davidstea.com/
    Tealish http://www.tealish.com/
    More links http://www.blogto.com/toronto/the_bes...

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    Tealish
    198 Walnut Ave, Toronto, ON M6J, CA

    DAVIDsTEA
    336 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M5V, CA

    1. I don't care for flavoured teas, but my daughter loves the Almond Charm tea from Wissotzky, which is produced in Israel. It's available in the kosher section of many supermarkets and in Israeli/kosher grocery stores. http://www.wtea.com/product-item.aspx...

      1. David's Tea has a really good Almond black tea and it's not expensive. They're located on queen st. west just east of Spadina on the north side.

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        1. re: jeannieh20

          David's also has a new location in Bloor West Village, just west of Runnymede, if that's more convenient.

        2. When I feel like almond-flavoured tea, I really like Kusmi Tea's Green Tea with Almond Oil. I have bought it from Pippins and have seen it at Everyday Gourmet at St. Lawrence Market.

          1. I've only ever seen it in fancy department stores like Isetan in Japan, although I haven't really looked for it here.

            1. One of my favourites is "Tahitian Vanilla Hazelnut" from the Yogi Tea brand. I know you specified almond and not hazelnut, but it's rich and delicious and well worth a try.

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              1. re: simplepieman

                Not the OP's request but on the topic of Almond tea. At Ten Rens Tea House at Huron and Dundas I had a pretty interesting tea I had never heard of. It was a hot milk tea with ground up sesame and almonds. It was quite sweet, creamy and had chunky. Kind of like an hot green tea milk shake. Good for marzipan fans cuz the unmistakable almond sweet taste was definately there.

              2. I really enjoy the Almond tea at All Things Tea (476 Bloor W). They have a great selection there and I find their flavours to be more pronounced that most others.

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                1. re: SMOG

                  Seconded. All Things Tea is my go-to tea spot in the Annex... curiously, I'm beginning to suspect that they have the same supplier as The Old Curiosity Tea Shoppe up in Markham (albeit with a much larger selection).

                2. I'm pretty sure I've seen the republic of tea brand at whole foods as well I've seen it at the St. Lawrence Market.
                  There is a tea store right at the entrance to the market from Front street, right next to paddingtons. I'm pretty sure that they carry it there.

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                  St. Lawrence Market
                  92 Front St E, Toronto, ON M5E, CA

                  Paddington's
                  18 Ontario N, Grand Bend, ON N0M1T0, CA

                  1. I'm an avid tea drinker and Tealish's Toasty Almond blend (they are pretty renowned for it) which contains carmelized almonds, baked apples, beetroot, and a couple of other items is spectacular and not worth missing.
                    Turkish Delight at David's Tea also has almonds in it, but in terms of almond, Tealish takes the cake.
                    David's and Tealish are my two favourite tea shops in TO

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                    Tealish
                    198 Walnut Ave, Toronto, ON M6J, CA