Irvine, CA, homes for sale are never too far from tea rooms, cafes and other establishments where they can sit down to enjoy cups of carefully brewed tea along with delicatessen and gourmet snacks. It is worth mentioning that Irvine is home to both Asian and Persian communities, which means that tea culture is strong in this city. Here are some of the best havens for Irvine tea lovers.
Located on Culver Drive near Deerfield Avenue, this tea room has a great variety of Asian teas and fancy coffees. The outdoor seating area is highly recommended for those who enjoy ice tea and frappé-style coffee beverages on summer afternoons. All menu items are gourmet, fresh and delicious. Patrons should expect to pay more than they are used to paying for tea at Starbucks.
The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf
This Alton Parkway cafe attracts quite a few students, reading clubs and people who enjoy talking business over coffee and tea. Blended tea drinks are the specialty here, and they are extremely affordable. The parking, comfortable decor and lightning-fast Wi-Fi tends to attract quite a few people; this is not an intimate establishment.
There are three Peet’s Coffee locations in Irvine; one on Portola, one on Barranca and the other one on Campus Drive. The most popular Peet’s in the one within the University Town Center, but it happens to be the smallest in Irvine. The ice tea beverages are ultra-fancy and not for those who prefer traditional brewed tea. The leaf tea selection is large and frequently offered at nice discounts.
This is the best option for serious tea lovers. The great variety of flavored and milk teas can be overwhelming at first, but it is easy to get used to after the first cup. There are two Lollicups in Irvine; the one on Alton Parkway gets extremely busy.
If you are looking for a house, apartment or condo for sale in Irvine, CA, remember to check out popular restaurants and cafes in the area as well. Learn more about the neighborhood when you call (714) 454-6304 today.