Where To Get a Hot Cup of Tea Near Your Wray Apartment

BY Blog Editor

Here in Washington D.C., you don’t need to spill the tea to get a comforting cup of tea in this January cold. Instead, you can just head to one of our city’s many tearooms and cafes, which specialize in serving everything from fruit tea to classic English tea. 

If you’re looking to something to take a bit of the chill out of this month’s air, then a cup of tea from one of these spots may be just what the doctor ordered – and just what you need to get you through a busy day.

Calabash Tea & Tonic, located at 2701 12th St NE, Washington, D.C. which is 18 minutes from your Wray apartment, is a colorful tea shop offering tea, coffee and kombucha on tap alongside a vegan menu of pastries and snacks. 

Founder Sunyatta Amen was born to parents who owned health food stores and as such, she has always been interested in using food and beverage to help others heal. Now, she has used her years of research to start Calabash, a highly-acclaimed tea bar. For more than three decades, the culture behind cuisine has been Sunyatta’s passion and she has been a highly sought-after authority on wellness and indigenous foodways.

SecreTea, located at 1959 E St NW, Washington, D.C. which is a five minute walk from your Wray apartment, offers milk, cheese and fruit teas, plus ice cream, salads and Asian-style sandwiches.

Secretea was founded in 2017 by a founder who hopes to integrate the original tea of Asia into the modern Western food civilization, and bring the public a new experience of tea and food with fresh, healthy and unique taste. Each product of Secretea is a fusion of the East and the West, with layers of intersection to create new and memorable flavors.

Calabash Tea & Tonic

2701 12th St NE, Washington, D.C. 20018

(202) 248-1186


1959 E St NW, Washington, D.C. 20052

(202) 452-9622

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