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Wisteria Tea Room & Cafe

2512 Second St. | Fort Myers, FL
239-689-4436 | Email | Website | Hours
The Wisteria Tea Room is a place for good food, celebrations and meeting new friends. Phil and Bobbie Schwartz are the proprietors who wanted to have a unique place for people to come for homemade soups, salads, baked goods and to experience the wonderful art of "tea". You can find unique gifts and a great selection of loose teas.



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I was visiting my Mom from Ohio and I took her and my husband to this teahouse as part of our Anniversary celebration. We were all delighted! The staff was extremely friendly and offered great service. The food was plentiful and unique and delicious. There was bottomless pots and many choices of teas. The gift shop was fun to look in. I run a teahouse in Ohio so this was a nice treat for me to get to go somewhere else. I am so happy I chose the Wisteria.

- Darlene Oct 10th '14

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My friend went to the Wisteria Tea room in Fort Myers for a luncheon today with a group of woman. During the lunch one of the ladies by accident knocked over a creamer it hit the floor and shattered, when the patron went to pay her bill the owner approached her and advised her that she would be charging her $25.00 for the creamer. I am sure each person reading this has had a mishap in a public eatery and have never been charged for the dishware. I am also sure I will never set foot in that place ever again

- Claire Smith Mar 1st '14

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I LOVE LOVE LOVE this place! Two years ago my mom and I decided to stop and see what this little place was all about for my birthday.It was the best birthday ever! Now we find any reason und we can to visit the magical Wisteria. The food is divine, the teas are served in a limitless pot with seemingly limitless selections of superb teas,and the atmosphere is full of love and friendship. I live in Miami now but I am looking forward to a trip back home this next week to have tea with my mom and to introduce my step daughter to all the joy that is found here. Wisteria is truly a Florida treasure!

- Tonia Feb 26th '14

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I've gone to the tea room for many occasions and love it more each time I go! The food is great, the tea is delicious and the staff are very friendly. I would highly recommend this amazing place.

- Lisa Feb 7th '14

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Today, 1/14/14, my sister, mom, and grandma visited Wisteria tearoom. We have been to over 20 tearooms in Pennsylvania and Maryland over the last 8 years. The Wisteria tearoom is one of the best. The tea variety is exceptional. We sampled 4 different teas while enjoying the 3-tiered plates of artichoke quiche, almond chicken salad, cucumber sandwich, cheese spread sandwich, cranberry scones with cream, strawberries, chocolate lava cake, chocolate cheesecake and creme brûlée desserts. We enjoyed the professionalism and cheerfulness of our server, Elizabeth. The gift shop is full of unique tea themed goodies. Of course, Henrietta the chicken, greeted us on our welcome in the parking lot.

- Diane Jan 14th '14

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Wonderful service every single time. Love this place

- Joelle Dec 2nd '13

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went to wisteria tea room for the first time for Mom's Birthday. Loved it1 Will definitely be back again. They were wonderful.

- diana Aug 8th '13

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My wife and I had a wonderful time again the “Wisteria Tea Room and Cafe”. Every time we visit is outstanding. The staff are excellent. The service excellent. When you have a passion for something, you pour your heart into it. That is exactly what owners Bobbie and Phil have done. My wife and I have visited many tea rooms during our travels, and Wisteria is tops. The menu selection is excellent. I love the more hardy selections that accommodate the more robust eaters like myself...”Phil’s idea”. The tea selections is beyond compare. My wife’s favorite...”The Royal Tea”. Also the, Raspberry-Jalapeno jam from the gift shop is awesome on a turkey panini or even a peanut butter sandwich. I know it sounds weird, but it is really good.
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- Steve Carlsen Apr 25th '13

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Best afternoon tea I've ever had. From Boston and I wish Wisteria Tea Room was there. The ladies at Wisteria were very friendly. The food and service was superb. Every bite was delicious. I am already craving for more cinnamon chocolate chip scones :)

- Vicky Apr 20th '13

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I have been to Wistera Tea Room & Cafe on several occasions; and I am sure I will return several more times. Staff very friendly and informative. Scones - delicious! Each time I try a new tea and food entry. - Janet - 4-16-2013

- Janet Apr 18th '13

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We have been to many tea rooms, and this one if the best. I am aoways telling everyone to go there, the food is great and the people are so caring, loving and full of joy. See you there.

- gloria vass Apr 10th '13

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Enough wonderful things cannot be said about The Wisteria Tea Room in Fort Myers, FL! The friendly staff and excellent service are beyond comparison. I took a friend to the tea room for lunch and her family is from Wales. As a young girl, she was accustomed to having tea and scones daily. She has been to tea rooms all around the U.S. also. She said The Wisteria Tea Room was the finest she had been to! The food was so good, the variety of tea was excellent, and the service and ambience was so refreshing. It is a wonderful place for a girl's day out. And, if you are just having high tea, you will never leave there hungry! The assortment of menu items will satisfy anyone. I just can't say enough about this tea room, their staff and this food. Oh, and the gift shop has such unique gifts and cards. I tell everyone that visits here about it or take them myself. I am so thankful to have found this jewel in my hometown of Fort Myers.

- Pat Wipf Apr 8th '13

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I found this shop in a Google search. It was Easter weekend and they were very busy nevertheless my friend and I were seated within 15 minutes, enjoying a pot of Assam tea. We chose the Royal tea, a excellent assortment of the shops cullinary talents. Portions are ample, the various menu items offer something for everyone. The gift shop is filled with unique gifts and tea things. This is a must stop when visiting Fort Myers

- Laura Eschbaugh Mar 31st '13

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This was my second time dining at the Wisteria Tea Room, and it was for a special event..my bridal shower! What a wonderful place for a shower, the location is beautiful, and Bobbie, the owner and her staff go above and beyond with the food, teas, and service. It was a very special day, and my guests thoroughly enjoyed it. I would have appreciated being able to have more than just two hours to mingle with our 25 guests, I think one more would have been perfect! I look forward to returning for years to come, and cherishing the memory of our special afternoon!

- Holly Mar 27th '13

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Our first visit today, March 2013, and it was amazing! Would highly recommend. Service was outstanding and the tea & food selections were delectable! We are now planning on having a baby shower in May here!!

- Jean Hungerford Mar 23rd '13

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My first visit was in November 2012 and since then, I have dined here many times. The food is exceptional and the service is outstanding. I have brought several different friends and they all loved it. I look forward to coming here each and every time.

- Dani Mauer Mar 23rd '13

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On Thursday, March 21st, 2013, I brought four friends to the Wisteria Tea Room and Cafe for tea and lunch. I can't begin to tell you how much fun we ALL had! Darlene was so wonderful to us, making some suggestions and bringing us wonderful teas! Our lunches were varied, and so very delicious. We had a late tea time, and when we were finished, Bobbie joined us for a few minutes to hear our wonderful praises of lunch AND teas!! Four of us will leave Florida soon to head back up North. We WILL make reservations at Wisteria again next January, the first day that the five of us are all available again. We are thrilled that such a wonderfu place is available to people here in Ft. Myers. I will spread the word to my other friends who come South for the winter months. Keep up the good work! It is all worth it!!!! Carol Adams

- Carol Adams Mar 22nd '13

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I just returned from having the Afternoon Tea and had to give them the props they deserved. This charming old florida bungalow has been transformed into a tea house and café that serves not only High Tea but soups, salads and sandwiches. Everyone who works here is very nice and extremely helpful. You never feel rushed and they go that extra mile to make sure your visit as pleasant as possible. I recommend this place to anyone wanting a relaxing meal in a quaint and spotlessly clean atmosphere. I'm so happy I live down here and will add this to my favorites not only for myself but to bring visitors to.

- Michelle Feb 19th '13

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My friend had never experienced an afternoon tea before and I told her I couldn't promise her what I usually have in London but she'd still be happy. I was wrong. Wisteria is an incredible find and rivals some of the best tearoom experiences I've had in London and elsewhere. Everything was wonderful. I only wish I was a local or I'd be there all the time.

- Donna Feb 15th '13

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Oh my!! This tea room is one of the best I have ever visited! That says a lot considering that I have had high tea experiences at the Ritz-Carlton in Orlando and New York City; the Willard-Intercontinental in DC (my favorite); and other incredible tea rooms throughout Florida and the United States. Upon entering the Wisteria Tea Room my family and I were greeted with the warmest hospitality. Bobby was beyond gracious and welcoming! Our server was Darlene who went out of her way to make us comfortable and looked after. I have never been in a tea room where a pot of tea costs $2.95 and is endless! As many teas and flavors as one chooses to have is available upon request. The lunch was delightful and the scones were the best I have ever had in any restaurant!! My second favorite place for sco... (more)

- Angela Dec 21st '12



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