Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday:
12:00 PM to 6:00 PM CST

10:00 AM to 5:00 PM CST


Reservations are not required. If you have a party of 5 or more, please call ahead to make arrangements. The salon is available for special engagements or parties.

Need directions? Then here's a map.

About La Société du Thé:

La Société du Thé opened our doors in 1995. Our first location was tiny - barely 190 square feet (17.67 square meters). We stocked a total of 40 teas. As business continued to grow, customers would have to hold the tins in the crowded little space. We grew organically, without advertising or promotion. The experientials just found us, much like today.

Since then, we've moved to our present location, which is much more comfortable and allowed us the opportunity to open a salon where we serve desserts and tea - by the cup or pot - presented in both the Continental and Asian manners.

About our Shop Managers:

Tony Ruggiero lived in an East India merchant's house back in New England. The world of tea and vestiges of America's colonial maritime history were all around him. During the 1700's and 1800's, tea and spices came to America up the alley past what would become his back door. His interest in tea was further developed and refined by sojourns in Europe and a life-long interest in oriental cosmology and culture.

Boźena Dimants

On n' existe que pour servir les feuilles
(one only exists to serve the leaves)

© 2010 La Société du Thé, Minneapolis, Minnesota
612.871.5148 (Local) or 888.871.5148 (Toll Free) or 612.874.0239 (Fax)

COVID-19 Response

Dear Patrons,
During this unusual time we are compelled to only do mail order and pick-up.

Call and tell us the teas you want and the quantity and we will pack them for you beforehand. When you come by please wait outside and we’ll provide a receptacle for you to place your credit card or cash. We'll be open from 12:00 to 5:00 PM

We are currently experiencing some hiccups in our supply chain, so orders will be filled as supplies last.

I know this sounds like a Soviet era transaction, an exchange of prisoners but what the hell: you want to be well and so do we. Our number is 612.871.5148