Radiance Tea House & Books

Tea Room, Asian
$ $
158 W 55th St (btwn 6th & 7th Ave)
New York, NY 10019
(212) 217-0442
10:00am - 10:00pm
10:00am - 10:00pm
10:00am - 10:00pm
10:00am - 10:00pm
10:00am - 11:00pm
10:00am - 11:00pm
11:00am - 8:30pm


  • Get the soupy dumplings.
  • Lovely place with delicious and very fresh food. Make sure you have time for a leisurely lunch though as the service is very slow.
  • Dan is intense about tea... I like it! Get him as your waiter.
  • The Moroccan mint tea was great. Be sure to order the soupy pork dumplings!
  • Veggie dumplings. Yes. Spinach and mushrooms. Yes!
  • Overpriced. Small portions. Lots of rain.
  • At $9, the Green Tea Cold Noodles is perhaps the most budget-friendly of the larger dishes, to make for a filling meal.
  • It's not the same without Dan. Get him as your waiter if you can.
  • Sit down! Try the Osmanthus Oolong!
  • The "Crystal Shrimp Dumplings" are very good!
  • The second show for our 2012-2013 season has started so it's a pretty stressful time for us. This is the perfect place for us to relax and find the most calming tea on the menu!
  • Lunch rush seems to be terrible now which I guess means they throw reservations out the window??? This was great back in the day...
  • They serve boba here!
  • Try the Gen Mai Cha - Delicious and unique
  • Great tea!
  • super cute Japanese tea house
  • Grapefruit agar!!!!!
  • Free WiFi is only from 2:30 to 5 pm.
  • the purple yam latte is delicious and the hue is all natural and absolutely beautiful!
  • Love the dumplings and a huge variety of hot and cold teas.

Nearby places

131 W 55th St (btwn 6th & 7th Ave)
881 7th Ave (at W 57th St)
11 W 53rd St (btwn 5th & 6th Ave)