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Cauley Square Tea Room

12310 SW 224th St. Cutler Bay, FL 33170 | Cutler Bay/Palmetto Bay | 305-258-0044

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If you like the work of Madeline l'Engle, Mary Norton, and C.S. Lewis, you will love the Cauley Square Tea Room. The outside dining area has tall hedges shaped like old school aristocrats, top hat and all. Plus, the wrought iron table, the gravel floor, and the garden, make it seem as if you stepped out of Miami and were grabbing a leisurely lunch in some hidden, undiscovered nook somewhere. Inside the restaurant is just as good -- you feel as if you could be inside a Georges Seurat painting. There are old things everywhere, and this includes the patrons. The Tea Room is mostly a gathering place for those in their mature years, but this adds to its charm. The atmosphere is quiet and peaceful -- just what you'd expect at an English tea. Food is a bit pricey, considering what it is and the sizes of portions, but you're really paying more for atmosphere. The French onion soup ($6.95) is one of the most ordered menu items, and consists of a rich, hearty broth, with lots of onions, lots of cheese, and a small amount of bread. The finger sandwich combination, finger sandwiches and ambrosia ($11.95), comes with a pineapple, marshmallow/sour cream mix and a few finger sandwiches, such as cream cheese and sliced olives, ham salad, and egg salad. Although the sandwiches are really quite delightful, the serving isn't even enough to satisfy one person. Cauley Square is a beautiful and magical place -- more for the ambiance than the food.


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  • Cuisine(s): International, Sandwiches, Tea
  • Hours: Sun-Mon 11am-4pm
  • Price: $$
  • Serving: Brunch, Lunch
  • Alcohol: Full bar
  • Reservations: Accepted
  • Parking: Lot Available
  • Payment Types: All Major Credit Cards
  • Attire: Business casual, dressy, formal
  • Features: Kid Friendly, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Private Party, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

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